Join Chris Orwig for an in-depth discussion in this video Looking at specialty gear, part of Wedding Photography for Everyone: Fundamentals.
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Now that we've covered some of the essential gear that you might want to consider when…photographing a wedding, you want to take it to the next level.…I'm going to talk about some specialty lenses and cameras that you might want to use when…you get a little bit more advanced.…When you're starting out photographing a wedding, you want to start with the basics, but then…you may want to add in some other lenses in order to capture some creative or interesting shots.…So let's talk about some different lenses just to begin to think about what are some…of those specialized lenses that we might use, what are the looks that we would create…or capture with those types of lenses or those types of cameras?…Let's start off over here.…
Perhaps you want to bring 100 millimeter macro lens, this will be great for capturing close-up…detail shots in a wedding, or maybe you want to try out an E5 millimeter lens f/1.2, it's…a great portrait lens, and it allows you get this really interesting shallow depth of field…or you could try perhaps a 35-millimeter focal length lens.…
Chris Orwig has been in exactly this position, and in this course, he shares his experiences and creative insights, all liberally illustrated with examples from weddings that he has photographed. The course begins with details on preproduction—your gear and equipment decisions and the importance of talking to the bride and groom about their goals for your photographs. It also explores some key strategies for documenting the ceremony and the celebration afterwards. Lastly, Chris reviews some postproduction strategies for enhancing your images and delivering them to the happy couple.