I always ask couples ahead of time – any special requests? On the contract, there’s a space to add more, and the invitation to email or text or call ahead of the wedding. For James and Peter, there was only ever one. Cufflinks. No, not Peter helping James with the cufflinks like a boutonnière - … Continue reading Special Requests?
A short while back I shared some photos from a location scouting trip for an engagement session, I’d visited a few locales I knew well, and a couple I’d only breezed through previously. The couple picked my favorite. When the session date arrived, I realized there was a chance due to the heat of summer … Continue reading Engaged! Steph and LJ – and the Loon
The text came in “Wedding emergency” with a name and out of state number. I offered a non-committal reply and, skeptically turned to Google to check the area code. Then the phone rang. (Photographers with contact information online are routinely plagued by phony inquiries - which are thinly veiled money laundering scams.) Turns out the … Continue reading Photography Rescue
First love? First car? First McRib sandwich (and last, thankfully)? No sillies, the first wedding of the season! Danielle and Damian’s #WildCatWeddingAdventure was certainly memorable – if not for the above-all easy-going vibe in the face of adversity (47 degrees? Persistent heavy cloud cover and rain or mist!), than for the pup population – every … Continue reading You always remember your first
A couple I’m working with planned their wedding at a pavilion by the water – I can relate, a few years back my wife wanted the same thing (we got married at that same pavilion by the water. There’s wedding photography to prove it.). For this great couple however, fate conspired against them. The town … Continue reading Location, Location, Location II