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by Vian Esterhuizen

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One could shoot an entire wedding with a 70-200mm f/2.8 IS, a 50mm f/1.4, or a 24-70mm f/2.8. Beyond that, the answer is... it depends. To me, your list is all over the place, and it sounds like you would be best to work with the equipment you currently have and gain an understanding of photography and your equipment needs before you try to buy more stuff. ...


In your description you say you want a lens for family portraits, individual portraits and party pics. You already have your 18-55 zoom that would cover these ranges well, but you want a prime presumably for the extra speed, and maybe a bit more background blur am I right? Now, traditionally a portrait lens would be a 100/135mm equivalent, but for the ...


Uncle Bob goes to a movie theater. And take a video footage of the movie... The only diference of this situation and the one you are describing is that you did not took the pictures of the photographer's cameras screen. Probably this is not a matter of legal jurisdiccion. It is a matter of ethics.


So let's take a look at some stories from Uncle Bob and Susan, some totally unrelated fictional characters, to illustrate some common things, that also got mentioned in the comments. Uncle Bob in Paris Last year Uncle Bob visited Paris. He also climbed to the top of the Eiffel Tower (kind of mandatory if you are there) It's about 300m tall. He tried to ...


I'm not a lawyer, but it seems unlikely that the photographer has a strong legal claim in the absence of special circumstances — just like the bride's hairdresser probably also can't demand credit. However, some of those circumstances may be part of the photographer's contract with your friend, and you may be placing your friend in awkward position by (even ...

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