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rock the shot: silhouette

A couple weeks ago, I had the privilege of photographing a friend’s wedding. It was beautiful, perfect, genuine- exactly what a wedding should be. While everyone was getting ready for the ceremony, I walked into the bedroom, when the bride’s sister was adjusting her dress. The window behind them resulted in a perfect silhouette. I’ve done a lot more traditional silhouettes with the sunset, which are beautiful as well, but I loved the uniqueness of this shot. It certainly wasn’t the first image that came to mind when I pondered which one to enter this month, but when I came across it today, it just popped at me. I chose to process it in black-and-white, using Lightroom, without much adjustments to the exposure or blacks, as I wanted the details to remain visible (& seriously, doesn’t that reflection on her arm look just like a heart?).

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  1. Meg Cleary #

    Breanna, this is beautiful…..thank you. and YES there IS a heart! :)

    August 30, 2011
    • breannapetersonphotography #

      thanks Megan! I’m so glad I got to be part of that day- it was so beautiful & genuine!!

      August 31, 2011

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