Spirits

Photographed by Esteban Meneses

Story

I was inspired to create this image after knowing that the night represented Renato (Boyfriend) and the day Johana (Girlfriend), so I wanted to create something very special for them, an image that can transcend time and represents who they are.
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Directions

CalmPosedSimple

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“ok guys, let’s stare at each other, I want your eyes to express all the love you feel, the protection and the happiness of getting married today.”
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Composition

Rule of ThirdsCenter FramedLower ThirdsWide

I highly recommend that an image stands out with all it’s little elements. When a picture is too busy or noisy, it loses impact. Try and reduce these things if they take away from the image.

Focusing

Single Point Focused on on the faces of the bride and groom Continuous Autofocus
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Light & Weather

Soft LightArtificial LightFront LitDarkNatural LightNight

Equipment & EXIF

1/200 f/6 ISO 3200 WB Auto

Camera

Canon 5D Mark IV

Lens

Canon 24-105mm f/4

Additional Equipment

Yongnuo Transmitter and Receiver Control

Flash / External Light

Flash Yongnuo YN560IV

Flash / External Light Setup

I took two shots, in the afternoon, with natural light and at night I placed the flash in front & diagonally to the right of the bride and groom to be able to expose them at night. I fired the flash with a transmitter and receiver control.

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Light / Flash

ongnuo YN560IV

Light / Flash Mode

Manual

Light / Flash Power

1/16

Modifier

Yongnuo Diffuser

Position

diagonally to the right of the bride and groom

Editing

Adobe Lightroom Classic own custom preset

This image was edited with

own custom preset

Challenges & Solutions
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Location

Garden / Field Ecuador

Quito - Puembo - Villa Fiorenza

San Felipe y, Manuel Burbano, Puembo 170179, Ecuador

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Esteban Meneses

Photographer Quito – Ecuador Canon5d Mark iv 35mm f2, 50mm f1.4, 85mm f1.2, 24-105mm f4
Hello, I am a wedding photographer, in Ecuador, I have been in this industry for 7 years, in which it has been a blessing to be able to enjoy documenting weddings.
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