He once was from Seattle. She is from Brooklyn. They met and what are the odds…. Cheers to love, companionship and capturing that.
After much work, attention and care, wedding photos soon to be delivered to a client. For a wedding photographer, always a great moment to arrive at …
Wedding venue: Sleeping Lady Resort, Leavenworth, WA
Natalie got married a week ago. She was born and raised in Leningrad (now Saint Petersburg), Russia. This is an image taken few minutes before the wedding ceremony started. Her mother just helped her with final touches and I said: “Ok, give me a Russian salute and let’s join everyone”. She delivered the perfect gesture, a remnant of her past culture, while her mother followed, still lovingly looking over the details….. Needless to say, we had a good laugh out of Natalie’s perfect salute.
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They were not easy to capture since maneuvering around them was a task. It was either a capture from the back, side view, or while they turned away from a parade scene for some reason. Kids are always generous with their ever changing expressions and fast gestures. Here are just a few portraits while they wear the red, white, and blue elements of the 4th of July.
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Flying tomorrow to Telluride, Colorado. I will photograph an unusual wedding there this week. It will involve a helicopter – skiing escapades. I asked the groom, Todd to describe the plans for me and he said: “Anita, we have 4 helicopters reserved for this. The scene will be similar to Coppola’s film “Apocalypse Now”… All right then. I have been packing my bags tonite to be there on time.
This is an image I made literally on the way out from a great wedding I photographed long time ago ( film wedding). Using it for today’s New Year’s Eve post. Happy New Year everyone! Let it be a fantastic year with hands on everything that The World brings to us! Anita.
I have been looking through old albums of mine – my photography from years ago when film was the only way. Much has changed since the T- Max days ( my fave film). Sometimes I go back and revisit in my mind how precise the film photography had to be. Precise with composition, the energy of the subject and the light. Not paying attention was costly. It could easily turn into many rolls of film and big $ numbers at the lab. My commercial photography is created digitally 100% as of now but I am glad that my first training in photography was with film. I am still careful how I make my exposures, even though digitally.
Sandra and Peter’s wedding. Marysville, near Seattle. Seems like so many years ago. Ron Henry was the main photographer. I was just “covering” his back…