Course curriculum

  • 1

    1. Setting the Scene with Storytelling: The Importance of Styling

    • Welcome to The Wedding Styling Playbook!

    • The Importance of Details

    • Wedding Day Artifacts + Expression of Values

    • Your Ideal Client

    • Module 1 Wrap-Up + Homework

  • 2

    2. Pre-Wedding Styling Communication: Client Expectations + Vendor Collaboration

    • Set Expectations for Clients

    • PDF E-mail Template: Gathering Personal Items on the Wedding Day

    • PDF Template: Wedding Day Timeline for Clients

    • Requesting the Invitations

    • PDF E-mail Template: Requesting Invitations from Clients

    • Communicating with Vendors

    • PDF E-mail Template: Sharing a Gallery with Vendors

    • Module 2 Wrap-Up + Homework

  • 3

    3. Behind the Camera: Your Gear + Accessories

    • Lenses + Camera Settings

    • Building Your Styling Kit

    • List of Styling Kit Resources

    • Module 3 Wrap-Up + Homework

  • 4

    4. Start Your Wedding Day Strong with Styling: Getting Ready

    • Finding the Best Light for Personal Details

    • How to Style Personal Details

    • Flat Lay Tips + Tricks for Getting Ready

    • What a Publication is Looking For: Getting Ready

    • PDF Cheat Sheet: Getting Ready Shot List

    • Module 4 Wrap-Up + Homework

  • 5

    5. How to Elevate Your Ceremony Photos: Tips + Tricks

    • How to Photograph Ceremony Details

    • Micro Styling: How to Adjust for Perfect Ceremony Shots

    • What a Publication is Looking For: Ceremony Photos

    • PDF Cheat Sheet: Ceremony Details Shot List

    • Module 5 Wrap-Up + Homework

  • 6

    6. How to Elevate Your Reception Photos: Tips + Tricks

    • Finding the Best Light for Reception Photos

    • How to Photograph the Reception

    • Micro Styling: Reception Styling Best Practices

    • What a Publication is Looking For: Reception Photos

    • PDF Cheat Sheet: Reception Details Shot List

    • Module 6 Wrap-Up + Homework

  • 7

    7. Elevating Your Client Portraits: Tips + Tricks

    • Helping Everyone Look Their Best in Photos

    • Micro Styling Your Clients

    • Group Portraits: Wedding Party + Family Styling

    • What a Publication is Looking For: Portraits + Group Shots

    • Module 7 Wrap-Up + Homework

  • 8

    8. Flat Lays from Your Dreams: Invitations + Paper Goods

    • Finding the Best Light for Stationery Flat Lays

    • Successful Stationery Styling

    • Invitation Flat Lays: A Step-by-Step Guide

    • Other Items for Flat-Lay Styling

    • What a Publication is Looking For: Flat Lays

    • PDF Cheat Sheet: Invitations Flat-Lay Shot List

    • Module 8 Wrap-Up + Homework

  • 9

    9. Submissions + Features: Celebrating a Story Well Told

    • What do Wedding Publications Want?

    • Pre-Submission Preparation

    • PDF Cheat Sheet: Submission Images Checklist

    • Submissions Workflow

    • Writer's Block: What Should the Write-Up Include?

    • PDF Cheat Sheet: Sample Submission

    • PDF Bonus: Fill-in-the-Blank Submission Template

    • Overview of Five Top Publications

    • Module 9 Wrap-Up + Homework

  • 10

    10. Moving Forward: Your Next Steps

    • You Made It! Here's What To Do Now