July 11, 2014

The worst thing you can do is tell us you want to shoot at the Arch. I’m just going to put it out there. There’s NO WAY our style and the Arch go together. Apparently the second worst thing you can do is give us no guidance at all. Choosing Margaret and Paul’s e-session location was definitely paralysis by analysis. We weren’t quite sure where to go. So, of course, we opted for something a little grungy. Luckily it turned out to  be the perfect spot.

 

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July 7, 2014

Sometimes people call us cool. It’s flattering, but so not true. You want to see cool? I present Adam and Neile. Adam is one of the most outgoing people I have ever met. Seriously, I think he knows everyone in St Louis. Neile spends her days teaching children. Oh and they’re both incredibly genuine. I’m just glad we’re cool enough that we’re starting to call them friends instead of clients

 

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June 23, 2014

Tim and Lauren’s engagement session is one of those perfect portfolios because it combines all of the things we love about doing what we do. First and foremost it gave us a chance to get to hang out with two really cool, genuinely in love people on the banks of the Mississippi. Oh yeah. When I told them to meet us “down by the river” they trusted our judgment. It’s proof positive that leaning on our expertise to choose a location will always result in stellar images. I also love that even though Tim was a bit nervous going into the session (which is totally normal) you would never be able to tell by looking at the images.

 

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June 17, 2014

David and Katlyn aren’t two people you would normally put together. He’s outgoing, very talkative and likely the life of any party. She’s a reserved photographer who would rather be behind the camera (which is something we totally understand). One of the things we love about working with such diverse people is that we get to see relationship dynamics of all kinds. Even during our short tromp through the woods, you could see how David and Katlyn complement each other – she gives him a reason to stop and listen, he draws her into the conversation.

 

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June 4, 2014

Fall weddings are always some of our favorites. The weather is gorgeous, sunset is early and the fall colors offer up a fantastic backdrop. For Matt and Alicia’s wedding we took advantage of all three by taking their wedding party up to the confluence. The park closes rather early in the season to allow for bird hunting, but there are a few sections that are always accessible. It was the perfect spot to tromp through the fields and create some gorgeous images.

 

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May 29, 2014

2013 was a busy year for us – so busy that we turned away a good number of shoots that weren’t tied to a wedding. Andrea is proof that persistence pays off. She convinced us to book an engagement session for her and her fiancé, Andy. We’re so glad she did because it gave us the chance to stumble on a gorgeous rundown building we’ve driven by many times.

 

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