This informative book reveals the strategies that award-winning wedding photojournalists use to capture the fleeting emotions and romantic moments of the bride and groom's special day. Acclaimed author Bill Hurter draws on the experience of over thirty-five top professional photographers to teach you the skills they use to document each moment as it unfolds.
From the pre-wedding preparations, to the ceremony and reception, wedding photojournalists work almost invisibly, remaining constantly alert as they evaluate the events, people, lighting, and compositional possibilities around them. In this book, you'll see how professionals identify the moments that will make great images and capture them in an instant.
From start to finish, this book is a key resource for photographers who want to produce creative wedding images that are spontaneous and full of emotion.
• Making the average extraordinary
• Emergency backup equipment needs
• Using an unobtrusive approach to capture reality as it unfolds
• Techniques for both digital and film photographers
SPECS: 8.5x11, 128p, 150 full-color photos
Bill Hurter is the editor of Rangefinder magazine, a monthly publication for professional photographers. He is the former editor of Petersen’s PHOTOGraphic magazine and a graduate of Brooks Institute of Photography, from which he holds a BFA in professional photography and an honorary Masters of Science degree. He has been involved in professional photography for more than twenty-five years.