My bride (Loni) had just finished with her hair and makeup, and we were at a hotel near the beach on one of the upper levels. I gotta be honest, I did not see a whole lot of “great shots” to be had around the hotel, and started to think “outside of the box”. I noticed, there was a “roof access” stair case, and it was only up one level more. So… I poked around, and saw an opportunity. I took her, and her maid of honor up with us to help, and we did this shot on the roof deck of the hotel LOL. After about the second shot, I could hear a helicopter coming in the distance… I turn.. and see it coming VERY close.. I yell back to Loni, “pull up the dress, and look back over your shoulder”. She did, and I timed it perfect for when the helicopter had passed by. The lighting was a beauty dish on a boom stick camera right. This was an amazing capture. Although it was pretty lucky, it was also very well executed regardless of the helicopter or not. The only problem with this shot, was the fact that it took us about 20min to get back inside the hotel from the roof deck! LOL. BUT.. it was so worth it, and my bride LOVES this shot.
More from their incredible wedding here.
Location: Ft. Lauderdale, FL.