Capture the Moment: A Bride's and Photographer's Guide to Contemporary Weddings

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Bloomsbury Academic, 2002 - Photography - 160 pages
Capture the Moment is unique, as it will prove invaluable to both bride-to-be and photographer. This book is full of useful advice to make photographers think about position, timing and what to look out for, as well as fundamentals such as where to advertise. For the bride-to-be it will not only be a source of inspiration, but will provide hundreds of valuable tips on how to find the right photographer and get the end results she is looking for. Stunning, contemporary images throughout help visually tell the story. Chapters include Before the Wedding (the bride preparing; details; bridesmaids and mother of the bride), The Wedding (arrival; ceremony; outside the church; leaving the venue), and Reception (family group photos; portraits of the couple; photographing guests; flowers; cutting the cake; speeches; dancing). Also discussed is the equipment used, what is involved in the preparation and planning stages, and what to expect during the meeting and booking stages.

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Lots of practical advice for the novice! Wish I'd read this before I did my first wedding shoots! Read full review

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About the author (2002)

Stephen Swain has been photographing weddings in an editorial style since 1994 and has lectured on behalf of Fuji Film on the progression of wedding photography. He is a regular contributor to Wedding and Home magazine, and has had work published in the Independent on Sunday, the Guardian and various women's magazines, as well as winning numerous Fuji Film awards.

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