The Favorite Photo of a Wedding Photographer: See How it Was Captured

Photographers take thousands of photos in no time at all, but it’s not everyday you snap something worth calling your “favorite”. For some of us, we only have a handful of favorites in the course of our whole career. Perhaps they even occurred before behind the scenes videos were created:

For Jerry Ghionis, he was lucky enough to have the whole process captured on HD video. From the lighting adjustments to the subtle changes in position of his subject, we can watch his favorite photo unfold.

composing the photo

As a photographer, you should be prepared to assume any and every position imaginable just to get the shot. I think many would agree that leaning over a balcony with only your assistant keeping you from falling over is a small price to pay for a beautiful photo.

bride lying down on floor

My best photo is in my future, but for now this will do.
~ Jerry Ghionis

Camera: Nikon D3
Lens: 14-24mm f2.8
Focal Length: 14mm
Shutter Speed: 1/125 sec
Aperture: f3.5
ISO: 640
White Balance: Daylight
Light Source: Window and Ambient Light

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