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.