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Zachary Long

Sunrise Bride & Groom Portrait on the Beach | Jessica & John's Destination Wedding | Playa del Carme

This is where we were this past weekend, at work... in Mexico! After the wedding on Friday evening we somehow convinced the bride and groom to get up at 5:30 AM and do a sunrise photo shoot on the beach.

Strobist: Canon EOS 5D Mark II + EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II @ 1/100, f/4, ISO1600. Nikon SB-900 at 1/16 power handheld camera left triggered via PocketWizard PLUS II's.

Mostly Lightroom 4 work to balance the highlights and shadows and increase overall exposure (it was still pretty dark at sunrise, also darkened the ground a tad with a brush where the Speedlight spilled over and added some contrast. Had to bring it in to Lightroom to remove the sunburn on the groom's face, basic adjustment layer of Selective Color blended on his face alone.


Zachary Long is a wedding photographer based in Downtown Atlanta, Georgia. Together with his wife Betty Feng they form FengLong Photography. Zac and Betty are available for weddings in the Metro Atlanta, GA area and destination weddings throughout the United States and China.

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