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David Duong, Minimizing Distractions

David is a fine-art film photographer who specializes in weddings. He resides in Sydney, Australia with his wife, Belle, and their daughter, Jasmine. David loves to explore new places with his family and has a fondness for soft, natural light.

From David…

“This image was created in dark hotel room, where there was barely enough light provided by the window. The room itself was quite distracting in the background, so I utilized a black reflector and placed it right behind the bride (to reduce visual distractions). I had the bride stand right next to the window – so she was front lit – and had her look straight at me. I just love the vulnerability in her expression. I rated the film at box speed but shot this wide open at f/2 with a HOYA macro filter +1 at 1/60 of a second. I just love how powerful her eyes are and how everything else is soft… especially her skin tones! This is just one of the many reasons I love film!”

Contax 645, Portra 400 +1, The FIND Lab
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Sydney + worldwide
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