Monday, April 23, 2012

Bridal Photography Session…Take Two?!

When I was in California I was lucky enough to put that wedding dress (and other dresses) back on for a bridal photo shoot with the wonderful Photographer Matt Haines. Our wedding day had been so hectic I didn’t really have the chance to have “bridal portraits” taken and so when this opportunity presented itself, I jumped at the chance! Something I wasn’t quite expecting was that Matt shoots entirely with film – only film! With digital photography you can take as many pictures as you want – I’m used to having outtakes, and hundreds of images to sort through and pick out the best…not just a couple of rolls of film and the need to make every single shot count! Let’s just say it added on a ton of pressure.

Regardless, we got some good ones. Here are a few of the resulting images from the shoot:






Photography – Matt Haines
Hair and Makeup - JaNice Estrada
Flowers – Petals Floral Design by Ruth Gulden
Long Dress – Casablanca (Custom) via Kaye’s Bridal
Short Dress – Courtesy of Camarillo Bridal
Shoes – Irregular Choice


Rosie B said...

Oo, these photos are lovely! Love the colours in your bouquet. I recently did a post-wedding shoot with my photographer too, and I also wore some Irregular Choice heels for it!

It was so nice to be able to put my dress back on and get some really nice photos done without having to deal with all the wedding stuff going on as well!

Elizabeth and Kyle @ Love Is the Adventure said...

What a cool second chance! Your dress is gorgeous and I'm so in love with those heels! Did you wear those on your wedding day?

I've heard about photographers doing more work with film now and I think that's really interesting. I think I'd probably need the hundred extra shots! HA.

Maria said...

These truly are stunning though! You look absolutely gorgeous!

Alisha said...

You are stunning. Love the fact that he shoots film photography. And love even more your shoes. GORG!!

Great shots!
Happy Monday :)


Lil' Bit and Nan said...

And you still make a beautiful bride! I heart your shoes still. Great photo shoot my love!

Laura said...

These are really stunning!! I love those shoes. I can't wait to have a wedding to plan of my own...I want those shoes for it! I especially love that long dress by the trees.

Caitlin Postal said...

I LOVE the short dress and everything about these photos! There's something about film that just adds a really great element to photography.

Sue said...

I love these pictures! There's something about shooting with film that's so intimidating but very fun. I never had real bridal pics taken either, maybe one day I'll get the chance :)

Alex Butts said...

I want a photographer friend!!

kimberly rae said...

ok first, i agree with alex...i need to really get some photographer friends,

secondly, beautiful!!

i agree with you about digital v. film thing, but isn't it also fun to see the pictures after they're developed? it's like opening a present! you never know what it's gonna be! :)

Cassidy said...

Oh wow! Gorgeous pics and those shoes are beyond fabulous!!

Megan, The Frugalista Diaries said...

oh my gosh, these are so gorgeous.

jessica said...

You look stunning Daryl! Completely gorgeous. And I adore your shoes!!! :)

Jeanelle said...

You look stunning! I think film changes everything...


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