When Tim & Heidi called to talk about their wedding with us, I knew they were going to be one of those couples that just made you smile. Both so sweet and so in love with each other, you couldn’t help but to fall in love with their wedding! They had a smaller wedding with just their families and closest friends, but the details were still thought out and everything was put together so well! Tim & Heidi were married at a little venue just outside of Denver in the mountains. Heidi wore simple white pearls with her strapless dress and carried a beautiful bouquet of orange, yellow and pink gerber daisies. Her bridesmaids short halter top navy colored dresses with a yellow ribbon around the waist. They carried smaller bouquets of yellow gerber daisies and all of the colors were so pretty together! Part II of this wedding photography colorado can be found here.
Here is part 1 of our favorite pictures from the day! They had such cute photojournalist moments and we’ve never seen so much laughing at a wedding, we will post these in part II tomorrow!
A few weeks ago a friend called and asked us to go watch the World Cup Soccer game that was on. He was excited because he played soccer back in high school and wanted to support the USA team. We met him at a neighborhood restaurant/bar and when we walked in it was abnormally quiet. When we found our friend and sat down everyone around us had their eyes peeled to the 20 televisions lined up on wall with the game on. Soon after we had sat down and ordered something happened in the game and the once very quiet room became loud as everyone was shouting, cheering and throwing their hands up in the air.
There was so much passion in the room for this sport and the team all of these people were loyal to. It got me thinking about the things different people love and their passion. For these guys it was obviously soccer and they were there to support their team until the end. Of course we did not share quite the same excitement as they did; we haven’t ever really watched soccer and certainly didn’t know the rules. But just watching them slamming their glasses down, yelling, jumping up was fun and it is exactly how we feel, not about soccer, but photography!
I wanted to write this post to kind of talk about a philosophy Andy and I have had since we started this business. If we ever felt like our passion for creating imagery was gone we would move onto something else. We have worked hard keep that feeling, we had when we had that first amazing image, that first award. For those that are not photographers, its basically the same feeling you got on Christmas morning with all the anticipation for what would be waiting under the tree. For sports players its the thrill and rush of hitting a home run, finishing a race. If that feeling is no longer there its time to do something else. Why?
There are masses of people that want your job, and brides deserve the best photographers in the nation to capture their special day. The minute you are not feeling the thrill of chasing that next beautiful image, you are about to endure a slow death. People in all walks of life who have stopped “living”. We all know someone that fits this “walking dead”. Its not a life we want. I am writing this post both to let brides know that we are still chasing that next beautiful image and to help photographers who might be feeling burn’t out to think about “for the love it”. Take that feeling you had when you first picked up a camera and use it at the next wedding, I know we will.
I put the lyrics below to show that this happens in other creative industries as well. I hope you find “the love of it”, help someone rediscover “the love of it”, or teach someone “the love of it”.
BOB Airplanes Lyrics
Somebody take me back to the days
Before this was a job
Before I got paid
Before it ever mattered what I had in my bank
Yeah back when i was trying to get a tip at Subway
Back when I was rapping for the hell of it
But now days we rapping to stay relevant
I’m guessing that if we can make some wishes out of airplanes
Then maybe oh maybe I’ll go back to the days
Before the politics that we call the rap game
And back when ain’t nobody listened to my mixtape
And back before I tried to cover up my slang
But this is for decater
What’s up Bobby Ray
So can I get a wish to end the politics
And get back to the music that started this
Think about it……is there something you get so excited about your heart races, you will slam your glass on the table and jump up and down?
Angie and I work really hard to capture these moments. The ones that define a relationship, show someone’s personality better than any words. I will be sharing this wedding this week and this little set was my favorite. In just two frames it shows so much.
Paul and Megan’s wedding had some of the most beautiful details and colors! Their color scheme was simple, blue, purple and green; all based around peacock leathers she found when planning her wedding. Her bridesmaids wore tea length purple dresses and flat shoes with peacock leathers. They carried a beautiful bouquet of green and white flowers and Megan carried a bouquet filled with white and purple peonies and Anemone. Her dress had small sleeves that hung off her shoulder and she wore a beautiful white flower in her hair.
The groom and groomsmen wore a classy peacock boutonniere with small green flowers on their pin striped suits. There was a small table at the front of the ceremony full of different sized glass vases full of different purple, white and green flowers, including peonies, anemone, chrysanthemum. The reception was so elegant and beautiful yet so simple with deep purple table cloths and small glass vases with little green chrysanthemums. Everything was put together so well using the peacock feathers and the colors; it was truly beautiful! Here is a second set of images from their wedding!
Click here for part II of this denver wedding photography