Saturday, March 5, 2011

Blinded By the Light!

Often times dances at weddings are some of the most intimate or fun events at a wedding. Dramatic lighting during these dances and lead to some amazing images. Some of my favourite images from my first wedding were of dancers.

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The above image was shot with a bare SB-28 speedlight behind the couple. I managed to position myself so that the speedlite was visible which gave the large lens flare, and the single light point outlined the silhouette of the couple very nicely.

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Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Details! Details! Details!

In my last blog post I mentioned that I recently shot my first wedding. It was a roller-coaster ride of nerves for sure, but my girlfriend and I managed to make it through. I have started sifting through the ocean of images, and here is the first sampling as well as some modest advice.

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One big lesson I learned: Don't overlook the details.

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