The truth is, it is hard work, 10 hours on your feet behind the camera smiling all day long, whilst ensuring you get the shots that will bring a tear to your client’s eyes.
You will have to think about everything you have to do throughout the day, whilst focusing on what’s in front of you.
Once the day has ended and you have dragged your weary body home, you may think that's it. But now comes the processing and editing of your 500-2000 photos to go through, and deliver. This can take several weeks of work, so don’t think that at 8/9pm and your done, you have just started.
The question is, are you ready to take on that responsibility to photograph someone’s wedding, capture those instant moments and deliver a story of the day as it unfolded. Yes, No, Maybe.
Well let me help you.
I run a course for entry level wedding photographers, ideally you will be starting out and may have already done one or two weddings, you know what f2.8 and ISO means etc etc so we can skip the basics.
This course is aimed to guide you in the right direction in the wedding photography industry, how to get the right shots, how to work with your clients from start to finish, know what equipment is essential and what equipment you should be saving up for.
From buying a camera kit that suits your needs, and having a website and facebook page, to pricing, attracting clients and the, why you MUST have a contract.
We will cover on a full day, photographing the bride and groom prep, the ceremony, the groups photos, the personal photos of the bride and groom, the wedding breakfast and tables, the speeches, the wedding rings and the first dance, and all the bits in between.
So, what is actually covered on the day:
8.:00 - 8:10 - Meet & greet introduce yourself.
8:15 - 8:45 - Why weddings and what is required of you as a wedding photographer.
8:45 - 9:00 - Break, questions and answers
9:00 - 9:30 - Equipment and second shooters, assistants.
9:30 - 11:00 - Hands on, time to get your cameras out, photographing the bride and groom preparations, from the hair and makeup, the dress, perfume & aftershave, shoes, cuff links, jewellery etc, capturing the details is as important as the ceremony, get tips and tricks on how to get great images.
11:00 - 11-15 - Break Tea & Coffee
11:15-12:30 - Hands on, time to photograph the ceremony. How to work with the Vicar/registrars, where should you stand, those all-important shots, the rings, the kiss, the smiles and tears.
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch time, phew I'm starving after that...
13:30 -14.00 Questions and answers covering the morning session.
14:00 -16:00 - Hand on, photographing the bride and groom indoors and outside (weather permitting), getting the money shot, posing and how to work with your bride and groom, taking the confetti shot, taking groups shots and how to arrange the guests, using windows and natural light. Using flash, the does and don’ts.
16:00 - 16:15 Break and questions and answers.
16:15 - 17.30 - As winter sets in the dark comes early use flash to create some stunning images
17.30- 18.00 questions and answers say good bye.
£275 per person
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I attended the Professional Wedding Photography course in October 2017, the course was excellent in all aspects. From the moment I arrived Ashley introduced himself as did his regular Assistant Photographer Janina, they were warm and welcoming.
It is important to note that attendees are strictly limited to ensure bespoke advice and assistance can be offered and that Ashley and Janina use Canon and Nikon brand cameras to cater for different camera makers.
The way the course was managed ensured the attendees were free to express their personal style. I strongly recommend this course for any photographer who wishes to enter the field of Wedding Photography or who has already shot Weddings and wishes to take their skills to a higher level. It is excellent value for money.
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