Monthly Archives: April 2009

Find A Different Perspective At A Wedding

One wedding photographer whose work I admire is Becker. One technique he consistently uses is to capture the scene from a different perspective. Shooting at eye level works well for a variety of scenes at a wedding but shooting from a low or high position adds a certain dynamic to the shot. Using a different perspective […]

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Preparing for a Wedding Photography Shoot

There are two good reasons to prepare, plan and prepare. Firstly everyone has heard of ‘pre wedding nerves.’ This applies to the wedding photographer too. It’s good to be on edge, you don’t want to be too complacent about how good you are. Equally you don’t want your nerves to affect your performance. An effective […]

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Using Exposure Compensation at Weddings

If you shoot weddings one skill that you need to master is exposure compensation. There’s a good reason for this as you will generally find yourself shooting in many different lighting conditions. Ambient light, window light, door light, flash light are all factors to consider – when people exit or enter buildings you will have […]

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Wedding Photography Equipment

As a wedding photographer I know that it is essential to make the most of the tools you have. There aren’t a lot of great camera shops in Bristol so good gear tends to come from the internet for me. Better tools don’t necessarily make better pictures, but they certainly give you a helping hand. […]

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