Times are changing

posted on 30th of september, 2014

Want to share what I saw the other day. We were invited to a wedding. The venue was at a "ranch" outside the city, well not a real ranch although they had a few farm animals more for showing. The real business is to have weddings and other events. As this is California one can plan to have weddings outside with relative little risk of foul weather. Guests were invited for six o'clock and the ceremony started at six thirty and with dinner and dancing it lasted till 10:30 or so.

When I am at a wedding I can not stop myself watching the photographers. There were quite a few of them. They seemed to me very professional. They used Nikon DSLRs for still and a few small FF Sonys for video.
What caught me by surprise was they did not use any flash . They had humongous lenses and worked handheld. The video...

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Comments (4)

Posted by Baldas1950 on October 02, 2014
Thank you! A very good information from this post. Personally some times I use flash during the day to avoid the presence of shadows on the subjects, but I never like utilisation of flash in the night or evening. We have always look to new possibility available from novel technologies!
Posted by Egomezta on October 01, 2014
Great blog, thanks for sharing.
Posted by Leesniderphotoimages on October 01, 2014
Very interesting and informative article - I never do wedding photography (nor would I) but I have to agree that natural light is indeed infinitely preferable to
flash which can be so harsh and unnatural. Thanks for posting.

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