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What can I say about Jennie + Darwin?? I will first start off with the fact that within the first ten minutes of meeting them I could see that they are definitely two pees in a pod, meant to be, and absolutely perfect together! Their favorite place to visit happens to be the happiest place on earth DISNEYLAND! I'm usually reluctant to shoot there, but I was up for the challenge and I am super stoked on how the images turned out! Plus, I got to spend a fun afternoon with these two awesomely-silly-amazing people!
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I usually start out my engagement sessions with a little pep talk to the couple. I let them know that the first few photos always feel a little bit awkward, but then they'll feel more comfortable as we continue the shooting. I began the "pep talk" with Jennie + Darwin and the next thing I know Darwin has already swept Jennie up in his arms and laid a huge kiss on her, it was the perfect start to their session and a great way to break the ice!
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I'm looking forward to the wedding in September!
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Kim said:
Beautiful - as always!
(06.22.10 12:01 PM)
Mel said:
Stunning as usual, I adore all that color!
(06.22.10 12:09 PM)
Sam Allen said:
These are amazing. I am a diehard Disneyland fan and was told by our photographer that this would not be possible. So to me, you accomplished the impossible in the most amazing way. Truly capturing the fun loving couple, the romance of the park, and the life of both as well. Looooooove them!!!!
(06.22.10 01:29 PM)
Jen said:
this looks like the most fun you could have!! i love these!!
(06.22.10 01:54 PM)
Shari said:
so fun! I love them! the one with the big rock is so cool...you have such a good eye for those kinds of things... and they seriously look like they are having fun...great job at capturing them!
(06.22.10 03:03 PM)
Tenielle said:
Amelia..... this is as sweet as a giant stick of candy floss!!! :)
(06.22.10 05:08 PM)
Simply Natral Photog said:
THese are great! THey look so lively and photogenic-great work!
(06.22.10 08:14 PM)
Anne said:
Amazing pictures!!! Love your work!
(06.23.10 06:04 AM)
Lora said:
Love, love, love the one inside the castle! Being an Orlando girl I love Disney world, never been to Disneyland but these are incredible!
(06.23.10 06:51 AM)
jen berry said:
ok. i've seen so many pictures of Disneyland engagements, but none like this. You really captured an unique portrayal of the couple and a one of a kind memory for them. That first shot is ridiculous. you continue to excite and rejuvenate my love of photography. LASTLY, i wanted to know if you love your radiopoppers better than Pocket Wizards and which kind do you have? (thanks in advance)
(06.23.10 11:01 AM)
Joe+Kathrina said:
ugh, that is the funnest session!!!! So awesome!
(06.23.10 11:07 AM)
courtlynn said:
So exciting! I always wanted to know how Amelia Lyon would see Disneyland!
(06.23.10 02:50 PM)
angie said:
ahhhhh! A couple after my own heart! So cute. :)
(06.24.10 10:51 AM)
belle said:
love the one of them in a doorway of the castle! it's so romantically mysterious.
(06.26.10 04:47 PM)
Supermar said:
Disneyland is one of my favorite places on earth and I've been there a million times, but thanks to you, I've seen it in a whole new light! Thanks for making one of my favorite places new again.
(07.04.10 10:57 AM)
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Okay, first of all, SO SORRY for the blog hiatus! Time to get my rear end in gear and get my blog post on! Kristyn + Ryan are the first of the week, they rocked this engagement session, it really is one of my favs of this year so far! Justin and I were especially entertained by their humor, we totally "got them" and they totally "got us"! That's the best recipe for a great portrait session. Now on to the eye candy:
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kr_blog006.jpgkr_blog007.jpgkr_blog008.jpgkr_blog009.jpgkr_blog010.jpgkr_blog011.jpgkr_blog012.jpgkr_blog013.jpgkr_blog014.jpgkr_blog015.jpgMy favorite shot of the day!
kr_blog016.jpgkr_blog017.jpgkr_blog018.jpgkr_blog019.jpgkr_blog020.jpgkr_blog021.jpgWedding to come in just two weeks! PS. Kristyn's hair & make-up done by none other than the talented Nicole DeAnne!


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jennifer said:
I love all of these! I tried to pick a favorite, but I just can't :) they are all great!
(06.15.10 12:22 PM)
Jen said:
lovely! i would never think to shoot in a location like this, but you've inspired me once again :)
(06.15.10 02:22 PM)
matt sloan said:
love it! :)
(06.15.10 04:04 PM)
Shari said:
just gorgeous! :)
(06.15.10 04:05 PM)
delbarr said:
beautiful!!
(06.16.10 03:00 PM)
Christina Brosnan said:
I love all the clean lines. Really great series!
(06.17.10 03:52 AM)
Stacey Malleck said:
Yay! You blogged again!! P.S. I missed you.
(06.17.10 03:40 PM)
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