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?
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
Remember when McDonalds sold pizza? Well, they did. I think one or two still do. This isn’t necessarily about that, but I’ll get to the point toward the end – promise. Last weekend I photographed the first wedding of my season. Dancing Horse Farm in Windham hasn’t hosted hundreds of weddings – in fact, this … Continue reading To vendors and venue…
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
This week, a little ‘rust and dust’ Don’t get me wrong. On the car? Not so much. In the basement, I’d prefer not. But out and about on a photo walk, sure – give it to me. I love rust. The rustier the better. Perhaps because I’m not much of a mechanical gear head, I … Continue reading Why Do I Love Rust?