4 Sisters and a Stalker
4 Sisters and a Stalker

The last time I photographed 4 sisters, I ended up marrying one of them.

This is a photo I took about 10 years ago, and Danielle is the one on the far right.

When Kristin & I started chatting about shooting her and her sisters, I got all excited.  This session was a blast, so let’s jump right to the images.

I LOVE this shot of them in the field.

Guess who showed up while we were out there?

That’s right ladies and gentlemen.  A little bit of Zac Effron never hurt a photograph.  He must have heard these beautiful single ladies were in town and came by for a visit.

I still had The Mug Machine in my car from Heather & Blake’s wedding, and I figured it was just what these girls needed. So we drove over to the church where their mom works and set it up for a few shots.

At this point Zac became a bit of a stalker.  He must have somehow followed us back because he showed up out of nowhere and insisted on getting in on a few more shots.

Once their mom came out, Zac split.  (I think he was intimidated.)

Seriously, how gorgeous are all 5 of these ladies?!

Thanks for a great session!

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Heather & Blake (The Mug Machine)
Heather & Blake (The Mug Machine)

Well, The Mug Machine has made it to 3 out of the 4 weddings I have shot this year and I’ll be honest, you HAVE to have this at your wedding. :) Heather called me a few weeks before her wedding to check on adding it and I was so glad she did. They have a great group of friends and it really let’s everyone get in on the photo fun.

If you are interested in having The Mug Machine at your wedding shoot me an E-mail and we’ll make it happen.

Here are a few of my favorites.

After their first shot. This guy asked for a “Prom pose” because they never got a prom photo done. How awesome is that? I kept having to re-shoot this. The bottle was full when we started. :) Mothers of the Bride & Groom.

I think Heather may have had the most fun in The Mug Machine. She kept coming back for more.
And finally, one more family portrait.

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March Madness can HELP your relationship!
March Madness can HELP your relationship!

Well ladies, it’s that time of year again.  And, just like last year, I’m here to help you out through what could be a rough couple of weeks in your relationship.  It’s March Madness.  The next few weeks will be filled with tons of college basketball, lots of ESPN, and very little alone time. :)  So, rather than fight it, why not embrace it.  That’s right, fill out your own bracket.  It’s OK if you “don’t know” anything about basketball.  Just pick your favorite teams, schools, states, or colors.  Whatever you want to do.  The best part is your fiance will totally love you more for trying.  (Just don’t beat him or he might like you less.)

Here is where you can go to download your own bracket.

I have listed a few ideas/rules for you to try out.

1.  Only pick one round at a time.  That way you get a fresh start and are always still “in” the game.

2.  Set up the prizes ahead of time.
You can do a general 1st and 2nd place prize or be more specific and say if you win you get this and if he wins he get that.

3.  If you see him turning into a competitive “guy” then just let him win and know in the back of your mind that you are better than him.  :)

Also, just to give you a head start, I have uploaded Luke’s Midwest picks for you.

Hurry up.  The first games start Thursday!

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Heather & Blake’s Castle on the Lake Wedding
Heather & Blake’s Castle on the Lake Wedding

Heather & Blake had a great wedding at Castle on the Lake in Jacksonville, TX.  Those of you who have never been there, it’s really one of the more unique wedding venues in the area.  It’s really worth looking into and you’ll learn more in the next week or so when I run their vendor interview.

I overheard Heather tell someone that her favorite thing about her ring was how you could see the “whole” diamond.  She really has one of the coolest rings I have ever shot.

This was a wedding first for me.  The groom was getting his hair done while the bride got her makeup done. :)

Designs by D’Anne did the cake and Flowers by Janae did the arrangements.

Blake had his son to keep him company while he waited on Heather for their First Look.

I finally got a shot of him without hair in his face.  (I’m sure his mom will appreciate it.)

We grabbed their boys for a few family shots.  It was so stinking windy.  That top hat flew off on it’s own and probably traveled another 10 feet before landing.

Boys + Canes = Sword fight.

As they started their first dance, it looked like it would be your “typical” stand and sway dance.

At the end they broke into a little swing routine and impressed all of us.

Come back tomorrow for some Mug Machine goodness.  (It’s gonna be good.)

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I Do 2010 Spring Bridal Showcase
I Do 2010 Spring Bridal Showcase

Hey, just a quick heads up.  This coming Sunday, March 21, The I Do Bridal Show will be held at the Longview Mall from 2-6PM.  It’s hosted by the lovely folks behind VOW.  (Read their vendor interview here.)  Anyway, there will be all kinds of prizes and goodies to win.  (Vanessa McKellar will be giving away about 1,500.00 worth of video goodness.)  The Mug Machine & I will be there in full force as well. :)

Come on by, say hello, meet some great vendors.

See you soon.


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