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Primavera Regency wedding photographers

Vickie & Matt – their wedding day – Primavera Regency, NJ

A surprisingly un-Winter-like December 30th helped make Vickie and Matt’s wedding day even more of a pleasure to photograph. They are a genuinely nice couple and it felt good that 2011 would end on such a highlight – photographing their wedding. Vickie and Matt, congratulations!  It was a great working with you as your wedding photographer.


to see more, view the album of photos on Facebook

Blonnie Brooks helped me photograph this wedding.
Delaware wedding photographer / Maryland wedding photographer

the wedding experts:
wedding dress by: Demetrios
florist: America’s Florist
band: Fuzzpops

{ 5 comments… read them below or add one }

1 Ben Jamieson January 25, 2012 at 10:57 am

Awesome work as always Neil!


2 Cathy January 27, 2012 at 5:51 pm

Lovely images Neil. The one of the groom alone was one of my favorites.


3 Mohammed Alam March 5, 2012 at 11:15 pm

Hi Neil,

I am a huge fan of your work and frequently read your great articles, especially the tutorial ones. I especially like all the knowledge you share on flash use and I find you to be a true master of flash. Thank You very much for sharing all the great info and helping us improve our photography.

I have a couple of questions about two of the photos above, all of which are great images! I’d really appreciate answers if you can make the time. The first question is about the third photo from the top, in which the wedding couple are under the gazebo type structure. I can see you backlight them, probably with a flash on the ground. May I ask if you used any lighting or reflector in the front as well? I see the couple is nicely exposed and the bride’s dress has a lot of detail.

My second question is about the fifth photo from the top – the one with the groom and three groomsmen. Is it all ambient exposure or is there any lighting/reflectors used there? It’s the kind of exposure I strive to achieve, but sometimes struggle with.

Thank You in advance for any enlightenment (No pun intended 🙂 ).



4 Neil March 7, 2012 at 1:46 am

Mohammed, I only used a speedlight behind the couple. It was triggered by my on-camera speedlight Nikon’s wireless flash system. There is a very slight amount of flash from the on-camera speedlight, even if you disable the flash’s output. So that’s what you see there as a kind of subtle fill-flash. It helps in this case, but it is often a nuisance to have the flash give even that small amount of light when it has been disabled.

The photo of the groom and groomsmen walking, was shot with only available light. But I took a lot of care to find a spot where the late late afternoon’s sunlight came from just the right direction. So it isn’t random. It’s carefully sought out.

Neil vN


5 Mohammed Alam April 5, 2012 at 11:23 am

Thank You very much for the answers, Neil! Much appreciated.


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