August 29, 2014 at 9:53 am #21835
Just another mediocre producing drone of thousands out there. Meh. Kudos to her though for not posting the shaky shots. With a technique like this
I’m shocked she has any pics at all that are sharp. I ran into a friend of mine a few months back and she asked me to take some photos for their charity. She also took a few and held the camera in this glorious fashion. I asked if she’d mind if I told her how better to hold it. Her percentage of sharp pics has risen dramatically and she constantly gets told by others she’s holding the camera wrong. She tells them a pro told her to do it this way (left hand under and not gripping the lens like Kathleen here) and is slowly passing on the knowledge. Too bad Kathleen hasn’t noticed, with the vast information available on the internet, the basics of holding a camera. Again, kudos to her for still managing to get a few sharp ones. Too bad they are mediocre anyway but that’s the way the world is headed in terms of photographic expectations.August 29, 2014 at 10:19 am #21836inkh3art3dParticipantAugust 30, 2014 at 2:06 pm #21876
Ah, Kathleen, there’s one I’ll have to add to my ‘must have’ photos at the next wedding….. https://www.facebook.com/kathleensack/photos/a.10151614542637750.1073741829.264654277749/10151615891727750/?type=3&theater
<hearing my mother’s voice say ‘your eyes are going to stick like that if you don’t quit rolling them so hard!’>
I’ve run across dozens but it is starting to feel rather futile when posting them. *sigh*August 30, 2014 at 10:08 pm #21885
@inkh3art3d…How did I miss that one? Yep, the slimy green water is the important part of the shot so let’s highlight it by camouflaging the kid into the grass.
@NoLoveLossless…What? This photo of four guys’ asses isn’t liked five hundred times by her fans? I’m shocked. Shocked I say.August 31, 2014 at 4:16 pm #21906eaglemanParticipant
I’m just going to leave this here and walk away.
Along with some stunning before and afters…
From a friend’s wedding…the rest of the photos are here!September 1, 2014 at 12:56 pm #21931
@ picstop – ha! 🙂
@eagleman – ok, now you are just TRYING to make me have a stroke, aren’t you? 😉 Sadly, the best pictures in that whole album are of the car!September 2, 2014 at 1:40 am #21946nesgranParticipant
wow, those were stunningly bad wedding photos, I feel sorry for your friend. You could at least have hoped he’d sort the dress situation out in post and not turn everyone’s face into plastic before posting online, especially posting before and after shots. I wonder what the bride’s maid who had the liquefy job on her neck is thinkingSeptember 2, 2014 at 11:51 am #21959
I don’t understand the obsession with taking decades off of the faces of people. One of my least favourite things about brides though, and gotta love ’em but really, please buy the dress that suits your body. You ladies are all beautiful on your wedding day but you are what you are and choosing a dress that does not give you back bulge or cleavage can only be a good thing. That said, I, and hopefully most, try to shoot to minimize the look. But for this fella to actually show a “back bulge” before and after (drawing attention to the fact it exists) surprises me that it didn’t make the bride cry. Because so many don’t even acknowledge it (and we as photographers should disguise it but not by manipulating it in photoshop let alone showing before and after). Wow.September 2, 2014 at 2:51 pm #21964
@picstop – boy, you said a mouthful right there – that is probably the BIGGEST nightmare for me – the back and boob bulge on heavier-set woman. Unfortunately we are not usually consulted before the dress is purchased. Although, remarkably, there have actually been 4 brides who asked me to come along with them when choosing their dresses from a ‘final four’ selection type trip because I do offer the service (I am a word-of-mouth, private referral photographer so I often either know the bride personally or know a close friend of theirs quite well.) As you said, I have NEVER had an ‘ugly’ bride because any woman that happy and radiant on her special day is beautiful. And it is our job, our mission, nay, our sacred DUTY, to make them look like everything they are that day – a beautiful, happy woman marrying the man of her dreams. You don’t have to turn them into Melting Plastic Barbie to make that happen! Turn them to soften the shoulder line and give the illusion of thinning the body, shoot them in short light, employ your S-curves and C-curves wisely, get the arms off the body, shift their weight back, shoot from above and have them look over the shoulder and up at you…a million and one little things that a real PROFESSIONAL photographer knows and uses to enhance a bride.
I WILL be happy when the completely strapless dress fad is over – it is the absolutely most unflattering look for about 75% of the women who wear it and that is sad, but it IS what we have to work with and if you know what you are doing, you CAN make it work for her and for you – in the photos at least!September 11, 2014 at 12:47 pm #22213fstopper89Participant
Oh. My. Gosh Eagleman- that poor bride/bridesmaid/wedding guest. He made them look 25 when they’re clearly not that young. I would be livid! It’s one thing to do some slight liquify to the point no one can tell (I do it occasionally) but to post the before and after??????
Here are some gems.September 11, 2014 at 4:07 pm #22218
Holly Carp, fstopper (I still wanna type BEG :D) – did you look at the other wedding in her albums as well? 🙁 *shaking head sadly*
Here’s one – the only good thing I can say here is that this one apparently has the good sense to not do weddings….or at least no one has had the bad sense to get them to… https://www.facebook.com/capturingmemoriesphotography2012/photos_stream?tab=photos_albums
Have we done this one yet? They all start to run together after a while… https://www.facebook.com/lovefaithphotography – unfortunately, this one does not have the good sense as the one above. 🙁 This one: https://www.facebook.com/lovefaithphotography/photos/a.519573151456484.1073741829.204448266302309/519573568123109/?type=3&theater just conveys soooooo much emotion and feeling – takes my breath away. *rolling eyes* the whole set is ridiculous.
This album isn’t much better: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.519569174790215.1073741828.204448266302309&type=3 – I especially like this one: https://www.facebook.com/lovefaithphotography/photos/a.519569174790215.1073741828.204448266302309/519572288123237/?type=3&theater – nothing says ‘Happy Wedding Day’ like a little butt sex posing for the audience….September 11, 2014 at 4:55 pm #22219
I’ll hand lovefaithphotography one thing, she is consistent. By that I mean she consistently has out-of-focus shots! Hey, it’ll happen. But you don’t show them to the world. But to have sooooo many and then put them out there. Now you’re just showing us why you’re worth what you charge. She couldn’t get a focused shot of people moving to save her life (a lot of times not moving at all so that’s a real skill for sure). But at least she’s passionate about photography.September 15, 2014 at 12:37 am #22309sethParticipant
What the freaking heck is this? Really??
That’s gotta be the most ridiculous thing I’ve ever heard.September 15, 2014 at 9:25 am #22316
But, Seth!! It is soooooooo DEEP and PROFOUND!!!! I’m sure just posting it made her a better fauxtog than EV-ah!!!! 😀September 15, 2014 at 9:58 am #22317emfParticipant
hahaha! Oh boy!
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