Journalist….ic

So I had a wedding client who told me, “I’m not giving you a shot list, because you have a journalistic style so…..tell a story”

At first it kinda made me nervous since I only had a little guidance to go by, but then I was honored that he would trust me enough to let me shoot, and shoot how I know to shoot.

I have 8-years prior experience as a video/photo journalist, and absolutely LOVE to “document” events and tell the story exactly how I see it: Messy, Funny, Beautiful, Sad, Amazing and everything in-between.

With that said, here are some photos of last weekend’s wedding: Anthony + Matrika1 2 3 6combo7 11 24 29 31 38 41 45 47

Twinfant Photo Session: All Hands on Deck

             5So, you may or may NOT have heard that my wife and I were fortunate enough to welcome twins into our growing family. We were stunned when we first found out Angie was pregnant with twins, but since she IS a twin herself, we knew we were rolling the dice anyway. Needless to say we couldn’t be happier right now with our family of SIX!

Of course, every since I knew we were having twins, I knew I wanted to take as MANY infant photos as possible.

Then came Pinterest….

 

If you ever want to feel bad about your work and creativity, go on Pinterest and search the photos for the idea that you had.

1- Nothing is original anymore

2- The majority of Pinterest people are amazingly talented, or are wizards….One of those two

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Lucky for me, I have a great photographer friend who let me use her studio, provided props and  “arranged” the babies in amazing ways while ALSO providing “baby security” so that no twinfants injure themselves.

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I also had a good friend of mine who took “behind the scene” photos of us at work, and he also helped arrange the backdrops, baskets, babies, ect…

So I present to you, a collaboration with three professional photographers. Have a great TWIN day!

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Keep Shooting!

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Emily and Kevin Hammond Wedding

Had such a great time with these two young people up in Girdwood’s “Our Lady of the Snow” chapel! Here are some photos that we have finished so far, and there are TONS of more amazing photos. So, happy Monday! Enjoy the photos:5 7 8 9 10 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20

#archerwedding – Is what the kids are calling it

How do a couple of newly-weds  who are under 21 celebrate their amazing wedding festivities? Well, a Universal Studio/Cruise honeymoon certainly helps AND keeping track of all things from their wedding by requesting that if anyone posts photos on Instagram or Facebook, they use the “hashtag” archerwedding.

At first I thought this was funny and cute, but the more I thought about it the more I realized how brilliant it is. This tech-savy couple used the “love it/hate it” hashtags for their benit, making looking at the photos their friends and relatives had posted using the hashtag search.

So, great thinking to Jesse and Shelbi Archer, and good luck in your beautifully nerdy marriage :)

 

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Angela’s Babies….all of them

Had quite the day getting everything ready for Angela’s maternity shoot, keeping the kids entertained, keeping them CLEAN and keeping them from falling asleep. Let me just say that I don’t know how my wife does it. Every single day she is an amazing mother, wife and friend. I absolutely had to get a shot of Ang in her “real” environment….

1BUT, of course, after this shot we went out and about so I could try and capture how beautiful Angie looks. Enjoy!

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