Jane & Frank - Engagement Session - Sayen Gardens

Intimate, romantic, and scenically beautiful. Jane, Frank, and I had a fantastic fall engagement session capturing the beauty of themselves and their surroundings. Next up - their Spring wedding at the artful and unique Rat's restaurant and Grounds for Sculpture.

Danielle & Nick - September 29th, 2017 - Monterre Vineyards

On Friday, September 29th, 2017, Danielle and Nick were married at the beautiful Monterre Vineyards near Allentown, PA. It was a lovely fall day with blue skies and perfect temperatures. As a photographer, the day began with artful and authentic photojournalistic moments as Danielle and Nick got ready. As we moved into the warm sunshine, the colors came out to document the green vineyard and the gold evening light. Congratulations, Danielle and Nick and enjoy your sneak peek! :)

Katie & Joe - September 24th, 2017 - Brooklake Country Club

It wasn't just the 90 degree, sunny day that was radiating; Katie and Joe were shining bright! There were so many special moments throughout the day; here's just a taste. Congratulations, Katie and Joe! Enjoy your honeymoon!

Sharla & Sahba - September 8th, 2017 - Morris Arboretum

So as you can see from my last wedding post, I got the bounty of shooting back to back weddings at the Morris Arboretum. It is such a beautiful venue with so much photographic potential. Here are 19 of my favorite shots from Sharla and Sahba's wondrous wedding. Congratulations, newlyweds!

Oh and that wild shot of the girl in the bunny mask? She was the MAID OF HONOR! :D

A Glimpse Behind the Curtain - Lotus Double Exposure

Photography is half realism and half magic. For this post, I wanted to reveal a bit of the behind the scenes for how I make a double exposure. First, I usually begin with a silhouetted shot of the couple and focus on their profiles. Then I bring this image into Photoshop and start looking for an interesting photo to layer on top of the silhouette. For Jane and Frank, since their wedding will be at Rats next year, I decided to use a photo from Grounds for Sculpture. I actually found a photo I had taken at Grounds three years ago and that I've never used or edited. This single lotus made for a perfect focal point right in between them and to me is symbolic of their blooming love. After various layer adjustments, masking the lotus, and several gradients, the double exposure was ready to share!