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12.26.2017

WPPI Conference 2018

The biggest wedding and portrait photography show in the country, WPPI offers an affordable education and photo walk program that […]

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09.15.2017

Sigma Lenses for Wedding Storytelling

As a wedding photographer, it is my responsibility to deliver exceptional photos, every event, without fail. Every wedding is a ballet, telling a love story through emotion and the subtleties of light. Carrying a case full of Sigma lenses, such as the extremely versatile 24-105mm f4 Art, along with a few primes like the tack sharp 85mm f1.4 Art and the indispensable 12-24mm f4 Art wide angle lens, I can capture that love story, creating something magical. I recently had the opportunity to document the wedding of the Grammy Award winning couple Kate and Forrest O’Connor, and build a video slideshow featuring their own music.

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07.05.2017

Sigma 24-70mm f2.8 DG OS HSM | Art: First Impressions

A hands-on review of the new Sigma 24-70mm F2.8 Art lens with image samples and observations on sharpness, bokeh, and hand feel.

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10.04.2016

Photographing Weddings with Sigma Art Lenses

Michael Cassara I’m a prime guy. I went to film school where my professors always preached about using prime lenses, […]

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08.19.2015

How to Shoot in Direct Sunlight

Shooting on location in the middle of the day can make controlling the sunlight very difficult. I have chosen my canon 5D mk iii. So if I want to shoot with flash off camera to control the bright sun I’m limited to a x sync of 1/200 of a second. This is going to make my aperture F16 and that is too much depth of field for my preference. I don’t like to use ND filters to open up my aperture because they make it difficult to see through the camera. I could use high-speed sync but this technique is flawed by the fact that the flash is at its lowest power as it pulses across the chip. Also, it would never give me enough power to overpower the sun in the middle of the day, so I only use this technique on cloudy days.

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07.30.2015

Wedding Photography: Using Prime Lenses

Wedding photography

Many photographers have a certain style when it comes to photographing weddings, and that has a lot to do with […]

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