Captured by the Light: The Essential Guide to Creating Extraordinary Wedding Photography by David ZiserCaptured by the Light: The Essential Guide to Creating Extraordinary Wedding Photography by David Ziser

Captured by the Light: The Essential Guide to Creating Extraordinary Wedding Photography

byDavid Ziser

Paperback | February 3, 2010

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IMAGINE THE ADVANTAGE YOU’D HAVE IF ONE OF THE WORLD’S TOP WEDDING SHOOTERS SHARED HIS SECRETS WITH YOU

World-renowned wedding photographer, and one of the most widely acclaimed instructors in the industry today, David Ziser brings his no-nonsense, straight-to-the-point teaching style to a book that totally rewrites the rules for how wedding photography is taught.

This groundbreaking new book is the first of its kind to focus on the exact areas that wedding photographers have been begging a top pro like David to cover, including how to create professional quality light and beautiful images in every situation, how to compose wedding images that sell, and how to create amazing images in the limited time and at the fast pace of a wedding.

But David doesn’t just stop there. He covers every aspect of what today’s brides and wedding couples want from a wedding photographer, including poses that work every time and can’t-miss lighting setups you can use again and again, and everything is laid out in a brilliant step-by-step method that makes learning these techniques so easy, you’ll be able to pull off these same looks yourself (without spending thousands on expensive equipment). Plus, the book is packed with David’s tricks of the trade that he’s picked up in a career shooting all over the world.

LEARN HOW THE PROS REALLY DO IT
Each year David trains thousands of photographers on how to shoot weddings like a pro. He knows the problems and challenges today’s wedding photographers face, and that’s exactly what he covers in this book. You’ll learn everything on the list here and much more:
  • Professional posing and composition tips
  • Simple on-location lighting setups that are specially designed for the wedding photographer
  • How to get gorgeous images using a minimal amount of time and equipment
  • Creative lighting techniques that anyone can use to create dramatic wedding portraits that will set you apart
  • David’s own camera settings and lens selections (which lenses to use when, and why), and how to get the best results with your existing gear
  • How pros use on- and off-camera f lash, and a host of tricks of the trade that will make you more profitable and have you delivering the type of wedding shots you’ve always dreamed of!
Plus, the book includes the complete cover-to-cover layout from one of David’s wedding album designs to help spark your creative juices and give you ideas to take your own layouts to the next level.

The wedding photography industry has been waiting for a landmark book that would become “the book” that finally changes everything, and that’s exactly what you’ll be getting with the purchase of this book.
David A. Ziser, an internationally renowned portrait and wedding photographer, has shared his knowledge with tens of thousands of photographers in five languages, and in 14 countries worldwide. His Digital WakeUp Call tour was acclaimed as one of the best-ever seminars on digital photography. David is a regular featured lecturer at the...
Title:Captured by the Light: The Essential Guide to Creating Extraordinary Wedding PhotographyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:312 pages, 9 × 9 × 0.69 inPublished:February 3, 2010Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0321646878

ISBN - 13:9780321646873

Customer Reviews of Captured by the Light: The Essential Guide to Creating Extraordinary Wedding Photography

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Simply one of the best! I recommend this book to anyone who wants to create - as the title suggests - world class portraits. Roberto offers a clear and well defined guide, using his own images as examples of what works and what doesn't. Each technique/skill has wonderful exercises to hone your skills. I've read many books on photography and this is simply one of the best. If you're interested in taking your portraits from "nice" to "WOW" - this book will show you how.
Date published: 2012-08-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Much better than you'd expect Worth the read for photographers at all levels. Answers the really hard questions of how to get great shots quickly in a huge variety of lighting situations. Wedding photos are used as examples but over half the book covers general principles and tips that could be used in many other circumstances. Worth every penny!
Date published: 2010-10-13