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Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Christy + Stefan Engagement Session

I want you to meet an Adorable Couple I photographed this past weekend, Christy + Stefan. I'm so crazy excited about photographing their wedding next month! I met Christy's finance for the first time at their engagement shoot this past weekend. Now I'm always saying "has anyone ever told you, you look like so and so?" So Stefan wasn't surprise when I asked him that same question. He kind of looked up at me up with a smiley face and said "yes, I get that all the time". He was all too familiar and reminded of people saying who he looks like. I'll let you guess who you think what celebrity Stefan looks like. :)

Anyway, I love to talk to the men and ask how they met or how he proposed and seen Christy told me the story of how they met, I wanted to hear Stefan version of how he proposed and I tell you it was soooooo romantic it made me weak in the knees. Of course it was a surprise to Christy but the story goes....he had rose petals on the floor leading to the living room so when Christy came home that's the first thing she saw, he then took her and sat her on the couch and began to talk their relationship and tell her how much he loves her, he got on his knees and then presented the ring to her and asked for her hand in marriage...awwhhh it was beautiful the way he told the story. No he didn't use eloquent words or do any theactrical special effects, it was just touching because it was straight from the heart...(seems like i've heard that in a Bryan Adams song...)anyway didn't mean to go too deep on you :) Here are some of my pics from their session. It was hard to choose from all the great photos they took and if I posted them all you'd definitely be mad at me for making you get the stiff butt from sitting in your chair so long LOL. Anyway, enough of my talking....I had a great time Christy and Stefan, can't wait until the wedding day!!!!











Stefan was a little distressed by the frog trying to coming between them LOL





Their going to be a gorgeous wedding couple!!!



I love Christy's smile!

I interrupt the photos with this creature who looked like something from Jurassic Park...eek! It freaked me out!


I love this photo!



Wednesday, August 12, 2009

Skittles...taste the Rainbow

What a header for a posting. Well you'll understand why in a moment. I was invited to a bridal shower of my client and I learned something new that evening about her, besides being sweet, kind, and funny....I learned that Nadeea LOVES Skittles. Yep! that was the theme of her surprise bridal shower. Its those little things that make close girlfriends just that more special and warm and fuzzy all over. When I say she was truly surprise, I mean it. The story she was told was that she was going to another friends party and so we were all being a little loud conversing, laughing, catching up on whats been happening, and as Nadeea came through the door we all yelled "SURPRISE" and you could tell she was totally caught off guard. It was hilarious! Anyway here are a few pics from the shower I wanted to share.

This first pic says it all!


we played games while we waited to surprise Nadeea

then came when we all yelled "SURPRISE", you can see she was got! LOL ;)

we then ate, laughed, and talked some more but then came time for gift opening...yay!

Nadeea has sooooo many gifts...by the way this was a lingerie shower too...

I didn't want to show all the gifts but here are just a few, even though it was a lingerie we had those that wanted to be practical and of course thats always good too :)

Nadeea, thanked everyone for coming and participating in pulling off the surprise shower, but then there was one more thing we had to do...

Cut the cake of course!

Thursday, August 06, 2009

Amanda + Max

This is a wedding I shot with a wonderful photographer Courtney of Flip Photography. This adorable couple was awesome to work with. The wedding was in Athens and I tell you it was hotter than I could ever imagine a day could be, but we had so much fun! Here some images i want to share with you. Thanks Courtney for the opportunity to shoot with you. You Rock girl!!

I Love her ruby red shoes

thought this was such a cool gift the Groom gave his groomsmen, Go George Tech!

the Bride and Groom saw each other before the ceremony.



I captured these shots during the pre-shots of the wedding, I love it when girls are just chatting

I call this shot "just peonies hanging out" bridesmaid_peonies_0078e

I asked the guys to look my way for a moment, pretty cool looking group wouldn't you say.

Daddy and his daughter getting ready to walk her down the aisle

love the back of her dress

Always love taking pictures of the food

Can't forget the cake....love wedding cake :)

Couldn't resist getting this ring shot with the peonies...I love these flowers!

Everyone preparing for the farewell bubbles departure of the Bride and Groom ;)

There they go...

Don't ask me why, but i love this shot. It reminds me of a restfulness...it's like "ah...another great wedding"

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