Post graduation (1991, BFA Pratt Institute), I began shooting weddings part-time while also running the studio for Magnum photographer, Elliott Erwitt. In addition to a strong educ
Wedding Photographer Brazil. Gustavo Vanassi shares a wedding photography technique.
When I did this picture, the couple was concerned about the rain that was coming and asked me to leave the place, but I remembered a picture that I saw with counter lights behind a waterfall, so I told them about that beautiful light effect. As our session was going to end, the bride liked the idea and agreed with some rain shots.
So, I took my assistant and put him behind the couple with a slave flash. The rain began to fall very fast and strong and we only had time to make a few clicks. I put my flash in ETTL, raised two stops, and did four pics. This is the second one. A perfect moment, with a beautiful smile and so much complicity by the couple.
That day, we finished the session soaked, but very happy with the result. :)