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mizuno
5th of February 2006 (Sun), 01:51
My sister-in-law's wedding yesterday, and whilst I was not the 'official' photographer, they asked me to come along and take photos, and I was excited by the opportunity.

I was very sensitive throughout the day to not in any way hinder the official paid photographer or get in her way. This meant that I spent the day shooting from less than ideal angles. The pro was fantastic and I have long been an admirer of her work, so it was great to watch her up close first hand, I have gained a huge amount of experience.

Here are a few I just pulled out - I am yet to have a decent look through all my shots.

I'd appreciate any feedback or advice as I am looking to develop to the point where I can shoot weddings professionally myself.

http://www.zeke.com.au/stuff/gabbie.jpg

http://www.zeke.com.au/stuff/gab_ryan1.jpg

http://www.zeke.com.au/stuff/gab_ryan2.jpg

cdifoto
5th of February 2006 (Sun), 01:56
You captured some very nice moments and your exposures look to be right on...but the pictures are rather flat (like mine! haha). If you play with levels a little bit and add some USM (I now use 20%, 60, 0 as my settings) the images will *pop*.

I'm no PP guru - far from it - but I took a stab at that last image. Hope you don't mind.

Actionphotog
5th of February 2006 (Sun), 09:45
Very nice photos, that is the best way to learn Wedding photography by following a pro.

spencer87
5th of February 2006 (Sun), 11:54
nice photos. the second shot is my favorite! perfect candid moment.

cmM
5th of February 2006 (Sun), 18:11
#2 is beautiful. A perfect moment. What wedding photography is all about IMO.

cmM.

kampphoto
5th of February 2006 (Sun), 19:11
great shots mizuno

mizuno
5th of February 2006 (Sun), 21:22
You captured some very nice moments and your exposures look to be right on...but the pictures are rather flat (like mine! haha). If you play with levels a little bit and add some USM (I now use 20%, 60, 0 as my settings) the images will *pop*.

Yeah, I've done very minimal post processing. Didn't sharpen them or anything.

PIXI_666
5th of February 2006 (Sun), 22:59
They are beautiful, and the bride looks absolutely gorgeous!!!
Id be really happy if i shot these, so you should feel proud that you gained experience AND got some great shots too! I love the 1st shot really, and the other 2 are really cute captures! I hope that you are able to book a wedding and be the main photographer one day - it truelly is a wonderful feeling when your in charge of the photo's and the turn out :)
But this is a G-R-E-A-T start!!

Inspired Photography
6th of February 2006 (Mon), 07:14
Great photos mate, well done.

I agree with what cdi-ink.com said. A little post processing can go a long way to making your images that much better.

Rob