How to Photograph Large Wedding Parties

Wedding photography is a challenging genre that requires rock-solid technique, the ability to think on your feet, and a ton of people skills. One of the most difficult aspects of the day is large group portraits. If you are a budding wedding photographer and want to learn how to take those big portraits, check out this awesome video tutorial that will show you everything you need to know.

Coming to you from Jana Williams, this great video tutorial will show you how to take large group wedding portraits. No doubt, this can be an incredibly tricky part of the day, particularly under the sort of time pressure typical of weddings. This is why it is so crucial to be highly prepared in advance, both in terms of being solid with technique, lighting, and composition, but also in terms of knowing who is who and what combinations of people need to be photographed. Be sure you have a printed list of all these in advance and ideally, a person to help you corral everyone. Check out the video above for the full rundown from Williams. 

If you would like to continue to learn about wedding photography, be sure to check out "How To Become A Professional Commercial Wedding Photographer With Lee Morris and Patrick Hall!"

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Alex Cooke is a Cleveland-based portrait, events, and landscape photographer. He holds an M.S. in Applied Mathematics and a doctorate in Music Composition. He is also an avid equestrian.

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