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23 Comments | Report
AlanJakarta PRO+
 
AlanJakarta April 06, 2014
Lovely mono shot. Congratulations.
AK_Swathi
 
AK_Swathi April 06, 2014
Nice shot . All the best.
debhall PRO+
 
debhall April 06, 2014
Congrats on your feature!
catini
 
catini April 06, 2014
Congrats on your feature!
Juliamclean PRO+
 
Juliamclean April 06, 2014
Congratulations.......great image!
iceman2
 
iceman2 April 06, 2014
Wonderful mono shot.Congrats!
WileKyK PRO+
 
WileKyK April 06, 2014
Well lit and composed. Congratulations on your Feature!
mikemalak
 
mikemalak April 06, 2014
Nice shot!!
naries
 
naries April 06, 2014
Beautiful in black and white!! Congratulations!!!
BowmanLifeStudios
 
BowmanLifeStudios April 06, 2014
Wonderful black and white wedding photo!
JoeS PRO
 
JoeS April 06, 2014
Well deserved award! Great POV!
SensoryPhotography Premium
 
SensoryPhotography April 06, 2014
Thank you everyone! Capturing moments like this, are the reason I enjoy photography so much.
SusiStroud PRO+
 
SusiStroud April 06, 2014
Beautiful, specially in black and white. Congrats on your feature.
chertel
 
chertel April 07, 2014
Congratulations on a beautiful composition and well deserved feature!!!!
redwriter PRO
 
redwriter April 08, 2014
Great b/w shot. Congrats. - Jake
shetlandcowgirl
 
shetlandcowgirl April 13, 2014
Beautiful! Congrats
Ravishing
 
Ravishing November 24, 2014
Everyone is in focus:-) Nice!
nathanivie
 
nathanivie January 06, 2015
great moment
HappyTree PRO+
 
HappyTree May 27, 2015
Love it!
becklett
 
becklett August 29, 2015
Absolutely love it, great capture. Let me the expression on the kids face too :)
maddyw
 
maddyw September 07, 2015
beautiful
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JDLifeshots
 
JDLifeshots October 26, 2015
Great shot! Congrats.
nandicmb
 
nandicmb October 29, 2015
Congratulations on both your Awards!

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Behind The Lens

Location
The Springhill Pavillion, Bozeman Montana
Time
This photo was taken in the evening after the ceremony.
Lighting
The lighting was very low, but the couple had decorated with Christmas lights that added a nice ambiance to the wedding reception.
Equipment
Canon 5D Mark ii, 24-105L f/4 series lens. No tripod, No Flash. Settings are: ISO: 2500, F.4, 35mm.
Inspiration
Honestly during the first dance I was taking lots of shots from eye level and from above. Then I decided I need to have more of the decorations evolved and went down to the flower to get a different angle. It worked out really well for this shot. I tend to look for angles that most people wouldn't try. Sometimes the results are more than expected.
Editing
Lightroom. Other than adding a black and white treatment. I boosted the exposure and clarity some. Had to do some fine adjustments for highlights and contrast to help punch the white/black balance.
In my camera bag
2 Canon cameras- 5D mark ii, 60D. Several lens options. 50mm f1.4, 24-105mm L f4 , 70-200mm Lf/2.8, 16-35mm f.2.8,
Feedback
The only advice I might have is this. When shooting an event, for me at least, I always look for the unexpected shot. An angle that is commonly seen in an event such as this. That one shot that may or may not work? In many cases I've had angles that aren't normally done that just don't work. In this photo however, it is one of my favorite wedding photos I've ever taken. I think personal growth in photography is taking those extra steps that help make you more creative. Pushing myself to try and do new things is one of the great joys I have for photography. Your only limited by your imagination,.

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