Susan Stripling Photography
Black Diamond Ranch Wedding PhotographerThis elegant wedding picture of a bride and groom at Black Diamond Ranch was taken at sunset. Sunset is one of my favorite times of day to photograph wedding portraits because the light creates an incredible aura around my subjects’ bodies and gives a wonderful warmth to the scene. We decided to take the bride and groom’s wedding portraits on the golf course because of the incredible rolling hills and beautiful trees in the distance. I used a long focal length so that the bride and groom are compressed from their background and there is a great intimacy between the foreground and the paths and trees in the background. I had the bride and groom walk into the sun so that the light surrounded them and brightened her dress and veil. I love how the shadows of the trees on the ground complement the leading lines of the walking path.