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Old March 20th, 2003, 09:41 PM   #1
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Newbie needs general advice

I am making the move from digital still photography to digital video and will be doing my first wedding with my new xl1s this weekend. I must say that I am much more nervous about this first than when I did my first wedding with still photography. Any general advice that may help things go smoothly would be appreciated. I am using the xl1s with the varizoom monitor and azden uhf wireless mic system. I will be doing the editing using Pinnacle Pro One real time with premiere. Any advice would be appreciated.
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Old March 20th, 2003, 09:57 PM   #2
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Old March 22nd, 2003, 12:03 PM   #3
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My only suggestion for shooting weddings is don't ever let the mother-of-the-bride make eye contact with you.
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Old March 22nd, 2003, 05:39 PM   #4
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Old March 23rd, 2003, 12:00 AM   #5
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Tip #1: start shooting the bride as she gets ready, before the ride to the chapel.

Tip #2: don't offer her the ride.
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