Veil Envy [RF Photo of the Day]

By // August 10, 2016 // Posted in Photo of the Day
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Photo © Allison Callaway

When it comes to capturing the wedding day, seasoned shooters like the Callaways, of Callaway Gable in L.A., know that the key to a happy bride is delivering a range of images that tell the story of the day—and that includes honing in on the details.

“To highlight the veil, which was very important to my bride, Amanda, I placed her by the window and metered just below the max highlight to make the photograph more dramatic,” says Allison Callaway of her shot shown here, taken at the Four Season Resort The Biltmore in Santa Barbara. “I then asked her to turn to give her body more curve and purpose. I just love the motion in her veil as the light filters through it.” (Shot with a Canon 5D Mark III, 16-35mm f/2.8 II at 35mm, 1/500th of a second, ISO 320.)

To see more imagery from Callaway Gable, check out this Palm Springs Wedding of the Week!  

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Jacqueline Tobin

Jacqueline Tobin

Jacqueline Tobin is the Editor-in-Chief of Rangefinder magazine and the author of Wedding Photography Unveiled: Inspiration and Insight From 20 Top Photographers (Amphoto Books, 2009); and The Luminous Portrait (Amphoto Books, 2012). The second-generation native New Yorker cherishes her Sunday mornings hunkered down with The New York Times, fresh bagels and a great cup of coffee.

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