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Wedding Photography - A Guide to Posing is a new title from Oliver Cameron Publishing. Designed for professional and amateur photographers who cover weddings, this pocket-sized, 7x5” book contains 300+ images over 200 pages from some of the world’s finest wedding photographers. Topics covered include basic poses, bride and groom formals, group shots inside and outside the church, posing the couple in the church after the service, cutting the cake, using off-camera flash, posing mistakes to avoid and more. The book is claimed to be especially useful for those who have “blanks” when posing brides and grooms or find themselves recreating the same pose at every wedding. Going on sale in April 2010, Wedding Photography - A Guide to Posing is priced (including shipping) at £10. Anyone who pre-orders from the UK will also receive a set of discount vouchers from some of the industry’s leading suppliers. Those pre-ordering the book from the USA or any other country outside the UK before 1 February will receive half price postage and packing. The discounted price is $18.95 in the USA and £12 in the rest of the world.
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Oliver Cameron Publishing Press Release
Wedding Photography - A Guide to Posing
Pre orders are now being accepted in advance of an April 2010 publication date.
Designed for professional and amateur photographers who cover weddings, this pocket-sized book contains 300+ images over 200 pages from some of the World’s finest wedding photographers. Anyone who pre-orders from the UK will also receive a set of discount vouchers from some of the industries leading suppliers. Full details can be found at http://www.oliver-cameron.com.
Chapters (by various authors) within the book include:
Before and after shots.
The Bride before the ceremony.
Bride and bridesmaids before the ceremony.
Family groups before the ceremony.
Posing the couple in the church after the service.
Group shots inside the church.
Group shots outside the church.
Group shots at the venue.
Bride and Groom formals.
Cutting the cake.
Posing larger couples.
Posing couples of differing heights.
Using off camera flash and video light.
Using the environment within your composition.
How to interact and engage with couples to get the best out of them.
Traditional lighting patterns and how they flattered different faces, weights.
Posing mistakes to avoid.
Best poses for low lighting especially in a church.
The subtleties of positioning angles of arms, legs and bodies in making an attractive image.
The book is especially useful for those who have “blanks” when posing bride and grooms or find themselves recreating the same pose at every wedding. It will help the photographer develop finesse, elegance and class within their work resulting in higher value and increased sales. The book easily fits into a camera bag measuring 7x5” making it very portable.