9.30.2013

Sneak Peek | Adam & Cassi

Oh, my...

Desert Ridge Estate wedding photography

xo

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9.27.2013

Friday Finds | Ma Cherie

baby crochet Ma Cherie etsy shop
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Today Etsy find comes to us from the lovely Ana of My Newlywed Life.  Ana's shop, Ma Cherie, is filled with lovely little bits of crocheted goodness that are just perfect for Fall - or any time of year if you're in San Francisco!  Ana knows how to work that crochet hook like nobody's business but my favorites of her items have to be the kids' animal hats and the baby crochet shoes.  But if you're shopping for a grown up human, there's lots of goodness for adults too!  In fact, I have a very lovely cream infinity scarf from Ma Cherie and I'm just waiting for these silly 80-degree temps to fly south for the season so I can finally wear it!

baby crochet Ma Cherie etsy shop
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And, good news for you, my lovely readers!  Ana is offering 15% off all orders placed between now and Sunday using the code FALL15!!  Woot woot!  Stop on by and get yourself a lovely new scarf ... or slouchy hat ... or boot cuffs ... or baby hat ... or booties ... or, you know, whatever your Fall-loving heart desires!

Happy weekend!!!
xo


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9.25.2013

Ok, I'm Gonna Brag A Little Bit Now

I'm so excited to share some great news with y'all today!  TWO of my lovely couples have had their engagement sessions featured on wedding blogs recently!  First, Felice & Ben's super fun Moss Beach session was featured on DIY Bride just last week.

DIY Bride engagement session photography

Second is Leidilyn & Edward's romantic sunset session at Baker Beach that is featured today on Borrowed & Bleu!

Borrowed & Bleu feature engagement session

I'm still fairly new to the world of wedding photography and navigating the waters of submissions and publications is something I'm slowly figuring out.  It's an honor to have my work chosen by wedding blogs, especially those that inspire and assist couples throughout the planning process.  But it's even more rewarding to know my awesome, joyful, super in-love clients get to share their joy with the larger wedding community through features such as these.  So stop on by and show them some love!

xo

Past features & press:
Robia & Dave's wedding at the Ritz on 7x7 SF
Kristie & James' art deco wedding at Fox Theatre on In Bliss
Timeless Father-Daughter dances on Woodland Bride
Erin & Oliver's San Francisco engagement on The Lovely Bay
A business feature on A Practical Wedding


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9.24.2013

Sneak Peek | Ali & Ryan

We drove down to Santa Barbara over the weekend to photograph two people in love.  The Husband usually assists me on shoots that require travel (he is especially awesome at managing the gear and having lenses ready for a quick change, but he's learning a little photography too) so we try to see a little bit of the area when we're not working.  Before heading back to SF Sunday morning, we stopped at the cutest little brunch place in Santa Barbara then checked out the shops along State Street.  I wish I could say there were photos coming soon but, after a full day of shooting the day before, I left my camera in the car for this little jaunt.  But I have something even better - a lovely sneak peek of Ali & Ryan's beautiful wedding.  They couldn't have chosen a more beautiful location to commit their love and life to each other.

wedding day portraits Babcock Vintner House

xo


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9.20.2013

Friday Finds | The White Pepper

Sometimes I think I was born in the wrong era but when I try to think where I truly belong, I get confused.  I look at history and art and science and think, maybe Renaissance France?  Or I read Jane Austen and think, maybe mid-1800s England?  Or I see fashions from early last century and think, maybe the 1940s here in the good ol' US of A?  And then I find Etsy shops like The White Pepper and I feel convinced I belong in the 1960s.  More specifically, a hip little urban apartment in New York City with all the groovy mid-century fixings.
vintage home goods from The White Pepper
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My grandma use to have a table like the one pictured in 2.  I loved to sit on the table part, poke my legs through the back, and use the little top area as my personal dining table!  Also, how cute is that little squirrel?  No idea what purpose he serves but I'd like to have him just keep me company at my desk.

Anything above catch your eye?

Happy weekend!!!
xo



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9.19.2013

Awkward & Awesome | Wedding Day Edition

Jeff Marsh
  AWKWARD
- Our priest for the wedding was not a stranger to us.  He officiated other family members’ weddings and baptisms and we met him in person a few times in preparation for our own wedding.  But for some reason, he just could not remember my name.  Instead, he kept calling me Lisa - my mother’s name.  The name of a woman he met once, the day before the wedding.  Maybe he had a little crush?  Who knows.  When the ceremony first began, he said something to the effect of, “We come here today to celebrate Lisa and Eric joining together for life.”  I tried to whisper politely and correct him - “psst … it’s Stephanie” - but he didn’t hear me.  And, in a way, my mom and Eric are now joined together for life so I guess it wasn’t entirely inaccurate.  But when he did it a second time, during his sermon, everyone in attendance from both of our families said, “STEPHANIE!” to correct him that time.  He handled it well and made a little joke about it.  Then joined us at the reception for some wine.  Not dinner, just wine …

- We thought it might be kind of cool to drive my mother-in-law’s Alfa Romeo from the church to our photo spot, then back to dinner.  We also thought it might be kinda cool to use the classic car in some of our photos.  We did NOT, however, think it’d be cool to run over our photographer or crash into his car but that’s what nearly happened when the Alfa slipped out of gear and began to roll backward into our photog and his car.  Yes, the e-brake was on.  No, it did not work.  Despite wearing a dress with a 5-foot lace train and heels, my instinct was to shove all my body weight against the back of the car and hold it up with my super strong thighs.  Suprisingly, it worked.  I stopped the car long enough for Eric (the Husband!) to jump back in and save the day.  And here I was thinking all those spinning classes were a waste of time when really they were building the thighs of a super hero bride.

- We decided to make a quick stop at a second location for just a few more photos, despite being nearly 20 minutes late to dinner and having the restaurant coordinator leave us each multiple messages wondering where we were.  We jumped out quickly for a few sunset photos at the Sonoma Mission, then hopped back in the car to fill our bellies with t-bone steak, cheese, eggs, and Welch's grape steak and shrimp.  If only it were that easy.  I ended up leaving my sunglasses behind a little ledge at the Mission.  When I realized what I’d done, I made Eric stop the car immediately so I could get out, run across the street (in my heels and dress with the 5-foot train …), and grab those sunglasses before a wine country tourist left with an extra souvenir.  I really love those $10 Target shades.

AWESOME
- Eric and I made the somewhat nontraditional choice to walk down the aisle together.  Walking down the aisle arm-in-arm with my soul mate as we enter our marriage as equal partners, while watching all our family members smile back at us as his sister sings Sea of Love, was one of the most awesome highlights of the day for me.

- And since we were walking down the aisle together, we got to hang out together in the bridal room before the ceremony.  We took a few selfies, some photos of each other, and watched through the stained glass windows as each of our guests arrived for the ceremony.  Neither one of us was the least bit stressed or anxious or nervous.  Something about being together and having those final moments before the ceremony to just be with each other was both calming and exciting all at the same time.

- We have been completely overwhelmed with the outpouring of love and support from everyone, especially in the last few weeks.  Our friends and family, colleagues and clients, have showered us with love and kindness from both near and far and we are so incredibly touched and grateful for that.  It truly made the wedding feel like it was not just for us, but for our little community of loved ones, too.  Just thinking about how kind and generous everyone has been makes me get a little misty eyed!  Thank you so much for all your love.  We love you right back!

xo


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9.18.2013

Laura & Brian | Engaged

A cool bridge, a beautiful river, delicious lighting and two people in love.  What more do you need for lovely engagement photos?

Laura & Brian invited me out to their home of Folsom, CA for their session.  We climbed over river rocks and under bridges, hiked through tall grasses and played with their two pups.  All in all, it was a pretty lovely evening.  The sweet couple will celebrate their wedding in an intimate destination ceremony, which makes engagement photos near their home all the more special.  Laura & Brian - thank you so much for inviting me to document such an awesome chapter in your relationship.  I wish you many decades of love and happiness. :)

sunset engagement session photos folsom bridge
sunset engagement session photos folsom
sunset engagement session photos folsom
sunset engagement session photos folsom bridge
sunset engagement session photos folsom bridge
sunset engagement session photos folsom bridge
sunset engagement session photos folsom river
sunset engagement session photos folsom river
sunset engagement session photos folsom river
sunset engagement session photos folsom river
sunset engagement session photos folsom
sunset engagement session photos folsom
sunset engagement session photos folsom
sunset engagement session photos folsom
sunset engagement session photos folsom
sunset engagement session photos folsom
sunset engagement session photos folsom
sunset engagement session photos folsom

xo


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9.16.2013

Guess Who Has A Husband?

Me!!!  We're back from Sonoma, returning to the work grind after coming down from the wedding weekend high.  Next up on our collective to-do list: plan our honeymoon trip to Argentina!  I'll be spending the next few days decompressing, catching up on work and blogging, and getting used to the extra little bit of weight on my left ring finger.  I'm also planning to edit my photos from the wedding weekend and will share a few with you very soon (there's not a lot - I was a bit distracted!).  In the mean time, here are a few from my lovely little iPhone.

Clockwise from top right:  Pre-ceremony selfie  |  Breakfast at Fremont Diner  |  Arriving at dinner  |  Me & my new(!) cousin-in-law/make-up artist, Delaney  |  Gia helping with the wedding gifts  |  My beautiful bouquet made by my friend Ali

Hope you all had a fabulous weekend!

xo


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9.09.2013

Sneak Peek | Megan & Anthony

Oh man.  Our wedding is just four days away and I'm knee-deep in projects right now.  I'm not exactly Ms. Crafty so I chose easy-peasy DIY projects -one of them is something I literally learned in 3rd grade- but man are they time consuming!  I'm taking a little break to work on Megan & Anthony's engagement session at Pier 71 and McLaren Park.  These two were so much fun to work with, as you can probably tell from the photos, and I'm excited to step away from the tissue flowers and relive our lovely little session while editing.

engagement session at John McLaren Park in San Francisco
engagement photography John McLaren Park in San Francisco 
 By the way, I just realized who Megan reminds me of - Kate Middleton!

xo


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9.06.2013

Your Questions Answered

So I originally intended to do this post yesterday but I got a little lost in editing photos from Megan & PJ's wedding.  But when you're working on images like this...

sunset vineyard wedding photos at the Palm Event Center

...it's easy to see how one can lose track of time, you know?

Anyhoo, I've finished that editing and I'm ready to answer your questions!  When I first wrote that post, I was super nervous no one would ask me anything and then I'd be a big ol' internet fool that had to delete the whole post and pretend it never existed to avoid the embarrassment.  But you guys are awesome and asked some great questions!  Some fun, some silly, and some that made me put my thinkin' cap on.  (Did anyone else's grandma use that phrase?)  I've removed the names of the people asking since some of them were emailed privately but here are your questions, answered.  Thank you SO MUCH for participating and, if there's anything else you'd like to know, just ask. :)

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How did you start making photography your business?  When did it go from hobby to bringing in some bacon?


Photography has been a hobby for me since I was 14 (yeah, that's almost 17 years ago...).  I was late for enrollment for my freshman year and needed to fill my electives requirements.  Photography was one of the only classes with spots still open at my high school of nearly 3,000 students so, I signed up.  (Side note - this is also the reason I ended up taking French and being in ROTC.  Yay for late enrollment!)  I ended up loving the class and continuing with the hobby all through adulthood and although I toyed with the idea of starting a photography business out of college, I decided against it because of the costs of film, lab fees, studio rental, etc.

Fast forward to post-law school where I was working at a firm in Sacramento.  The Fiance was living in SF and we were doing the long-distance thing for nearly two years.  The SF job search was going well for me in the sense that I was getting interviews and call backs but I was not excited about any of the possibilities.  One day, while we were driving to the airport on our way to visit my family in Texas, the Fiance asked me, "If you could do anything, even something not law-related, what would you do?"  Without hesitating I said, "I'd start a photography business."  That conversation got the ball rolling and eight months later, I gave my two weeks' notice and left the firm to pursue photography as my full-time career.

What is the top destination on your travel bucket list?  I'd love to know about places you've seen and where you hope to go someday! (I'm a travel addict. Just can't get enough. Need more money, more vacation time... and more camera lenses!)


I need more of those things too!!  For me, traveling makes my soul happy.  I love discovering new places and revisiting old familiar spots.  It restores my energy and excitement for life.  In fact, I've started to notice that if we go too long without traveling, or without at least the prospect of a trip on the horizon, it tends to make me a little blue.

That being said, the top destination on my travel bucket list has been Paris for a long, long time but it somehow it just hasn't worked out yet.  I didn't travel much growing up (my mom is afraid of flying...) so I didn't even leave the country until I was 26 years old!  I've been to Italy, Mexico, and Madrid but that's it for international travel.  I'd love to visit Argentina, India, Tanzania, South Africa, Scotland, Thailand, Peru, Brazil, Greece, Germany, Portugal, Chile, Belgium, Ireland, Morocco, China, Japan, New Zealand ... basically everywhere! 

I've traveled around the US a bit more but there are still plenty of domestic spots I'd love to see someday, too.  Savannah, New Orleans, Seattle, Portland, Boston, Maine, Alaska, Glacier National Park, Yellowstone, Jackson Hole... my travel wish list is never-ending!

Have you been to any of those places?  I'd love to hear about your experiences there!

I'd like to know what editing software you use.  Do you make your own actions?


I use Lightroom 4 for the majority of my editing but occasionally I bring the photos into Photoshop for retouching once I've finished the main editing work.  I've made a lot of my own presets for Lightroom and I have some from VSCO that I've tweaked and played with to get the look I want.  I don't really use actions in Photoshop, though.  Nothing wrong with them at all (I used to use them), I just don't really have a need for them.

If you could only drink one drink for the rest of your life, what would it be (excluding water from the options)?


CHOCOLATE MILK!!!!

Your "Awkward & Awesome" posts is what kept me coming back in the very beginning. Will you continue doing those in the future?


Absolutely!  I love writing the Awkward & Awesome posts and finding humor in uncomfortable or embarrassing situations.  The posts have dropped off since I started working from home, though, because I'm just not interacting with people nearly as much as I used to.  One perk of my former office was that it provided plenty of opportunities for awkward interactions.  Like my boss who had no sense of humor, or the office mate with the fart heard 'round the world.  But those posts will definitely be returning with more frequency.  In fact, I'm working on a Wedding Photog Edition of Awkward & Awesome for you.  Because I do the dumbest things at weddings, like spill a bottle of champagne on my own camera bag in the middle of portraits and fall off chairs while photographing the wild dance party.  Yeah, definitely awkward.

Which is your favourite kind of chocolate? (...I'm eating some right now, that's what prompted me to ask ;) )


First of all, I'm jealous that you're eating chocolate right now and really wish you'd share.  Chocolate is my drug of choice.  I love dark chocolate (just about any kind, as long as it's real chocolate) but my latest and greatest discovery is Trader Joe's dark chocolate bars filled with speculoos.  It's like crack in a chocolate bar.  It's so good, people are buying 'em up and selling them on Amazon.  Imagine a smooth, rich, dark chocolate bar that's not too bitter and not too sweet, filled with a creamy filling that tastes just like cookie dough.  Now, imagine heaven.  The two are one and the same.

I'm sure they are all a ton of fun to shoot, but is there one category (based on the galleries on your photography website, which are all gorgeous by the way!) you like to photograph over all the others? :)


I would have to say, engagement sessions are my favorite category of photography, at least for work.  (Travel and street photography might win for personal work, though.)

I love, love, love photographing that time in a couple's life.  There's so much anticipation, excitement, happiness, and joy that influences how the couples interact with each other.  In the grand scheme of life, the time spent as an 'engaged' couple is hardly any time at all.  To be able to capture that little moment in time and preserve it is a really awesome thing, I think.  Plus, engagement sessions are usually much more relaxed than the wedding day.  I get to spend two full hours exploring new locations & experimenting with different angles, compositions, lighting, and ways of directing & posing, and just chatting with my clients and getting to know them.  I always get nervous beforehand, mainly because I really want to make sure my couples have a good time during our session, but once we get started, it never feels like work.  The good sessions feel like I'm making new friends and the great sessions feel like I'm reuniting with old ones.

My question is, how did you decide to leave law, after all of the effort and time you put into school and the bar, and decide to become a photographer full time?  What was the final push to make you take a leap of faith and follow your dreams?


This kind of goes hand in hand with the first question actually.  Leaving law was not an easy decision and it was not one that I made lightly.  As you mentioned, a lot of time, effort, and money went into earning that law degree and passing the bar.  But practicing law was not at all what I expected it to be.  You know how they say when you meet the person you're supposed to marry, you just know?  Well, I think the same can be said for careers.  When you're doing what you're meant to do, you just know it; and when you're doing what you're not meant to do, you know that, too.  I was not meant to practice law.  I still enjoy the law and I'm still fascinated by our legal and political system, but I've realized my interest in those areas is purely academic.  As a career, it's not what I was meant to do.

There wasn't necessarily one thing in particular that was the "final push" or last straw.  It just was not the right fit.  I felt like I had to stifle a large part of my personality to fit in at the firm and in the legal world.  I left the office each day feeling drained of energy and happiness.  I lost sleep many nights due to the stress.  And, towards the end, I cried in the evenings at the thought of going back in and doing it all over again the next day.  I had no personal or career satisfaction and felt like I was in one of the least happy periods of my life.

Now, that's not to say it was all gloom and doom.  I worked with some amazing, smart, kind people and made some awesome friends both in law school and while working at the firm.  I learned a lot about myself, about running a business, and about what I want in terms of personal & career satisfaction.  Plus, I've literally saved myself thousands of dollars by drafting my own contracts and legal docs for the photography business so that's a definitely a positive!  But, overall, it just wasn't for me.

With photography, I feel like I have a purpose to my life.  I get to be with couples on the happiest day of their lives.  I get to create the first of their many family heirlooms and make the photos they'll show to their children and grandchildren.  I get to document their engagement and capture the anticipation of a new and exciting adventure just over the horizon.  I get to meet young families and preserve all those special little expressions and moments they have with their children.  Seeing people smiling and finding joy in the photos I've made for them makes me feel so warm and fuzzy inside - and that's a huge thing.  Huge.  I had no idea a career could be so satisfying and enjoyable and I feel so blessed and lucky I was able to discover this when I did.  I can't imagine what my life would be like if I'd stayed where I was and spent the next 30 years doing something that made me cry at the end of the day.

I think this is something you said you're planning to talk about more in the future, but any photography tips? or gear that you love?


Yes, lots!  I have a few previous posts with photography tips but I'm currently working on a new series of tutorials (breaking down how to shoot in manual, rules of composition, working with different types of lighting, shooting for your blog, etc) and *fingers crossed* I'll have the first posts of the new series up in October!  I haven't quite thought of a name for the series yet, though.  "Photo 101" is just so blah but I'm the worst when it comes to cute, clever titles.  If you have any suggestions for series titles, I'd love to hear them!

How did you decide to own guinea pigs?


This is a totally random and funny story, actually.  When I lived in Sacramento, it was my first time ever in my life living on my own.  It got kind of lonely in my apartment and I really wanted a little companion but my lease specifically said no "dogs or cats" were allowed in the building.  Being the sneaky lawyer that I am was, I thought, "Okay, so what can I get instead of a dog or cat?"

I initially went to the pet store intending to get a hamster.  When we walked in, all the hamsters were sleeping -they're nocturnal- while all the guinea pigs were out playing, munching on haying, and being cute as can be.  I knew nothing about guinea pigs and thought they were just overgrown hamsters but one little grayish brown one with a white tuft of fur on her head stood out to me.  As I approached the cage, the other baby guinea pigs ran and hid, but this brave little girl came right up to the front of the cage and checked me out.  I laughed at her funny little mohawk then went on my way to check out the sleeping hamsters.

Not too long after, the pet store clerk approached and asked if there was anything she could help with.  I told her about how I wanted a little companion, someone who would keep me company and let me pet them and cuddle them, and mentioned I was thinking about a hamster.  She asked if I've ever thought about a guinea pig.  No.  No I had not.  Apparently, she owned two herself and absolutely loved them.  She told me about their intelligence -on par with cats!- and how they bond with their humans and come to view them as part of the herd.  She told me you can teach them tricks and house train them so they can run around and play outside of their cage.  And, she told me they were diurnal, meaning they sleep at night and are up and active during the day, just like people.  She had me pretty much convinced so I said, "Well, if I'm going to get a guinea pig, I want that cute little gray one with the white mohawk."

After two and a half years as a guinea pig mama, I'm convinced they are the best little pets in the world.  Molly and Gia have turned out to be two of the sweetest, most affectionate -and easy to care for- pets I've ever had (and I grew up with pets constantly in our home!).  Even when we have a home and a yard and room for pups and kitties, we'll still have guinea pigs in our life. 

What's your favorite part of living in San Francisco?


Oh man, this is a tough one!  I've wanted to live "where Stephanie Tanner lives" since Full House was a TGIF staple.  I love the climate and weather, even though most people hate it.  Fall is my favorite season and SF is in a perpetual state of fall all year round.  Boots and scarves are just as appropriate in February as they are in August.  I love the random eclectic mix of people & things found at any given time on any given street corner.  I love all the restaurants and cafes and food trucks throughout the city.  I love the iconic views, the museums and culture, the access to nature and the great outdoors, the diversity of city life.  I feel alive in the city and anything I want to do is immediately accessible.  I love that the city is my office and exploring SF with clients, choosing new locations for photo shoots and rediscovering old familiar spots, allows me to experience San Francisco in a new and different way.  I don't know that I can narrow it down to just one favorite part but if you ever come for a visit, I'll take you to all my top contenders.

xo


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9.04.2013

Back to School

Ah, it’s that time of year again.  The days are just a little bit shorter, the breeze is just a little bit cooler, and kids everywhere are (mostly) excited to head back to school.  I was definitely one of those kids who counted down the last days of summer, anxiously awaiting the first day of school.  I’d lay out my school uniform, polish my shoes, and pack my backpack the night before.  Everything was exciting and new - new teachers, new classmates, new friends, new learning material.  It was awesome and I loved every bit of it.

It’s also that time of year when all those lovely, happy memories get preserved in the annual school photo.  Picture Day was especially exciting for me because, as a private school kid, it was one of only a handful of days each year we got to wear whatever we wanted.  I think the monotony & predictability of wearing a school uniform every day completely impeded my developing fashion sense, though.  Unless you think vests, super short hair cuts, and floppy denim hats are fashionable.  If you do, I question your sanity.

I miss those exciting back-to-school days and after a total of 20 years in school I can’t help but feel “left out” this time of year.  Between regular school, college, and law school that’s about 2/3 of my life’s worth of Fall spent in back-to-school mode!  Since I can't join in the school fun this year, let’s instead relive the glory days with a trip down memory lane….or a stumble through horrible school photos.  Same thing.
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4th Grade.  Oh, hey there, 40-year old soccer mom hair cut.  The solution to my frizzed out Dolly Parton perm was an awesome look for a 9-year old.


Hair still looks like crap in 5th grade so let's throw on a t-shirt with attached faux-denim vest and call it photo-worthy.  It's a good look, right?  No?  Oh....


Where were the fashion bloggers when I was in 6th grade???  The pre-attached faux denim vest with lace and pearls and pink satin flowers (totally my style... NOT!) just wasn't taking it far enough so, in 6th grade, a real vest made from what appears to be real grandma curtains was the option of choice.  With a broach at the collar.  Because every 11-year old needs a broach in her wardrobe, right?  Oh well.  At least my hair was finally growing out.  This is also the photo some loving friends have referred to as the "Before" version of Anne Hathaway in The Princess Diaries.  Thanks for that one.


I can't leave my sister out of the photo fun.  She didn't have to deal with an unfortunate hair situation (until she tried to cut it all off herself...) but her first year in Kindergarten is forever immortalized in a Beauty & the Beast t-shirt and paint-splattered jeans.  Nothing says 1992 like painted jeans and Disney tees.


Speaking of the '90s, we can't forget that horrible time in 7th grade when my mom forced my sister and me to take back-to-school photos in matching Blossom hats.  Love you, too, Mom.


Do you have any embarrassing back to school photos, too?  Tell me about your faves!

PS - I'll be answering reader questions in tomorrow's post so if there's anything you'd like to know, just ask me!

xo


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9.03.2013

Sneak Peek | Daniel & Sivan

It just hit me this morning - our wedding is just 10 days away.  I cannot believe it's happening so soon and there's still so much to do!  Hair styles to test, dresses to pick up (yes, there's more than one), decorations to make, and lots of little bits and pieces to check off the multiple to-do lists.  Mixed in with all of that, I have tons of beautiful wedding photos to edit, including Daniel & Sivan's wedding this past weekend at American Jewish University.  Their wedding was gorgeous, elegant, and full of love.  The beautiful tree-lined setting was decorated with lovely peach and pink flowers, vintage typewriters, and navy chevron table runners but I'm pretty sure it was Sivan's dove grey, hand-beaded wedding dress that stole the show.  Can't wait to show you more from this stunning wedding soon!

elegant dove gray wedding dress at American Jewish Univesrity
elegant weddng with dove gray wedding dress at American Jewish University AJU


Congratulations, Daniel & Sivan!

xo


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