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Wedding Photography: The Romantic Portrait Session

with Neil van Niekerk
Wedding Photography: The Romantic Portrait Session
Learn posing, lighting and editing techniques to capture the unforgettable wedding portraits of your clients' dreams.

Discover valuable posing and lighting tips as you follow award-winning photographer Neil van Niekerk on an engagement and wedding day shoot. Watch Neil’s client consultation, and find out how he collaborates with a couple to create personality-filled photos. Then, master traditional poses and essential sequencing strategies that will make your shoots faster and more effective. Prepare for high-pressure situations with Neil’s expert advice on creating romantic, flattering shots in any location, and use focal lengths and aperture to eliminate distracting background elements and create an ethereal glow. Plus, save time and enhance your shots with Neil’s post-processing tips.

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Lesson plan


Lesson 1. Romantic Portrait Session Primer

  • Learn important tips and techniques from Neil as he showcases photos from his portfolio and explains his professional approach to wedding photography.


Lesson 2. Getting to Know Your Couple


Lesson 3. Making the Best of the Environment


Lesson 4. Camera Settings & Lenses


Lesson 5. Posing the Couple


Lesson 6. Conducting the Shoot


Lesson 7. Selecting the Images

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