Master’s Guide to Wedding Photography by Marcus Bell

by Enche Tjin on August 7, 2010

Marcus Bell is an accomplished wedding photographer based in Australia. In this book, he discuss about his story, style and business. Bell discusses how he combines landscape, human interest and photojournalism into his style.

Master guide wedding photography

Master guide wedding photography

Like other wedding photography book, Bell discusses typical walk through of a wedding with plenty images. Instead of a diagram, Bell shows how he positioned himself in a third person view which is very useful.

For Bell, shooting wedding is only 1/3 of the job. Bell also stressed on the important of digital image editing and printing. Having a clear pre-visualization and choosing medium for print is crucial.

Bell also give some tips about business, studio design and sales tip based on his own experience running Studio Impressions. Lastly, Bell discuss about equipments he used on his typical wedding job.

This book does not discuss about technical aspect of shooting a wedding, such as what lens to use, what camera setting to use, etc. So that it is not very suitable for beginners. However, for aspiring wedding photographer or seasoned photographer who want to get to know highly artistic and successful master photographer, this book will give you many insights to improve your craft.

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Lesley Pattinson August 8, 2010 at 11:18 am

This is a great read for anyone considering a career in wedding photography. Its a really helpful, interesting and inspiring read.

coordination skills November 19, 2012 at 11:45 pm

I am continually browsing online for ideas that can help
me. Thx!

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