The Bride Getting Ready

On Location at a Mansion in Dorset Where We Shoot the Bridal Preparations

Wedding Photography Blueprint


In this DVD, we go out on location to a stately home where we photograph the bride getting ready.

In DVD 4 we cover:

  • Intro to the Venue
  • Bridal Preparation - Flash
  • Bridal Preparation - Real Wedding
  • Salvage Poor Image
  • Bridal Preparation - Natural
  • The Dress and Details
  • Bridal Preparation - Portraits

Total running time = 1 hour 55 mins

After the previous three classroom DVD's, we finally head out on location to back up everything we have learned by shooting in real situations in real environments.

DVD 4 sees us at a wonderful stately home in Dorset that is an actual venue for country weddings. We shoot the bride getting ready, the dress and portraits using flash and natural light.

Intertwined in the lessons, we also go through various editing techniques using screen recordings from within Adobe Photoshop including dealing with salvaging poor images and correcting other issues that may occur.

Lots of detail in this DVD which should help your quest to shoot the perfect getting ready shots every time!


Please note: This is the video of the bride getting ready taken from the original Blueprint DVD's so if you bought the original set, you would have already seen this. We couldn't better the location second time round and the techniques haven't changed for this part of the day so we kept it the same : )


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