This beautiful shoot was part of the Jose Villa Workshop I attended this past fall in Guadalajara, Mexico. A big thanks to Jose and his team for styling and coordinating this amazing shoot! Please check out the engagement shoot post for full credits and details!
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Last fall, I had the pleasure of attending the Jose Villa Workshop near Guadalajara, Mexico. I love Jose and he is such an inspiring person and photographer. In addition to “classroom” learning, Jose and his amazing crew organized a several shoots. Very, very big thanks to: Jose Villa workshops | Joel Serrato | Lacie Hansen | Nancy Villa | Joy Thigpen | Jill La Fleur | Mar of Team Hair & Makeup | Karina Puente | Bill of Richard Photo Lab | Saja Wedding Gowns | Amy of Wedding Chicks | Abby of Style Me Pretty | Hacienda El Carmen | Erica O’Brien and, of course, the lovely models!
Enjoy these engagement session images. Wedding images and more coming soon!
In addition to organizing a photoshoot in Las Vegas, I also had the chance to participate in another organized by my amazing friend, Amy, of Amy Rae Photography. Amy and the crew did an incredible job pulling everything together and I was in love with the gorgeous details and colors. All images were captured on my Contax 645, Fuji 400H and 160S film.
Wedding Planners/Event Design- Plush Weddings
Venue- Trump Hotel Las Vegas
Florals- Layers of Lovely
Wedding Cakes and Cupcakes- Gimme Some Sugar
Linens- Creative Coverings
Rentals- Rebel Party Rentals
Candy Bar- For The Love of Candy
Paper Goods- Paper Thread Studio
Bridal Gown- Chaviano Couture
Hair Pieces- Tessa Kim
Hair & Makeup- Amelia C.
Earlier this winter, I had the oppurtunity to second shoot this wedding for my amazing friend, Melissa, who is a wedding photographer based in Atlanta, Georgia. Melissa is so talented and shoots amazing destination weddings all over the world! Be sure to check out her work on her lovely new website!
I flew directly from Mexico (photos coming soon!) to Jacksonville, where Mel picked me up before heading to Amelia Island. I’ve traveled to the south quite a few times, but Melissa introduced me to grits and fried green tomatoes! Of course, the highlight of the weekend was Dana & Danny’s beautiful wedding! Here are a few of my favs. I was in love with the candlelit details, which included baby’s breath and cranberries!