Here’s an image made during the evening hours in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho.  We planned on shooting at least half of the session in the dark, and that’s what we did.  I wanted to push myself to rely only on my off camera lighting skills rather than getting some help from the sun.  I have shot in the dark many times before, but not for such an extended period, and not by choice.  Knowledge of off camera lighting is very important in a wedding photographer for so many reasons.  I like to avoid unwanted shadows, I like to create lighting drama, and I like shooting in whatever the elements happen to be doing at any given time.  Only off camera lighting can do all of these things consistently.

In this image, there are actually three lights.  It was very dark, so I had one flash on each side of the frame, slightly back and away from the trees.  Then I included a spotlight effect on Misty and Jeff.  And… presto!  Magic in the dark.


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