weddings

Hands-on Review

Experienced wedding photographers know it’s essential to use a variety of different lenses to create a compelling visual document that sets their work apart, enhances their professional reputation, and will be treasured by their clients. Photographers using full-frame and APS-C-format Sony Alpha DSLRs now have an impressive optical array.

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Tips and Solutions

Wedding-day photography is an art. From deciphering drastic ISO changes between the high-noon portraits and the dark, subdued chapel, while still capturing the elation of a new bride and the bitter-sweet emotions of her proud father, to orchestrating eight family members into a well-poised portrait, you will be sure to feel like a maestro by the end of this whirlwind day.

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Buying Guide

While most photographers will concentrate on shooting the event they’ve been hired for, it can be beneficial to have a computer and other equipment on hand to back up your photos, squeeze in some editing and even make a quick slideshow that can be shown at the event.

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Buying Guide

When working with flash lighting, it is rarely the case that bare-bulb flash is the ideal choice for lighting subjects, especially when those subjects are wedding participants and your objective is to create inviting and flattering light. Flash can be modified in a number of ways, which all effectively diffuse and redirect the initial light source into a broader, more aesthetically pleasing source.

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Hands-on Review

Physical wedding albums are an important keepsake for most couples. However, today’s newlyweds are increasingly using tablet computers and other digital media to keep an electronic photo album of their big day, and likewise, most wedding photographers have incorporated digital services into their offerings.

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Tips and Solutions

If you’re new to the business of wedding photography, here are some suggestions on how to plan your coverage of the great event—what you should check out in advance, conversations that are helpful, and what you should do to ensure that your equipment is in tip-top shape.

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Hands-on Review

No matter whom you invite to your wedding, it’s almost guaranteed that at least one—if not several—Apple iPhones will show up. Since your friends and family will be snapping photos and shooting video of your big day with the world’s most notorious smartphone, you may want to consider outfitting them with some accessories so they can capture better-looking results.

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One way you can offset the overall cost of a wedding is this: take on the task of providing the music yourself. Obviously, creating a do-it-yourself wedding DJ system will require a bit more effort on your part.

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Hands-on Review

A sports photographer needs a different set of tools than someone who shoots elementary-school portraits, and similarly, a wedding DJ often relies on different equipment than other kinds of DJs. 

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Hands-on Review

LEDs have come a very long way from simple uses as indicator lights on your audio and video equipment to a dominant position in the field of signage and display in large public venues. Since developing technology has helped to overcome their initial high cost of production, they are now poised to supplant fluorescent lamps in our homes.

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2 years ago
Hands-on Review

Still photography and weddings have coexisted and depended on one another for just about as long as photographs have been made. Over the course of the 180 or so years of photography, the technology has obviously evolved and has been adapted to record these special events.

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In the days when film was king, medium format was the camera of choice for wedding photographers because the larger negative produced a better image, and cropping a large negative didn’t really degrade anything.

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When diving into the world of Wedding Photography, you must have a plan and be prepared for anything. Like the very wedding you’re going to shoot, you need to know what is going to happen, when and where it is going to happen and how it is expected to happen.

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Making pictures of the bride as she prepares for the wedding requires spontaneity while catching the decisive moment with a tactful attitude. A wedding day generates tensions on all sides—and as a neutral third party you should be an understanding, positive force for the duration.

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Hands-on Review

Wedding photographers have at their disposal a variety of training tools ranging from show-and-tell DVDs to book-based tutorials. Whether you’re an amateur looking to cover the basics or a professional eager to apply more sophisticated techniques, there’s a disc or book ready to help.

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