Flash modifiers are essential to the kit of many wedding photographers because of the light-harnessing abilities they offer in portable packages. Since each photographer is different and has their own unique style, different items may appeal to different photographers. In this video, I talk a bit about some popular flash modifiers to use at weddings and provide some insights on how to use them creatively. To read more about this, check out this previous blog post.
Every wedding photographer has their lighting equipment preferences. Some photographers bring large studio lights, while others work with small strobes. If you're just getting into shooting weddings and prefer the mobility that these flashes allow you, then you may want to know how you can use your strobes more effectively. Just in time for WPPI 2011, here are a couple of tips you can use.
The other day, while on a coffee break with two co-workers, I decided to bring along my Canon 5D Mk II and snap photos along the way. The photo on the left was snapped after I rushed in front of the two women seen in the image. However, it was actually terribly underexposed. Here's how I fixed it in Lightroom 3 to look more balanced, and give it a gorgeous look with muted tones.
Almost nothing will ruin an image more than blur that results from camera shake. Some systems have image stabilization built into the camera, but many systems choose to put it in the lens. To understand this, you first need to understand the different types of blur effects that can ruin your images.
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