Sep 25, 2013

State Fair

Fall is finally here, and that means it's time for the State Fair. 

Leica MP & Eastman Double-X

Categories Personal Tags Film Oklahoma State Fair

Aug 28, 2013

Leslie and James

Contax 645 & Portra 400

Categories Weddings Tags Oklahoma Wedding Photographers Film

Jul 5, 2013

Wildfires and Weddings in Colorado

I snapped this photo from the highway into La Veta, CO while en route to Shelby and Clancey's wedding.

Leica M4 & TMAX 400

Categories Documentary Weddings Tags Oklahoma Wedding Photographers Colorado Film

Jun 28, 2013

Reflections

Contax 645 & Ilford Delta 3200

Categories Documentary Weddings Tags Oklahoma Wedding Photographers Film

Jun 5, 2013

Window Light

Contax 645 & Ilford 3200

Categories Weddings Tags Oklahoma Wedding Photographers Film

Dec 30, 2012

Like Mother, Like Daughter

What a fun pair these two were. | Contax 645 & Tri-X

Categories Documentary Weddings Tags Oklahoma Wedding Photographers Film

Oct 25, 2012

Expressions

     Expressions are one of my favorite things to photograph at a wedding. Many times, they tell so much of the story.

Categories Documentary Weddings Tags Oklahoma Wedding Photographers Film

Oct 24, 2012

Syd's Senior Session

Categories Lifestyle Tags Film

Aug 13, 2012

Quick Frame Frame Brittany and Josh's Engagement Session at Oklahoma City University

Quick Frame Frame Brittany and Josh's Engagement Session at Oklahoma City University

Just got the film scans back from Josh and Brittany's engagement session at Oklahoma City University. This is one of my favorites. 

Contax 645 | Portra 400

Categories Couples QuickFrame Weddings Tags Oklahoma Wedding Photographers Film

Jul 24, 2012

Tyna and Tony's Engagement: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Here are some of my favorites from Tyna and Tony's all film engagement session. All images were shot in Oklahoma City, OK. 


Categories Couples Engagements Tags Oklahoma Wedding Photographers Engagement Film

Jun 19, 2012

My Approach to Photographing Details

My Approach to Photographing Details

So many magazines and blogs these days are filled with images of gorgeous details, but more often than not, those images lack a human element. Viewing those images, one might think that a wedding day has become less about the marriage of two people and more about styling and looks. Are these really the kinds of images you will look back and cherish in 30 years?


When it comes to capturing the details of a wedding day, of course I shoot some plain details, but I also always do my very best to incorporate them into the larger story of the wedding day. For me, photographing a wedding is about telling a story about the marriage of two people in a creative and artistic way. It's about capturing the emotions and atmosphere of the wedding day. Details play an important role in this, but alone, the details don't tell the full story. This I prefer to look for details throughout the flow of the wedding day and always try to include the story with the details. This image from Ashton and Dane's wedding last month is a great example. The goal for this image was to capture the shoes - a contrived "detail shot" for most photographers. Instead of going with the traditional setup shot, I opted to capture the shoes when the maid of honor was helping the bride put them on. In my mind, this image tells a story. It captures the moment and also emphasizes the shoes and dress at the same time. It has that sense of completeness that a good photograph should have. 

Contax 645 | Tri-X 400

Categories QuickFrame Weddings Tags Film Tri-X 400

 

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