When Stanley contacted Neil to ask him if I would be available to shoot their wedding, I was so honored. I was even more honored when they trusted me to do it when I found the reason for the rush; Gloria’s mother has been ill and they wanted to be sure that the wedding would be at a time when she could truly enjoy it. I can barely sort through the thousand images from the day without crying every time I come across one that has her in it. It was a beautiful experience and I am so excited to share these pictures. Deanna Francis was along with me for the day, and a few of the shots below are hers. Enjoy!
One of my favorites from the day . . .
Gloria’s veil has been in the family for years. Love it.
Off to the church to get married!
Gloria’s parents are so amazing together.
Gloria said she looked at a lot of pictures in bridal magazines. She totally rocked their session in between the ceremony and the reception!
Special request from the bride: a jumping picture! Fun!
So technically this wasn’t the wedding…these two awesome folks were married a week ago but I was busy the day of their wedding! Would have loved to have been there, but because I couldn’t, they got all dressed up again today for a session. I am just in love with these pictures and I hope you all like them too! I love how original Corinne and Patrick are–the dress, the shoes, the star necklace. Congratulations!
Their schnauzer George was the real star of the day. He was so great and hung out with us all morning! Good boy!
I have known Corinne for a long time. We share a love of music and apparently how to dress for a wedding. She is so adorable. I loved that she wore something different.
Told you these shoes were super cute. Love the bow and the heel was perfect–just about 2 inches if that!
It seems like no time has gone by since I shot Lisa & Al’s engagement session. I was so excited to receive their Save the Dates in the mail last week! Check these out.
They also used some of the images from our shoot on their wedding website. Having engagement photos really comes in handy when designing different aspects of your wedding. They could even be used in thank you cards after your big day is behind you.
What a fun shoot! I had worked with the Reilly family before, so when they asked me to join them again at Scott Arboretum at Swarthmore College, I was thrilled! This time, it would be with some of their in-laws, too. I love big shoots like this. They are challenging, at times a bit crazy, and usually full of surprises…but the outcomes are always fantastic!
These children are all absolutely beautiful and sweet. Although it might take some coaxing to get some of them to look at the camera long enough for me to take a picture, they are such a joy to work with. The oldest girl was a pro. Take a look at this next pose–all her!
Frannie was the one who organized the shoot. She is absolutely beautiful and I can tell from the few times I’ve met her that she is an amazing mother. So full of patience and so warm, this next picture encompasses what she is all about. I just love it!
Love this next one of the in laws. What a lovely family! The flowering tree worked great with their outfits. It just screams summertime!
There is this awesome Adirondack chair on the campus that was designed by a former student. What a cool spot for a family portrait! I love that we were able to take the typical family portrait and transform it into something different just by using this chair!