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Digital Wedding Photographer's Planner by Kenny Kim

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Chapter 6. The bride

The bride

The wedding day has arrived and all the planning is about to pay off. Most people don't realize that on this special day, no one will spend more time with the bride than her wedding photographer. From getting ready hours before the ceremony to waving goodbye to her guests as she and her new husband drive away, the photographer will strive to document her day thoroughly, yet without being obtrusive.

The bride

BRIDE'S DRESSING ROOM

Many photos for the big day will be taken in the bride's dressing room. This room can be a big suite with great natural light and plenty of space, or it can be cramped and crowded and in need of some lighting help. There are a few things you can do to make the best of any dressing room.

BRIDE'S DRESSING ROOM

Clear the clutter – Remove everything that isn't necessary and will have little significance in your images. All those extra chairs, tables, and the unused lamp in the corner need to go. Empty boxes, dress bags, makeup kits, hangers and other items are also distracting and can take a great image to a bad image in 1/60 of a second. Keep in mind the old rule that if the item isn't helping the image, then it's hurting the image. At the same time, use discretion and be sure ...

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