Bride To Be

The nerves before a wedding are palpable. The smiles are real but the nerves even more so. This beautiful bride needed one last look before saying “I do.” One last check, one last view of the dress, hair and makeup…one last look. These are the moments before he gets his first look. Cheers to those […]

Kissie Foot

No matter how many kisses there have been in the past, there’s just something about that first kiss on a wedding day. This cutie elopement couple who tied the knot at Big Meadows Reservoir had been together over eight years, and yet with no prompting at all, her foot kicked up. Fellas, you know you’re […]

Fairy Wings and War Wounds

I watched as a WWII veteran showed a four-year-old little girl in fairy wings the medals on his uniform. Inquisitive and wide-eyed, she asked about the bars as he chuckled and smiled his wrinkly smile. He was the grand marshall in the small town parade and she was there for the candy. They met over […]

Sneaking Off

One of my favorite moments shooting a wedding is stealing the bride & groom away from the masses for just a few minutes right after the ceremony when smiles are genuine and love is in the air. As a guest attendee I completely understand that this can be fairly annoying because we all want to […]

Get a Room

  It’s easy to capture romance on an engagement shoot. It’s not so easy to do the same on a family portrait session with oodles of wee ones running about, however, challenge accepted. On every family portrait shoot I try and steal mom & dad for a few minutes for a quick kissie shot or […]

Maryann + Curtis

Arbor House Inn Bed & Breakfast on the River