Posted tagged ‘bridesmaids’

Photo of the Day: All Good Things

May 24, 2008

Photo Details:
Camera: Nikon D80

F-Stop: f/2.8
Focal Length: 16 mm
Exposure Bias: +0.3 ev
Speed: 1/200
ISO: 400

Untitled originally uploaded by foolscircle.

As the title implies, this photo was the end of the shoot at the hotel where Todd and Cassie’s wedding reception took place. It’s also one of my favorites.

You see, when you shoot theatre photos, there tends to be one truly goofy photo of the entire cast in the bunch.  I know, I know: it’s juvenile and stupid, but everyone ends up having a great time.  I mean, honestly, who doesn’t enjoy making faces at the camera?

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Photo of the Day: Ant’s Eye View

May 20, 2008

Photo Details:
Camera: Nikon D80

F-Stop: f/3.5
Focal Length: 18 mm
Exposure Bias: 0
Speed: 1/60
ISO: 200

Untitled originally uploaded by foolscircle.

When it comes to wedding photography, I’d like to think that my technique falls under the photojournalism camp… I’ve never really been one for glamour photography -largely because I don’t enjoy the results- but that doesn’t mean you can’t get creative when documenting the day’s events.

I snagged this shot while I was driving over to the church with the bride’s party.  Essentially, I liked the way the colors of the limo’s interior complimented the floral bouquets, so I put my camera on the ground and snapped off a couple of photos while using my speedlight to provide some extra light.

This was the only photo out of the series that I really liked; but I’m glad I managed to get it, as it provided a unique perspective and some great colors.

Photo of the Day: Ladies’ Man

May 18, 2008

Photo Details:
Camera: Nikon D80

F-Stop: f/16
Focal Length: 16 mm
Exposure Bias: 0
Speed: 1/200
ISO: 400

Ladies’ Man originally uploaded by foolscircle.

This was my favorite photo from yesterday’s nine hour shoot. After Toddy and Cassie’s wedding ceremony yesterday, we shot some quick formal portraits in the church and then did a number of scenic ones on the lawn behind the hotel where the reception was being held.

I always like these moments, because I get to experiment a little with my portraits for a few minutes. Even though it was kind of warm out in the sun (it is Arizona, after all), everyone was a total trooper and let me direct the photos without any whining.

The lighting was kind of extreme, so in order to get this perspective I used my fisheye lens and then put a filter over the pop-up flash in order to soften the shadows a bit. Because the D80 will only go up to 1/200 when you use a flash, I had to crank up the F-stop number in order to prevent the photo from being completely washed out.

Anyway, this was meant to be a test shot, but everyone’s expression was so perfect that I ended up keeping this one as a final portrait.