These two have so much style I can’t even handle it! The wedding took place at Lions Gate in Lafayette Colorado. Their colors were red, black and white and the girls had matching tinsel extensions. Katie is going to hair school and she did all of the girls hair and make-up. The cake had Frankenstein and his Bride and was created by Intricate Icings and as usual was AMAZING! Although it was freezing and very windy we managed to get some great outdoor shots before the sun went down and the indoor shots are some of my favs with this awesome location. Thanks for letting me be part of your stylish day!
Kira & I traveled to the shores of Lake McConaughy in Ogallala, NE to take pictures Colby & Danny on their wedding day. It was pretty much a photographer’s dream… a lake! a windmill! a lighthouse! chandeliers! mason jars! sparklers! a wild ride in an RV! I mean really, what more could you ask for? Thanks, Colby & Danny, for a wonderful day!
Caleb and I drove on some really windy roads behind crazy people to get to this wedding, and we drove through an insane rainstorm to get back home. And it was totally worth it. I love small, intimate weddings, and it was an honor to hang out with such warmhearted, hilarious people in the breathtaking scenery surrounding Wild Basin Lodge. The wedding party consisted of Michelle’s daughters, Annika & Emma, and the guests were close family and friends. The music was provided by a duo that Michelle & Dave just happened upon in a coffee shop. It was cozy, relaxed, and simple, and we loved it. Oh and you were right, Michelle, the salmon was AMAZING.
In a pocket of someone sitting close to you right now is a sweet phone protective case made by OtterBox. I’ve even had my precious iPhone safely tucked in one of their cases since day one. So understandably I was pretty excited when they asked us to shoot the ad campaign for their Pink Series case. This was great news because a: we get to work for OtterBox, and b: 10% of the sales of this product are donated to the Avon Breast Cancer Crusade. Now they’ve launched their campaign, so I can finally write a blog about it!
So the idea was to make energetic yet realistic images of women (wearing bright pink things, of course) doing all sorts of ‘out and about’ things including running, hiking and biking, and also to get photos of the new pink case on location. Then the OtterBox design team creates illustrations over the photos to complete the look of the campaign.
It took a 7 am start time (and I am not a morning person), a lot of sweating (gross, I know), and some great athletic ladies we made work their shots over and over again on a very hot July day to get our images, but it was a day that reminded me how happy I am to have this career. Also, this was a particularly fun shoot because they asked my wife, Kira and our 2-year-old son, Jude to model for our Downtown-at-Night series. What’s not to love? Also, a nice public ‘thank you to Caleb’, who’s primary job that day was to light our models, which meant when they ran, he ran.
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I can’t pick just one of these ladies to blog about, so here are some of my faves from the 2012 grads we’ve had the chance to shoot so far this summer: Canace, Claire, Kadie, Lauren, Lauren, and Mackenzie! Coming soon: Ally, Andi… and maybe, just maybe, we’ll get to work with a guy or two (hint hint)…
Hi, this is Nate, and I’ve been a lazy blogger. But last week I got to shoot the team at Studio Be here in Old Town Fort Collins and it was so much fun I had to get a post in. In order to both enhance to the company’s visual brand and also let each subject have their voice we had each person come up with a phrase incorporating the “BE” in the company’s logo and write it on our custom-made studio set. Thanks to Ian and all the stylists who let me have one of the most fun days of studio shooting ever. PS. We’ve been doing all sorts of exciting new advertising photo shoots so stay tuned for more sweet shots.