Continuing my Focus on the Details series today! This series is meant to help me pay attention to the little details of everyday life and stop to appreciate them. It’s so easy to see something and go, “Wow that looks great!” or “that lighting is really nice,” and continue on with everyday life. So without further ado, here are some more details that caught my eye.
Professional Head shots are sometimes tricky I think. We all want to look professional, be ourselves, and avoid some of the head shot posing traps from the 90s (hello power suit!). When Renee asked me to update her head shots for her Real Estate business, I was absolutely flattered. We worked hard together to make these professional, approachable, and uniquely Renee.
I have absolutely been DYING to share this wedding! Seriously, I’ve been on the edge of my seat waiting for everything to get wrapped up so I could share it. I am in love with the location, details, emotion, all of it.
Erika and Travis’ wedding was absolutely stunning. It was one of those weddings that you open up your favorite Wedding Magazine and fall in love with. All the details were perfect from the champagne and gold colored bridesmaids gowns, to pops of pink and fushia in the bouquets. However, as anyone knows who has helped plan a wedding, it looked amazing and effortless due to lots of planning, and hard work from friends and family. But what better way to celebrate a union of two people than to have everyone involved? That’s really the perfect word to sum up this wedding, FAMILY. Erika and Travis are both huge family people whether its through blood or close friends. Their love and compassion radiated over the whole ceremony. I really can’t put it into words. So without further ado…Travis & Erika’s big day. Congrats guys!
Mad Props Go to:
Caterer: Mark Wischhusen
Venue: Candoro Marble
Florist: The Flower Pot
Baker: Vickie Davis
DJ: Firehouse DJ, Ryan Ladd
Makeup: Scarlet Strange
Hair: Alyse Wieland
I met Jacob and Morgan when Jacob hired me to photograph his surprise proposal. Which means I met Morgan mere moments after she said, “Yes.” Kissed Jacob. And then asked, “What’s that clicking noise?” And I jumped out of the bushes like a crazy creeper, grinning like a fool and yelling, “Congrats!!” Since then we’ve been bosom buddies. Well, maybe not bosom buddies, but I’d say we’re pretty tight. When they asked me to photograph their wedding as well I was overjoyed.
What makes a great visual story? Portraits? Emotion? Location? Context? Details? The truth is all of these scrambled together are what make a story ring true. All of these aspects help us to encompass the full story of a moment or a day.
For some reason there is nothing like a still moment with a curled up kitty. There’s something about that warm fury body on a rainy day that calls for blankets, a warm cup of coffee, and cuddles. We have two cats, Briscoe and Sookie. Sookie is featured here. While I pass by them a million times a day in this position, there are some moments when their peaceful nature just strikes me.