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Wild beautiful Wedding Entertainment | Hudson Valley Wedding Photography Aperture Photography

Everyone should pick the type of entertainment that suits their taste. The Hudson Valley and Albany area has it all.  But as a wedding photographer who sees mostly the same type of entertainment I love visual stunning acts. I just love acrobats.

Hudson Valley Wedding Photography Fun

 

Here are a few photos of an out of the ordinary circus at act at a wonderful Hudson Valley wedding just south of Kingston, NY

Wedding Photography in Kingston, NY

Does the best equipment matter | Hudson Valley Photographer

The most important thing b far is the photographer and his or her talent.  But equipment sure does matter.  Especially with Weddings in the Hudson Valley.  Upstate, NY Wedding Photographers like Aperture Photography  have to deal with the darkest conditions with very rainy and cloudy days along with super hot bright days with shadows and glare.

By far the most important thing in a photographers bag is fast and weather proof lenses, It goes without saying they most be sharp and have great color.  Pro camera bodies in last few years are just great.  If you have the correct glass you can create a fine image,

Wedding guests photo taken with a Canon EF 50mm f1.2L

To me and I know it is just my take on cameras only Canon and Nikon are suitable. Many good photographers do well with others.  Like the Sony and Fuji mirrorless are fine cameras, but the lenses needed to do the job have just started arrive and they lack dual card slots for backup.  In a few years I am sure the will be perfect.

I choose Canon for 2 reasons.  They make the fast lenses needed for my style and I love the colors.  Brides just look great and the time saved in photoshop is very welcome.

Again,  talent is key, but the tools to bring out the talent sure do help.

Enjoy Your Wedding Go UN PLUGGED | Hudson Valley Photographer Aperture Photography

I Have photographed hundreds of weddings in the Hudson Valley and Catskill Mountains.  The couples who have the most fun hire great pros and expect them to do a great job.  As a wedding Photographer I see so many well meaning guests spending the whole day taking photos and takings up all the bride and grooms time.  I don't get angry at all, but I wonder if they enjoyed the wedding.  It is kind of like going to a concert with ear plugs and watching it through your cell phone.  I never quite understood what everyone does with the hundreds of Cake shots ?

The Hudson Valley and surrounding Catskills it is so beautiful why not be in the moment and share the love with friends and family.  I  always put up an online galley with a thousand or so photographs.  I am starting to see many couples say leave the cameras off and enjoy the many delights and love a wedding brings.

All I mean is consider going unplugged.  Eat, drink and be really present.  I think you will love it.

Wedding Photography at the Mohonk Mountain House

Photography Color Palette | Aperture Photography Poughkeepsie Wedding Photographer

Brides will spend a year looking for colors and color themes to match a vision. Maybe it is an fresh spring wedding with flowers and a pastel look so wonderful after a dark New York Winter. Hint: It is hard to beat the Locust Grove in Poughkeepsie.  Or a October fall them with all the warm colors that go with it.  Who does not love the fall leaves, the hay, maybe a nice fire or a even hey rides. 

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Hudson Valley Wedding Photography | Something beautiful for everyone.

The Hudson Valley may be the new Hamptons !  I read an article in which many of the so called hip crowd has bought homes in the area.  Also,  I have noticed about 1/2 of my customers live in New York City or the nearby areas.  For good reason.  The Hudson Valley and the Catskills has become a go to place for art, beauty, music and culture.

The many different options and styles of venues are endless.  From amazing small towns like, Saugerties, Hudson , Kingston and so many others to the rustic locations in the Catskills it is just a feast of beauty.

It is amazing that in the Hudson Valley your wedding photography and looks can be so different.  In a half an hour you can be at the Hudson River and then the many ski slopes of the Catskills make the Hudson Valley a area like no other.  Aperture Photography has photographed everywhere from the many barn weddings to the old mansions along the Hudson River.

Contact Aperture Photography Hudson Valley Wedding Photography and lets talk about your special wedding.