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Introduction to Wedding Photography

Event info

Limited to 10 participants. Live online workshop by Zoom. 

This is a one day online introduction course for those who want to understand how to photograph a wedding.

People new to weddings can find it a stressful experience, and indeed it can be, as you only have one chance to get it right. The secret to a successful wedding shoot encompasses many factors and the online training will take you through the wedding process from the photographer’s viewpoint and help you develop a strategic plan to ensure it runs smoothly.

The day will cover:

Develop a pricing strategy

Required Equipment

Pre wedding meeting

Current wedding photography styles

Planning and preparation for the day

What, where and how to shoot the wedding images, How to photograph the bride, bridal preparation, bridesmaids, groom, groomsmen, guests, venue ceremony, reception and all things in between.

How to control poor lighting and working with your flash.

You will be supplied with notes.

What you will need

A reasonable WiFi connection is necessary. Zoom should be downloaded and installed onto your computer that has a webcam and microphone (again, anything from a smartphone upwards, but larger screens are easier to see).

Please have your current equipment to hand - Camera and flash unit (f you have one).


Please look out for the attachment in your confirmation email, it contains Zoom joining information. If you don't receive it, please email  

The tutor will need access to your email address to enable him to send you any information regarding the workshop. We will presume that by booking this course you are giving permission unless you contact us to state otherwise. 

Overseas participants - Please check the time of the workshop if you are outside the UK. This link which will help you to calculate the timing of the online workshop:

The Tutor:

Terry Hewlett ARPS is a professional photographer with 20 years of experience in the wedding photography business, qualifying as a professional photographer over 45 years ago where he came first in a Royal Society of Arts national photographic competition.

Since then he has specialised in commercial, sport, event and portrait photography and for the past 12 years ran his own photography workshop business specialising in flash photography.

In 2001 he ventured into wedding photography and within a couple of years had a very successful business, doing 30 weddings a year. It is now his passion to pass the wealth of his knowledge on to those starting out in wedding photography and has been teaching the RPS 2 day wedding workshop in Lacock for the past 11 years.

Terry has written and published 2 books, the first on Wedding Photography – Art and Technique, the second on Flash photography – Art and Technique which are still selling well.


Event Organiser

Emma Delves-Broughton


Cancellation policy

Please inform us as soon as possible if you are unable to attend a course as it is not possible to refund any cancellation or transfer to another workshop less than 14 days prior to course start date. The Society reserves the right to cancel a workshop 7 days prior to its start date - please check your hotel and travel cancellation policy as this may be affected.

If you are attending one of our workshops that involves a trip out, please ensure you bring all weather clothing and protection for your camera. Persons under the age of 16 are welcome to attend events but, to conform with UK law, must be accompanied by a parent, guardian or responsible adult.



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Link attached to event booking confirmation email