Kelby Training - Picture-Perfect Lighting Techniques for Wedding Photographers
Shooting the Groom (06:56) Continuing the shoot, Jerry varies the poses and techniques for shooting a groom getting dressed on his wedding day.
Working with a Couple in Window Light (13:52) After a few more classic groom poses Jerry brings in the bride-to-be for a couples shoot.
Shooting the Bride (04:49) Taking advantage of the awesome window light on hand, Jerry works through a series of poses with the bride.
New Bride and Location (07:28) A change in location and model brings new opportunities for learning how to work with the light.
Seated Poses for the Groom (05:09) Incorporating furniture into the shoot can open up new posing opportunities to work within the available light.
Using Reflective Light (04:57) Using the light reflecting off of a surface provides a soft beautiful light on the face with lovely hair light coming from behind. This lesson is shown in black and white to help focus on the tonality of the reflective light.
Guided by the Light (04:31) Always choose where you shoot based on the light, not the location.
Creating Directional Light in Open Shade (04:55) Creating subtle shadows on the face will add depth, mood, and dimension to the photos. This lesson is shown in black and white to help focus on the quality of the light.
Creating Dynamic Shots in Unique Locations (04:34) When being guided by the light you can create amazing poses and compositions in all sorts of locations as long as the light is there.
Candles and Fairy Lights (08:11) Available daylight is wonderful and versatile, but you can have a lot of fun with other light sources too.
Video Light and On-Camera Speedlight (07:20) Of course the other most common source of light will be your own speedlights or the light from an LED video light.
Lamp Light (07:59) Sometimes a wedding location will present a variety of opportunities for shooting with regular tungsten lamps, and maybe even a few mirrors. Have fun!
Working with a Street Light (04:30) Staying alert to the available light sources around you can lead to incredibly creative opportunities that would have otherwise been missed. Do mind the traffic.
Making Magic (04:45) The light from ordinary store signs and Christmas lights can make for magical night time shots with your couples.