Trash the Dress Wedding Photography

Being creative in wedding photography doesn’t always come easily. You have to think outside the alter–err, box, a little. Justin Wojtczak suggests taking the wedding party outside in a short tutorial he made explaining a few different lighting setups that he commonly uses. In his webisode, Trash The Dress, he explores different situations where you can implement gear you probably already have, and in some cases shows you affordable substitutions that deliver striking results. You can watch the episode below, and in case you were wondering, yes, the bride’s dress really does get trashed as the shoot takes them through some muddy creek beds:

So, what gear did Wojtczak employ? Here’s a list:

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“You want to use whatever an environment gives you. Is it symmetrical? Is it asymmetrical? Whatever it is, use it to your advantage.”

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One response to “Trash the Dress Wedding Photography”

  1. Kris says:

    Sadly a woman in Quebec recently drowned attempting this type of shoot. Her dress became so heavy when wet she was unable to get out of the lake in time. So, nice concept but be smart about it.

    http://www.theprovince.com/life/fashion-beauty/Quebec+bride+drowns+wedding+gown+during+Trash+Dress+photo+shoot/7148307/story.html

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