Meeting new potential clients is like going on a first date , you never know if you're going to click. Within the first 15 minutes of speaking with Jamie & Joe I knew that we were a great match! Jamie & I immediately began to plan their engagement session by the water. As we pulled up to our location the island suddenly was surrounded by clouds which added the drama to these photographs.
As we were setting up the smoke shot in the upper right hand corner above, an Asian woman (I assume she was a tourist), ran over to us and said "Is that a hot spring over there?" Laughter erupted, where have you ever seen a hot spring in New England? I love when random things like that happen on location, it lightens the mood.
While setting up for one of my planned photographs, I thought of doing something on this staircase. Its always a little weird for me the photographer and my couples when people (outsiders) start watching what you're doing, and sometimes it ruins the moment or really makes it. Whatever was going on, it definitely worked in that image. I think that happens a lot, when your loved one goes in for a kiss and she or he may just be playing hard to get, or they know exactly what to do to make you feel like there is nothing else going on in the world besides that moment.
It's such an awesome feeling to be the photographer behind the camera of two people that are clearly in love. Who needs an elaborate location when you can just use a brick wall?
This location drew me in the minute that I laid eyes on it. Between the symmetry of the trees and the gorgeous stone mansion in the background, this is one of my favorite locations to date!
It was so much fun to work with this beautiful couple, I can't wait for the awesome photos that lie ahead on Jamie & Joe's wedding day!