This Gallery is a few images that I photographed as Naomi and Daniels wedding photographer in Bath a couple of weeks ago, wedding photography with these cameras is an absolute blast, the wedding images are stunning from this camera.
You may be drawn into a false sense of security, they all sound great in theory however scene modes are only the same as Auto mode, the camera still does everything with regards to the photo such as exposure, focus, and everything else, you as the photographer are completely kept out of the process.
Flash Photography You can do some pretty amazing things when you get to grips with your Flash Photography, obviously that little blast of light is fantastic at adding a touch a fill when taking photos outside where the light may just add that extra lift to portraits especially under the eyes where you could have […]
Freezing action is something photographers have been fascinated with, the ability to freeze photographs of fast-moving action, the Bride tossing her bouquet to her girlfriends at her wedding is a must for fast shutter speeds you could also set the camera to continuous focus and firing mode to fire off several shots at once.
Controlling the depth of field is an essential skill in photography, it allows everything in a landscape photograph from the closest detail to the farthest, to appear in focus, or lets say your taking a portrait photograph of the Bride and you want the Brides eyes to appear sharp, selecting the correct aperture will provide you with the perfect detailed shot.
RAW/RAF/NEF are the file formats offered by most DSLRs and when you move beyond Auto into the magic world of manual, these are basically related to how your images are saved onto the memory card by the camera.
The beautiful Mother of the Bride attached with this Blog was taken at a wedding in somerset just the other week, tell me, was this auto exposure or manual, did the camera select the correct settings, creating the soft bokeh and the beautiful natural color balance?
Manual versus Auto Photography; what will you choose?
Photography is all about emotion and this emotion, connection has to start with you as the photographer, this then absolutely impacts on the photograph.
Photographing weddings in Somerset can be a challenge due to the changes is weather, we provided our wedding services last weekend and we experienced every type of weather throughout the day, from brilliant sunshine through to those black overcast skies, very challenging and this is when is vital to clearly see the direction of light as it changes through the wedding shoot.
Walled garden Venue at Orchardleigh Estate in Somerset
So many options are available to us as wedding photographers, understand the light and then control the camera to produce your art.
If you do have the opportunity to try some more artistic photographs using off camera lighting, you can take your images to a new level but ensure you get the safe shots first, once you have those in the bag, then play away.
Judging Exposure to get that perfect wedding photograph, you want the dress to show all its beautiful detail for the lovely Bride on her wedding day.
If you practice with flash you will be amazed at what can be achieved, it’s really not that difficult but you have to play, if your photographing a wedding, nail the important photos first and then play.
Exposure & Light:, looking for great light to enhance your wedding photography
This is the magic of Photography; capturing real life, real emotions and real happiness on your wedding day.
Wedding Photography Orchardleigh House Somerset
Katie & Dominic wed in St Thomas & Beckett in Bath
Keep your camera to hand and Photograph those everyday little things; they will bring back so many memories.