Wedding Gear Question

Started Jun 30, 2013 | Discussions thread
RedFox88
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Re: Wedding Gear Question
In reply to PenguinPhotoCo, Jul 27, 2013

PenguinPhotoCo wrote:

Depends...on style.

I know many an 'old' photographer that uses a crop body and F4 lens(es). They shot in film days and posed everything (few candids) and used flash and low ISO (as that was all there was). In capable hands it can do fine.

An 18-200 isnt' IMO a great low light lens - at the outer end it's gonna be 5.6 aperture.

If you're working $1000 weddings it's hard to justify $1500 lenses and $3500 bodies - and often the low end consumer isn't that discerning to know or care.

The photographer in question could have been taking $500 even.  2 weddings a month on weekends or $12,000 a year not bad for a house wife.

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