A really sweet moment that the people in the other room have no idea is happening.
This is a very passionate image, not just because of the wonderful moment occuring between bride and groom, as the wedding awaits (or perhaps it is just concluded). It's a beautiful moment shared between the two of them, surrounded in a luxurious room. Amazingly, the ornate room doesn't detract from the power of the moment. Such is the strength of it combined with composition that our eyes readily land on the moment.
I love the feeling of being part of the wedding party and almost being in the middle of this conversation. The expression of the bride and especially the groom really make this work well. Having said that, watch the corners. The upper right corner and the top 10% of the entire top and left sides could be cropped out, improving the photo and maybe giving you more space to keep in more of the kid in the lower right corner.
Great use of the limited focus (which is a result of working in low light, I know. ) His expression is great as are their hands. The image would be even better as avertical, losing 25% off the right and 15% off the left.
It's hard not to fall in love this couple; their joyful radiance is written all over their bodies. I love that the audience is obscured, accentuating a private moment in front of so many. Furthermore the pews create a lead into the image that lands our eyes directly upon this couple.
It is rare that a photographer can observe the bride and groom from behind the altar. This was that one time, and the couple let their feelings show for that moment, and for all time. The lighting was provided by the church, and I simply exposed for the light on their faces. Once that was calculated, it only required patience to wait until the couple's gesture matched the feeling that I knew existed between them both.
This is an image we all hope for when we are waiting to raise our camera. I can imagine thinking, "I sure wish some birds would fly past in the background." But, of course, 99% of the time that'll never happen so we go with the best we can get. Beyond those birds (that transforms this photo from okay to wow) is the wonderful saturated colors and composition.
A great moment, fairly well captured. The background is almost distractiing but not quite as is the white spot at the center top. A bit less depth of field and a tilt of the camera down slightly would make this even better.
Great use of the low angle and careful watching of the girl's expression. I would tried to have shifted right a bit to have his arm/sleeve cover up the window in the back, even if it brought out more of the window of his shoulder on the right upper side of the image. That and maybe make it a vertical to lose the 20% at left adding nothing to the image and 20% off the right to get rid of that window.
This is a humorous photo that exists just outside the borders of playful mimic. It's a wonderful juxtaposition of textures, the flower arrangement and the bride's curls. It's one of those photos that "works," simply because it works.
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