On Location in Savannah Shooting a Bride and Groom with Rick Ferro [RF Video of the Week]

By // May 22, 2015 // Posted in Video, Video of the Week, Wedding

What’s great about our industry is that so many photographers are more than willing to share their knowledge and vision with the rest of us. Jacksonville, Florida-based wedding photographer Rick Ferro, a veteran shooter and educator who is also a longtime WPPI speaker and Print Comp judge, thrives on teaching others the art of capturing every moment of the wedding day. And after 40 years of shooting weddings, Ferro (who is a lead photographer with Disney photographic services) is truly an expert.

In this video, Ferro leads a workshop (sponsored by Phottix) of students in Savannah, Georgia, through several shooting moments, including some intriguing profile and portrait shots (with an emphasis on posing how-to’s and lighting solutions). He takes a lot of ring shots during the ceremony and offers different scenarios here, as well as different tried-and-true techniques on posing subject’s hands.

Ferro’s next workshop will be held at the West Coast School in San Diego, California, June 14-19.

Check out more Videos of the Week here, and email Libby Peterson with submissions.

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Jacqueline Tobin

Jacqueline Tobin

Jacqueline Tobin is the Editor-in-Chief of Rangefinder magazine and the author of Wedding Photography Unveiled: Inspiration and Insight From 20 Top Photographers (Amphoto Books, 2009); and The Luminous Portrait (Amphoto Books, 2012). The second-generation native New Yorker cherishes her Sunday mornings hunkered down with The New York Times, fresh bagels and a great cup of coffee.

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