We've spent the last month on the road shooting weddings and we've had a great time! Two weekends back we had the pleasure of visiting Washington DC.

We didn't have as much time to wander around the city as we've had during our last couple of weddings, but we made the most of it and saw everything we could!

While we were there, we shot the beautiful wedding of Danielle and David. They were married at the Rock Hill Plantation House which was an absolutely stunning setting. Here is a preview from their special day -
After DC, we headed out to New Orleans. I am in LOVE with this city. Everything about it is incredible!

One of our favorite sight seeing outings was the swamp tour of the Louisiana Bayou.

This is One-Eyed Jackie, one of the many Alligators who came right up to our boat to investigate. Even though we have gators right in our own backyard I would never dare get this close to them. So our close encounters with the scaley-kind was pretty cool!
Last month we had the pleasure of shooting Gaby and Glenn's wedding at Hard Rock in Orlando. The weather was perfect and everyone came ready to party!

Their whole day included celebrity treatment! Gaby had her makeup and hair done in the dressing rooms under the Hard Rock Live Stage. The room is covered with old concert posters and memorabilia. Posted on the walls were the set lists from the men who used the dressing room from the concert the night before - styx. cool.
Glenn - looking handsome - anxiously waiting for his bride to be.
Gaby's Father walked her part way down the aisle, and her son Christopher picked up half way through. He is such a poised, mature, and absolutely ADORABLE young man. You can just see on his face how happy and proud he was.

The wedding took place on the Lennon Terrace, as well as the Lennon Room. The Terrace overlooked the Universal CityWalk area, and the Lennon Room is a wonderful place which is modeled after John Lennon's apartment in the Dakota. It is filled with his actual furniture and many drawings and pieces of art that he made and that hung in his home.

And so are the beginnings of a new family...
Just look at Gaby's dress - she looked gorgeous!!

After the ceremony we went to a room those at Hard Rock call "The Attic". It's a small room filled to the brim with items left behind from concerts, others that are familiar from music videos we've seen, and everything in between.

Before we started taking some shots amongst all of the cool stuff up there, we explored the room and Gaby and Glenn had a chance to relax and enjoy eachother just after saying I DO! These precious minutes are often fleeting (or not present!) at so many weddings before all of the reception activities begin, and I'm always so happy for couples when they have a chance to smile at each other without all of their guests watching. Wonderful moments for just the two of them.

And on to The Attic...

You scream, I scream, we all scream for ice cream! ....but especially me...
Following along with their Beatles themed wedding, we got a picture with this iconic sign. Parlophone is the record label that signed The Beatles in 1962. The yellow bicycle behind Gaby and Glenn was also used in a Beatles music video.

And check out Gaby's Superwomen boots!

Instead of having a traditional guest book, their friends and family wrote their messages on a guitar that they could display in their home. Such an awesome idea!
The dancing began and didn't stop all night!
The evening was gorgeous, and the view from the terrace was beautiful.
One of the great items inside of the Lennon room is his piano. Think of all the creativity that was "imagined" on this very bench.

Congratulations to Gaby and Glenn. It was a rockin' wedding!
We recently met with the Brown family while they were here on a Disney Vacation. I had spoken with Michele a bunch through emails in the time leading up to their trip and was so excited to meet her family.

These little guys were full of energy and absolutely hilarious! Their favorite colors are yellow and blue.

A quick shot with just mom & dad.

A prize winning smile!

Todd mesmerized the boys with stories about dragons, and Michele said they were talking about it the rest of the week.

When Michele first contacted us, she said that she loves taking pictures and has tons of photos of her family, but none that she's in because she is always behind the camera! I'm so glad we were able to capture the their whole family together.

Whenever we photograph families and the kids (specifically boys) are snuggly and fun with their parents it makes me think of my brother's teenage years where he averted every hug or snuggle from my mom (the "too cool" years!). I always want to tell the parents "snuggle as much as you can now!!"

Michele and Eric, it was a pleasure getting to meet your wonderful family. We had a great time, thank you for the smiles and laughs!
We met with Sasha and Brad a while back during their engagement session (here) and had such a great time with them we were beyond excited for their wedding!

We shot their wedding back in February and it was an absolute beautiful day. I loved their vibrant blue dresses. Both sides of their bridal party were really fun people and there was nothing but laughs before they headed down the aisle.

I knew Sasha was going to be just stunning!

All of the men were so handsome!

Just before the ceremony began, Brad's sister and brother in law were getting their adorable little girl ready to make her way down the aisle first as their flower girl.

Complete with smiles and waves

Just so beautiful

This was one of those weddings where every time Sasha smiled I was just beaming with excitement for her!

and more waves! Too cute!

A beautiful sunset and quiet moment for the newlyweds.

Their first dance as Mr. & Mrs.

They were surrounded by great people and great dance moves all night! Everyone had a great time at their wedding. Sasha and Brad - we wish you a lifetime of happiness and laughter. Thank you again for having us be a part of your special day.