Last month we made a trip down to Naples for a long weekend. Traveling with an 18 month old is definitely a challenge, but totally worth it to get some sunshine and see the ocean. I spent a good part of our trip chasing this little guy around trying to get him to just look at the camera and smile. And then I gave up and decided to photograph him as he is. He is wild, independent and my little explorer. We joke that his mantra is “I do what I want!” I’ve been thinking about photographing kids a lot these days – what is important, and what you want to remember as they grow. I love a photo with a smiling kid looking straight at the camera – but I’m realizing now that I have a child of my own – that doesn’t always capture their personality at that point in time. When I look back at these I’ll remember Liam’s independent (and a bit stubborn) little spirit. I think that is the true point of a photograph. To not only capture a moment in time, but also that feeling you got when you were there with him.
Megan and Henry are two of the kindest people you will ever meet, and they are completely head over heels in love! Their wedding day was the perfect mix of elegance and tradition. Not only are they completely adorable, but everything about their wedding day was just so special and meaningful. The couple was married at St. Ambrose Church, where Henry is a teacher. They were married by Henry’s twin brother who is a priest, and Megan and Henry were the first couple he married! Right across the street from the gorgeous church is the restaurant where Megan and Henry shared their first date.
One of my favorite details from Megan and Henry’s wedding was the flowers Megan chose for her bridesmaids. Each girl had a different bouquet that was unique to fit her personality. Such a sweet gesture!
And the reception – it literally took my breath away! The tall ceilings and gold and navy accents fit the space perfectly. Megan has the best mix of classic and creative style.
Ceremony: Saint Ambrose Catholic Church
Reception: Coronado Ballroom
Flowers: Bloomin’ Buckets
Cake: Steven Becker Fine Dining