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TechieTalk: The importance of hiring a professional photographer- Equipment

It’s no doubt that the planning and orchestrating of a wedding is a scenario requiring lots of attention to detail and time.  It could prove to be one of the major accomplishments that newlyweds will conquer in their relationship in regards to logistics, planning, and adapting to human tendencies.

Photography-wise. weddings prove to be one of the most challenging shooting situations. 

The main challenge is due to lighting conditions.  Outside of a sunny, mid-day, outdoor wedding, most wedding ceremony venues and reception halls appear to look bright to the human eye but translate quite differently when behind the lens.  A trained professional realises this and would consider most venues as low-lighting events.  What does this mean?

An outdoor photo taken during an overcast day.  Ample sunlight can be key to making all points of interest vibrant and true to life when photographed. 

An outdoor photo taken during an overcast day.  Ample sunlight can be key to making all points of interest vibrant and true to life when photographed. 

The best equipment is mandatory to produce prints that are worth printing. 

In general, having:

1.     A camera that has the ability to handle low light situations without introducing noise and artifacts.

2.     Lenses that are able to bring in as much light as possible with high quality optics and a wide aperture range.

FotoVie shoots with one of the highest rated cameras: a Canon 5Ds R with a whopping 50.6 megapixel sensor.  Lenses used include choices from the Canon L-Series which can be purchased around the $3000 mark.

3.     Additional lighting equipment can brighten up any extra dim areas.  Having extra lighting will allow a photographer to adapt to any venue.  FotoVie recommends and uses Elinchrom studio strobes to ensure lighting will never be a restricting factor.  We are well prepared to capture any moment and ensure it translates into a beautiful photograph. 

These equipment choices enable FotoVie to produce stunning images that are of high quality and worth printing