Shooting with Michael Warf – Ben & Kristen

July 24th, 2009

Since Michael Warf has been my second shooter many times this year, it was a treat to switch things up and second shoot for him a little while ago! Though I jumped into the day at formals, rather than the getting ready photos, it was easy to immediately take to Ben and Kristen, who were such a sweet couple. Our day eventually brought us to the small fair that was set up at the Enmax Center, and then to their gorgeous ceremony and reception at City Hall – what a great venue!

Thanks for bringing me along, Michael!

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Janae

July 24th, 2009

Though Janae graduated some time ago, she never had photos done in her awesome blue dress… and better late than never! We spent a few gorgeous evening hours taking photos around town, and though she didn’t think she knew how to pose, she did a pretty good job following my directions :) After our nature-y stops we caught the amazing sunset, and faked some evening photos. This was such a great dress for her; it matched her eyes perfectly!

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Andrew & Julie

July 23rd, 2009

It was such an honor to get to photograph Andrew and Julie’s wedding. I’ve known both of them since before they even dated, was let in on the proposal so I could video tape it, and now was able to be an important part of their special day. They are two very amazing people and compliment each other so well, and I had so much fun spending the day with them! Their families are generous and crazy like they are and I felt so welcome even though it was my first time meeting most members of the bridal party. Best part, Dino was the MC for the reception!

We have all missed Andrew while he teaches in Japan, and are sad to lose Julie to Japan now too, but I am so happy they can finally be together again! (I’ll have to put Japan on my ‘places to visit’ list.)


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Ayako

July 21st, 2009

In honor of the last wedding I shot with Michael, where he tried to buy balloons for the photos and the Lethbridge wind absolutely crushed that idea, I made another attempt at balloons in photos and this time it (sort of) worked! (Sure, balloons are the new “colorful old chair on the road” prop for photos, but I had to try them at least once!) Ayako was beautiful and easy to work with and I had a great time shooting her. It’s awesome that she found me, since we were in the last Lethbridge College fashion show together, but didn’t know each other at the time (a true indication of how small Lethbridge is!).

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Street Wheelers Show & Shine

July 13th, 2009

I always enjoy going to the Street Wheelers weekend in Lethbridge. I love the old cars, especially everything pre-1960s, but with all the people at the park it’s hard to get good full shots of the vehicles. Instead, I focus on the details :)

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Andrew Scott CD release party

July 13th, 2009

The week of festivities begins! My friend Andrew (who you may recognize from the Turncoats) has been teaching in Japan for the majority of the past two years, and he is back for a short while to marry Julie! I am so excited for their wedding, but to start out this week Andrew pulled together a few of his musician friends and held a CD release party for his new solo album (which is pretty darn good!).
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