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Jennifer and James will be getting married this April at Los Abrigados in Sedona.  I am 100% in love with these two.  Jennifer and I chit-chat regularly by email as if we were old friends.  We talk about her wedding of course, but also about more personal matters, so I have become quite close with her.  James loves photography too and is in school right now for it.  The only thing that makes me sad is that it looks as though they may be leaving the state in the next year ... but we always have email :-).

 

We photographed their engagement shoot in Sedona, starting in the canyon at the West Fork Trail for some great fall color.  The big highlight of the day was sunset though ... unbelievable!!!  This had to rank among the top 5 sunsets I have ever witnessed in this state.  I was in Sedona the following day and I swear, people were actually still talking about it!  We had a blast guys ... can't wait for the wedding :-)!

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I told you ... spectacular!!!
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Aubrey Reel:

LOVE LOVE LOVE!

(03.11.10 @ 06:04 PM)

Sarah and Sam are so sweet ... and Sarah has been stalking us for quite some time :-).  I'm just kidding :-).  Seriously though, she has been following us for quite a while - I can't tell you how many bridal shows she has visited us at!  She is so complimentary of our work and we are so pleased that she and Sam hired us to photograph their upcoming fall wedding at Snowbowl in Flagstaff!  They live in the valley but LOVE the high country and given where their wedding will be, it only made sense to do their engagement shoot on the mountain as well.  Thanks so much you two and we can't wait for the wedding!

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This photo was a special request by Sarah and Sam.  We got lucky because there was a full moon on this evening.  In order to achieve the appearance of a very large moon (which can not be done using the very moderate telephoto I used to shoot the couple), I took a photo of the couple and then photographed the moon with a long telephoto lens.  I actually took both photos within seconds of each other and then put the two together in photoshop.
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I first met Megan a little over a year ago.  One of her good friends, Paige, was one of our past brides and Paige and Megan decided to do a boudoir session for their men.  Shortly after that, Megan got engaged and called to have us photograph the wedding.  Megan and her fiance, Colton, love the mountains and wanted their engagement session to take place amongst the autumn aspens.  Fall was a bit odd this year ... very sporadic color ... so we spent the day on a scavenger hunt of sorts looking for good patches of color.  We had a great time and I just love these two!  I can't wait for their wedding this March!!

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Angela:

I need to study your black and whites...they are always so stunning! And I love the sunset picture, just gorgeous!

(02.16.10 @ 02:55 AM)

Hellooooo ... we are back :-)!!!  No we didn't die, we have just been gone for several weeks for both vacation and work and there will be plenty of upcoming postings to show where we have been and what we have been up to.  But first we have a couple of postings that we need to post from before we left.

 

Kelly and Evan are getting married in Flagstaff next May.  Neither of them live in state, but they made a trip out this way to get some wedding planning out of the way.  They figured that it would be the perfect time to schedule their engagement session, and they couldn't have been more right.  A few weeks ago Flagstaff's famous fields of sunflowers were in their full glory and we definitely took advantage.  They also wanted some shots around Sedona, so we took them to Merry-Go-Round Rock on Schnebly Hill for sunset - which was quite spectacular by the way!  We had a great time guys!!

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This is how far behind I am on my blogging ... I always try to have the photos posted before the clients get their images so that they get a little sneak peak.  Just as I began this posting I got an email from Michelle and Eric letting us know that they had just gotten their DVD.  Up side is that the email was very sweet and they loved their photos!!  Thanks guys :-)!

 

A couple of weeks ago Michelle and Eric made their way from Phoenix to Flagstaff for their engagement shoot.  We started out downtown and finished up on the mountain, stopping by one of our many sunflower-filled meadows along the way.

 

Michelle and Eric, we had such a blast with you both!!  This was such a fun engagement shoot and you both made taking great images extremely easy.  You were even willing to run so we could get photos as the train went by ... awesome!  We can't wait for the wedding in November!  See ya then!

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Love the puddle series!
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AWESOME!!!
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These two had the greatest sense of humor :-)
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This was a lot of fun ... and it wasn't manipulated in photoshop.  The technique of showing motion in the train was done in camera.
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Eric Greenberg:

Great Job! These are awesome, we love them!!
Eric and Michelle

(08.23.09 @ 05:51 AM)
Mom:

These pictures are just fabulous! The photographer really captured the best of the two of you!

(08.23.09 @ 05:11 PM)
Patti:

AMAZING!! BEAUTIFUL!! LOVE THEM!!

(08.24.09 @ 12:19 AM)