In the Esther & Patrick wedding post, you may have noticed two shots that look eerily similar:
As you can see, the top shot was taken virtually at the same moment as the lower shot. How did I do this? Edmond H. Lee, the principal photographer seen peeking behind the bride’s left shoulder*, shows how I took the shot through the following picture he took at the same exact moment:
There you have it folks – how to shoot two cameras at the same exact time. I cradled the 5D MkII since it’s easier to shoot a scene with wide angle “from the hip”, as they say, and stabilized the cropped sensor body on top of it. I pressed the shutter with my middle finger since it felt less awkward and enabled the rest of my hand to stabilize the camera. You saw it here first!
*Full disclosure: In case you’re wondering why he’s not in the telephoto shot, I cloned him out to give a cleaner background for the client.