Captured by the Light: The Essential Guide to Creating Extraordinary Wedding Photography [1ed.]0321646878, 9780321646873
Description: IMAGINE THE ADVANTAGE YOUD HAVE IF ONE OF THE WORLDS TOP WEDDING SHOOTERS SHARED HIS SECRETS WITH YOU World-renowned wedding photographer, and one of the most widely acclaimed instructors in the industry today, David Ziser brings his no-nonsense, straight-to-the-point teaching style to a book that totally rewrites the rules for how wedding photography is taught. This groundbreaking new book is the first of its kind to focus on the exact areas that wedding photographers have been begging a top pro like David to cover, including how to create professional quality light and beautiful images in every situation, how to compose wedding images that sell, and how to create amazing images in the limited time and at the fast pace of a wedding. But David doesnt just stop there. He covers every aspect of what todays brides and wedding couples want from a wedding photographer, including poses that work every time and cant-miss lighting setups you can use again and again, and everything is laid out in a brilliant step-by-step method that makes learning these techniques so easy, youll be able to pull off these same looks yourself (without spending thousands on expensive equipment). Plus, the book is packed with Davids tricks of the trade that hes picked up in a career shooting all over the world. LEARN HOW THE PROS REALLY DO IT Each year David trains thousands of photographers on how to shoot weddings like a pro. He knows the problems and challenges todays wedding photographers face, and thats exactly what he covers in this book. Youll learn everything on the list here and much more: Professional posing and composition tipsSimple on-location lighting setups that are specially designed for the wedding photographerHow to get gorgeous images using a minimal amount of time and equipmentCreative lighting techniques that anyone can use to create dramatic wedding portraits that will set you apartDavids own camera settings and lens selections (which lenses to use when, and why), and how to get the best results with your existing gearHow pros use on- and off-camera f lash, and a host of tricks of the trade that will make you more profitable and have you delivering the type of wedding shots youve always dreamed of!Plus, the book includes the complete cover-to-cover layout from one of Davids wedding album designs to help spark your creative juices and give you ideas to take your own layouts to the next level. The wedding photography industry has been waiting for a landmark book that would become the book that finally changes everything, and thats exactly what youll be getting with the purchase of this book.