adapting your photographic style during a photo session

adapting your photographic style during a shoot

I had the pleasure of photographing Rebecca and Max's elopement wedding in New York. They're both from Denmark. (Actually, Max is from Spain originally.) They both planned to get married in New York while over on a trip here. I met up with them at City Hall on the day, where I was the witness to their wedding ceremony.  Read more inside...

wedding photography – tips for detail shots of the wedding rings

wedding photography - tips for detail shots of the wedding rings

In photographing the detail images of the wedding rings, there are a few things to aim for: - context within which to place the rings, - a few images with different angles, - great lighting which is easily achievable. Then we also have to take care of the depth-of-field and the tricky focusing ...  Read more inside...

Sydney & Paul – their wedding day – fusion clip

Sydney & Paul - their wedding day - photo & video fusion clip

This idea of blending photographs and video snippets from a wedding, into a fusion clip, still fascinates me. In a 5 to 6 minute clip you're able to give a nicely condensed view of the wedding day. Combining the photos and video in a sensible way that visually makes sense, takes time however.  And  Read more inside...

wedding photography – a photo-journalistic style, or more posed?

wedding photography - a photo-journalistic style ... or more posed?

A photographer who attended the recent flash photography workshop here in New York, asked me an interesting question regarding my wedding photography style. His observation was about how I seemed to consistently get such well-timed un-posed and natural looking images with my wedding photography. Since  Read more inside...

favorite image from the weekend

Often seen in wedding portfolios, this is always a fun setup to do with groomsmen - the Reservoir Dogs style walk towards the camera. A great group of guys, good light with a nice background, and you have the ingredients for a photograph that the couple will just love. I fired off a rapid series of shots to make sure I have at least one image where the motion and expression  Read more inside...