wedding

Shooting a wedding on a smartphone

Photographer Shoots an Entire Wedding Using Only a Smartphone

While smartphones can provide great images in controlled environments, they're not considered to be as versatile as a dedicated camera. Wedding Photographer Jason Vinson decided to see how a Sony Xperia Pro-I would fare in an setting where he had little to no control: a full-day wedding.

a bride holding her flowers

Wedding Photography is Experiencing its Own #MeToo Moment

It took two women and a pair of viral Instagram posts to start an industry-wide conversation about the sexism and abuse wedding photographers regularly experience while doing their jobs. Thousands of other people's accounts, shares, likes, and comments later, where does the industry go from here?

How to Capture In-Action Portraits with a Wide-Angle Lens

One of my favorite engagement photography techniques is getting up close to the subjects with a wide-angle lens. The resulting images feel alive and immersive. In this article and video, I'll be demonstrating the difference a wide-angle and a telephoto lens can make when capturing action.

How to Create the ‘Ring of Fire’ Effect for a Couples Portrait

You’ve likely already heard of the “Ring of Fire” photography technique. This is a visual trick popularized by famous wedding and portrait photographer, Sam Hurd. The Ring of Fire is created by using a piece of copper tubing to reflect light coming into the camera.

A Review of the Sony Alpha 1 for Wedding Photography

Ever since the a9 in 2017, Sony has dominated the spec charts. As with all camera brands, different product lines had different strengths -- speed, resolution, video. In 2021 however, Sony dropped a surprise with the Alpha 1, which combines the best of everything that came before it.

5 Tips for Perfectly Photographing the Bride and Groom’s First Dance

The first dance at a wedding is a moment that is cherished by every person in attendance. All eyes are on the bride and groom’s first dance as they walk into their wedding reception and share this moment as the first time as husband and wife.

Review of the Fujifilm XF 16-80mm f/4 R OIS WR Lens

I’m a big fan of zoom lenses. For my photography and budget, they provide great value and versatility, and modern zoom lenses sacrifice little, if any, image quality compared to prime lenses.

Great Reads in Photography: April 11, 2021

Every Sunday, we bring together a collection of easy-reading articles from analytical to how-to to photo-features in no particular order that did not make our regular daily coverage. Enjoy!