Fun formal, and not so formal shoot in the studio. I was fortunate enough to shoot the destination wedding of Erica and Jarrod in Barbados, at the historic Crane Resort on Crane Beach.
“Thanks to digital products anyone can be a Photoshop hack, selfie whore or filter junkie. We see with our smartphones, not our eyes. What need do we have for old-fashioned specialists using toxic chemicals to make a physical print that can be neither insta-shared nor “liked”? -N.S. Berlin the economist.
Printed the neg in the darkroom- a bit cooked, as the iso can range from 50-200. Final print, about a 6 minute exposure, Ilford Multigrade fiber paper.
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Inspired by True Detective season two filming location, ventured over to the new Anaheim train station. Photographed with the Pentax 645z Medium format camera. And yes, I sat in the same seat as Detective Ray Velcoro.
Nothing like shooting a destination wedding for two photographers from New York. No pressure. They met at an art opening in the Santora Arts Building downtown Santa Ana, and decided to have their destination wedding in CA. The table settings were named after different photographers, I was lucky enough to sit at the henri cartier-bresson.
When you hear “studio”, you think “stuffy,” but NOT true. Studio is elegant, classy and will remain timeless. No need to complicate things by adding extra props like balloons, your initials, etc, which will seem dated in a few years.. Where should we go? Beach? Park? ugh, decision fatigue. Yes, the beach is beautiful, but the engagement session is about the two of YOU, not the landscape. 3. We can control the environment. The studio is air conditioned. . No […]
Bridal Photo shoot in the studio Film, Polaroid and digital- Trifecta!
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Planning – @lvlweddings, @cariepearce Venue – @strawberryfarmsgolf Rentals – @sigpartyrentals Floral Design – @perfect_petalca, @jansicking Photography – @nicolecaldwellphoto Videography – @dan_plugfilms DJ – @djjasonjass, @visionsentertainment Live Musicians (Cocktail Hour) – @middle_fiddle Cake/Desserts – @sweetnsaucyshop Hair – @eunice_lepore Makeup – @taffyamber Transportation – @limo4me Getaway Car – @classiclimos