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Monthly Archives: May 2010

Photo Of The Day: Rachel Dancing

SOOC JPG image, with minor reverse-vignette. Captured on a Nikon D300 with a Sigma 50-150 2.8 @ f/2.8, ISO 3200 & 1/350 sec. Manual exposure, spot metering, WB Kelvin 2940, G1. In-camera processing: D2X mode 3, contrast all the way up @ +3. I was shooting some ambient exposures, and some with wireless flash as […]

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This Is Where He Proposed To Her…

The groom in this picture proposed to his bride at this outlook in Laguna Beach. It rained pretty heavily on their wedding day, so the day after their wedding I took them down here. Admittedly, I didn’t KNOW for certain that the groom proposed here. We had only vaguely discussed the concept for the shoot […]

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Wedding Photos In Temecula

This wedding actually starts with the rehearsal dinner. It’s wonderful to be invited into people’s lives for two days straight, and to try and “see” creatively… BTW, check out the work of this awesome stylist! I’ve never seen hair used so creatively. Gonna try and get his info… Take care, =Matt= View the matthewsaville.com portfolio

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For Photographers – What Does SOOC Mean?

There’s a billion acronyms in photography; some of them (such as DSLR) are pretty well-known, while others (like SOOC) are less common. SOOC means “straight-out-of-camera” and denotes *ZERO* computer photoshop. No Bridge / Lightroom / Aperture, etc… (If you still do your color correction in Photoshop, you are a DINOSAUR and we need to have […]

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I Miss You, Agfa Ultra…

Last weekend, I shot my final roll of 35mm Agfa Ultra 100… I’m going to miss this film dearly; its response curve in warm light with skin was just beautiful… It wasn’t the sharpest or most grainless film, it was just one of those things. I liked the way it looked. Now, as I review […]

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…The other reason I really enjoy making wedding photos

The other reason I just love wedding days is the photojournalism. Dramatic outdoor portraits are exciting and definitely mission-critical, but without good visual storytelling throughout the entire day, you’re not a wedding photographer- you’re just a portrait artist… Documenting people in love on an emotionally awesome day is just so moving for me. It is […]

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