This was a fabulous styled shoot to mark off my bucket list! Victoria and I joined other national models from The Model Network at Nelson Ghost Town just outside Las Vegas for a fun and very successful styled shoot. Victoria wasn't so sure about the costume and styling at first but I'd say she ROCKED IT!
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Christmas family photo time is one of my favorite times of the year! It's a chance to catch up with long time clients and to meet new friends. Kayla and Shawn are VIP clients who purchased my Premium wedding package which means they get a complimentary photo shoot every year! Of course we had to come up with a great location that was cute as well as rustic for this couple. Combine this adorable cabin, pretty little meadow and some great handmade props by Kayla and you've got the perfect setting for their Christmas shoot. Great job Kayla on the styling and Thanks Shawn for putting up with our "awwww cute" overload! lol <3
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When it comes to wedding photography, and actually my photography in general I prefer equipment that is very portable due to my constant "on the go" style and easy to use. I don't like to be bothered with anything that's too complicated because I want to be able to move quickly and catch the moment with my clients. With this all in mind I also want to create shots that will grab the attention of future clients and something special for my current clients.
This is why I LOVE the Interfit S1's! When I first got my hands on the backpack kit I was so impressed because 2 of these little powerhouses fit into the backpack and everything I need is right there! With their portable, lightweight design (which includes the cordless battery that's packed right inside the light itself!) even I can lift and carry them on a short hike or to a remote wedding location. Now I don't have a ton of off camera lighting experience, and I've still got so much to learn. With a little help from my friends The Chopstick Guys (check out their YouTube channel) I was able to learn high speed sync which is the beauty of using the S1's. I can now with confidence take these lights out and create great images right in the middle of the wedding day. I don't often get to choose when a ceremony is going to take place or the best lighting for the couple's wedding portraits. Now with the S1's I've got the power to get those shots in any situation.
I'm excited to share some more adventures that are coming up where I'll be taking the S1's along with me. Follow along to see what we shoot next!
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In a perfectly pink and gold spring wedding at Ironstone Vineyards two of my favorite families became family! Monica and Cody had sweet personal touches throughout their wedding day. Everything about the day was elegant and first class! The staff at Ironstone always offer the best guest service with their kindness and attention to detail.
Congratulations Monica and Cody! And a big Thank you to Ironstone Vineyards for their hospitality. I look forward to photographing many more weddings at your venue!
Cake by Lila & Sage
Florals by Columbia Nursery
Monica's gown from David's Bridal
Wedding makeup by Alyssa Sindelar
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One of our favorite winter Union Hill Inn weddings! Skye and Jason chose January 21, 2017 to celebrate their love story with family and friends. We were blessed that the big winter storm was past early that morning and it was a perfect day!
Accents of blue representing Jason's devotion for his law enforcement career were scattered throughout in details and sweet sentiments.
Florals were created by Sweet Lilacs Studio.
Catering & Cupcakes by Lunch Lady Catering
Rings by Newark Jewelry and Kay Jewelers
Invitations by
Bride's wrap purchased off Amazon
Tuxedo's from Men's Warehouse
Bride's dress designed by Allure, purchased at Trudy's of San Jose
Hair and Makeup by Jessica Alger, Sonora, California
Photographer: Jennifer Rapoza Photography
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