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First Wedding Shoot
Posted By: Timtast1c, 07-06-2009, 12:41 AM

My cousin asked me to take photography of her wedding a few months ago. A completely different realm of what I normally shoot (nature), the wedding shoot made me a bit nervous but we were both had an understanding that this would be an "experiment for me". As I recall her standards werent too high. she even said that "You could take all of the photos on a Point and shoot if you want". When I got back from Costa Rica I had to send in my K20d in for a defect repair. Thus I did the shoot with mainly the K10d , 50-132, and 16-50.

It was a beach wedding on a relatively cloudy day. Very informal and very quick (less than 10 minutes)

here are some shots of my first attempt

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07-06-2009, 01:07 AM   #2
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I think you did a great job for a first wedding. You gotta start somewhere right.

I have my first coming up later this summer and I'm nervous. I too, am mostly a nature shooter. So we'll see

Especially like the group shot, and the gift box shots.
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Excellent first attempt. These crisp, vivid photos should keep your cousin very pleased. While not exactly assisting with a warm, portrait glow/cast, the cloudiness certainly helped with even lighting, leaving no shadows.
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If you can get that many keepers in 10 minutes that means you did a great job I'd say

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I can only echo the other: Very Nice Job!
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More praise from me.
Well done.
These B&Ws are sharp and well rendered
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QuoteOriginally posted by Andi Lo Quote
If you can get that many keepers in 10 minutes that means you did a great job I'd say
thanks everyone. I really had to push myself for those 10 minutes! another friend was shooting with a nikon d90 and im curious what she came out with.
07-06-2009, 01:52 PM   #8
Damn Brit

You did great, they certainly tell the story and that's all you need.

Do you know who the guy is in the last one? I'm sure I recognise him from somewhere.


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