Eye-Catching Portraits and Photographs of the Week for Feb. 13


This week we place the highlight on painterly scenes, pure glows and magical moments that unfold organically.

Annabelle Agnew took this picture in Positano, Italy, and loves its painterly high quality.

painterly scene during a wedding.
© Annabelle Agnew Images

“It evokes a way of timelessness,” she says. “I really like images that make me pause and make me wish to contemplate it past documentation.”

Additionally by Agnew, this painterly scene was captured throughout a marriage in Mont-Tremblant, Canada.

painterly scene of wedding party and flower girl.
© Annabelle Agnew Images

“It is a candid second that feels contemplative and linked to one thing deeper, one thing that bonds us throughout celebration and union,” she explains. She sometimes makes use of a Fuji xT3 and xT4, in addition to 16mm, 23mm, 35mm and 56mm lenses.

This picture of couple Linnea and Ian was taken on their marriage ceremony day by Jonas Seaman.

bride and groom in front of cafe in black and white.
© Jonas Seaman

“We have been operating late and we jetted out of the venue in downtown Seattle to get the final bits of sunshine for portraits,” Seaman explains. “By this time it was already 9 p.m. and the solar had gone down. There was sufficient skylight to get this shot at 400 ISO. I really like how gentle every little thing will get at twilight. The lights of the cafe are glowing within the shot, but it surely’s not darkish sufficient to register as nighttime. I didn’t ask Linnea and Ian to pose like this, however one thing had caught their consideration and so they each seemed off to 1 facet. It felt like an ideal second.”

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Marriage ceremony photographer Stanley Babb of Stanlo Photography says that with this picture—taken in Lodge Mousai Puerto Vallarta, Mexico—he was in a position to seize the bride’s pure magnificence on her marriage ceremony day.

glowing bride
© Stanlo Images

“The pure glow on her face and in her eyes is charming,” says Babb. To gentle the look, he used window gentle with a mirrored image beneath for fill gentle.

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Khairidwan Nizam loves capturing lovely moments, which is why he’s so drawn to photographing weddings. “Each single couple I work with has their very own distinctive love story and I inform it, by documentary type images that captures the enjoyment of the day and the feelings of the couple’s household and pals.”

bride and groom in front of iconic towers in Malaysia
© Khairidwan Nizam

Right here, he says, it was already midnight and the environment was very calm and cozy. “I requested the couple (Emma & Kenneth) to face subsequent to one another and take a second to benefit from the view of the enduring Petronas Twin Towers in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. At the moment we felt very calm and really humble. To be trustworthy, we might have beloved to remain there to get pleasure from this view till daybreak. After some time they checked out one another and smiled collectively. At the moment, I pressed the shutter’s button digital camera to make them keep in mind this second.”

Dig into our Photograph of the Day archives for much more eye-catching photographs and portraits with nice visible impression, painterly scenes and magical moments. Submit your marriage ceremony, editorial, documentary and different attention-grabbing photograph genres to: [email protected].

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