Everyday, a million miracles begin at sunrise.

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For Olivia & Nick, both doctors in the DC area, a cherry blossom engagement session was a must. They didn’t even flinch when we recommended meeting at sunrise to avoid some of the pedestrian traffic, although come sunrise this past April, there was hardly a cherry blossom tree in the Tidal Basin that wasn’t offering shade to some photographer or his or her subjects. Cherry blossom season in DC always doubles as a small photographer’s reunion. 

This begs the question – how to capture something unique?

Follow your instincts. Follow that good light. Be true to your client. Be true to your own artistic vision. Focus on what you see through your viewfinder, not at what you’ve seen other people post on social media. 

Olivia & Nick have organic chemistry and they are such a pleasure to work with; we’re beyond thrilled to be able to photograph their wedding soon. 

Photographed 100% on Kodak Portra 400 film using a Contax 645. Developed and scanned on Frontier scanners by our friends at Richard Photo Lab

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a memory of a beautiful west coast afternoon

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A memory of a beautiful afternoon in San Diego with old friends.

March 2020

styled by Ginny Au

host Hybrid Co / Erich McVey

MUAH Carrie Purser 

Photographed on film using a Contax 645 // developed and scanned by Richard Photo Lab

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Passion is pure.
NSFW

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one romance, one dance

 

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It was a day after my 31st birthday. We found ourselves in Maryland with cameras, and film, but this one was different. A small, intimate affair in the realest sense, Lauren & Steve eloped at Strong Mansion. Photographed on Portra 400, Portra 800, and Ilford HP5 film using a Contax 645 and Contax g2. Film developed and scanned by Richard Photo Lab.

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Lost in perfect autumn romance

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We photographed this Great Marsh Estate wedding in October 2019 for Ashley & Kerrenton. They are wonderful people with open minds and open hearts. They inspire us. Our time with them was time spent with friends. Also, they took us for a ride in their Tesla. 

 

Credits

VENUE: Great Marsh Estate

PLANNING & EVENT DESIGN: Kelley Cannon Events

FLORALS: Holly Chapple 

PAPER GOODS: Steph B & Co. 

HAIR & MAKEUP: JKW Beauty

CINEMA: Monachetti Weddings

WEDDING DRESS: Paloma Blanca

GROOM’S ATTIRE: The Black Tux

CATERING: Well Dunn Catering 

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