Shelby & Alex’s Engagement

Monday, November 9th, 2009

Shelby and Alex live just a few houses down the street from us, so it was really easy for us to meet when they were looking for a wedding photographer!

I’ve gotta give these two credit: they’re cute, they dressed well, and looked good on camera. This makes my job easy. We started out headed to Radnor Lake, but the day was so beautiful that a line stretched down the street from the parking lot… Well, we were already running a bit late and were chasing the pretty light, so we were forced to park “creatively” in order to get some portraits before the sun dipped too low. We worked fast in the fading light and got some great shots that worked with the lovely fall colors, and fortunately the Rangers were kind enough to let us off with a warning on the parking spot.

From Radnor, we moved along to the Shelby Street bridge (what an appropriate street!). I’d told Alex at the start of the shoot that I always encourage uninhibited spontaneity during my engagement sessions, but he waited until we were up on the bride to surprise Shelby by picking her up and spinning her around. The reactions and expressions in that shot are natural and wonderful to me.

Thanks for the wonderful session guys!

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Randi & Wes’s Engagement Session

Wednesday, August 12th, 2009

Randi & Wes linked up with me the other day for an engagement session that started in the studio, moved through Radnor Lake, and then wound up at a Starbucks. They had their first date at a ‘Bucks, so it was a fun way to create some relaxed lifestyle portraits. The second studio portrait was directly inspired by Avedon’s Portrait of Alfred Leslie & Lisa Bigelow (small photo on right).

I hope you enjoy them!

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Elizabeth & Bill’s Engagement Session

Friday, June 19th, 2009

We had a great time the other night with Elizabeth and Bill on their engagement session at Radnor Lake and on the Vanderbilt campus! It’s wonderful to work with couples that are so totally “into” each other: makes my job very easy!

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Jenny & Tim’s Engagement Session

Friday, May 15th, 2009

Here’s a selection of my favorite images from my shoot with Jenny & Tim this past weekend. We did the first part of the session at Radnor Lake, and then headed to 21st Ave for some fun at Fido and in the surrounding neighborhood. Tim is a bit of a photographer himself, so I know I needed to bring my “A” game to this one ;)

I’m very much looking forward to the wedding: with such a great couple, and the incomparable Kristin Carolan of Simply Stunning Events handling the details, I have no doubt it will be a lovely and memorable occasion!

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