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Bride and Groom kiss

mnementh

Active Member
some friends of mine got married and the wedding photographer let me take a few shots.
photography in a dark aquarium is really tough. the only light in this tunnel was a blue spotlight so I bounced a flash backwards so as not to get a big flash spot reflected in the glass.


wedding.jpg
 
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MikeB

Always on
Premium Member
Looks like you got the white balance back pretty well. Looks as though she's laughing too hard to be kissing.
 
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mnementh

Active Member
Looks k=like you got the white balance back pretty well. Looks as though she's laughing too hard to be kissing.
I think she wasn't expecting him to lean her back like that.
i would have loved a little more on the sides for this pic, especially that left side, but just outside of the frame are concrete pylons...
 

spuriosity

Always on
Interesting place to get married! I think I'd try a closer crop with this, perhaps a landscape with the negative space to the left and then clone out the strip. I'm just not a fan of the concrete at the bottom!
 

tenchy

Rain maker
Administrator
I think you did well there really. I think you could boost the contrast a little, but don't let that affect the dress and parts already look on the edge of blowing.
 

mnementh

Active Member
I think you did well there really. I think you could boost the contrast a little, but don't let that affect the dress and parts already look on the edge of blowing.
Ah, you could be right about the contrast. I may have to drop it back in Lightroom and check it out.
 

bernieraffe

Member
It really doesn’t flatter couples having them kiss with pouty lips like this, much better to have them ‘almost kiss’, looks a lot more romantic and less camera aware.

Bit overlit too, other than that.... perfect!
 

Roger S

Crazy Canuck
Administrator
It really doesn’t flatter couples having them kiss with pouty lips like this, much better to have them ‘almost kiss’, looks a lot more romantic and less camera aware.....
That's a good tip for other beginners. Unfortunately, the OP may never see this since he hasn't been back on the forum in 2 1/2 years now.
 
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