My first wedding with OMD

Started May 23, 2013 | Discussions thread
YouDidntDidYou Senior Member • Posts: 1,576
Re: My first wedding with OMD

Yehuda_ wrote:

goshigoo wrote:

Very nice

It would be even better if you are using FF and large aperture primes...

Some of the photos would be even better if the DOF is shallower

Probably, but I used 70-200/2.8 II and 85/1.2 with 5dmk2 and misfocus shots was pretty often especially @ high ISO, Oly primes gave me as shallow DOF as I wanted to get and almost no shots not in focus which is more valuable to me at weddings because it's always not enough time for photoshoot and I have no rights to make mistakes:-) The only thing I miss is continuous AF of FF, on Oly it works not really good to me.


This is exactly what I keep telling people who think you can shoot with very fast lenses and not need flash.
You misfocus too frequently and even a small misfocus can utterly destroy a good image.
In fact - working at such apertures is difficult even when complemented with flash (meaning you get to shoot at even higher shutter speeds).

That's besides the point that good flash usage gives a much more pleasant lighting to many scenarious.

Nice images
When I told folks here that I rarely get missed focus shots at my weddings using my Micro Four Thirds and Four Thirds cameras there was disbelief!
living life to the Four Thirds!

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