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Wedding Photography

with Marcus Bell

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  •   01 Class Introduction

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Class duration: 13h 24m

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About The Class

Learn wedding photography the Marcus Bell way! Marcus Bell is coming to creativeLIVE to teach how to prepare for the wedding, shoot emotional documentary images, and create the 'weddingscapes' that Marcus's clients love: a beautiful combination of wedding portrait and gorgeous landscape. Even if you're not shooting in majestic outdoor locations, he'll teach how to approach urban, boring, and common locations with fresh eyes, making the best of even the most mundane by finding the best light. Marcus will also teach what makes a good photograph and post-production techniques to create award-winning images and pictures that sell!

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Lesson Plan

  1. 01

    Class Introduction

    43:43
  2. 02

    A Complete Wedding in Review

    49:15
  3. 03

    What the Client Wants: Working with People

    1:12:03
  4. 04

    Pre-Wedding Preparation

    42:24
  5. 05

    Gear Overview

    44:03
  6. 06

    Bridal Shoot: Natural Window Light

    41:35
  7. 07

    What Makes a Good Photograph

    1:22:56
  8. 08

    Enhancing Images

    1:05:50
  9. 09

    Shoot: The Ceremony

    1:14:09
  10. 10

    Shoot: Reception

    50:26
  11. 11

    Location Shoot: Landscapes

    36:09
  12. 12

    BONUS: Conversation with Christy Weber of Junebug Weddings

    14:13
  13. 13

    Location Shoot: Rooftop

    05:14
  14. 14

    Location Shoot: Urbanscapes

    52:49
  15. 15

    Image Review

    46:30
  16. 16

    Workflow and Presets

    39:26
  17. 17

    Sharing Our Stories

    43:16

Meet Your Expert

Marcus Bell

Marcus Bell is one of Australia’s most awarded and published photographers. Often chosen by brides for his emotive,documentary style Marcus is also known for his landscape wedding imagery, dubbed “Weddingscapes” by some. He isthe youngest photographer to become a Grand ... read more

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83% of students recommend this class.
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  • Creativelive Student

    February 2013

    I can honestly say this is my favorite Creative Live workshop ever. I had to purchase it just to be able to rewatch whenever I want. Marcus is very passionate and relatable in such an inspiring way. My confidence has grown 10-fold. I found it helpful that he not only shares what he does technically but he talks about how he thinks as well. I especially loved the fact that he drives home the point of making an emotional connection with your wedding images. I also came from a photojournalism background and found myself relating to so much of what he said about needing to learn different styles and be able to interweave them thoughout the day in order to tell the story. Wonderful!

  • Creativelive Student

    February 2013

    Marcus is so passionate about wedding photography. Truly inspirational, definitely worth watching. He's really made me appreciate the value of wedding photography. To be honest I haven't found the sections were he shoots the 'pretend wedding' particularly good. But there is so much more in terms of the raw emotion and sentiment to be taken away from this course. You really will see wedding photography as a true art form after watching this.

  • Creativelive Student

    July 2014

    Marcus Bell is one of the best photographers in the world. I have really enjoyed watching this workshop. His way of teaching is simply the best. i Have admired his work for years and was able to meet him in person at WPPI Las Vegas Thank you Creative Live.

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