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28th June wedding - covering for another photographer

Discussion in 'People' started by Radiohead, Jul 7, 2008.

  1. An unusual one this. Another photographer I know had to pull out at the last minute for personal reasons and I covered for him. I met the couple very briefly a couple of days before (for about 15 minutes), but arrived at both venues competely cold and with no idea what to expect. Not the best vicar as there was a complete ban on any photography during the ceremony. His church but I really think it's harsh on the couple to do that. Anyway, the images:

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    NIKON D3    ---    24mm    f/7.1    1/1250s    ISO 800


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    NIKON D3    ---    62mm    f/2.8    1/80s    ISO 800


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    NIKON D3    ---    38mm    f/3.2    1/25s    ISO 800


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    NIKON D3    ---    70mm    f/3.2    1/320s    ISO 800


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    NIKON D3    ---    62mm    f/4.0    1/250s    ISO 1000


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    NIKON D3    ---    32mm    f/3.2    1/125s    ISO 1000


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    NIKON D3    ---    27mm    f/2.8    1/400s    ISO 1600


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    NIKON D3    ---    70mm    f/3.5    1/250s    ISO 1600


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    NIKON D3    ---    40mm    f/4.0    1/50s    ISO 400


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    NIKON D3    ---    32mm    f/2.8    1/320s    ISO 800


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    NIKON D3    ---    60mm    f/2.8    1/80s    ISO 800


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    NIKON D3    ---    24mm    f/2.8    1/500s    ISO 800


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    NIKON D3    ---    24mm    f/3.2    1/8000s    ISO 400


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    NIKON D3    ---    40mm    f/3.2    1/5000s    ISO 400


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    NIKON D3    ---    58mm    f/2.8    1/1000s    ISO 800


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    NIKON D3    ---    35mm    f/2.8    1/100s    ISO 3200


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    NIKON D3    ---    70mm    f/2.8    1/1250s    ISO 160


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    NIKON D3    ---    70mm    f/2.8    1/1600s    ISO 160


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    NIKON D3    ---    24mm    f/8.0    1/500s    ISO 200


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    NIKON D3    ---    29mm    f/4.0    1/800s    ISO 200


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    NIKON D3    ---    24mm    f/4.0    1/800s    ISO 200


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    NIKON D3    ---    44mm    f/3.5    1/6400s    ISO 200


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    NIKON D3    ---    85mm    f/2.0    1/5000s    ISO 200


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    NIKON D3    ---    85mm    f/2.0    1/4000s    ISO 200


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    NIKON D3    ---    85mm    f/2.0    1/400s    ISO 200


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    NIKON D3    ---    85mm    f/2.0    1/2500s    ISO 200


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    NIKON D3    ---    85mm    f/2.0    1/1000s    ISO 200


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    NIKON D3    ---    85mm    f/2.0    1/5000s    ISO 200


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    NIKON D3    ---    70mm    f/4.0    1/4000s    ISO 200


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    NIKON D3    ---    24mm    f/3.2    1/1000s    ISO 200


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    NIKON D3    ---    35mm    f/3.2    1/3200s    ISO 200


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    NIKON D3    ---    70mm    f/2.8    1/4000s    ISO 200


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    NIKON D3    ---    85mm    f/2.8    1/640s    ISO 200


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    NIKON D3    ---    85mm    f/2.8    1/1250s    ISO 200


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    NIKON D3    ---    200mm    f/2.8    1/160s    ISO 2500


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    NIKON D3    ---    24mm    f/2.8    1/160s    ISO 3200


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    NIKON D3    ---    35mm    f/2.8    1/200s    ISO 3200


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    NIKON D3    ---    24mm    f/5.6    1/60s    ISO 3200
     
  2. Spectre

    Spectre

    Feb 20, 2008
    Oregon
    Really nice set, the bride and groom should be pleased.
     
  3. Phillip Ino

    Phillip Ino

    Nov 26, 2007
    Austin
    Good job, Guy! Especially with very little notice. Had that been my wedding, I would be really satisfied with the images you took.
     
  4. Very nice images. Thanks for sharing.
     
  5. Thank you all
     
  6. dan1son

    dan1son

    Sep 24, 2007
    Austin
    Shucks, they got stuck with you?

    In all seriousness... there's absolutely no reason they won't be completely pleased. Nice job pulling "something" together on short notice.
     
  7. Wih the short notice, your experience really shines through with these photos. Hope your friend is okay with his personal issues.
     
  8. SP77

    SP77

    Jun 4, 2007
    Rockville, MD
    LOVE IT! Very nice! :smile:
     
  9. D300fan

    D300fan

    233
    Mar 30, 2008
    Maryland
    Did you shoot the entire wedding in auto ISO? What made you choose to shoot in aperture vs manual. Are any of your photos shot with a flash? By the way, your pictures look wonderful!

    George
     
  10. You did an amazing job. I'm sure your nerves were shot, but I think the outcome is great.

    The ONLY thing I would change is to touch up the blemishes on the brides forehead. Every single one of my brides have been broken out at their wedding and said they never had a problem with it before, so they obviously weren't happy about it. Chances are, they don't want to be reminded of it in the photos.

    Lovely job, again! :) 
     
  11. I hate they got stuck with you! :D evil:

    J/K, if they had a better photog that you, they must have paid dearly!

    Great Pictures and your experience shows.
     

  12. Thank you :smile:

    Thank you also. :smile:

    And thank you :smile:

    No, I don't use Auto ISO for weddings as I prefer to control things. I almost always use AP and switch to manual for indoor flash. The latter dance shots are flash. Everything else available light.

    Thanks. Nerves weren't too bad as I've done enough to be able to get by in most situations now. There will be some retouching done before the album stage.

    Thank you :smile:
     
  13. Great job! I'm sure the couple will be quite pleased with these.
     
  14. Jeff Mims

    Jeff Mims

    May 25, 2005
    Mississippi
    really nice!
    I love the BW
     
  15. Guy
    these are superb.... as if i'd expect anything less from you...

    well done
    no pictures during the ceremony..... that is just crap
    when the vicar's ego is bigger than his "station" in life....

    ridiculous

    incredible imagery
     
  16. APandya

    APandya

    362
    Jul 2, 2008
    NJ
    Great job you did covering for your buddy!

    What is your post processing like?
     
  17. You did an excellent job Guy. The PP on the B&W images are great. Thanks for sharing.
     
  18. Arctic_Furrer

    Arctic_Furrer

    47
    Nov 18, 2007
    Alaska
    Fantastic job, what a beautiful site for a wedding.

    I am absolutely enamored by the one shot where she is kissing the elderly gentleman. It has such wonderful color and composition, again the house as the bg. It holds a ton feeling.

    I hope I do half as well in my endeavors some day. How fortunate that you had the opportunity to capture that wedding.

    Cheers
     
  19. StephanieHelen

    StephanieHelen

    Jun 9, 2006
    Beautiful images, no question here, they will be pleased. I really like your post processing.
     
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