am thinking all flower girls and ring bearers should play a fierce game
of chess before they make their grand entrance. the perfect cure for nerves. worked like a charm for
these two, they didn't miss a beat as they strolled down the aisle.
love the joy spilling out of this happy holga frame from sarah and josh's wedding back in august. am super excited to share many more from this perfectly imperfect lively wedding day. we've been so busy the last eight weeks and have quite a bit of post production work ahead of us. but, it's really cool to slow down while we edit and really take in all the fun we had. now we get to relive all the happy days and enjoy the sweet details that we captured this nutty summer all over again.
we just had our first weekend off in a really long time (since the first weekend of june actually). we spent it down in portland taking an encaustic painting class. jon decided to join me for the first day of class which was so fun. we learned how to paint with the hot colored melted wax and giggled as the day progressed and our paintings grew uglier and uglier. the point of the class was not to leave with a masterpiece and i think it's good to be a fish out of water from time to time. i was on my own for day two since there wasn't enough space for jon (boo). day two was all about incorporating photography with encaustic painting. It was a busy, interesting and exciting day. i left with three pieces that i am pretty happy with and lots of new ideas.... am so excited to experiment more at home!
my desk for the weekend. no computer just lots of wax, tape, pottery tools and heat guns. and also my new favorite tool that i learned how to use this weekend, a propane torch! oh the fun to be had this winter....thanks linda for all the great info and help!
many more beauties to come from this august wedding, we can't wait to share more. whitney and dan were a complete dream to work with....
we have been on the go for the past three weeks. this last weekend was the summit of our wedding mountain. we shot two weddings in new york. it was beautiful, exciting and a little bit exhausting. on our way out on day two, we did a little fist bump as we zoomed down the elevator. we walked out onto the bustling street with cameras hanging every which way. smiling while dragging our feet. knowing that it's all down hill from here.
we are in boston this week, waiting to shoot a wedding at a summer camp on saturday. can't wait for this one, our timeline starts off with canoe races. oh boy!
why not share just a little more of this cuteness?
just in case you missed the feature over on once wed, i thought i would share the details over here as well. one of my favorite elements from this wedding was their approach to food. cara and james decided to pass on a heavy buffet and plated meal, instead they served light courses which kept people moving and didn't interrupt any badminton games. ciao thyme did and amazing job with the food and presentation, for dinner they passed petite delicious courses. several dishes were handed out in white take out boxes and paper cones. food that I remember: salad, breaded onions and beans, pesto pasta, chicken skewers. for desert they had a gelato
cart (yum) and cake, along with berry pie and nanaimo bars. the
reception had a lively feel since people could move around while they
ate. the passed courses allowed people to really enjoy
the lawn games that were set up outside the tent. when i met with
cara and james this winter they had just started to plan, at that point
they already knew that tasty food and lots of games were the most
important thing to them. they also agreed that they would pass on
dancing and focus on bean bags and croquet instead. toward the end of the party an impromptu dance circle started and at one point james was dancing in the middle. then he suddenly stopped and said " hey, I thought
we said no dancing"?!?! a quick shrug and giggle and he continued on doing his thing. it was so cool to see everything that they
envisioned (and some extras) come together so perfectly on
this beautiful summer evening. below is what cara wrote up for once wed (i loved hearing her perspective!):
"One of my favorite projects
from the wedding planning process was designing the save the dates and
invitations. I worked with Tara at Ephemera Custom Letterpress
to get them printed which was such an easy and great experience. My
friends and family were huge in helping with decorations – my
bridesmaids and I handmade each flag banner that was strung in the tent
and between the trees, my mom sewed all of the beautiful table runners
and my dad built the adorable lemonade stand. We couldn’t have asked
for a better experience with our caterer – Jessica and Mataio of Ciao
Thyme were an absolute dream to work with, and their food and service
were beyond all words. My
bridesmaids and I wanted to do something unique and fun to help us get
ready the morning of the wedding and through a connection we found The
Hairstream Studio, an airstream trailer redesigned and outfitted as a
mobile hair salon that actually came to our site on the day of the
wedding. I also wanted to make note of
Poco Carretto Gelato, whose adorable little cart fit right into the
playful atmosphere of our wedding and served some of the most delicious
gelato and sorbetto I have ever had in my life. And finally, Heather at One Love Photo was so sweet and friendly and helpful – and amazingly talented!"