Mastering Digital Wedding Photography serves as a practical guide to the unique art, craft, and business of wedding photography in the digital realm. Succeeding as a wedding photographer requires more than the ability to take excellent pictures under pressure. You must also develop a solid business and marketing plan that makes you stand out from the crowd in this highly competitive industry.
This book addresses each of these fundamental skills. You will conquer hands-on techniques for the shooting of documentary events, making great portraits quickly, and maximizing the quality of your images after they have been captured. You'll also cover the essential topics of workflow and file management and important marketing techniques that will expand your services and grow your business.
Whether you are a novice photographer, or a seasoned professional adding weddings to your assignment list, or a film photographer transitioning to the digital realm, Mastering Digital Wedding Photography will help you develop the skills you need to capture the magic of each wedding you photograph.
About the Author: James Karney has a unique viewpoint on wedding photography developed through 30 years as an award-winning professional photographer and teacher. He started as a wedding apprentice in high school and has covered weddings full and part-time over 30 years as a professional photographer.
He developed and taught the 18-month photography accredited certificate program at South Georgia Tech. He is an accomplished computer journalist, authoring over 3,000 articles and reviews in PC Magazine, Windows Magazine, Computer Shopper and Internet World. His fifteen books include the Golden-Lee best-seller "Upgrade and maintain Your PC," "The Power of CorelDRAW" and the Microsoft Press "Training Kit for A+ Certification." All three of those titles were success and went into three editions.
His most recent project is an eBook and user manual for Light Crafts new LightZone photo editing software. He is a graduate of the US Navy Photographic School, and holds a Bachelors Degree in Communications from Excelsior College as well as a Master of Science in Computer Technology from Nova Southeastern University.