Susan Stripling Photography
The Green Building Wedding PhotographersOne of the things that I truly believe sets my work apart from other photographers’ work is the way that I use light. I learned from some of the greats and was able to take my training and combine it with my natural eye for composition to make images such as this one. At this bride and groom’s wedding reception at the Green Building in the Gowanus neighborhood of Brooklyn the first dance was a GREAT one. I wanted to show how surrounded the bride and groom were by the people who love them so I climbed into the balcony for an aerial shot! My assistant held our off-camera flash just off to the right of this frame so that the bride’s face would be illuminated but the rest of the scene would be dark. I love the joyous expression on her face and the way the light helps her stand out so dramatically in this crowded scene.
Location: 452 Union Street, Brooklyn, New York, 11231..Keywords: Brooklyn (27), The Green Building (9). 1/60; f/2.8; ISO 8000; 70.0 mm.