My first wedding shoot (more photos)

Discussion in 'People' started by Taylor, Jul 11, 2007.

  1. Taylor

    Taylor

    May 21, 2007
    Toronto, ON
    I was a guest, but wanted to practice shooting a wedding. I asked the pro photographer to tag along during the photoshoot as well. Overall, I covered the ceremony, the photoshoot, and the reception/dance. I'm a bit slow with the photo editing right now, so I'll post more pics once I get around to editing them.

    Here are some from before the ceremony:

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    Flower girl

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    I asked them to pose. They were up since 6am!

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    Shoes are everything

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    A candid.

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    With some posing direction from me.

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    Another candid shoes shot.

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    Checking to see if it's okay to go in.

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    Fathers of the bride and groom.

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    Maid of honour and a couple of guests.

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    Bride and pastor.

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    The bride.

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    Bride and mom.

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    The bride waiting...

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    The first kiss

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    Leaving the chapel

    More to come later!
     
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  2. Gale

    Gale

    978
    Jan 26, 2005
    Viera Fl
    Very good:>)))
     
  3. Taylor

    Taylor

    May 21, 2007
    Toronto, ON
    Thanks Gale!
     
  4. batangueno

    batangueno

    24
    May 10, 2007
    Philippines
    I like the 2nd pic. Very funny. :biggrin:
     
  5. Very nice work. The only thing that could have been better in the shoe shot would have been their legs all crossed the same way... Great idea though.

    #2 is definitely a winner!!!
     
  6. pointa-b-c

    pointa-b-c

    452
    Mar 21, 2007
    Los Angeles
    I like #2 as well, great example of a wedding pj shot. :smile:
     
  7. Taylor

    Taylor

    May 21, 2007
    Toronto, ON
    Thanks guys! #2 is one of my favs as well. Too bad it was posed, so it's not "real" photojournalistic, but I guess the trick is to make it look like it's NOT posed.
     
  8. OnlyJess243

    OnlyJess243 Guest

    nice..my fave is #2 even though it wasnt natural it still looks natural. my photojournalism teacher says you never tell anyone when you pose a "natural" shot. otherwise its not photojournalism...he was a newspaper photographer for like 15 years and he wasnt allowed to pose at all. he also likes the challenge of creating good pictures without posing. so anyway, good job!:smile:
     
  9. Taylor

    Taylor

    May 21, 2007
    Toronto, ON
    Thanks!
     
  10. Keep in mind - the only reason we know that this photo was posed is because you told us... :biggrin:
     
  11. Taylor

    Taylor

    May 21, 2007
    Toronto, ON
    Thanks Keith! I won't tell people next time :)
     
  12. e30mike

    e30mike Guest

    Excellent job, top notch pics!
     
  13. Taylor

    Taylor

    May 21, 2007
    Toronto, ON
    Thanks Mike! I like your photos on flickr too.
     
  14. Taylor

    Taylor

    May 21, 2007
    Toronto, ON
    Okay you guys are probably sick of all my photos, so I'll just put one more up and a link to the gallery. Enjoy!

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  15. Very nice shots and I especially the this last B&W post. Great tonal range.
     
  16. Taylor

    Taylor

    May 21, 2007
    Toronto, ON
    Thanks Gord! I blended two exposures of the same RAW to make that image. That way, I could darken more of the background and retain all the detail from the wedding dress while properly exposing the subjects.
     
  17. Some very very nice photos in that collection!
     
  18. Taylor

    Taylor

    May 21, 2007
    Toronto, ON
    Thanks Richard!
     
  19. Taylor,

    I really like your B&W stuff. Really looks good and tells a story!

    Keep up the good work, my wife and I are just now getting paid for our first official wedding job, so I guess we are professionals? :rolleyes:

    Regards...Jim
     
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