chapter 7

THE CEREMONY: THE ACTION/REACTION POSITION PLAN (TARPP)

The wedding ceremony is the one location where your skills can truly stand out. Let’s face it, most photographers shoot weddings in much the same way, and it is difficult to distinguish their different styles and skill levels for the ceremony coverage. Most photographers consider the ceremony to be a time when they can finally take a break from directing and making suggestions; they can just photograph whatever is happening. Most photographers are somewhat hands-off during this time.

But I refuse to accept this practice. There is actually quite a lot you can do to improve your coverage and make it more meaningful to your clients and their families. But it requires having a coverage ...

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