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Inside the Image of Staja Studios

Love this image from Jason and Stacey Thon of Staja Studios.  They are the Minneapolis PUG leaders and have been Pictage members since 2003.


“This is one of our all-time favorite wedding images.  Everything about this couple, and their wedding, was a pleasure to work with.   From their wedding party to their venue, it was a defining Saturday.  One that screamed out loud telling us we have indeed found what we are meant to do.  This particular image moves us, because it is the moment they are entering their reception hall for the first time.  Their happy family and friends are on the other side of the door waiting to greet them as husband and wife.  We just love the feeling of anticipation this image evokes and the symbolism of the bright light flooding onto them as if they are walking into their future together.   After arriving at the venue, we noticed how bright the reception hall was due to the huge bay of windows opposite the door.  It was obvious how gorgeous this would look with just a sliver or so of that light beaming out.  We told the bridal party to stay behind us at the other end of the hallway and let the bride and groom enter alone.  We had just enough time to shoot off a couple of frames before the doors were flung wide open.”

Settings:  ISO 1600, F 3.2 @ 1/30sec
1D Mark 2N with 70-200 @ 73mm

The NEW ShootQ is Complimentary while in Beta mode for the next few months.  Enjoy!
The NEW ShootQ is Complimentary while in Beta mode for the next few months.  Enjoy!