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Benefits of using a 50mm for wedding photography

The 50mm lens is one of the most versatile lenses you can use for wedding photography as it adapts to various lighting conditions and high contrast images.

A 50mm has a small and light body. Its compact size makes it easy to transport in wedding venues.


50mm lenses are fast because they generally have wide maximum apertures, like f / 1.2 or f / 1.8. A quick aperture helps the sensor collect more light, whether you're shooting at an indoor or outdoor wedding.


Prime lenses are sharp, especially when they reduce the aperture to the lowest levels. You can keep your subjects in sharp focus and the background out of focus with an impressive bokeh effect.



Having fewer components in the housing also makes this lens more affordable than other lenses with longer focal lengths.


While the 50mm fixed focal length may challenge your creativity, taking advantage of its strengths would help you shoot beautiful and unique wedding images. A tip ... be on the move and search for the photo you want. Get away, get closer, get down but move


Works well with wide apertures and fast shutter speeds. Using these settings allows the lens to collect more light, enhancing the textures, colors, details and clarity of your wedding photos.




In addition, a fast shutter speed and wide aperture allow you to freeze movements, allowing you to capture the moment when the bride throws the bouquet or when the couple does their first dance.


We hadn't planned on using this lens for that long, but eventually we got used to its angle of view. We liked the way it approached our field of view, and shooting with it became instinctive: we could look at anything and determine how it would line up in a shot.




What we have always liked the most about working with a 50 mm focal length is that it forces you to relate to the subject and live the moments you want to capture, and in a wedding there are thousands of those moments.


A prime lens prompts you to find a good shot and adjust the composition by moving the camera. It is something that helps you stay in shape, both creatively and physically. When we photograph, you will usually see us rolling on the ground or twisting in a corner, we are never standing still. We rotate the body and constantly move to try to find the best angles.







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