Archive for December, 2010

Posted on Dec 31, 2010

I’m a big local music fan, as some who know me will attest to.  While I don’t get to see as many shows as I used to, I try to make it out a few times a month as time allows.  One of my favorites, then and now, is the D.J. Williams Projekt.  They’ve been playing the same Tuesday show at Cafe Diem for years and I have yet to see anything less than a packed bar by the time they hit their stride at mid-set.  You really must make your way out if, by some crazy way, you haven’t seen them.

A little while back, D.J. approached me about doing a little session with him and Erika.  Of course I was excited, of course I said yes, and after a few scheduling hiccups we finally found the perfect day.  In addition to a little time up on Church Hill, I got a little time with them both in the studio.  D.J. and Erika indulged me for a little lighting work and I was very happy with the results.

Happy Holidays all and enjoy.

Posted on Dec 30, 2010
Posted in weddings

This wedding was a double treat and great for the middle of the wedding season.  First, we traveled to an area of the country I’ve never spent much time in; Pittsburgh, PA and the surrounding areas.  This wedding was in a little town called Grove City at the cute little country club just outside of the town.  The second treat was getting to shoot with our dear friend Kris McElligott of  KM Photography.  Danielle and Patrick, thank you so much for inviting us to your wonderful home state and treating us like part of the family.  We can’t wait to see you again in the new year.  Enjoy!

Posted on Dec 28, 2010
Posted in weddings

And now we’re back to Richmond for the wedding of Jennifer and John at Trinity United Methodist and the Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens.  The Boyland and Reynolds families were as much fun as their respective representatives on the altar.  Plus, much to our surprise, several old friends were members of the bridal party.  For us, that always adds a bit more entertainment to the proceedings (thanks for the laughs Rick and Gaurav!).  I think you can see from the images that fun was never in short supply.  Enjoy!

Posted on Dec 25, 2010
Posted in portraits, weddings

Who says you need sunny days and warm weather to have a beautiful wedding?  Shawna and Paul decided that Winter was the perfect time for them and we were more than happy to be a part of their wedding.  It was a very private family ceremony at Maymont.  The ceremony was at the Stone Barn, with an extended portrait session in and around the Italian Gardens.  Thank you, to you both.  It was a pleasure to witness your ceremony and, with such warm and easy smiles, my job couldn’t have been easier.  Enjoy!

Posted on Dec 03, 2010
Posted in weddings

You may remember the start of a unique little story back  in March of this year when we traveled up to New York City to shoot Leah and Dimitri for their engagement session (link is here).  Well, I could never accuse these two of false advertising.  Their wedding at Historic Mankin Mansion was as wonderful as we’d expected given the fun we had during that first session.  The wedding and the couple had a beautiful write-up in the national wedding blog, Style Me Pretty, very recently.  I’d encourage you to skip on over there for a their “how we met” and all the details from their engagement and wedding day.  From their intimate and well choreographed ketubah signing, to the horse drawn carriage, and the hats and the….really.  Just look at the images here and on Style Me Pretty.  You’ll see what I mean.  Leah and Dimitri – It has been wonderful getting to know you two over the past year.  Your families are wonderful and we can’t wait to see you all again very soon.