Wedding photography is a multibillion-dollar business—and it's fun. Rick Sammon, one of Canon's venerable Explorers of Light, has collected more than 200 expert tips and tricks to help you create images as memorable as the wedding itself. Follow them, and you'll become the photographer the bride recommends to all her friends.
Discover tips such as . . .
Know your gear inside and out; this isn't the time to test your equipment
Know the bride, so you can capture her personality as well as the shots she wants
Know the location: scout out the wedding site in advance, look for creative angles, and take test shots
Know the players—how many people will be in group shots and the most interesting places to pose them
Know Photoshop; it can save less-than-perfect shots and make the best ones better