“I Do” Barefoot on the Beach

Several weeks ago Jeremy and I were able to attend the most beautiful wedding on the coast and of course I had to get some shots.  Since the last wedding I went to was for business it was so nice to sit back and relax in a chair and just shoot from there!  The ceremony took place on the beach in front of the resort and the weather was absolutely perfect.  Not to mention the Bride was GORGEOUS!  It reminded me of our wedding day when Jeremy and I said “I do” barefoot in the sand in front of our closest family and friends.  I can’t believe we are about to celebrate our 7th anniversary next week.  So here is to you Nikki and Chris – may you always remember the love that brought you two together as a couple and never forget what makes each of you unique.  Congratulations!!
Wedding Photography by jRoxDesigns Photography copyright 2012

Wedding Photography by jRoxDesigns Photography copyright 2012

Wedding Photography by jRoxDesigns Photography copyright 2012

Wedding Photography by jRoxDesigns Photography copyright 2012

Wedding Photography by jRoxDesigns Photography copyright 2012

Wedding Photography by jRoxDesigns Photography copyright 2012

Wedding Photography by jRoxDesigns Photography copyright 2012

P.S. The Bride and Groom asked me to make a couple of signs for the wedding and I think they all turned out great.  Their colors were navy and lime green – I love the contrast of the bright colors against the natural backdrop of the sand and the ocean.  What do you think?

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Capturing Life In The Little Details

Last month I was asked to photograph a wedding.  The idea was so exciting and daunting at the same time.  The couple had been married before and wanted a simple ceremony this time, they hadn’t even considered a photographer.  At the advice of their wedding planner (who just happens to be an awesome friend of mine) they decided it couldn’t hurt to have have someone come in to take photos of their special day.  With less than a month’s notice I started reading up more on my camera and getting more comfortable with the manual settings.  I know the couple did not want anything fancy but I felt this was a great opportunity to start building a portfolio!

After going through over a 1,00 photos I learned a lot from my experience.  I learned that the formal pictures are not always the most important way to capture the day.  Yes those may be the ones that a couple may frame to hang in their house but sometimes it is the little details that really capture how special the day is.  Whether it is the beauty of the bride’s flowers or the loving touch of a husband admiring her jewelry.  I love these little moments.  These are the moments I try to capture every time I pull out my camera.  Overall I learned a lot,  had a great time  and I thought I would share  a couple of my favorites with you today!

 P.S. All of these photos are the originals and have not been edited!  As an amateur photographer I’m pretty proud of these!

Wedding Photography by jRoxDesigns Photography copyright 2012

Wedding Photography by jRoxDesigns Photography copyright 2012

Wedding Photography by jRoxDesigns Photography copyright 2012

Wedding Photography by jRoxDesigns Photography copyright 2012

Wedding Photography by jRoxDesigns Photography copyright 2012

Wedding Photography by jRoxDesigns Photography copyright 2012