Whenever we go to Las Vegas on vacation we always make an effort to go to Red Rock Canyon. It is a great place for hiking and relaxing. Red Rock Canyon opens early to catch the beautiful desert sunrise and the colors of the rock are just incredible. There is a minimal charge to get into the park that supports the maintenance and up keep of the natural beauty.
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It was a hot summer day in central Texas on the June 25th, 2016 for Amanda & Travis Wedding. The wedding was held in Waco Texas at the St Paul Lutheran Church. were tears and laughter during the ceremony and we were all worried that Amanda wasn’t going to stop crying until the Pastor started in with the wedding vows rhyming like Dr Suess! It was then that the entire church was filled with laughter. It was the most entertaining Wedding ceremonies I had ever attended. After the church ceremony close to the reception hall was this very rustic building that we used as a backdrop for some very unique photos. Best of luck to Amanda and Travis as they are quite a beautiful couple. though i am a born and raised Buckeye, I will say this in their honor…. “GIG ‘EM!!!”
It was a chilly morning when we shot Amanda and Travis’s engagement photos. Good thing I had brought a jacket as Amanda had chill bumps all over her arms. We got an early start for the best light and a cool front had moved in the day before. We shot these photos in Old Settlers park in Round Rock Texas. Amanda and Travis are both graduates of Texas A&M and the wedding was scheduled for June 25th, 2016 In Waco Texas.
We had went to SXSW 2016 and one of the things I wanted to see was the AMC Preacher display of the upside down church. We found out that there was a twitter contest for a meet and greet with the creators and cast. This would include show creators Seth Rogen, Evan Goldberg (executive producers and directors), and Sam Catlin (writer, also wrote Breaking Bad) and cast members Dominic Cooper, Joe Gilgun and Ruth Negga. I tweeted a photo from my wife’s phone with a photo of the both of us in front of the church and hoped for the best. I got up Monday morning and noticed I had missed direct message from AMC Preacher that I had 2 hours to reply to win a pass for the meet and greet with the cast and crew! Well it was 6:30 in the morning so I replied back thinking I had missed my chance. About 8:30 am I received a reply that I had until 10am to get to the #welcometoannville display downtown next to the Austin Convention Center. After a long talk with my wife and arguing with myself I decided to take the chance and head on downtown, this was a once in a lifetime chance! I finally made it downtown through all the traffic and found roof top parking. It was just before 10am when I made it to Annville and there was no one on site and the gate was closed. I kept waiting until a couple of other people showed up and then a line begin to form. Once they opened the gate there Preacher crew checked the twitter message and verified that I had actually won! After standing around and waiting in line…
I hope you enjoy the photos of my meet and greet! Cant wait until May 22 for the premiere of Preacher on AMC.
Lauren Senior Photos shoot was my first time shooting senior pictures with additional models. These models included Molly her dog and her horse. It was a so much fun working with her and her friends as she is a young lady with a lot of life and character. She had picked out a location for her shoot off the beaten path and with some very interesting backgrounds. The cedar bridge made setting up the light stand for the flash quite an adventure. After the first hour we relocated back to the ranch to get the additional photos with two of her best friends.
Best of luck in the up coming years as she has big plans to continue her education in nursing. Thank you for making my work so much fun and exciting!
It isn’t everyday you get a chance to shoot photos of the University Texas Tower HDR with the tower being all orange! So when you get the chance make sure you shoot it right! I shot this photo with a Canon 5D with a 24-105 F4 lens on a Benro Tripod using my Promote control to get 9 exposures. During these times you will find numerous photographers in the area. I am still waiting to get the photo of the Tower in Orange with the number 1 displayed on the tower using each particular window lit up to create the 1.
My typical work flow includes Lightroom, Photomatix to merge all 9 photos and then some Photoshop work.
Canon 5D MarkII – Fstop: f/18 – Exposure Time: 3.2 (5th frame) – ISO: 400 – Focal Length: 50mm
Fine art prints are available for purchase at Georgetown Antiques and Artisans located on the square in Georgetown Texas.
We were invited to attend Alfredo & Caro’s wedding in El Paso, Texas. It was small ceremony on June 13, 2015 at the Beth El Bible Church located off of Montana Avenue. It was a beautiful ceremony with Pastor Eric Paul performing the services. After the reception at the church we then drove out to the east side of El Paso for the party. It was held at Caro’s relatives house and it was spectacular. this occasion was truly a family affair as everyone pitched in to help provide food and drinks. The cake was as good tasting as it was beautifully decorated. The west Texas sunset provided a spectacular orange glow to completed the wonderful occasion! Best of luck to the newlyweds and Congratulations on the new house!
Every year I get the privilege of attending and shooting photos for the Reckless Kelly Celebrity Softball Jam. The softball game starts at 1:00pm every year at the Dell Diamond home of the Round Rock Express in Round Rock Texas and right after this hilarious fun game the concerts begin on two stages at about 3:00pm. Led by brothers Willy and Cody Braun, the band wanted to create a signature event with friends from the worlds of music and sports combining America’s pastime and music to benefit Austin’s youth. In eight years, the Reckless Kelly Celebrity Softball Jam has raised over $300,000 for area youth leagues (South Austin Little League, Balcones Little League, Montopolis Little League, Del Valley Little League, The Miracle League at Town & Country, The Miracle League of San Antonio, Greater East Austin Youth Association and RBI Austin) including a $150,000 renovation of Mabson Field in East Austin. (from the RKCSJ web page)
Come on out this year on May 15, 2016 for a fun filled day of celebrities pretending to be athletes, a silent auction of too many items to list here (1 year was a red rocking chair autographed by Sammy Hagar) and a years worth of Texas Country Music in an afternoon and don’t forget to stay for the FIREWORKS!!
Bethany made this photo shoot so easy. For as early in the morning as it was, she came prepared which made our senior portraits work easier. We shot the photos outdoors and it started out pretty chilly, as the morning progressed it began to warm up and she really started to have some fun with the photoz. She will be attending Texas A&M in the fall and we wish her the best of luck! We think she will do GREAT! Congratulations and “Gig ‘Em!”