mae day

man, i almost screwed these up.

tried shooting the wedding of a good friend with the camera set to overexpose by a stop and a half. knew there'd be a lot of whites around so i was hoping to get a graphic, almost 2-dimensional high-key effect.

bride's arrival high key
bridal march

thing is, by pushing the exposure so much, it's easy to clip the highlights and lose image data. so i did end up having to do a fair amount of post in order to rescue some detail and reign in the contrast. mayo says she likes it, so all told, i guess the risky move worked.


couple as seen on camcorder monitor
couple at the altar
couple exchange vows, high key
jaguar mark II bridal car

you'll find the rest of the series on my friend mae's page, here.

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