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    Default whay lens to use for outdoor wedding photography

    Asked to help a friend in her outdoor wedding shoot, what lens do I use ? 50mm f/1.8 or 18-200mm VR ???

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    I would go for 16-35mm or for nikon 17-35mm/12-24mm etc

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    Quote Originally Posted by longkangman View Post
    I would go for 16-35mm or for nikon 17-35mm/12-24mm etc
    Tks just wondering will it be suitable for close-up shot, eg just the bride & groom etc. reason asking is I am trying not to change lens, i only got 50mm, 18-200mm & 12-24mm.

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    oh I use 2 x camera body one for long and one for short.
    Save the time to change lens.

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    Quote Originally Posted by longkangman View Post
    oh I use 2 x camera body one for long and one for short.
    Save the time to change lens.
    Tks for advice only got one body, assumed 18-200m + 12-24mm shld be sufficiant.... BIG thks

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chew Siow Ming View Post
    Tks for advice only got one body, assumed 18-200m + 12-24mm shld be sufficiant.... BIG thks
    I think that should be good enough. Oh, don't forget your speedlite.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Galdor View Post
    I think that should be good enough. Oh, don't forget your speedlite.
    Thanks, will not forget my SB600 of course, any advice in outdoor flash afternoon, f/16 , 1/125s TTL, with bounce card ok ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chew Siow Ming View Post
    Thanks, will not forget my SB600 of course, any advice in outdoor flash afternoon, f/16 , 1/125s TTL, with bounce card ok ?
    u might want to flash directly....

    btw...f16 is really a high f-stop

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    Quote Originally Posted by westwest1 View Post
    u might want to flash directly....

    btw...f16 is really a high f-stop
    Thanks vry much, I posted my doubts on 'fill-flash' photography in Newbies Corner, may sounds stupid to some, but really hope someone can help.

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    Default Re: whay lens to use for outdoor wedding photography

    24mm f2.8 is more than enough.

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    Quote Originally Posted by westwest1 View Post
    u might want to flash directly....

    btw...f16 is really a high f-stop
    Errr, Me oso got 1 question, CSM(TS) hope u dun mind...
    With direct flash, do u use diffuser?
    ***newbie here oso***

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    Quote Originally Posted by rexlim View Post
    Errr, Me oso got 1 question, CSM(TS) hope u dun mind...
    With direct flash, do u use diffuser?
    ***newbie here oso***
    of course not.... I want to know that too....

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    Quote Originally Posted by ronaldjace View Post
    24mm f2.8 is more than enough.
    thanks ! 24mm good enough ? the wedding lunch reception is held outdoor, so I guessed some shots may need cropping if i use my 12-24mm.

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