I originally have a background in economics. Ten years ago it did not even occur to me that one day I would be become a wedding photographer. Like everyone I knew after highschool
Wedding Photographer Manchester, United Kingdom. David Stubbs shares a wedding photography technique.
I'm a believer that editing is a big part of the creative process. In person, the scene did look warm, but with it being under several bridges the couple were so dark. So as to not blow the sky in the background out I had to shoot it very dark. I have posted the SOOC photo (Straight out of camera, see below), the image I took. As you can see it looks nothing like the final photo, but it does have the key elements in it. Using new cameras like the Nikon D810 or D4s which I use, there is a huge amount of information that can be recovered from the shadows. I knew this when I took it and was more than happy to shoot it as dark as I did. Of course I 'encouraged' the colours afterwards giving the photo a burst of colour, but that's just my style.
Nikkor 16-35 f4 @16mm