October 18, 2011

A Fisheye Wedding


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Let me say up front, that my hat is off you those who shoot weddings for a living. You don’t get a second chance.

So as a non wedding photographer photographer I felt no pressure, knowing full-well that capturing the bride and groom’s big day was in the capable hands of a real wedding photographer, I thought I’d have some fun. I threw my fisheye lens on my D700 and shot wildly throughout the night.

Of the two hundred or so exposures I shot, I processed a few that I thought captured the essence of the big day.

The lead image (above) is my favorite. The rest follow.

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Opening procession.

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At the altar.

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Married.

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The flower girl and ring bearer were the bride’s niece and nephew.

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A shot of the bride through the window of the Rolls Royce Limo.

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Party time. The band wasn’t your traditional wedding band. They were a show band – Motown Review.

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They covered Smokey Robinson, The Temptations, The Supremes, and countless other classic acts.

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Good times. Good times.

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  1. These look great Bob! Even though you were the second shooter, you still told a story here, and that’s what it’s all about. It’s tough doing weddings, but we’ve been having a lot of fun doing it.

  2. Different set from usual, but good to see something different. I was in the same situation recently and quite enjoyed the experience, however, there is NO WAY I’d do it as a job!

  3. Again, great black and white work. My favorite of all of them is the bride in the limo. That one is true fine art!!