Any Camera Can Tell A Story

Remember the power of storytelling when taking your detail images. The details story gets published, not the individual photograph. To illustrate this point, we invited an event designer and a floral designer to join us for a stylized shoot, and we shot images using a Canon 5D Mark IV and an iPhone. When reviewing the final images, it is hard to tell which image was photographed with which device. The real distinction lies in knowing how to shoot the images and understanding how they can be used in various publications, both points that we will explore throughout this workshop.

Chapter One

  • 1.1 Wedding Workshop Six | Photographing The Details Trailer
  • 1.2 Introduction Purpose and Top Five Challenges of Wedding Day Details
  • 1.3 The Marketing Power Of Wedding Decor Photographs
  • 1.4 Ideal Lenses for Details
  • 1.5 Any Camera Can Tell a Story
  • 1.6 Any Light Will Do the Job
  • 1.7 Assignment: Lighting the Details
  • 1.8 Chapter One Quiz
  • Chapter Two

  • 2.1 How To Photograph Wedding Decor Under Time Constraints
  • 2.2 Before You Take A Single Shot
  • 2.3 Start By Minding The Details
  • 2.4 Anatomy Of The Details Story
  • 2.5 With Each Image, Select A Single Subject
  • 2.6 Conceal Vs. Reveal
  • 2.7 Assignment: Find Your Hero
  • 2.8 Photographing The Details: Chapter Two Quiz
  • Chapter Three

  • 3.1 "Must Have" Walk-Throughs | Wide - Setting The Scene
  • 3.2 Medium - Showing The Ceremony Heroes
  • 3.3 Tight - Revealing Ceremony Details
  • 3.4 Putting Together The Ceremony Story
  • 3.5 Wide - Setting The Reception Scene
  • 3.6 Medium - Showing The Reception Heroes
  • 3.7 Tight - Revealing The Reception Details
  • 3.8 Storytelling With Wedding Decor For Publication
  • 3.9 Assignment: Wide Reception Or Ceremony Details Shot
  • 3.10 Chapter Three Quiz
  • Chapter Four

  • 4.1 Lighting: The Goal & Approach
  • 4.2 Outdoor Ceremony Daylight | No Modification
  • 4.3 Outdoor Reception - Daylight | Reflector Pin Lighting
  • 4.4 Outdoor Reception - Daylight | Day Vs. Dusk
  • 4.5 Indoor Reception - Daylight/Ambient Mix | Balancing
  • 4.6 Indoor Reception - Moody Warm Ambient Light | Pinning With Constants
  • 4.7 Indoor Reception - Craptastic Ambient Light | Simulating Natural Light
  • 4.8 Indoor Reception - Dark Ambient Light | Flash For Bright...
  • 4.9 Indoor Reception - Bright Daylight/Ambient Mix | Pinning With...
  • 4.10 Indoor Reception - Dramatic High Color Ambient | Correcting/Pinning...
  • 4.11 Assignment: Before/After Of Bad Ambient Lighting
  • 4.12 Chapter Four Quiz
  • Chapter Five

  • 5.1 Verify Ballroom Entrance Lighting Before Shooting
  • 5.2 Backlight For Added Interest
  • 5.3 How To Create Unique Compositions With Foreground Elements
  • 5.4 Panoramic Stitch Grand Scenes
  • 5.5 Light Painting Panoramic Scenes
  • 5.6 Light Painting And Compositing To Complete A Scene
  • 5.7 Practice And Refinement
  • 5.8 Use Mirrors Wisely
  • 5.9 Remove Crappy Objects | Use Existing Light For Speed
  • 5.10 Capture The Couple
  • 5.11 Assignment: Panoramic Stitch Grand Scenes
  • 5.12 Chapter Five Quiz
  • Chapter Six

  • 6.1 General Goals With Details And Post-Production
  • 6.2 Managing Bright Lights
  • 6.3 Controlling High-Intensity Colors
  • 6.4 Use Lightroom Transform For Perfect Invitation Shapes
  • 6.5 Pano-Stitch Using Lightroom
  • 6.6 Simple Compositing To Fill Out Rooms
  • 6.7 Assignment: Controlling High-Intensity Colors
  • 6.8 Chapter Six Quiz
  • Chapter Seven

  • 7.1 Understanding The Client Coordinator And Desired Publication
  • 7.2 10 Tips For Publishing Wedding Decor Photos
  • 7.3 3 Tips For Submitting Your Photo Collection To Publications
  • 7.4 Assignment: Submit For Publication
  • Chapter Eight

  • 8.1 Constructive Critique For Wedding Decor Images
  • 8.2 What I Learned About What Went Wrong
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