Susan Stripling Photography
Oheka Castle Wedding CeremonyOheka Castle is gorgeous. It is such a unique, luxurious wedding venue and there is nowhere quite like it in all of New York. The phenomenal back lawn gives wedding clients an extraordinary expanse of space to create gorgeous outdoor wedding ceremonies and tented receptions. At this Indian wedding at Oheka the bride and groom recessed across the lawn after their gorgeous ceremony. There was a horse drawn carriage waiting for them at the end of their aisle, led by a fully dressed white horse. All of the elements came together to allow me to make an incredibly impactful image. I love how the light is falling on the bride’s face. This makes the entire image for me. Once I exposed properly for the bride’s face the rest of the image darkened down, giving us a dramatic sky and deep green grass. I love how the white clouds pop against the blue sky. Using the Nikon 28mm lens allowed me to have a wide-angle perspective without any distortion around the edges of the frame. While I often love the look of the compression with a long lens, such as the 70-200mm, the 28mm was the clear choice to make this picture. I think this image will make a fantastic double page spread in the bride and groom’s wedding album!
Location: 135 Westgate Dr, Huntington, NY 11743.Keywords: Oheka Castle (48). 1/1000; f/4.0; ISO 100; 28.0 mm.