“With her hand fit into mine
like puzzle pieces,
and her soft head
eased warmly onto
the bones of my shoulder,
the most soothing epiphany
washed over me;
people, better than places,
make the perfect home.”.
— Christopher Poindexter
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Archive for the ‘Engagements’ Category
Well you send my life a whirling
Darling when you’re twirling
On the floor
Who cares about tomorrow?
What more is tomorrow?
Than another day.
Can’t wait for their backyard wedding in a few weeks – they’re so much fun, and adorably in love. Obviously.
Let me start by providing you with a checklist of what you need in order to proceed:
- Desire to see two gorgeous specimens of the human species
- More importantly, the desire to see above mentioned people be totally in love
- A blanket (maybe this one only applies to me. I suffer from chronic coldness.)
- A full cup of coffee or tea – its a long one!
- Prepare your EYEBALLS for some stuff thats gonna make you go whaaa? and aww and oh.em.gee.
I guess you can say that this couple totally brought their awesome with them…there was such ease and, just happy, between Hayley and Collin. Aaaand. they each chose jaw-dropping & intimate locations…
Hers: The Longmont airport hangar that she grew up at whilst her dad built airplanes as a hobby (what?! Gangsta.)
His: An off-the-beaten path spot for some fly fishing. The place was so awesome that I didn’t charge them the “I got wet and cold” fee.
Can’t wait till their wedding next year! No doubt they’ll be bringing the awesome then too. xx.
I just realized how many months I am behind on blogging. Oy. Will get back to it in a few weeks. For now, just a few previews.
They are the loveliest people for miles and miles. Seriously, I have no idea how I got so lucky to have such aaaaaamazing clients. But I am way glad I am! Andy and Davona were a pleasure to photograph and I could have photographed them for hours; had the mosquitoes not been so attracted to the sweetness in the air from these two, I probably would have. I cannot wait until their wedding in just a few weeks – Davona is a craft and sew queen and is making a whole lot of homemade goodies for the wedding – which makes me giddy.
Andy made his own homebrew which they enjoyed during our session! :) And we unfortunately didn’t have enough time for the accordion to make an appearance, which is way sad, but hopefully the accordion will come around again in a future session.
Davona & Andy – you guys are awesome and am so excited that I get to be a part of your special day as your memory keeper. xx.
Just a little photography note (since I have been getting quite a few questions lately and its easier to answer them here): I do not use external light sources, just the big one in the sky (which this afternoon was producing a ton of heat that just seemed to be magnified through the clouds), I shot both film and digital (D800) and processed with my own mix of “actions” that I created for this session since I wanted a slightly more editorial feel along with some other pre-made ones.