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Best time to shoot during a Wedding Reception!

There is a period of about 20 minutes of a Wedding Reception I get VERY active. It's when the balance between the sky and room is perfect. Indoors it will give you perfect blue in the windows; outside just the very best blue sky. The image in today's blog is from an atrium so it has a glass roof. Take advantage of this time to get the best overviews, it starts usually around 5-10 minutes after the sun is down. I'm excited about our next Wedding School sponsored by Canon and The International School of Photography March 3-5th at Pictureline, Salt Lake City, Utah.See link: education at kennethlinge.com. We also have a few places left for our Photographing People Part 1 seminar (all levels) in Salt Lake City this Saturday the 26th. My first week of Studio consulting in Denmark is sold out, but I have some openings week 2, Feb.18-20th.
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This is one of my FAVORITE shots of all time. I saw it a couple years ago at your booth at a wedding show and every time I am at La Caille I think of how beatiful and perfect this shot is. Incredible.

January 21, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterCamille

Thank you so much for those kind words Camille. I have photographed a lot of Weddings at La Caille, but this picture remains one of my very favorites also.I had to stand and "fish" for it, to get the Wedding Couple in the right spot and time with nobody between us.PS.Your website looks great!

January 23, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterKenneth

This shot is breathtaking. It so perfect. The crowd is quite dark and showing a little movement, but then right there in the center the bride and groom are completely illuminated, as if frozen in a moment. With the chandelier and the blue sky adding to the overall ambiance, this shot is truly art.

March 6, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterRebekah

Thank you Rebekah, that is such kind words. I do really like this image myself, one of my favorites. It was difficult, but sure fun when it works out :-) Best wishes to you.

March 8, 2008 | Registered Commenterkennethlinge

Amazing shot, I love the way that everything is captured in range without blowing out the highlights in the lamps or everything going too dark. It certainly looks magical with the darkening blue sky.

The lamps have just illuminated the key subjects perfectly dancing under the lights. This is about as close to perfection as it gets :-)

December 22, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterPatB

What kind words Pat, I really appreciate it.

December 22, 2008 | Registered Commenterkennethlinge

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