If you think about it, wedding days are totally against us as photographers, particularly when it comes to light. I mean, who has two thumbs and ends up shooting bridal parties at high noon in July? For four weekends in a row?
One of our most frequently asked questions at The Youngrens is “How do you shoot in harsh sunlight?”
The short answer? We don’t. We find shade. Any kind of shade. Shade from a tree, a building, a cloud, a doorway, a diffuser – anything. As much as we humanly can, we try to avoid harsh sunlight.
Which brings me to our second most frequently asked question.
“Ok, but what if there’s no shade to be found? Anywhere.”
Fair question. We’ll start with the basics, then throw out a few tips. Continue Reading