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If your friends with me on Facebook (and you should be), you may have seen these already. I'm finally caught up to the point where I can start blogging again, and I really wanted to share these with the rest of the world. Jessica contacted me a few months ago after her wedding, asking if I would shoot her Trash the Dress session. Her and her groom Adam were married back in April in Hagerstown, MD. When she told me she wanted to go to Caledonia State Park, I was more than a little excited. The lake there is beautiful. So, a few weeks ago, I met her and Adam at the park, and they took us (my assistant Karen was helping me), to the spot where Adam proposed last summer. This spot is magical (can I say that without sounding lame?) absolutely perfect for a TTD session, and I'm sure I'll never be able to find it again. Ha! We started off taking photos in the woods, and I jokingly mentioned the water. Well, they were all for it! So, we rolled up our pants legs, took off our shoes and stepped in. The edge of the lake was mossy, muddy, and down right gross. Needless to say that was an interesting sensation on the feet. Luckily, after just a few steps in the water, the floor became rocky.
There was a small fishing boat near by as we were shooting, and I'm sure we were quite a site. Me with my camera, my assistant angling lights, Adam with his jeans and suit coat, and Jessica with her wedding dress all in knee high in a lake for a photo session. I have to say, though, that was the most fun I've had in a while! I want to do more of these, MUCH more. Even if I'm booked for your wedding, or you've already booked another photog, you can at least book me for this. Trust me, you will have a blast, and you will have one of a kind, once in a lifetime photos. Contact me for more info at firstname.lastname@example.org!
Okay, time for photos!
This has to be my absolute favorite. I'm going to be ordering this as a 16x24 canvas very soon.
So when we were done we ended up having to walk through the woods on our bare feet because we didn't have any towels to dry off. Luckily, it was mostly a pine forest, so the ground was soft. When we got back to our cars we noticed this sign. Oops. :)
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At next month I'm going to the beach and should have some awesome photos to share when I get back, so stay tuned! Also, I've got loads more weddings and engagement sessions to post.
Thanks for an awesome session, Adam and Jessica! I'll be contacting you soon to setup a meeting to go over your photos. I'm looking forward to meeting with you again.