I hand turned the camera while taking the shot. It took a few try's as I kept getting the knee or something else in the center. This is right out of the camera with no Photoshop work.
I try different effects at each wedding on the detail shots.
It's always fun when someone decides to ham it up.
A sun set of the East side of Catalina about 3 miles North of Avalon.
A fun group makes my job easy.
The best light is just before sun set or sun rise. There were a number of people in the back round that I removed so the beach would be empty.
Beautiful church right on the coast.
This was a very long 3.6 second shot with a late flash to keep from losing the natural light.
I love getting the moment. What did her husband just say that made her look at him that way? I am sure she will remember.
The quiet before the storm.
Look at the eyes to know when to take the picture
Remember when you didn't have a care in the world. This was his adoption party.
A fair at the orange county fair grounds
Getting this many people with there eye's open is one part luck and one part rapid fire camera.
To my eye this is the way to show people the flowers you had. I have never understood wedding detail pictures that didn't have anything to show who's wedding it was.
He is only about a foot and a half away from the lens
I tried some test shots with the flash and lost the DJ's lights so I turned the flash almost straight up so it just cought the crowd.
The church had a sound room that aloud for the wide angle. I try hard not to disrupt the service, but I run around as much as I can to try different shoots.
There was great lights going all over the dance floor. I set up and called the brides name. This was the look I got.
2008 Orange County Music awards