Dream Weddings: Create Fresh and Stylish Photography (Paperback)
After months of joyful wedding dreams, brides and grooms trust their photographer to transform the day's fleeting moments into lasting mementos. In this book, Neal Urban helps you go beyond merely documenting events to design works of art that capture the spirit of the couple's relationship. Quick, easy-to-follow lessons walk you through every phase of the process, from engagement portraits, to wedding-day coverage, to post-wedding bridal portraits. At each step, you'll learn how Neal infuses his images with personality--and rises to the challenges all wedding photographers face from time to time With vivid colors, dramatic poses, and gorgeous lighting, this book flawlessly guides you through the creation of images that transcend the couple's dreams for their special day.
Neal Urban is a wedding photographer currently residing in Buffalo, NY who captures weddings across the country. Neal is entering his sixth year of photography. Neal is a self-taught photographer. Dating back in the 1930's his great-grandfather was a master with a camera and in the darkroom. At the age of 26, after the passing of Neal's grandfather, he picked up his grandfather's camera from the WWII era and found his passion. It's obvious that their talent of photography lives on through Neal. Neal is one of the pioneers of using the post-processing style known as HDR and successfully implementing that style into wedding photography. "Neal Urban-ize" appears to be the name of what many people like to call it. Neal actively shares his techniques with fellow photographers.