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Vintage can mean so many things to so many different people as it has taken on a sort of generic sense of an era gone by. Nonetheless I love a lot of the things that are of yesterday. I think sometimes you can overstate the use both verbally and aesthetically of “vintage” as it has […]

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The venue a couple chooses for the site of their wedding speaks volumes about who they are and what’s important to them. For example, if someone picks a spot overlooking the ocean, it’s clear their heart lies with the sea. If they walk down an aisle created by towering trees, hidden deep in the woods, […]

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Reflections can be seen in a great number of things and places and sometimes you see them straight away and other times they are surprises. I love finding those opportunities in certain moments to add a little to twist to the scene. The reflection becomes even more significant when you can tie in another element […]

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There’s something about a black and white image that lends itself to sensuality and romanticism. For me, I believe it’s because the color doesn’t distract me from the image – clothing choices and image tone don’t complicate things in my mind by causing me to subconsciously attach a date to the image. Black and white […]

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When someone says the words “wedding portraits”, it conjures up the vision of a bride and groom standing in a row with their families or their wedding party, looking into the camera. But there are many kinds of portraits. A portrait that’s captured more candidly can sometimes offer extra information in the foreground or background […]

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Love to see the joy girls have feeling privileged to be a flower girl and the sense of awe as they look at the bride and often remark, “you look like a princess”. Enjoy your holiday time and may the New Year bring you what you wish. Cheers! Please view more of my work at […]

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