Southampton Engagement Photography :: Kevin and Jess
This couple strikes a personal cord, because well, Kevin and Jess are good friends. I've known Kevin as long as I've known Eliot, and he even came all the way out to Oregon for our wedding. Jess is his beautiful fiance, and they met while working together on super yachts (yes the big ones, and no, not cruise ships). I was giddy when they called and asked me to do their engagement photos. It's exciting to have a little part in someones wedding experience, especially when they're good friends. They came from the east coast of Florida to spend the weekend, we'd love for them to move to the west coast. We spent an afternoon getting these:
April 5, 2012
Southampton Engagement Photography :: Sarah and Max
It's so easy to get caught up in the planning of the wedding and start to lose sight of the real importance and reason for it: Because you want to be together, for the rest of your lives. Everything else about the day should take a back seat to that number one reason. For these two, it took a way back seat. Actually, those things didn't even exist when they got married. It wasn't about the big celebration and gathering of family and friends, it was just about being together. Fast forward to now, and they've decided to have a little celebration in honor of the vows they took several years ago.
We got together on an early morning to get to k ...
March 27, 2012
Southampton Engagement Photography :: Mike and Sue
So a while back I was taking a Portrait Photography class and was in desperate need for some models to pose for me. It was a very "traditional portrait" studio class (nothing like what I ever wanted to do or do now, but nevertheless a good learning experience). Mike and Sue graciously agreed to help me out and sit for me while I took awkward, overly posed photos of them ("yes, it's very important you tilt your head exactly that way, otherwise I might fail" kind of stuff). As you can imagine, those photos never and will never surface on the web. It's to protect all three of us, I promise.
But I was really happy when got engaged and asked me ...
February 8, 2012