A large part of my journey as a photographer has been doing my best to translate a human emotion into an image. It is so rewarding and fulfilling, and it's something that I am constantly working to improve. Having said that, over the last couple years when people have asked me if I shoot weddings, I have immediately responded with a firm, "No". I didn't want the pressure, the responsibility, the risk. But the pull of real life moments kept pulling…and that feeling when you know as a photographer that you have caught that emotion and that special interaction on camera is exhilarating…and I knew the day two people come together in love was just the real life I needed to start shooting. I couldn't fight it anymore. So here I am, shooting weddings. SMALL weddings! INTIMATE weddings! Weddings where I can really get around to everyone in the room as one photographer - just me and my camera- and freeze the real life.
Today I was honored to photograph a wedding with my friend and fellow photographer, Jeff Black. He asked me to shoot with him and I jumped at the opportunity…especially because it was for a friend. It was so wonderful seeing her again, and she made the most beautiful bride. I hope these images help her to remember this day, and I hope they make her smile.
Congratulations to this amazing couple! I wish them many happy years together!