Armed with a digital camera, wedding attendees can create snapshots of the their friend's big day with the camera, lighting, posing, and composition skills taught in this step-by-step manual. Beginning with a discussion of digital capture basics and how to ensure the best possible exposure by selecting the appropriate ISO settings, photographers learn how to create the setting that produces the best results under any lighting conditions. Posing is also covered so that, armed with some general principles and strategies, amateur photographers can greatly improve their sense of portraiture. Sections on unusual situations teach readers how to make the best of mixed lighting conditions, flatter subjects, avoid exposure problems, and use the flash indoors; while tips on using Adobe Photoshop Elements help photographers give their photographs that professional edge.
About the Author
Patrick Rice is a professional photographer who has received numerous industry awards, including two Fuji Masterpiece Awards and Best of Show honors and the Grand Award at Wedding and Portrait Photographers International. He is the author of Digital Infrared Photography, Digital Portrait Photography of Teens and Seniors, and Professional Digital Imaging for Wedding and Portrait Photographers. He lives in North Olmstead, Ohio.