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So last week we talked about putting together a backup plan and announcing your pregnancy.  This week I’ll talk about shooting while pregnant.  This post will be a lot shorter and I’ll keep it simple with bullet points! Pack pain reliever, back pain sucks on a wedding day even more so when you add a…

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Pregnant Wedding Photographer I think I’m becoming a bit of an expert on this topic as this is my second wedding season in a row where I have been pregnant.  Now I’m seeing a lot of my photographer friends also announcing their pregnancies so I thought it would be a good time to share some…

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Okay so if you read this last week and saw no photos I apologize I had scheduled it but did not get to add the photos in time so I pulled it back.  But I’m ready this week ;)  Plus I have a few more examples so it worked out in the end!! This is…

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  • Jill Samter PhotographyJune 12, 2012 - 10:54 am

    Beautiful shots – great job with the ring shot and blue sky! I love seeing how everyone uses OCF. :-D

  • heatherJune 27, 2012 - 10:43 pm

    Great post! I might have to consider switching soon as I wanted to throw my flashes at the wall this weekend :) Oh and Melissa Jill has also done a new post where she has switched as well to the 600s.

  • Amit GargOctober 28, 2012 - 1:40 pm

    I had also recently switched out my 550EX’s to 2 600EX-RT flashes. The flashes are limited in some of the features because I am still using the older Canon bodies. Overall I like them much bette than the old flashes. Thanks for your tips on rim lighting the couple by hiding flash behind them..will have to try it next time!

Last but certainly not least in the gear dept is the Canon 70-200 4.0L non IS! Check out my previous posts to learn more about the 50 1.2L, 35 1.4L and the 100 2.8L Macro. So yes you read that right I’m shooting with the 4.0 and not the 2.8! I shot all my weddings last…

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Next up is a lens that in the past I’ve used for one purpose but am now finding new ways to use on a wedding day!  It’s the Canon 100 2.8L macro!  If you been following this series you’ve read about my baby the 50 1.2L and my new friend the 35 1.4L, stay tuned…

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