My First Wedding Shoot. Please C&C

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  1. DanPonjican

    DanPonjican TPF Noob!

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    After much begging and pleading, I reluctantly agreed to shoot my sister-in-law's wedding this past weekend. I'm no pro and not even a seasoned hobbiest. In any event, I'm interested in your opinions, critisms or props (yeah right!). Overall, I supposed I am satisfied with the results considering my experience level.

    I shot with my Canon XT, Speedlite 580EX II (with a GF universal cloud diffuser) and either a Tamron AF17-50mm F/2.8 lens or a Canon 50mm F1.8 portrait lens.

    Here is a link to the gallery:
    http://dan.ponjican.com/ElizabethandPaul/index.htm
     
  2. Rachelsne

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    I think they are good, especially as its your first go, maybe there is a bit to much skin softening on a couple of photos...

    hopefully you enjoyed your self too
     
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    Not bad for a first wedding. I don't care for the white arbor thing in the background I think it is distracting. I also think the portriats of her alone are a little dark and you can see that her dress has been put over the chair. Maybe crop in a little closer so that the train is not so visible.
     
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    very good... Hope I do as well on my first time. Did you think the lenses you used did the trick?
     
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    You might get more response if you posted a few of your favorites here, or if you picked out a few you specifically wanted some critique on.
     
  6. DanPonjican

    DanPonjican TPF Noob!

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    I definitely liked the versatility of the Tamron lens. It seemed to accomplish most everything I was looking to get.

    Here's a couple of my favorite shots:

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    If that is your first attempt....god help us when you've had some practice !!
     
  8. DanPonjican

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    You are too kind.
     
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    You obviously have the talent to capture moments that matter. I like your shots alot!
     
  10. elsaspet

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    I love the ribbon tying shot. Good eye.
     
  11. RyanLilly

    RyanLilly No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    I think that you did a good job, Some of you shots are excellent, a bunch are good, and a few could be better, but overall nice job. I think that you could bring out a bit more color and "pop" is a few of them and it would really look great. Also love some of the bride shots. Also, Its good to be modest here when you are looking for feedback, but don't sell yourself short if other opportunities should arise, you have some good work here, better than some... ahem, "Possessional" work I have seen.
     
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    Nicely done!
     

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