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Equipment Review – Canon 5D Mark II & Wedding Photography

Search the phrase “Canon 5D Mark II Review,  and you’ll find more information than one can process. Some of the reviews are technical, done thoroughly by reputable magazines and professionals in the industry. Others are purely subjective, written by frustrated or happy consumers expressing their opinions with their limited knowledge and experience. This review is somewhere in the middle, leaving out the inapplicable detail, but thorough enough to make a good case for purchasing the camera as a professional wedding and engagement photographer.

Shooting Tips

How To Avoid Aperture Diffraction

When it comes to aperture settings in wedding photography, low is almost always the way they go, as we’re often in low light or simply prefer the shallow depth of field.  However, because we sometimes want to achieve specific effects, i.e. clarity in the whole scene when shooting venue shots, motion blur for artistic purposes, etc, we sometimes need to turn up the aperture. But how high should we go and should there be a limit?