Photographed by Beatrice The Quirky

Story

Despite what it looks like, we are not actually on the dancefloor during the party. It’s around 7 pm and it’s the cocktail hour. The couple had hired a live band during the cocktail (in France cocktails last about 2h) before the dinner. So they were playing nice and chilled music while we were doing the couple session, and when they saw us coming back to the cocktail area, the band started to play some of the couple’s favourite music! They ran to the band and started to dance and sing! Their friends joined them and in a minute it turned crazy!
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Directions

EnergeticPlayfulDancing

“My hands were talking for me, showing people to come around”
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Composition

Rule of ThirdsMiddle ThirdsMid Range

For dancefloor type of pictures, I like to use the ambient light and be close enough to the subject to get the point of view like a guest

Focusing

Single Point Focused on The Grooms face Single Shot Autofocus
Light & Weather

Artificial LightBack litRim LightAfternoon

Equipment & EXIF

1/250 f/f/1.6 ISO 2500 WB Auto

Camera

Sony A9

Lens

Sony Zeiss 35mm f/1.4

Editing

Adobe Lightroom CC Own personal Presets

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Own personal Presets

Challenges & Solutions

Location

Wedding / Event Venue France

Domaine du Marchais-Bouchet

Le Marchais Bouchet 49350 Gennes-Val-de-Loire, France

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Beatrice The Quirky

Photographer France Sony a1 35mm
Hey! I’m a photographer, half of The Quirky team, and I’m based in Bordeaux, south west of France (yep, the wine area!).
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