The Meyr Family

I had the most fun photographing the Meyr family last week! I knew right away that it was going to go well when we arrived at the location:

see what I mean?!?!
Then to make it better, I had a fun kids with wonderful personalities:)

The light was perfect that day, too!

I love this one - it says so much about their personalities :)

Thanks Kristi for inviting me to photograph your beautiful family!

Danielle + Adam

My cousin Danielle and her fiance Adam met with me last Sunday for a fun engagement shoot downtown. I was excited because it's always fun to hang around with friends and photograph them, plus I get to make them do the things I want them to do :) WARNING: I've known D for all her life, and Adam for several years, so needless to say I have a lot of favorites! It's easy to be partial to a lot of them :)
We started off in the parking garage between the Landing and the Arch grounds:

the light was nice in the stairwell, which was a bonus because - if you remember last Sunday - it was raining! Danielle and Adam were game and so was I, so the challenge was set!

she even had cute shoes [my kinda girl] but I'm sure they were soaked!

They rocked it, though - I'm really happy with the results! After all - I had no idea how they'd turn out because I haven't done a shoot in the rain before :) Sprinkles, yes, but this was a full rain!

she brought a fun umbrella and we went to work

I really like this one!

. . .some goofing around. . .

I love how you can see the water run down the arch :)

DEFINITELY a favorite - it's hard to do something 'different' with the arch :) I love how reflective it is when it's freshly cleaned and/or still wet!

If you've been following my blog for a while, you know I love to play with umbrellas :)

I'm really proud of this shot! Luckily for us the garage was mostly empty, and the 'H' was open [D's new last name will be Hosp] Thanks to my pal Tracy for hanging out in the rain with us and for holding the light for me for this shot:)

I bought the shutter shades specifically for these two! I knew they'd be up to having fun with their photos!

hahaaa! I had to get the shots in quickly between bouts of laughter :)

the rain had let up, but the cobblestones were still shiny - I love this shot!

another favorite :)

Their wedding is in August and I can't wait! I get to be a bridesmaid for the first time!! You'll have to stay tuned to the blog to see some pics of their beautiful wedding, and maybe a few pics of me in action while wearing a dress and heels :)


Megan & Jeff!

Megan and Jeff got married earlier this month on an impossibly gorgeous day - the flowering trees were in full bloom, it was warm and sunny, and unlike this weekend, not windy! Megan planned for LOTS of photo time - which was greatly appreciated! So I'll keep the rest of the wedding brief - the bulk of the post is full of photos from the park where we went between the ceremony and reception :)

a little different shoe shot - but I just love all of the layers of tulle! It makes me want a poofy dress :)

yes. yes it is. :)

I love that smile - she's glowing!

nothing special, but I just really like the light on these shoes :)

the rings!

these are the shoes Megan changed into after the ceremony - they were hilarious! I'm sure she was the most comfortable of everyone there, though!

Ha! Beth caught this funny shot - I didn't even notice those guys up there!

Megan - you have beautiful eyes!

Jeff wears a tux well :)

Tower Grove [one of my fave parks] was particularly gorgeous that day!

This one's my favorite!!!! It's so velvety soft and ethereal - I think it's lovely :) And I swear it's on purpose - I focused on the flowers in the trees.

Beth got this great shot - I love it!

The reception was at Sybergs - I didn't know they did receptions! Not only do they have receptions, it was very pretty!

Their favors - I wouldn't have even known if I hadn't broken into mine right away :)

Congratulations guys!!