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Erin and Brian…geez, where to start?
Well, simply put, it was quickly apparent to me that Erin would be one of those clients who becomes a fast and lasting friend. When we first began talking on the phone (which was at minimum an hour long fun-filled venture from the very start), we realized soon after that we unfortunately weren’t going to be able to work together. Although, that really didn’t trip up our developing relationship much, if at all. Fast forward a few months and I was absolutely ecstatic to hear from Erin that with changes in date and planning - we now WOULD be working together! I was thrilled. Truly. Couldn’t wait to pack my bag and board a flight to The Big Easy for her gorgeous wedding to her guy, Mr. Brian Young.
I really am probably at a loss for words to describe the intimacy of the weekend and how much respect I have for Erin and Brian’s relationship. This type of thing is, of course, what keeps me from blogging in the first place. Let’s just leave it at this:
Erin, as I sit here writing on the eve of Thanksgiving, I’m reminded how truly thankful I am for YOU. Your friendship and support have been hugely integral to my year - and I couldn’t be more grateful for you and the opportunity to be a part of your life. You’ve been a blessing to me. I’m so honored that I got to document this day for you and Brian. I loved every minute. And I love every image…
- Photography: Bound By / Amelia Strauss
- Hair + Make-Up Artist: Brandy Gomez-Duplessis
- Wedding Gown Designer: Victoria Nicole
- Wedding Shoes: Christian Louboutin
- Veil: Toni Frederici
- Bridesmaids Gowns: Coren Moore
- Floral Design: Bella Blooms
- Ceremony Venue: City Park Pavillion
- Stationary: The Keeping Room
- Calligraphy: Lossi Designs
- Favors: Hubigs Pies
- Ceremony Music: Fine Arts Ensemble
- Band: Robin Barnes and The Soul Heirs
- Cakes: Sophisticakes
- Second Line Handkerchiefs: Backyard Printing
Some quick faves we pulled to share our beloved Amy and Ben. SO much film coming soon! To check out their stunning destination engagement shoot from late fall in Austin, Texas - click HERE!
Congrats you too! We have so enjoyed you guys and adore you completely.
All of our love, A + G
Some random faves we pulled for a quick preview of digital images from last weekend! Loving it…
We just got this film back from RPL of Natalie and Ben’s drop-dead gorgeous engagement session in Malibu with Bound By. Good grief. We’re literally downloading scans as I type - but there are definitely a few images that I couldn’t help but grab. These are just a few of the images I was immediately drawn to and thought we would go ahead and share them on this newly revived blog, for whomever may still be checking it! I am SO about this couple. Awesome story, great relationship, fast friends over tacos on the beach in Malibu…
The session came together in a really cool way because they were open to anything and wanted to truly convey their relationship in imagery. I loved it. We were able to play around - I actually hiked through a river *WHAT?* - get some swanky vibes going, then morph into their classic and casual style, and wrap it up with the super-hot sexy side of their love story - which was completely amazing. We focused on black and white film with a slight grain during the day, and then amped our grain up for the evening shots. Natalie loves black and white so we told their story through that medium for all of the film we shot. For the photographers reading this: Neopan 400, Delta 3200, all shot and processed at normal rating.
This is but a glimpse, and I can’t WAIT to share more! The digital images we shot during this session are just to die for and Natalie and Ben knocked it all out of the park. Loving that we have so many different looks and mediums! The shots I’m throwing up now, I’m attracted to for the interaction and emotion happening in the frames. I see their personalities and hearts here. Oh, and I see an absolutely gorgeous tree above them. Epic really. I love it. Enjoy meeting Natalie and Ben, and feel free to leave us a little feedback! It’s been quite a while, and we’d love to hear from you :)