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Congrats newlyweds Katie & Lawrence! To get a reminder when their full wedding day photography gallery is ready you can get a reminder here. If you dare to see snowy engagement portraits on such a warm summer-like October weekend, check them out here
This weekend kicks off my favorite season in Indiana - autumn! It's also jam packed with great photo shoots, today's celebrating Anne & Marty's wedding at Notre Dame University's Basilica of the Sacred heart, fun around town and a swinging reception at the Palais Royale Ballroom downtown! Here are some favorite photos from their October engagement portraits on Notre Dame campus →
Perfectly fitting snow day post. (Reports of nearly 2-3 feet of drifting snow in the last 24 hours here in South Bend!) Just before Christmas Katie and Lawrence caught up with me for a sunny and snowy winter engagement session. Turns out the date was the 1-year anniversary of their engagement! In addition to the celebration it was also a perfectly →
What a great back to school weekend heading to the Indiana University campus in Bloomington, Indiana with Melissa and Jim. We started off where the wedding story started when Jim asked Melissa to be his wife. Melissa and Jim were into the fountain before I knew it, couldn't blame them on such a sunny summer afternoon! Lots of Cream and Crimson around →
I'm up late prepping for another double-shoot day this weekend, wrapping up 2 from Friday, ready to kick the weekend into high gear! Today's celebration with Joy & David, here's the first inning of the custom wedding guest book from a rather great proposal that might just make you shout "Holy cow!" Harry Caray style. Proposal via Wrigley Field scoreboard? I'm →
Hit the road last Friday and went to Syracuse, Indiana for Joy Kroemer & David Dulen's engagement session along Lake Wawasee. Perfect evening for a little road trip and a lakeside engagement session with a fun couple! We're looking forward to a great time celebrating with Joy & David this weekend! Keep an eye out for more photos or get a →
I think one of the things I like best about my work telling engagement and wedding stories through photography is getting to see so many friends happy. Diana, Roger and I met up at the Beutter Park river walks in Mishawaka for a sunny evening of photos. Sara grew up just blocks away from Battell and Beutter Parks and we spent →
Early this winter while working with friends Judah at Fourth Tribe concerts and Jake at the River Bank venue to plan spring concert productions, I got let in on a big secret: Jake planned on proposing at the show. (Insert wailing guitar here!) I gotta say he was looked pretty nervous while Armana Reign played and he waited to grab the →
Just a warning - you may find yourself saying "Oh I wish I'd thought to do that for my engagement!" - I have numerous times already. We'll still gladly help put together a creative shoot for you - drop us a line! Ok end of disclaimer. -eB I'm pretty stoked to present one of the many creative things we've helped put →
Started spring before the equinox this year, and not a day too soon for Jackie and Nick's engagement shoot around downtown South Bend. See you guys soon for the big day! See more of their great spring Saturday shoot here. Enjoy the springtime sunshine! * * * UPDATE - See the Wedding Day Story here! * * *
This is what I got, two days / two shoots in a row when I mentioned "acting natural" during portraits. On second thought... I wasn't going to post the first outtake shot until I saw the same thing on the very next shoot. The very first frame of the next shoot. You guys crack me up. This is what keeps photo "work" →
Monday I posted a handful of Beth and Jeff's wedding previews from their Saturday wedding, still working on a write up blog post about all the fun after a triple-event weekend. (Notre Dame football away game weekends are off the hook!) Beth's note made my Monday, and I've just got to share it (with permission, of course!) Hey Eric and Sara! We are →
Cool couple + perfect afternoon + small town, Indiana + Lake Michigan beach + Chicago Skyline background + perfect sunset + not feeling like you're "working" = WOW! Yes that all just happened. I was floored. A cool couple without any of the above makes for a great shoot, but all of them combined and I'm floored! More photos ahead from Gena →
This fella stole the show today. Jenny & Pat brought Hemi, their 9 month old Chocolate Lab puppy for a run around Notre Dame Campus and their engagement session. I think he had about much fun as Jenny & Pat did! Here's a couple sneak peeks from this evening's engagement portraits around Notre Dame University campus. More posted soon!
Also no tornado, lighting strikes or hail damage. Between stormfronts I raced up to Lake Michigan with Lauren and Andrew for a great engagement shoot on the almost deserted Weko Beach in Bridgman, Michigan. "I was hoping for some lightning in the background... but you two are pretty electric!"(yes... I seriously said that. I was rather proud of how fast I thought →
Memorial Day seriously messed with my internal calendar. From March till November my calendar weeks start on Saturday. This week, Monday became Saturday with a morning wedding and two evening portrait shoots. For all the caffeine I drank that morning and afternoon, I never felt tired out being on the go for 14 hours straight because of one of the →
I put together a quick sample of our work for a friend of ours planning a summer 2009 wedding and thought I'd better share the summery favorites from last year's engagement sessions. Nice warm thoughts from the toasty beach shoots should warm up this odd weather December. The shoreline was definitely this year's favorite location - hard to beat working →
Our weekend of awesome couples in Grand Rapids, Michigan concluded with a perfect afternoon Engagement Session with Nicole and Scott at Scott's family's restaurant - Noto's Old World Italian. If our incredible wedding Saturday wasn't enough to make me want to visit Grand Rapids again, spending an afternoon with the Noto family and seeing their breathtaking restaurant made both Sara and →
Today brings our final summertime wedding - a great celebration with Angela and Cameron! Click the photo or CLICK HERE to see their engagement session and a way to get a reminder when the wedding day celebration photos are ready. Enjoy!
A while back when we began planning Stacie and Bryan's autumn wedding photography she ran a couple of interesting ideas past us for her engagement session. Outside, downtown, dusk, and street light. We headed downtown and shot as the sun began to set. Then the magic light showed up, a great glow *after* the sun is gone, and some cool clouds →
Ever since we began including an Engagement Session in our Memoirs Photography Packages it's been a busy summer snapping on location with our awesome couples. We've had too much fun to limit it to just one package so now ALL our Wedding Photography Packages INCLUDE an Engagement Session! I'd like to sidetrack for a sec - a COMPLIMENTARY ENGAGEMENT SESSION!?! →
Before the last 10 minutes of the weekend are gone I've got to post a handful of favorite shots from last weekend's Engagement Session with Nicole and Scott. While the weather warnings all said severe thunderstorms there wasn't a drop or drizzle of rain on Saint Mary's campus for our shoot. More photos to come! Thanks again Nicole & Scott for →
While we're out celebrating with Amanda and Justin, enjoy some of our favorites from their Engagement Session earlier this month! Form the Engagement Session there is a link to the wedding day gallery. Enjoy! Quiet moments On our way down the beach Justin saw this sand bar and he and Amanda were awesome sports and walked out into knee deep Lake Michigan →