Other Creative Angles and Effects

Again, finding creative angles will require a bit of scouting around the shoot location. We also recommend practicing all of these effects before using them in the field.

Here are some tips for finding and using creative angles/effects:

Favorite Gear:

  • Canon 24-70mm f/2.8
  • Canon 70-200mm f/2.8
  • Any prime (24mm, 35mm, 50mm, 85mm)
  • Spray bottle
  • String lights
  • Glass objects

Shooting Guidance

  • Before the Day
    • Research your location – Google images, use Google Earth to see on-site views
    • Practice spraying lens enough to still see objectsDuring the Shoot
  • During the Shoot
    • During key moments, shoot 2nd position. Second shooter takes lead on 24-70/70-200mm
    • Step out wide and capture the entire ceremony site
    • Take a Panoramic Stitch (Brenizer Method) of ceremony site