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Amherst Media's Advanced Wedding Photojournalism

Amherst Media's Advanced Wedding Photojournalism

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Aiming to produce more vibrant, emotional, and compelling images, this guide instructs how to instinctively capture the most important moments at a wedding. By emphasizing a deeper understanding of the client and the importance of practicing technical skills, this in-depth reference explores the roles of preparation and patience in capturing memorable photographs. Since being in the right place at the right time is imperative, instruction is also provided on how to evaluate body language and subtle clues during the event. In addition, this manual, designed specifically for the professional wedding photographer, demonstrates how postproduction, album design, and photographer–client communication can maximize sales and customer satisfaction.
Aiming to produce more vibrant, emotional, and compelling images, this guide instructs how to instinctively capture the most important moments at a wedding. By emphasizing a deeper understanding of the client and the importance of practicing technical skills, this in-depth reference explores the roles of preparation and patience in capturing memorable photographs. Since being in the right place at the right time is imperative, instruction is also provided on how to evaluate body language and subtle clues during the event. In addition, this manual, designed specifically for the professional wedding photographer, demonstrates how postproduction, album design, and photographer–client communication can maximize sales and customer satisfaction.

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Published by: Amherst Media Photography Books on May 24, 2010
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New Book for Immediate Release!

Advanced Wedding Photojournalism
PROFESSIONAL TECHNIQUES FOR DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHERS

By Tracy Dorr

FEATURES

• Honing your skills of observation and reducing your reaction time

LEARN HOW TO CAPTURE THOSE DECISIVE MOMENTS THAT MAKE IMAGES MEMORABLE

• Working effectively amidst crowds and other distractions • Preparing your mind—and your gear—for the wedding day • Covering your bases with natural setups—photos where you select the background but allow the subjects to interact naturally • Identifying the important people the couple will want to see in their wedding photography • Unique products and presentations to boost your sales

T

racy Dorr challenges you to take your wedding photography to

the next level and guides you through the process of creating

more emotionally resonant photographs—images that tell stories in touching and innovative ways. Dorr begins with techniques for effectively educating your clients about photojournalism, setting stage for bigger sales. Next, she gives you tips for connecting with your subjects and their event, showing you how understanding the traditions and each subject’s personality can stack the deck in your favor when shooting photojournalistically. Also covered are verbal cues and body language that can tip you off when a great photo opportunity is about to happen. By combining the many techniques presented, you’ll be on your way to creating truly modern and unique products—products that will both please your clients and increase your bottom line.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Tracy Dorr is a professional wedding photographer and the owner of Tracy Dorr Photography. In 2009, she won two Awards of Excellence from WPPI.
BOOK SPECS

$34.95 list, 8 1 2"x11", 128p, 180 full-color photos, / ISBN 978-1-58428-994-4, Order no. 1915.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION OR TO RECEIVE A REVIEW COPY, CONTACT:

Kate Neaverth or Craig Alesse, Amherst Media®, 175 Rano Street, Suite 200, Buffalo, NY 14207 (800)622-3278 fax (800)622–3298 kneaverth@amherstmedia.com www.amherstmedia.com

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