Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Impromptu session with Tiffany

I was super nervous.  I just bought basically all new equipment.  For you photographers out there, I got a D700, (my first full frame camera), 50mm 1.4, and 28-70mm 2.8.  I was nervous because I had a two wedding weekend coming up, and I've yet to really play with my new gear.  I took some pictures of Jazz, but she doesn't like to cooperate, and I basically needed a human model.  So my friend Tiffany and I did an impromptu maternity session.  I looooved how the 1.4 worked.  Everything looked like butter.  A little soft and hard to focus though.  But when she works right, she does some amazing things.
It was a short session.. I had a nail appointment to get to, so there aren't a lot of pictures to show.  These were my favorites.

This is what I'm gaga over.  Look at her eyes.  Love.

Monday, November 14, 2011

Donna and Carlos are MARRIED!!!

So happy for Donna & Carlos!  What a fabulous & fun couple!!  I met them at another wedding I was shooting, for Edith & Dawson.  Edith is Carlos' sister, and turns out that Carlos and I have a mutual friend, and Bryan has even hung out with him before!  Small world, right? 
I met up with Donna and immediately fell in love with her sweet personality.  We had a lot of fun giggles over coffee.  Loved her!  I couldn't wait for her wedding.  I knew it was going to be a blast.
Here is their love story, told by Donna.
"Carlos is the sweetest guy I've ever met. When we met each other we instantly felt a connection and felt like so comfortable talking and getting to know each other. We had alot in common like going to the gym, watching movies and eating chicken wings! We started hanging out and within a week that we met we became "boyfriend and girlfriend." It was the cutest thing.
I think we make a strong couple because we trust each other with our life, respect each others ideas and both love to have a good time!"

Flowers from Apple Blossoms in Tampa.  They are the best!!

One of my favorite couples of all time..  Edith & Dawson!!

This was such a pretty venue.  I loved this long room with windows all around & industrialized looking top.  Pretty cool.  Westin Harbour Island, all the way.

Ok, get ready for cuteness..  This kid was all about dancing his heart out & seeing his reflection in the window.  And he didn't care who was watching.  I want to live like him.

I love both of these so much.  Kissing and dancing.  Life is complete.

Best friends!  I love this picture!!

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