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29 Jan 2023

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How We Shot It: Panoramic Portrait Using Wireless Flash instead of HDR bracketing

In one of our recent tutorials, we talked about how to decide whether or not it is a good idea to shot bracketed images and create an HDR. In this situation, I strongly considered using an HDR technique to help expose for my subjects’ faces. Why? Well as you will see in the video, it was very difficult to be able to place a flash, as my subjects and I were both perched up on a rock ledge!

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How We Shot It | Wine Room Mixed Lighting

As much as weddings are about capturing the moment as is happens, in our photography studio, our clients expect us to challenge ourselves and create something extraordinary out of ordinary scenes for the couples session of the wedding day. One way to do that is with mixed lighting as you can see from the image below.

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Photography Essentials: The Sunny 16 Rule

With all the sophistication of modern metering system, it seems like the good ol’ Sunny 16 Rule can be dismissed as one of the old relics of the film era. But it is still a valid and useful rule nonetheless, and one that can teach growing photographers about the principles of metering.
So if you haven’t heard about the Sunny 16 Rule or just need to brush up on it again, here’s a quick primer on this classic metering rule.