Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Kansas City Wedding: Christine + Joel

I had the honor of having Mallory of Avia Photography to help me shoot the wedding, and you will see a few of her shots below. Since she is already an established wedding photographer, I didn't have to worry about teaching her anything, so easy on me! If you live near central Missouri, please hit her up for your photography needs!

If you have good memory, you will probably recognize one of the bridesmaids, Christine's sister, as she was one of my first models when I first started photography! When she saw that I also shoot weddings, she recommended me to her sister, so thanks to Jessica!

Middle of Summer/July weddings are hot, but that didn't really stop Christine and Joel from having a blast at their wedding. Christine wanted a journalistic style to her photos, so I got some posed ones that I like, rest are pretty much candids of people having fun. We started at the St. Elizabeth’s Church in KC, then Milburn Golf & Country Club in Overland Park. Most shots were at the garden by the church, and then the night shot was on the greens of the country club.

Thanks to Christine and Joel for being awesome at the wedding and hope the best to them!

I kinda dig this gelled flash shot Mallory took... :)

Sunday, July 18, 2010

Lenexa Wedding: Sarah + Lane

I know when I shoot a wedding, I have fun. But Sarah and Lane made sure they get the most out of their day too! Lane was just chilled and relaxed before the wedding, Sarah was truly happy because there was a smile on her face at all times. Which is awesome for me, because I have a photo journalistic style to my shooting, and what I got from them were natural and expressive.

I don't think I have ever taken so many "fun" ceremony shots (see below), because brides usually just stand there and stare at the groom. Not Sarah, she went from smiling to laughing to crying, and then back to smiling. I think I saw smoke coming from my camera trying to catch up with her expressions! :)

The reception was no slouch either. They did it at Power Play, which is an arcade (with go karts!) and food place. We set up a photobooth at the place and just let people get crazy. The day was just so much fun that Laura and I talked about it while driving all the way home!

Tips to all brides: Smile all the time on your day!