Photograph Your Own Wedding (25) Editing in Lightroom

December 03, 2012  •  Leave a Comment
Now we ar e ready to start selecting and processing our images. My image editor of choice is Photoshop’s Lightroom although, I also have Aperture which is Apple’s equivalent – there are of course other brands available. I begin this process by uploading my first sub folder (normally Bridal Preparation) into Lightroom. In the Library element of Lig...
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Photograph Your Own Wedding (24) - The Day After the Wedding - The Backup

October 10, 2012
Before getting stuck into the actual processing of the images that you have lovingly captured the day before first there is a bit of ‘housekeeping’ to tackle. Photographers and in particular wedding photographers are paranoid about losing their precious images and so at the first available opportunity we perform the ancient ritual of ‘backing up’....
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Photograph Your Own Wedding (23) - The First Dance

September 26, 2012  •  Leave a Comment
Unless the bride and groom are planning a special event during the evening or after the reception such as a firework dispaly etc., the First Dance is usually the last element of the wedding day that we photograph. We feel this is a good point at which to stop taking photographs as it allows the bridal party and guests time to enjoy the evening cel...
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Photograph Your Own Wedding (22) - The Speeches

September 20, 2012  •  Leave a Comment
Be prepared for the speeches – the speeches can provide you with some of the best and most uninhibited photographs of the wedding. Outside of the service itself I believe the speeches are the centre-piece of the wedding day. As we are all aware your speakers will either dread the speeches or relish them – either way they will normally deliver a pe...
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Photograph Your Own Wedding (21) - Cutting the Cake

September 17, 2012  •  Leave a Comment
There is no set time to cut the cake – it seems to take place at different times according to the couple. However, in terms of photographing this event it can prove to be one of the more difficult shoots of the day. It is not unusual for the cake to be tucked away in a corner with very little room available for the couple to actually cut the cake a...
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