I've been hired to shoot another wedding

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    Just tell 250 pound Uncle Charlie to get off her!
     
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    With photo enhancement software, lighting isn't as critical as the shot itself, lighting is easily manipulated without washing out detail. And little Johnny may be the reason the photo is worth taking.
     
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    Nothing replaces a professional, high quality original.
     
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    Agreed, but candid photos has a bit lower bar. Their hard to get if you're going around blinding everyone with multiple flashes. The whole point of candid shots is to be the least intrusive possible so people are acting naturally and not reacting to you.
     
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    Make sure you get the whole wedding party

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    I'd say don't worry about cameras. I have friends who have sold 3ft prints off of their phones and no one could tell it was a phone shot.

    Just look for people having a good time in great light. Try to capture people having fun, the family crying (either in sadness or happiness haha). People are always looking at that over the technical stuff on photos anyway when they view the images.

    Also, the 50mm is a great lens for portraits (waist up). Use something longer for head shots.
     
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    Make sure you've ranged the targets appropriately and adjusted for both wind and temperature before taking the first shot.
     
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    I did it already. They were happy.
     
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    Then I'm guessing you missed the targets. :)
     
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    No, I just properly exposed them.
     

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