Ben had a huge smile on his face the morning of his wedding. When Jeff asked him what was making him smile so big, Ben’s joy spread all over his body. His shoulders straightened, his eyes lit up, and he said, “Well, there’s just a lot to smile about today.” Because after many many years of
A magical seaside ceremony, the most perfect beach sunset portraits EVER, crazy emotional toasts, a hilarious father-daughter dance, and shave ice that blew my mind… That sums up the second half of Tony and Pamara’s destination wedding at The Ritz-Carlton Kapalua in Maui. In one word: PERFECTION! The emotions were flowing the entire day, but the ceremony
Maui is a remote place. It sits in the middle of the vast waters of the Pacific, separated from other continents by thousands of miles of ocean. It’s beautiful cliffs rise out of the ocean in dramatic, steep lava flows and the coastline stops your breath at every turn. Which is one reason why Tony and Pamara
Friends, this wedding is ALL THE FEELS. Everywhere Jeff and I turned while photographing Justin and Clare’s gorgeous day, someone was doing something super sweet and emotional. Like Justin’s brother bursting into tears when he saw Clare getting ready in her bridal robe and her hair and makeup was done so perfectly… And Justin’s mom gifting
One of Justin and Clare’s favorite memories happened just before they started dating. It was an amazing snow year in Nashville that year where they were studying at Trevecca Nazarene University, and Justin asked if Clare would go on a walk with him in the snow at the park. It was during that walk with soft snow flakes falling around them that
The sweetness of Adam and Noelle is contagious!! Seriously my friend – if you haven’t seen Part One of their Calamigos Ranch wedding in Malibu then pause right here and go CHECK. IT. OUT. You must see the emotional joy of these two in all of it’s glory! After the tear-fest of a ceremony, Adam and
Noelle was a gymnast and a cheerleader. Adam was in a band and a skater. So they lived in different worlds during their entire upbringing, even though they grew up in the same neighborhood, went to the same school, and knew the same people. They were ships in the night, circling around each other for years, not
Can I confess something? I am guilty of following the trends. As a creative, I want to be relevant in my industry so I like to pick up the latest trends and experiment with them. And shooting on film felt like a trend for a little while. I totally confess that I’m guilty of seeing it that
Didn’t I tell you that Josh and Anne’s wedding at the US Naval Academy was the downright PERFECT #TYwedding?? The tradition, the meaning, the heartfelt couple – all of it had us jumping up and down with glee! Check out Part One if you haven’t seen it yet – then come right back here to
I watched Josh and Anne walk up the stairs to the grand Brancroft hall at the US Naval Academy, and Josh’s hand was on Anne’s back, gently supporting her as she lifted her dress and thoughtfully took each step. And the image of their two small selves coming together in support of one another while
Travis and Swathi’s Indian wedding at L’Auberge Del Mar lived up to everything I love about traditional weddings! The significance, the history, the legacy – all of it came through with flying colors. And by that, I mean gorgeous, bright, Indian wedding colors!! Travis and Swathi’s friends and family from all over the world showed in
Travis and Swathi’s careers fly them all over the world. It’s not unusual to find them landing in the most remote and exotic and off-the-beaten-path places you can possibly imagine. (In fact, they chose Hawaii for their honeymoon, because a vacation that seems so ‘normal’ is actually very abnormal for their crazy lives! Ha!) But their jet-setting to
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