Mastering Digital Wedding Photography / Edition 1

Mastering Digital Wedding Photography / Edition 1

by James Karney
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Cengage Learning


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Mastering Digital Wedding Photography / Edition 1

Mastering Digital Wedding Photography serves as a practical guide to the unique art, craft, and business of wedding photography in the digital realm. Succeeding as a wedding photographer requires more than the ability to take excellent pictures under pressure. You must also develop a solid business and marketing plan that makes you stand out from the crowd in this highly competitive industry. This book addresses each of these fundamental skills. You will conquer hands-on techniques for the shooting of documentary events, making great portraits quickly, and maximizing the quality of your images after they have been captured. You'll also cover the essential topics of workflow and file management and important marketing techniques that will expand your services and grow your business. Whether you are a novice photographer, a seasoned professional adding weddings to your assignment list, or a film photographer transitioning to the digital realm, Mastering Digital Wedding Photography will help you develop the skills you need to capture the magic of each wedding you photograph.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781598633290
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 06/18/2007
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 432
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

James Karney has over 30 years experience as an award-winning professional photographer and teacher. He started as a wedding apprentice in high school and has worked as a photojournalist, medical photographer, studio photographer, and served four years as a US Marine Corps photographer. He developed and taught the 18-month photography certificate program at South Georgia Tech. He is an accomplished computer journalist, whose work has appeared in PC Magazine, Windows Magazine, Computer Shopper, and Internet World. His books include The Official Photodex Guide to ProShow, Mastering Digital Wedding Photography (Named a Book of the Year by Shutterbug Magazine), the Golden-Lee bestseller Upgrade and Maintain Your PC, The Power of CorelDRAW, and the Microsoft Press Training Kit for A+ Certification. He is a graduate of the US Navy Photographic School, and holds a bachelors degree in Communications from Excelsior College as well as a master of science in Computer Technology from Nova Southeastern University.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: The Once and Future Wedding Photographer Chapter 2: Business First Chapter 3: Equipment Matters Chapter 4: It Is Digital Photography--Computers and Software Chapter 5: The Wedding Photographer and the Web Chapter 6: Preliminaries: Booking the Event Chapter 7: Getting Ready for the Big Day Chapter 8: Photographic Technique: The Gateway to Style Chapter 9: The Big Day; Photographing More Than Just a Wedding Chapter 10: Photographing the Main Event Chapter 11: Making the Formals Creative and Fun Chapter 12: The Other Wedding Party, Covering the Reception Chapter 13: After the Wedding--]All Those Pictures! Chapter 14: Images into Pictures, the Art of Image Processing Chapter 15: Crafting the Image Chapter 16: Proofing, Selling, and Printing Chapter 17: Multimedia Marriages, DVDs, and the Electronic Album Chapter 18: Albums Demystified Chapter 19: After the Honeymoon Resource Directory

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