Color Space

Many DSLRs allow you to shoot in either the Adobe RGB 1998 or the sRGB color space. There is consid erable confusion over which is the right choice, as Adobe RGB 1998 is a wider gamut color space than sRGB. Photographers reason, Why shouldn't I include the maximum range of color in the image at capture Others reason that sRGB is the color space of inexpensive point-and-shoot digital cameras and not suitable for professional applications. The answer is clearer after reading a recent trade...

Preparation

Deanna Urs Photography

The better prepared the photographer is, the better the pictures will be. It's no different than a sports photographer knowing the status of every player and the tendencies of each team before the game. Similarly, the wedding photographer must know the clients, and must know the detailed plans for the day both the wedding and the reception. Based on this information, the photographer will be able to determine the best ways to cover those events, choreographing his or her movements to ensure...

The Advantages Of Digital

Photographers are no longer just recording images and sending them to the lab for color correction, retouching, and printing. Says Kathleen Hawkins of Jeff Hawkins Photography, We can now perfect our art to the fullest extent of our vision Steven Gross is a highly successful wedding photojournalist who shoots weddings in black amp white only. His images reflect frozen moments unobserved by most of the wedding guests. Steven Gross is a highly successful wedding photojournalist who...

The Photographers

Ayers MPA, PPA-Certified, M.Photog.,Cr, CPP, PFA, APPO, ALPE, Hon. ALPE The 2001- 2002 International Photographer of the Year WPPI and the 2001 United Nations' Leadership Award recipient, Michael J. Ayers is considered one of the best wedding album designers in the world. As the pioneer of exotic wedding album layouts such as pop-up, fold-out, and stand-up pages, he has developed an engineering discipline called album architecture now the basis for a popular book and video Michael...

The Digital

Mercury Megaloudis Wedding Photography

The 35mm DSLR digital single-lens reflex camera is the camera of choice for today's digital wedding photographer. The days when only medium format cam eras were used for wedding photography seem to be at an end. Fast, versatile zoom lenses, cameras that operate at burst rates of six frames per second, amazingly accurate autofocus lens performance, and incredible developments in digital imaging technology have led to the prominence of the 35mm DSLR in wedding photography. Professional 35mm...

Table Of Contents

Yervant Zanazanian

The Advantages of Digital 7 Digital Imaging Software 9 Unlimited Shooting 9 Instant Image Review 10 Flexibility 11 Archival Permanence 11 The Internet 12 Hardware 12 A Changed World 13 1.THE KEYS TO SUCCESS 20 The Mind Set 20 Proactive vs. Reactive 21 The Hopeless Romantic 22 The Skills 23 Powers of Observation 23 Capturing the Peak of Action 24 Reaction Time 25 Style 26 People Skills 27 What to Look For 29 Assistants 31 Preparation 32 Joe Photo Image Gallery 33 2. EQUIPMENT 37 The Digital SLR...