Choosing images to put on this blog is always a challenge. I have realized, the image set I choose truly establishes my photographic style; two posts from the same wedding could look completely different. Should I polish the bajeezez out of the perfect shots, crop, balance, tweak and magazine them out? These are the shots you want to see right? On the other hand, maybe I should post my personal favs; the imperfect raw moments that move me... but will they move you? What if you don't know Ashley and Alec? Well, now is your chance to weigh in. No more lurking. Below are two posts, the first set of images are magazine-ish, cropped out and tweaked. The second... we'll tell me what you think. What would you rather see? Please, no sugar coating.
NOW FOR THE RAW
This is by far one of my favorite shots. No, not perfect. Could have been better without the flowers in front of Alec's face, surely not magazine content, however... what this image does show is the truth in Ashley's eyes, you know exactly what she is feeling and thinking: ... you know me ... all our time together and here I am ... that girl you fell in love with... in a wedding dress!... about to leap off that cliff and trust each other with everything ... it's as sincere as it gets and this is why I love to photograph weddings.
Thank you again for taking a moment to tell me what you think. Also, be sure to check out the crew who made this event possible: Wedding Coordinated by Rachel + Jennifer2 with Bliss Events * Ceremony Venue: San Diego Botanic Gardens * Flowers: Rae Florae * Hair and Makeup: Alison with The Bustle * Catering: Culinary Concepts * Cake: Sweet Cakes Baking