I'm SO excited for my little brother Jordan to marry the girl of his dreams...Cassie! Some of our long time blog followers may recognize Cassie's sweet face from mine & Justin's old photo blog when she hired me nearly four years ago to shoot her senior portraits.The next thing I knew I had a little brother named Jordan asking me who "that hot girl on my blog" was! I told him how cute I thought she was, then randomly a few months later they ended up meeting at a mutual friend's bonfire at the beach! They dated and Cassie even wrote letters to Jordan while he served a two year mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Jordan came home last December, swept Cassie off her feet and now they're getting married!jc_eng001.jpg
jc_eng002.jpgjc_eng003.jpgjc_eng005.jpgMy favorite shot of the day!
People say that Jordan and I look the most alike out of all our siblings...what do you think?!
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julie hrmsen said:
holy cuteness!!
(08.26.10 02:45 PM)
StephGarvey said:
I'm i love with all the freckles in these pictures! :)
(08.26.10 02:47 PM)
Jane Cato said:
Very cute! Enjoyed these a lot.
(08.26.10 03:12 PM)
bobbi said:
Yes yes yes... LOVE all of these! The one on the tandem is perfection. Oh, and... I think she looks more like you than he does ;) LOTS OF LOVE FRIENDS!!!!
(08.26.10 03:22 PM)
Kayleen T. said:
I love love the picture below your favorite! It is the cutest picture ever! I love your processing on these as well!
(08.26.10 03:28 PM)
KH said:
These are great! I agree that she looks more like you than your brother, how cute :)
(08.26.10 04:23 PM)
Christina Dely said:
I adore your wheel spoke shot! Fabulous!
(08.26.10 04:24 PM)
Cassie & Jordan said:
Amelia these are awesome! Jordan says you are the "shiznit".... haha I love him. I love how you captured our fun, playful, loving relationship. I can't wait to marry him next week. Thank you so much for the beautiful pictures. xoxo Cassie and Jordan
(08.26.10 04:26 PM)
nellychung said:
I love the natural beauty this couple has!!! You've captured their personality!
(08.26.10 05:56 PM)
Sarah.Elizabeth said:
That is TOO cute. What a cute history of these two! I love the last one! And she is a cute girl! :]
(08.26.10 08:41 PM)
Carl Reid said:
I love the favourite pics is the third from the end image. I also took my little brother's engagement photos. Did you find it tricky...I was nervous at first but I'm not sure why? Please continue to inspire us photogs!! Regards, Carl from T.O.
(08.26.10 09:32 PM)
dave richards said:
rocked it out of the park Amelia! these are outstanding!
(08.26.10 10:42 PM)
Stacey said:
What an awesome story!!! Love the bike shots and the whole fun vibe :-)
(08.27.10 07:29 AM)
Tonya Peterson said:
So super adorable! I wish I had younger siblings to take engagement/wedding pictures of. I was the last one of us married. Great job!
(08.27.10 07:54 AM)
K.D. Brady said:
You 2 do look a LOT alike!! I'm so excited for Jordan!
(08.27.10 08:38 AM)
jean smith said:
loooooooooooooooove this session. your little bro and cassie are absolutely ADORABLE.
(08.27.10 10:28 AM)
Jesse Tenorio said:
Lovely story and fantastic set!
(08.27.10 11:27 AM)
Mel said:
Jordan looks like your Dad~ Cassie's senior photos were the firsst of your work I saw ;) Hard to believe I'm been following you that long!
(08.27.10 11:28 AM)
Beth said:
Fabulous pictues! You can tell these two are so much in love!
(08.27.10 04:08 PM)
delbarr said:
LOVE these...they couldn't be cuter! I love all the outfits and the amazing sun! You never cease to inspire Amelia :)
(08.27.10 05:34 PM)
Amy said:
What's really funny is that at the end of Cassie's senior pictures post you put, "make sure you looks us up in the next few years when you get engaged!!!" :D
(08.28.10 10:34 AM)
MOM said:
you are so awesome to take these darling pictures! I am so Excited for then to get married next week! I can hardly wait to have another darling daughter in law - and you Amelia are so wonderfully talented ad I adore you, my precious daughter!
(08.29.10 09:05 PM)
denise bovee said:
love this sesh!! So gooodd! I see sooo much of your dad in your brother! crazy!
(08.30.10 05:13 PM)
ricci said:
ditto bobbi... I think she totally looks like you :) such a cute couple!!
(08.31.10 09:16 PM)
AmyPunky Photography said:
Oh they are super cute!!!!
(09.01.10 02:59 AM)
Amber said:
I think that Jordan looks so much like your dad that it is crazy! Very cute pictures and very cute couple! Cant wait for friday!!
(09.01.10 05:39 PM)
Danica said:
What a cute and beautiful story!! Love the second picture of them on the bike :) So cute and classic.
(09.02.10 07:42 PM)
Elise Wallace said:
I can see my house in the background of one of these pics. I thought the location looked familiar.
(09.07.10 02:52 PM)
Jonathan Cooper said:
the tandem bike is flippin sweet!
(09.07.10 08:36 PM)
Erin said:
How fun to work with your bro and future sis-in-law! I love that shot through the bike spokes, so great!
(09.08.10 10:03 AM)
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Happy Two-fer Tuesday! I decided to post two engagement sessions on the blog today, thought I would give all you followers some extra eye-candy since I was out of town last week and un-able to access anything via the internet.

Here's Shirley + Sam, I shot their engagement session along with Jason Roger in LA with Downtown as the backdrop. We started at the Observatory and then ventured out into the surrounding areas.
ss_blog001.jpgMy favorite shot of the day!
My second fav!
ss_blog004.jpgss_blog005.jpgss_blog006.jpgss_blog007.jpgss_blog008.jpgss_blog009.jpgShirley + Sam brought their adorable dog with them to the shoot. They rescued it together a while back!
Wedding to come in just a few weeks!
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Kip said:
And the Grammy for most outstanding imagery goes too... Amelia Lyon!!
(08.10.10 02:17 PM)
Kelly Barber said:
Amy! I ALWAYS love all your pictures! They are amazing, Hope you and your fam are doing well xo
(08.10.10 03:10 PM)
aimee grover said:
Love the Griffith Observatory :) We did an engagement shoot there awhile back against those same stripes! SUCH a beautiful location!
(08.10.10 03:17 PM)
Ryan Morck said:
your second favorite shot of the day is money. Love the double reflection and wide angle shot.
(08.10.10 03:47 PM)
Andrew Gawdun said:
I can't stop being in awe over this set!
(08.10.10 11:40 PM)
Adrienne McNellis said:
That one where they are standing under the tree is amazing. Fantastic.
(08.11.10 09:24 AM)
Michele B said:
I love them all, but the last one's my fave :)
(08.11.10 11:56 AM)
Jen said:
I love the variety of scenery for these pictures -- modern, city, country .... awesome! And this couple is so sexy!
(08.11.10 03:51 PM)
Didier Petre said:
Il like your pictures. Very good and quiet atmosphere. Didier
(08.12.10 07:15 AM)
Samantha said:
These are breathtaking. I love the shot at the observatory with the reflections. Stunning.
(08.12.10 07:29 AM)
Wani said:
Beautiful images as always Amelia. I fell in love with your work when I first saw the pictures you took of your sister-in-law (?!?) a couple of months ago cause she was the most fabulous pregnant woman I had ever seen and I've been a huge fan of yours since then. I always look forward to your next post. They are all great images, but the first with the intensity emanating from her eyes and the last one with the halo you created are my hands down fav. Keep up the fab work. :-) p.s: isnt it interesting how everyone has a different fav. I do love the subjectivity of photography. :-)
(08.13.10 05:03 AM)
Jen said:
I love the light in the last one!! it's just perfect!
(08.16.10 06:54 AM)
Nick Radford said:
socks blown off. awesome.
(08.19.10 03:27 AM)
nancy {so happi together} said:
LOVE the last one and the one where their dog is sitting back and watching them cuddle. Too cute! Congrats, Shirley!! Amelia - you have a steady client/fan base from Walnut! ;)
(08.19.10 11:48 PM)
Kim said:
Love this session. How do you get such a good angle on the shots from above with them laying on the ground? Mine are always awkward. Do I need a ladder?
(09.03.10 09:28 PM)
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