Lovejoy Images: Blog https://www.lovejoyimages.com/blog en-us (C) Lovejoy Images (Lovejoy Images) Sun, 29 Jul 2018 20:43:00 GMT Sun, 29 Jul 2018 20:43:00 GMT https://www.lovejoyimages.com/img/s/v-5/u729545141-o67693233-50.jpg Lovejoy Images: Blog https://www.lovejoyimages.com/blog 120 79 Lovejoy Images Family Portraits https://www.lovejoyimages.com/blog/2018/7/lovejoy-images-family-portraits-lake-chelan What better time to get a portrait session then when the whole family is in town!!!

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Lovejoy Images offers convenient on-site portrait photography that can shoot anywhere your family desires.

No time limits and no additional fees for large families! This way we can all relax and get a nice photo of even the shyest of family members. As a father of two little ones myself I am very accustomed to waiting for the right moment which is why I don’t put time limits on my session. I want you and your whole family to enjoy themselves since, after all, you’re all on vacation.

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Please contact me if you’d like to discuss a family session for your next visit! Families big and small are all welcome!

 

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Why you should upgrade your camera https://www.lovejoyimages.com/blog/2018/7/why-you-should-upgrade-your-camera This is a great article from Mastin Labs.  There is a term out there call G.A.S.  Gear Acquisition Syndrome and man do I have that! lol  I have to stop myself sometimes because we get caught up in all the sexy tech that we forget NatGeo was capturing amazing images with first generation digital cameras that might as well be sticks compared to the cameras we have today.  It's nice to have reminders like this and articles to help keep us in check.  They want us to buy more and more but we simply don't need it!  Make what you have an extension of your vision and the work will be great.

 

From Mastin Labs

"It must be really hard to be a camera company these days.Once or twice a year, each camera company must scramble to find some way to get its users to upgrade to a newer camera. And damn! Are cameras getting expensive! You're looking at spending $2,000 - $4,000 for a new DSLR, and that doesn't include a lens.

You are being upsold on features like increased dynamic range, more autofocus points, and more megapixels. But you know what? Those features won't make you a better photographer, and you know it deep down. Unfortunately, the camera companies KNOW what makes you tick: the need for a new camera or gadget that FEELS like it will make all the difference in your art. Something that will finally allow you to do your best work. And that camera they sold you on last year? Garbage. It's holding you back. It's an insane game, but the only game the camera companies know how to play.

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“90% of the most important photos created to date, were made with cameras far less advanced than the cheapest DSLR you could buy now.”

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WHY YOU SHOULDN'T UPGRADE YOUR CAMERA GEAR

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Let me lay down some truths for you.

90% of the most important photos created to date, were made with cameras far less advanced than the cheapest DSLR you could buy today. In fact, many of the best pictures ever made were shot on film, and often with cameras that had little to no electronics, not to mention autofocus.

You are suffering from G.A.S. (gear acquisition syndrome), and you know it. I KNOW you know it. But it's just too easy to focus on gear rather than the more difficult work you need to do internally to make your best work. 

So, What Should You Do to Be a Better Photographer?

Do the work. You have mental and emotional work to do such as finding and refining the WHY behind your photography. WHY do you shoot what you shoot? WHY does it matter? When you are on your deathbed, could you tell me WHY you spent your precious time shooting what you did?

You also have other skills to build, such as empathizing and connecting with strangers and models, so you can get a genuine expression and shoot what is under the surface. This work often includes getting over your own insecurities and building your confidence in yourself as a legitimate artist.

I believe your best photos come from synthesizing your knowledge of the world and pursuing subject matter that moves you in some way. Often these subjects are personal - something that you do, or something you wish to learn more about because it resonates with you. And you know what? This internal reflection and drive CAN'T be included with a camera, which leaves camera companies with selling you features you don't need for new cameras to replace old cameras that were more than adequate to capture your best work. It's a sleight of hand that's been happening for ages, and deep down we all know this, even as we joke about G.A.S. on forums and Facebook posts.

Instead of buying new gear, take that money and invest it in anything BUT a new camera, such as:

  1. Travel. Expand your horizons, step out of your daily loop, see with fresh eyes, pursue a passion project away from your hometown. You may have to travel far and wide to meet and photograph the subjects in your project.
  2. Education. Take a course or workshop with a photographer whose vision and approach inspires you. There is no way that you will not return a better photographer, as well as have new life experiences to draw from for future work.
  3. Set-building/wardrobe/prop-styling. Some of my favorite photographers spend 80% of their time building the scene for their subject and only 20% of their time shooting. Why? Because great ideas and visual concepts take a lot of personal investment. It's not the camera that made the photo great; it's what happens four inches behind the camera, in the frontal cortex of the photographer. And all the preparation that comes before that split second when you trip the shutter.
  4. Save your money. Yes! Crazy, right? But instead of spending $2,000+ in gear every year, put that money into an aggressive growth mutual fund, so that you are giving yourself the ultimate reward: the piece of mind and security to live life proactively rather than reactively. If you have financial security, you can take bigger risks in other parts of your life. Trust me.
  5. Collect art and photo books. Your best work comes from synthesizing information from your life experiences as well as the art you consume to feed your creative soul. I believe that if you don't study what has already been done, you are doomed to repeat work that already exists at a very mediocre level. Your art will only ever rise to your level of taste, so study the greats that have come before you. Vincent Van Gogh copied famous impressionist paintings, stroke for stroke, to understand how his contemporaries painted. Once he understood impressionism, he could break the rules and find his voice. It's no different for photographers."

Article taken from Mastin Labs.  Please follow this link to read more    Mastin Labs

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10 Steps To Finding a Wedding Photographer https://www.lovejoyimages.com/blog/2018/7/10-steps-to-finding-a-wedding-photographer I came across a helpful article from The Knot today.  It's a comprehensive walk-through on how to pick your wedding photographer.  If you're still on the fence about who you should choose, then maybe this will help.

The Knot is a great resource for all your wedding planning needs.  

If you have any questions for me I will be more than happy to help! I'm just an email away.

 

"10 Steps to Finding a Great Wedding Photographer

Follow these guidelines to locate the perfect shutterbug to document your day.

by The Knot

WENDY LAUREL

Unlike the work of your other wedding vendors (music, flower arrangements, cake), photographs aren't things you can hear, smell, taste or even see at first—you don't really know what you're getting until after the fact. That means careful research and selectiveness regarding professional skills, artistic style and personal demeanor are extra important when choosing your photographer.

Step 1: Settle on a Style

Before you begin researching photographers, you'll need to first decide what type of photography style you prefer, as that will help determine which kind of photographer you'll want shooting your wedding. Do any of the following appeal to you?

Documentary: Instead of a series of posed photos, these are candid or spontaneous pictures (read: not styled) of people, décor and the action. Typical shots might include the lavish raw bar before guests start digging in, your motley crew of cousins dancing, or you and your bridesmaids laughing, champagne in hand. With a purely photojournalistic photographer, you'll very rarely see people staring at the camera—the photos capture the moments exactly as they happened, and together they tell a story.

Portraiture: If you prefer classic portraits (think: your parents' wedding album), go with a traditional photographer who specializes in portraiture. These are posed shots of the two of you, your friends and family in front of various backdrops. That's not to say there isn't room for creativity in this category. While some photographers will pose subjects in more traditional spots (like at the ceremony altar or out on the lawn of the country club) and in more formal poses (standing as a group together), others take portraiture further into the creative realm with a more dramatic composition (the couple sitting on a lounge chair at their hip hotel reception venue, or holding hands in the middle of a nearby dirt road with the mountains in the background).

Fine Art: Though it's similar to documentary photography, this style gives the shooter greater artistic license to infuse their particular point of view and style into your photographs. So while the shots reflect reality, it's the photographer's reality. The photos are dramatic and gorgeous, but are—or look as though they were—shot on film with a grainier, dreamier, more muted appearance. Usually the object (or couple) is in focus and the background appears to blur. Motion also looks very natural in this style of photography. The few wedding photographers who shoot only on film tend to fall into this category, and typically they shoot in black and white, though some will do a mix of both. That said, a photographer using a digital camera can still capture this style with the right gear and camera lens. And some photographers will alternate between digital and film. Not all photographers who take a fine-art approach shoot portraits, so if it's really important to your mom to have posed family shots, look for someone who does both, or consider hiring a second shooter for the portrait sessions.

Edgy and Bold: This style of photography, an offshoot of fine art, is marked by outside-the-box, tilted angles (called Dutch angles) and unconventional framing. So instead of a straight-on shot of the couple exchanging vows at the altar, the photo might look tilted, with an object like an altar arrangement or a candle in the foreground. Or the photo of the bride having her makeup done might be shot from above, with an emphasis on the eye shadow brush rather than on her face. Even a single portrait of a bridesmaid might be shot so her face takes over only the bottom right of the photo and the rest of the space is filled with the wall or whatever's behind her.

Many wedding photographers can do a blend of portraiture and documentary-style shots, and will do a mix of black-and-white and color images, but if there's a special style you love, make sure to focus on photographers who specialize in it.

Step 2: Do Your Homework

Start your search by reading reviews from recent newlyweds and browsing hundreds of local listings. Carefully review potential photographers' websites and blogs to check out photos of other weddings they've shot, which will give you an idea of their style. The design of the website may also have clues about the photographer's personality and sensibility. Check out their Facebook, Instagram and Twitter pages too, if possible. Is the feedback from clients positive? How does the photographer respond?

Step 3: Set Up Interviews

This is not a decision that can be made on looks alone—you must meet your potential photographers in person. If you like what you see on their site—and their fees are in your ballpark range—call to see if they're available for your wedding date. If the photographer is already booked on your date, you may want to see if they have an associate or can recommend another shooter with a similar style. Set up in-person meetings with three to five potential photographers who are available on your wedding date to look at more of their work and assess whether your personalities mesh. Be prepared to talk about your venue, wedding style and what you envision for your photos.

Step 4: See a Few Full Wedding Albums

Don't base your decision solely on what you see in a photographer's highlights gallery or album. For good reason, photographers show prospective clients a portfolio of their best pictures, all from different weddings, so you're seeing the best of the best. The problem with that is you won't get a well-rounded idea of their work. Ask to see two or three full galleries from real weddings they've shot (not someone else at their company) so you can get a better idea of what your complete collection of photos might look like after the wedding. If you see that the full gallery photos are just about as good as the ones chosen in the highlight gallery (that is, they're all so good it's impossible to choose!), you're on the right track. And ask to see at least one or two complete albums of weddings that are in similar settings to yours. For example, if you're planning an indoor affair with dark lighting, don't just look at weddings shot outdoors in natural sunlight. And if you're planning to say "I do" on a beach at sunset, you'll want to see examples of that.

Step 5: Review Albums With a Critical Eye

When reviewing a photographer's album, look for the key moments you want captured: Did they get photos of both the bride and the groom when they locked eyes for the first time? Also look for crispness of images, thoughtful compositions (does a shot look good the way it was framed, or is there too much clutter in the frame?) and good lighting (beware of washed-out pictures where small details are blurred—unless that's the style you're after). It's also very important that you detect sensitivity in capturing people's emotions; make sure the photographer's subjects look relaxed, not like deer caught in headlights. While you two are, of course, important, you want to see smiling shots of your friends too.

Step 6: Make Sure Your Personalities Mesh

Don't underestimate the importance of liking and bonding with your photographer. Is the photographer excited by your vision when you describe it? When they make suggestions, do they present them in a clear and respectful way, or are they timid? Are their mannerisms off-putting? In order to get the best photos, go with a pro who has a firm grasp of social graces but is bold enough to go out hunting for great images and who, above all, puts you at ease and doesn't irritate you in any way. Remember: They'll be shadowing your every move, and the more comfortable both of you are with the photographer, the better the photos will turn out. Likewise, you don't want the photographer to offend or annoy any guests, but to shoot them in their best light in an unobtrusive way. To get the best photos, your photographer needs to be assertive enough to seek out great moments, cajoling enough to coax relaxed smiles and natural stances from guests, and calm enough to be a positive force. They should ask lots of questions and be a good listener.

Step 7: Confirm Your Shooter(s)

Many larger photo studios have more than one photographer on staff, and unless you specify it in your contract, the lead photographer may not be the one shooting your day. Since every professional has a different style, technique and personality, you need to make sure the one you interview and "click" with will be the same one who works your wedding. Also, include specific stipulations in the contract about who will cover for the photographer should something happen on the actual day. Check whether the photographer will bring any assistants to your wedding, and if so, how many. If you have room in your budget, consider hiring a second shooter. Many top-notch photographers include a second shooter in the contract, but if this isn't a part of the deal, you may want to ask about the possibility. The main benefit to having two shooters is, of course, you get twice as much coverage. For example, during your formal photo session, one photographer can capture the formal photos, while the second one can get behind-the-scenes, photojournalistic photos, like your guests mingling. If you're having a larger wedding (250 guests or more), you might even want to ask about having three shooters so your photography team can be sure to capture the event from all angles.

Step 8: Compare Packages

You won't be able to nail down an exact dollar amount until you're sure of what you want, how many albums you need and where your photographer is based, and packages range from $2,500 all the way up to $15,000-plus on the higher end of the spectrum. When interviewing candidates, ask for a general range based on the photographer's standard "shooting fee" and package, plus their standard rates for the type of album you think you'll want and the amount of coverage you're hoping to book them for (day of, full weekend). It's important to find out what's included in the standard package, plus the basic range for any extras you may want, like an engagement shoot, special effects or additional coverage, so you can compare rates. In particular, find out exactly how many hours of coverage are included. Ideally, you want your photographer to be there for your full wedding day—from when you start getting ready until after you make your grand exit from the reception. While packages vary, most include about 6 to 12 hours to cover everything from preceremony events (getting ready with your bridesmaids or first-look photos) to the end of the reception. It's usually better to pay for more coverage if there's a chance you'll run over and you definitely want your photographer there until the end (overtime is usually charged at a higher hourly rate). Also consider whether you'll want to do an engagement shoot or have your photographer shoot other events during your wedding weekend (the guys' golf outing, the bridesmaid lunch).

Step 9: Ask About Your Rights

Most contracts stipulate that the photographer owns the rights to all photos taken at the wedding, even the ones of you. In other words, the photographer can use them promotionally (on their website or blog, submit them for publication and even place them in ads). That also means you can't just post the digital proofs they send you—most photographers have a policy that you can only share watermarked images or images with their credit on them. Also, unless you negotiate otherwise, if you want to print the images yourselves or order an album from another source, you'll have to buy the rights to the images.

Step 10: Get the Postproduction Details

It usually takes at least a month to get all those photo proofs back from your photographer. Why? Your photographer is shooting enormous raw files far bigger than your typical JPG. Shooting raw files gives your photographer greater ability to correct the photo, but it also takes a longer time to upload, process and edit all those files (in order to correct color levels and so on). It varies, but many photographers say they spend an additional 40 hours editing images from a single wedding, so it can take up to six to eight weeks (or longer, depending on the photographer and how busy they are) to get proofs back. Here's what to ask: How many images should I expect? Will they be high resolution or low resolution? Will I be able to get prints made myself, or does the photographer retain the rights to the images? Will the proofs I see be the retouched versions, or does that happen after I select the photos I want? Speaking of retouching, ask about retouching options and special effects (which can range from simple white balancing to beauty retouching and stylized art effects like super-saturated colors) and the additional cost for both.

—Special thanks to Duke Photography, Todd France, Jen Kroll Photography, Salvatore Cincotta Photography and Mel Barlow & Co.

Booking your photographer and finding your style just got way easier. Download The Knot All-In-One Wedding Planner app to discover your personalized wedding vision, find the right vendors, manage your budget, track your guest list and map your wedding day timeline down to a T—all in one convenient place."

 

For more helpful information please visit

The Knot

 

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Bryan & Brittany in Chelan, Wa https://www.lovejoyimages.com/blog/2018/6/bryan-brittany-in-chelan-wa What a wedding!!  These two couldn’t have been more excited for this day.  Their wedding was a grand spectacle; all their friends and family, both near a far, coming to join in the celebration.  

This catalog really shines from the look of Fuji Pro 400, a personal favorite or mine.  Each image looks like a still from a classic romance movie.  

 

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These next couple were from their “first look” and I have to say I am becoming a big fan of this tradition.

 

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(Lovejoy Images) Bride Chelan family film Fuji Groom local love Photographer Photography portrait Spokane Washington Wedding https://www.lovejoyimages.com/blog/2018/6/bryan-brittany-in-chelan-wa Wed, 27 Jun 2018 14:45:00 GMT
Wedding Photography https://www.lovejoyimages.com/blog/2018/6/wedding-photography Wedding Photography has always been one of my favorite occasions to capture.  There is no way to anticipate all the beautifully chaotic randomness that happens on the one day nothing can go wrong.  However, it's in this chaos that I find the best images! 

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This wedding season started off in sunny Chelan and my god what a beautiful wedding it was!  Being a wedding photographer that travels has allowed me to shoot in some breath taking locations.  This wedding was lakeside at the Chelan Boat club just outside Manson, WA and for those of you that have not made the trip to Chelan before, I say get in the car and go this weekend!!

If you'd like for Lovejoy Images to photograph your wedding please reach out to me for a consultation!

 

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Headshots in Spokane, WA https://www.lovejoyimages.com/blog/2018/4/Headshots-in-Spokane-WA Getting professional headshots has never been so easy!  With my mobile studio we can create the perfect dynamic headshot in almost any location!!

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My headshots are all about the client’s expression and individuality.  Let your true self shine in a personalized session designed to showcase your natural self

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All images will be fully edited, cropped and rendered for 8×10 print.  I have a working relationship with Spokane’s premier talent agencies Big Fish Talent NW and MAM.  You can rest assured that your representation will receive the highest quality images fitting their needs exactly.

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Not long ago I got to spend a snowy rainy afternoon with a lovely couple and their two dogs.

These two were my official introduction to the Spokane community and if they are anything like the rest of this city then I know we picked the right place to live.

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This was also my first time to see Spokane’s Bowl & Pitcher park.  It’s an epic site to see and full of trails!

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It’s 2018 and man I am excited for all the sessions coming this year.  Not to brag or anything but it’s only January and I’m already filling up!

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I wanted to share with you my first portrait session of 2018.  My favorite element of a family session is the family themselves.  It it always such a joy to witness families getting together.

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The welcome I got from this group was the prefect comfort for such a snowy day.  They welcomed me into their gorgeous home, stay in school kids!, and were a fun bunch that was up for everything we could think of.

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If you would like to capture your family’s vacation or simply want to update your family album please contact me below.

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(Lovejoy Images) baby business engagement photographer photography portrait wedding https://www.lovejoyimages.com/blog/2018/1/Chelan-Family-Portraits-2018 Wed, 17 Jan 2018 20:08:58 GMT
…After All These Years https://www.lovejoyimages.com/blog/2017/12/-After-All-These-Years So, when I do a family portrait session I like to break up the group and do some shots of everyone individually, or at least little sub-groups. My favorite is when I can get two parents together that still have the spark in their eyes. I’ve had the pleasure of shooting couples from newly weds to ones celebrating their 50th anniversary! It’s so refreshing and inspiring to witness what true love looks like. This is what photography was made for.

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If you’d like to celebrate your love for one another please send an inquiry below! Sessions can be gifted just in time for the holidays!

And don’t forget that Valentine’s day is not far off , a Boudoir session makes for a lovely surprise your partner will never forget!

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Chelan Family Portraits https://www.lovejoyimages.com/blog/2017/11/Chelan-Family-Portraits What better time to get a portrait session then when the whole family is in town!!!

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Lovejoy Images offers convenient on-site portrait photography that can shoot anywhere your family desires.

No time limits and no additional fees for large families! This way we can all relax and get a nice photo of even the shyest of family members. As a father of two little ones myself I am very accustomed to waiting for the right moment which is why I don’t put time limits on my session. I want you and your whole family to enjoy themselves since, after all, you’re all on vacation.

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Please submit an inquiry below if you’d like to discuss a family session for your next visit! Families big and small are all welcome!

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Shanell Lockett https://www.lovejoyimages.com/blog/2017/11/Shanell-Lockett Shanell Lockett invited me to shoot with her prior to her modeling interview and it was a pleasure.  She got signed and it’s no surprise when you see how natural and comfortable she is in front of the camera.  Some require coaching while others take the reigns and with Shanell I got to simply sit back and snap away.

Best of luck and much success Shanell! Thanks for letting me hang out.

 

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Spokane Models https://www.lovejoyimages.com/blog/2017/10/Spokane-Models Sometimes you just want to shoot some urban fashion with a couple of local models!

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This was my final wedding for the 2017 season in Chelan and I just absolutely loved it! These two were kind and wonderful people that I would photograph again and again!

They reminded me, since starting this little business of mine I’ve come to realize that love and family are the most important things in the world.

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I get the pleasure of seeing strangers and friends get married in front of me and it’s something that has made my life better if only for the fact that in each person’s eye, at some point, when the camera isn’t on them, or so they think, there is a moment of pure happiness and love. That gaze that I’ve become so fond of, casts a look of openness and eager surrender that quietly speaks the magnitude of their journey and to see that first hand is something wonderful.

A reminder that even when our world is in uproar the quietest act of love can deafen all shouts of anger.

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’18 Senior Portraits https://www.lovejoyimages.com/blog/2017/10/-18-Senior-Portraits This was a fun Senior Portrait session back in August. We shot in three different locations in Chelan, Washington and ran through three outfits! That’s one of the best things about senior sessions, their enthusiastic, energetic, can-do attitude. Ideas are always welcome and creativity is free flowing!

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September Wedding https://www.lovejoyimages.com/blog/2017/9/September-Wedding Earlier this month I got to shoot a wedding in my old stomping grounds Okanogan, WA. The bride and groom were two former co-workers of mine that I hadn’t seen in awhile and it was an absolute delight to not only hangout with them again but to see them in such a state of bliss, jitters and overwhelming happiness.

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These two had been wanting to tie the knot for so long. They had contacted earlier in the year and I could tell this wedding never left the forefront of their minds.

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As a photographer, I always feel pressure when capturing a wedding. There’s a lot to cover and even more that could go wrong. However, sometimes you get the privilege of working with individuals that simply radiate patience, trust and understanding. Matt & Kayla have a way of calming those around them. I was lucky enough to be by their side and I feel it translated into these images.

I may have taken the photos but, in so many ways, they captured the moment.

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