As soon as the weather broke just a little, I found myself back by the water with a beautiful couple. It was sunny, windy and chilly out there, but we were all very brave and kept moving. You never know what you're going to get during a Rhode Island spring, but we did luck out on this particular April day.
This couple has an incredible story leading up to their wedding day. When clients share their stories with me, I'm able to direct my focus accordingly when observing subjects throughout the day. I try to be sure I'm strategically placed to capture the most real moments. I want to create beautiful portraits of people looking at the camera, but I also want to capture the images that show unexpected emotion. These are the photographs that tell the story of YOU and these become MY most favorite photographs.
We caught a beautiful day starting with a quick stop in Cranston to see the groom before heading to the Renaissance Providence Downtown Hotel for photos with the bridal party. Once that limo pulled up, it was a short trip to St. Bartholomew in Providence for the ceremony. That afternoon got toasty. We met and melted just a little at Roger Williams Park in Providence for formals and fun. Our last stop was One Rhodes Place in Cranston to photograph the big party.
This is an example of a very nice portrait on the left with the grandma and flower girl looking right at me. I feel like the story is in the photo on the right. That little flower girl was squeezable and I can feel that tight grandma squeeze just looking at the photo. I'm always looking to create both types of images whenever I can.
Overall, I'd say they had a lot of fun! It was an honor to be a part of their wedding day.
What a privilege it is to get to revisit wedding clients to photograph their growing families. This amazing couple welcomed their baby boy this past Fall. I got the call earlier than expected as he just couldn't wait to come out to meet his mom and dad. This guy is not only absolutely adorable, he was so strong and so alert at just a few days old. I've got my fingers crossed that I'll get to see him again someday soon.
I really enjoyed the opportunity to photograph this amazing couple on their wedding day. It was a mild January day, so we were able to get out in the yard for some fun photos before guests arrived.
I loved the challenge of working in a smaller space. In addition to myself, there was also a videographer with lots of equipment right there with me. It was an extra challenge to make it appear as though he was actually not there and maintain pleasing compositions. Also, the light in the room was kept dark, intentionally; lit by candles and Christmas lights. I realized right away that popping too much flash was going to wash out the quiet mood of the ceremony; an atmosphere important to the bride and groom. I enjoyed the balancing act of flash vs. ambient light with the slightest pop of flash to make the bride and groom shine.
It was a bright, warm and sunny day this Fall. I met up with this awesome couple for their engagement session at Harkness. There were so many nooks and crannies for photographs throughout the Park. I can't wait to photograph this couple in 2017 on their wedding day!!!
Thank you for spending the time with me K and S! I can't wait for September.