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Unique Posing for Weddings

with Doug Gordon

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  •   01 Intro and Inspiration

    57:27
  •   03 Lighting - Broad vs Short

    43:50

Class duration: 13h 30m

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About The Class

This workshop you will learn Doug Gordon's unique flow posing system. Learn how to seamlessly move from one pose to the next creating a string of 30 – 50 different unique poses all within a few minutes. Doug is an amazing businessman. He knows what clients want, and how to deliver a product that every client will always love. And beyond everything you'll learn, Doug's style and personality are unique. 

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Lesson Plan

  1. 01

    Intro and Inspiration

    57:27
  2. 02

    Audience Q&A

    15:26
  3. 03

    Lighting - Broad vs Short

    A strong understanding of light will transform your photos – in this clip Doug offers insights on seeing the light.

    43:50
  4. 04

    Lighting Couples

    23:03
  5. 05

    Mixing Light / White Balance

    25:21
  6. 06

    Exposure

    34:27
  7. 07

    Exposure Q&A

    18:53
  8. 08

    Posing Rules

    42:35
  9. 09

    Posing Q&A

    17:56
  10. 10

    Bonus: Night Rooftop Shoot

    54:08
  11. 11

    Bonus: Roof Shoot Recap

    10:36
  12. 12

    Flow Posing Bride and Groom

    40:54
  13. 13

    Flow Posing: Intimate Shots

    23:42
  14. 14

    Ground Posing

    25:52
  15. 15

    Posing Q&A

    13:33
  16. 16

    Artistic Posing

    24:02
  17. 17

    Bride, Baby, Groom in Wheelchair

    34:34
  18. 18

    Maternity

    14:26
  19. 19

    Boudoir

    26:13
  20. 20

    Posing Recap

    32:39
  21. 21

    Recap and Review

    12:48
  22. 22

    Workflow and Retouching

    39:39
  23. 23

    Enhancing Features

    28:03
  24. 24

    Becoming a Business

    29:43
  25. 25

    Business Q&A

    27:01
  26. 26

    Phone Consultations

    30:33
  27. 27

    1:30 pm - Sales Consultation

    50:02
  28. 28

    Workshop Recap

    13:26

Meet Your Expert

Doug Gordon

Doug Gordon is a New York based professional photographer, writer, and speaker. Doug runs Patken Photography, a family-owned studio with a staff of 27 shooting 1,000 weddings every year. Doug has been a professional photographer for 22 years and a ... read more

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  • pdf Day 1 Slides
  • pdf Flow Posing Guide
  • HD Bonus Video: Workflow: Doug Gordon Photoshop A
  • HD Bonus Video: Workflow: Doug Gordon Photoshop B
  • HD Bonus Video: Workflow: Doug Gordon Photoshop C
  • HD Bonus Video: Workflow: Doug Gordon Photoshop D

97% of students recommend this class.
See what some of them have to say.

  • Creativelive Student

    October 2012

    I loved every minute of it! I watched and re-watched the Live show 3 times and now have the video version to burn into my mind. I don't get sick of watching it, I learn something new with each viewing. I have notes upon notes, inspirational quotes and I was truly inspired. I saw you live at your workshop and I wish we would of covered the business section a bit more in depthly because after watching you here on creativeLive I was floored! I can't wait to attend another one of your workshops because you are a wealth of knowledge, energetic and you inspire me to be better! I'm so glad I wasn't afraid to try even though I was terrified at first. Thank you, thank you, thank you for being such an amazing mentor!

  • Creativelive Student

    Creativelive Student

    August 2019

    Doug is AMAZING! The way he teaches makes it fun and easy to understand. The way he poses his couples are so fast and easy to learn, I have taken my photography from mediocre, to world-class. I would love to meet him and thank him personally one day. Thank you Creativelive for introducing me to Doug, and thank you, Doug, for introducing me to CreativeLive! The best community for learning!!!

  • Adrian Farr

    Adrian Farr

    October 2012

    Doug has so much enthusiasm, it is beyond measurable. He is truly a fantastic motivator. He helps you understand the best ways to work with the light you have and shows you some very simple yet effective posing techniques. I highly recommend watching and buying this course if you want some great advice on improving your photography.

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