Bryan and I had a quick trip this summer and these were three of my favorite shots from the trip. I used long exposures to catch these photos and look closely- there's a shooting star! While landscape photography is never a genre I would say I work in, I had a lot of fun taking these- I didn't take one picture of either of us. Oops.
Many of you know that I had the great pleasure of being a bridesmaid in my best friend Julie's wedding, as well as the unofficial getting ready photog. I won't deny that I was torn in a sense- I so desperately wanted to be able to be in the wedding AND photograph the whole day (or even just until she had her dress on but clearly we were involved in the lacing of that gorgeous corset!). However, being a bridesmaid comes with its official duties and honestly, by the time the ceremony rolled around, I forgot all about the camera because I was having too much fun. I made Bryan go and get my camera and I took like 3 pictures at the reception. The only thing I wish I had a picture to share was how spectacular the room looked. Kate was the maid of honor and wedding planner (we like to do double duty in this group with Kelly serving as bridesmaid and the un-pregnant fun one ha ha!) and handmade so many delicate details. After cocktail hour, the sun was setting and the crystals hanging in each of the windows provided such a glow, combined with the twinkle of the lights strung on the rafters. All the navy and ivory linens and the funky chalkboard menu- it really was a site! Add to that the favors we hand cut and hot glued (maybe a finger or two as well) and the centerpieces bursting with yellow, white and orange- it was just beautiful. And speaking of beautiful...here are just a few photos including some of the vintage cars that were probably my favorite little detail (or large detail- the 60 Ford is a boat). Many, many, many happy years to two dear friends, Julie and Sean!
Each year, Bryan and I are lucky enough to spend the 4th of July with the Caito's at their awesome beachfront property. It's a tradition and something we look forward to all spring long. I also look forward to SNARKing with Julie. I'm sad no one was able to get a picture of us "launching" the SNARK yesterday. Last year we capsized, but this year we were able to keep it right side up and have a successful sail.