Wedding Photography (Short Course)
€ 470.00
$ 510.00

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What does a Wedding Photographer do?

Capturing one of the most important days in someoneís life is not only an honour but it can also be one of the most rewarding and fun jobs there is. Wedding photography involves creative talent, mastery of photographic techniques, business knowledge, and a strong desire to learn and deliver the best to the wedding couple.

Weddings are social and political events filled with interesting activities, emotions, action, and drama. If youíre photographing a wedding, itís up to you to try to capture some of these fleeting moments.

Learning Methods



PRACTICAL APPLICATION



THEORETICAL INSTRUCTION

Course Requirements



STATIONERY

List specified in Tutorial Notes


HARDWARE

Digital Camera
Good DLSR body
In ranking order Nikon has the following entry level to prosumer DSLR's: D3000; D60; D5000; D90; D300s
Canon has the following entry level cameras: 500D; 450D
550D; 50D
PC/ Laptop
For accessories you will require:
Good Wide angle lens (anything from 10mm - appr 55 / 70mm)
Good telephoto (70mm - 200mm/300mm)
Adaptable and rotatable flash - on camera flash is not sufficient

If possible also:
Reflector
Radio trigger for flash


SOFTWARE

Adobe Photoshop
Adobe Lightroom

This Course is Endorsed by Matthew Willman (Celebrity Photographer)

MATTHEW WILLMAN - Celebrity Photographer

Matthew Willman works professionally as a commercial / documentary photographer in Southern Africa and Europe. He is widely regarded in the industry for branding and capturing human stories from rural school children through to working with no less than 8 Nobel Peace Prize Recipients.

Matthew has had the privilege of working for the past 7 years as a commissioned photographer to the Nelson Mandela Foundation, an example of his work being the hand portrait of Nelson Mandela which today is the iconic logo for the 46664 HIV & Aids campaign.

His work has exhibited internationally in Canada, South Africa, England, Wales, Italy, Australia and Mexico, with exhibited works ranging from Robben Island, HIV & AIDS, Inanda Heritage, Nelson Mandela, & environmental awareness issues.

He is currently working on exhibitions in London and New York for 2011 / 2012.

Student References

I have had the most amazing opportunity to join practicing wedding photographers at weddings as assistants.† My tutor has arranged assistant type work for me with other photographers, and by joining photographers at the weddings we have had the opportunity to be exposed to the happenings at the weddings, what the important functions are of a photographer and all the creative tips involved. I have also been exposed to the work of many professional wedding photographers, and they have all been open to discuss important aspects of the wedding photography industry.
Chantel Andrews
Once mastered, is a beautiful art thatís captures a couples most intimate, emotional and extraordinary moments in that special chapter in their book of life. You witness, and most importantly, capture their softest and most vulnerable sides. This to me, is such a wonderful way to contribute to someone's happiness. This photography is somewhat the most stressful as there's no second chance to capture that split second of a moment, but at the same time so rewarding.
Raine Kietzmann
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