Many wedding photographers can create pretty images by photographing the bride, groom, families and guests. Not every wedding photographer, however, can create images that really take the couple back to the feeling of their wedding day whenever they look at them. Whether it is the image of a delightful flower girl dumping all her petals in one spot or a Father’s hand subtly draped across his daughter’s shoulder, the essence of wedding photojournalism is to preserve those fleeting moments. Everyone knows how a song can instantly transport a person to where they first heard it and how they felt. That is the feeling I want to give my couples, whether it is a week after or twenty years later. I want to capture the notes.
So here are some of my favorite moments from the weddings I’ve had the pleasure of photographing: