Wedding Photography: Photographing Couples By David Ziser

1 hr 11 min
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Internationally renowned wedding photographer, David Ziser is back with all new creative techniques for finding the right clothing, locations, and poses to create stunning photos that capture the magic and romance. As David works, he talks through his process and his gear choices while sharing priceless tips on everything from camera settings to the most flattering poses. You’re guaranteed to come away from this class with a brand new arsenal of professional secrets that will immediately improve how, when, and where you shoot your next wedding.

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Join David and the engaged couple as he gives an overview of the course then jumps into the lesson with a demonstration of how vital clothing choices are to the success of the shoot.
Ybor City, Florida is the scene of the first location. David walks through his process for finding interesting locations that allow for the best lighting, backgrounds, and interaction between the couple.
The couple is the main subject, but the background sets the scene. Pay attention to classic compositional elements--leading lines, repeating patterns, etc.--while adding variety to poses and locations.
Not all locations will work. Learn how to evaluate the light, background, and compositional elements to find the angles that make your subjects look their best.
Choose locations that are important to the couple and help tell the story of their relationship.
Location, lighting, background, posture, clothing, and composition all come together to showcase the fun interaction happening between the couple.
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David Ziser


David Ziser, an internationally-renowned wedding photographer, has shared his knowledge with tens of thousand's of photographers in five languages and in 14 countries worldwide. Studio Photography acclaimed "Award winning photographer, David Ziser, is showing the world how to take wedding pictures." The Dallas Morning News extolled Ziser ...

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  1. Profile photo of dutchinny dutchinny

    OUTSTANDING!!!! So much information and super useful real life lighting samples!! Priceless!! My fave was the railroad track session! —- Yes, please post my feedback

  2. Profile photo of Peter Blyth Peter Blyth

    David Ziser never fails to deliver. More courses from him, please! —- Yes, please post my feedback

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    Very good !!! Compliments. —- Yes, please post my feedback

  4. Profile photo of Juan Carlos Guzman Juan Carlos Guzman

    Great class , really like to watch david in action, great guy, and always learn something different, very good tutorial !!! —- Yes, please post my feedback

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