This week’s Image of the Week comes from Laura and Jon’s wedding. It’s the perfect caught moment, using documentary photography as it was meant to be used – recording the moment as it happens, without prompting or intervention. The mums and guests are just outside the church as the couple come out – there is confetti in the air, and everyone is smiling. Jon turns to kiss Laura, he’s still mid-step, she’s a little surprised, but loves the moment, and the guests enjoy the love displayed.
There is a gentle arc in the composition – your eye reads the image from left to right, rising with the bright veil, caught in sunlight, across their faces, and gently down through the activity on the right. The couple’s faces are two thirds up within the frame, Jon is central but leaning to the left, balancing the open dark archway with the busy mums on the right.
The image was made with a 20mm lens, set at 640th second at f4.0, ISO at 250.