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During the middle of CMA FEST this past weekend we shot by LP Field on what refer to as the boobs of Nashville. Two small hills overlooking the downtown skyline. I shot with a Nikon D7000 using an alien bee 1600 with a softbox powered with a vagabond mini and pocket wizards. Propped it up on the side of the hill and waited for the rednecks to clear out of the bottom of the shot. LOL! It was fun!
This photo was taken on the deck of a building over looking the Ocean in Narragansett RI on May 25th 2013. It was a windy rainy day but their happiness couldn't be contained! I created this photo using only one light shot through a small umbrella style soft box. I set my exposure to darken down the clouds and create a sense of drama
Not much time for portraits during this wedding. I found an open area with a clean background. Put the sun behind them, shot with Canon 1D Mark IV with Mini TT1, my assistant held a Alien Bee Einstein & Pocket Wizard Power Mc2 on a mono pod with vagabond battery pack to keep things portable.
A Canon 580 EX II with a faull CTO gel to match color temperature from othe light sources is on a stand behind bride and groom, driven by a flexTT5. On camera is another FlexTT5 with an AC3 controller. I first turn off the remote flash via the Ac3, then set the camera to expose for the continuos light. I then turned on the 580 e set its power from the AC3 to light them as desired
Here's a shot I love from a recent wedding for Lisa & Richie. Taken outside Christchurch Art Gallery, New Zealand. 2 lights used; one umbrella high on camera left and one hard light concealed from behind.
This moment was completely unplanned. The main dances were over, and we were about to take a quick break, when the bride's grandfather stepped up and asked her for a dance. It was one of the sweetest moments of the day!
Key Light: HSF in a 15" Lastolite EZBox (held by assistant)
Rim Light: HSF on a stand
It was a Simple Set up which I used 1 P2 connected to an Nikon SB800 to 4 feet behind the couple. Timing was the Key to this shot. Pocketwizard worked Perfectly to capture the Kiss and the at the same time the Water hitting its highest point.
I had my assistant stand behind (with one flash SB900) and he mirrored the B&G's stance. Used manual with my Nikon Pocket Wizard on remote flash. Crouched below them with a D700 and a 70-200mm around his neck barely out of the water :) Used a D4 at ISO 800 34mm f3.5 at 250sec.
Bride and groom stood at end of jetty leading into sea at Abersoch, North Wales. Single Nikon SB-900 on stand attached to a Flex TT5 level with camera and to camera-left, triggered from D800 also by a Flex TT5
The wedding was in October and we've had to wait to be ablle to make some pictures in outdoor !
The place : a pontoon on a Normandy beach.
A bare Canon 580 EX with a Flex TT5 was used for the main light. It was on a 7' lightstand handled by my favorite VALS (Voice Activated Light Stand :) ).
A Mini TT1 and an AC-3 was used to control the flash power remotely.
My Assistant was holding a Speedlite in a big Beautydish on a monopod up high (on the right side) and it was triggered by a pocketwizard. He followed the couples first dance with the Beautydish and I took the photo from the front, also following the couples movement.
This is picture of a Maharastrian bride (MUMBAI/Bombay) , after the make up she was heading towards the venue for other wedding rituals..and I clicked this by standing on 1st floor and my assistance holding flash and walking in front of bride...fired through PW flex and MINI.
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Shot at 50mm at 1.4 with a setting sun so I needed the reliability of PocketWizards Hypersync to shoot at a high shutter speed of 1/5000th.
Had an assistant hold two speedlights on camera right aimed at Bride and Groom, fitted with PocketWizards Flex TT5.
On camera I had the PocketWizards Mini TT1 to send the signal to the speedlights.
This allowed me to eliminate harsh shadows off my subjects while shooting with a low depth of field and high shutter speeds.
picture was taken on a very cloudy day with lots of rain...we had just 30minutes to take these pictures
setup front right sb910 with elinchrom deep octa (conversion to take sb) then behind the couple on the ground second sb910 with garry fong sfere
f8 and 1/125 iso200
Sun was setting, The band had actually arrived in a 1937 Buick and the bride really wanted a cool vintage looking shot from the day. So I asked the band if we could borrow their car and I set to work to create a little more unique (one without just straight flare) photo for my couple. I knew the front needed to be highlighted so I set one flash out front and then also used a second to light the couple and bring them into the photo as a focal point.
Behind the couple is a TT5 with a SB900 on a small light stand. Infront of the couple is another TT5 with a SB900 on another light stand. On camera (D4) is a TT1 and AC3.
1/125 sec f/3.3 ISO 560 shot at 14mm (14-24mm /f2.8)
Photo was taken by Lauren & David Han on May 4, 2013 at the Four Seasons Toronto
We can provide an unwatermarked image if chosen
Canon 5Dmk3, 70-200L 2,8. Profoto 600r (built in PW), Pocket Wizard plusII Transceiver.
Bridegroom stood on a ladder with Profoto to light up our bride and I shot with Tele from 60 yards away to pull in the Alps in the background
There are 2 Nikon Sb-900 flashes perching on TT5s on stands behind the bride (one around knee height on a nano stand, one about chest height) and 1 Sb-910/ TT5 combo on the right about a bit higher than her head. It's a pretty dense bamboo forest so to keep the background it was shot a bit slow - 1/50th the flashes ensure that the shot is tack sharp.
Nikon D800 with Nikon 24-70mm f/2.8 lesn TT5 and a SB900, triggering the 3 remote flashes on ttl.
I was using Canon T3i lens canon 18-200is with mini TT1 and using 3 TT5, my attendees were 2 behind the cuple and one at 45°. I use canon 580ex over mini TT1 with flash option turned off, and the one TT5 on my left was chanel A and the two behind chanel B, I made ratio compensation 1/2 to power the chanel B, and voiila there is the photo.
the flashes used were 430exII I did use pocketwizard system because they alow me to make more interesting situations and no traditional setups in the fly, where I have the pleasure to work only in the position and the photo, no time to waste in calibrate settings in manual flash and proper distances.
A single off Camera Flash source was used, positioned to the left and slightly above the subjects. It has been bounced from a card also. Camera is 45 degree from the flash source and directly in front of Subjects with natural light from the sunset behind the subject.