Made ‘ya look… But really, I’m just stoked that there is (almost) no one in this image, other than my beautiful couple. I’m still not sure how we pulled this one off, but apparently Monday nights are great for shooting on the Strip with minimal tourists in the background. Consider that your pro tip for the day! ;) JP and Brandi flew to Vegas from a teeny tiny, one stoplight town in Georgia to live it up for the weekend and take the plunge. And from what I hear, they are now the envy of everyone they know back home. Brandi swears they have the coolest wedding photos in town. Love that! Congrats again you guys – we had too much fun last month!!
‘They‘ say the first quarter of the year is supposed to be slow and quiet. I’m not sure who ‘they‘ are, but I respectfully beg to differ (and I couldn’t be happier about that, of course). Now, that’s no excuse to slack on the blog, but that’s my excuse. Lots of shooty-shooty, not so much typey-typey. My bad. I know you’ve all been sad that I haven’t been as chatty as usual. However, I’ve got, like, a million new images to post now. So perhaps the mini hiatus from writing will work out for you in the end.
Anywho, in the time that I’ve been shooting, I’ve also been reflecting. And yes, I chose my sweet image of a reflection above on purpose. Oh my. This year is full of plans and things that I can’t yet begin to imagine, and I am so stoked that I get to share all of that with you. Yes, you. Sitting there reading my blog at work, or secretly on your phone in a meeting. You’re planning your wedding, or planning ways to get a little more naked when you’re in Vegas this summer. I know all about it. Not your story, specifically, of course. But I know you’re nervous and giddy and maybe a little unsure of how it all works. So let me walk you through the process. I do this every day. I sit with my clients while they reflect on so much more than their shoot. This is an experience. Whether you’re tying the knot or taking off a few layers of clothes (and inhibitions) – this is what it’s all about. Reflection.
So get after it. Call me. Email me. Send smoke signals. I don’t care. Reach out and tell me what you want to reflect on. What you want to celebrate. I’m listening.
It’s time to get naked. Once and for all. This is volume 001, of many to come. Get behind the scenes and see what it’s like to get shot by me. Real clients, real stories.
If you want to be the best, you have to surround yourself with the best…
And that’s exactly what I do. This is my beautiful and talented hair and makeup artist, Shiran. I shot her last year for her birthday and I la-la-la-love her images. Almost as much as I love her. We are silly when we’re together, and we make the best damn team you’ve ever seen. When you decide it’s time for you to get a little naked, you’ll be really glad you have two girls in the room that make you feel amazing and incredibly comfortable. At least, that’s what people keep telling us! :) I guess you’ll just have to book a boudoir photo shoot and see for yourself! But seriously, we do like to have a good time, and we push each other to get better and better at what we do. And I am forever grateful for that. Love you!!
I wrote about these two a couple of weeks ago, and I just can’t tell you how much fun we had on their wedding day. They’ve been together forever and the ease of their love just radiates out of their pores. They are comfortable and passionate and full of life, together. And that makes them ‘tigertastic’ ;) Without further ado, here are their shots from the Neon Museum and Red Rock Canyon. Happy Sunday!
He actually whispered something sweet to her upon being asked to do so. Usually I just get a giggle, but these two delivered. :)
Silly dance pose, anyone?
Really, though. Y’all can’t wipe that look off of your faces. That’s a good thing!
A handmade ‘just married’ sign from the sis – how cool is that?
OMG sunflare. I die for you. Just a little, but I do. No pun intended ;)
Hope you guys are enjoying the first few months of marriage – I bet you still laugh just like this, every day. Love from Vegas!!
We shot on location at Luxor yesterday – and let me tell you, we had a rockin’ good time and then some. Here’s a quick peek at our behind the scenes shots from last night. Oh, and Happy Sexy Saturday. There…I said it…
Okay, so you guys remember these two from their fabulous costumes last month, right? Well, this is what they look like before they get all crazy. So, let’s get serious for a bit, shall we? I love the images that we created that day – these two were so easy to photograph – open to the process and trusting in me to make everything pretty. And I did! You don’t have to be a professional to get great shots – yuo just have to be open to letting me guide you thru our time together and I will allow those moments to happen organically. Hippie talk aside, just be ready to have fun – that’s it! Now, on to the seriousness…
One of my faves from the session – adore the frame and the intensity between them :)
love love love love love – yep…
Ooooooh, it’s the famous gold wall!
And one more fun one to finish it off. I love a good motion shot!
These two hotties are Derek and Nancy – married on Valentine’s Day at Canyon Gate. And just you look at this dreamy little piece we have here. I’m not giving away all my secrets, but this was done completely in camera, y’all. For reals. I’m in looooooooovvvveeeeee with some of my new tricks. That is all.
When I showed this to Nancy on the back of my camera, she could hardly believe it. And that, my friends, is one hell of a way to shoot your clients. So that they don’t even believe it could actually be so awesome. ;) 5 cool points for me. Yay! Have an amazing Sunday!!
Meet Mr. And Mrs. Tiger. And their adorable way of showing off their shoes. I asked her to lift her dress so I could see her shoes, and they did it together. That’s one way to start off your marriage. Together. These two have quite the blog post coming your way – good stuff, I tell you what. Insider tip : they can’t stop laughing. Also a good sign. Love them!
I’m off to shoot a wedding in the rain. Should make for some fab pics :) Happy Friday!
Nicole and Jamie were totally committed to their session. I mean it. Totally. Committed.
They met at a costume party on Halloween, so they celebrated their engagement with a beautiful session on the Strip, followed by a ridiculous ten minutes in front of the fabulous gold wall. I am quite sure all the fancy pants watching us from the lobby thought we were certifiable. Oh well. It was worth it, as you can see. Stay tuned for their full session, which will obviously showcase more stuff like this. Obvs.