What would the dinosaur do?

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Chick loves dinosaurs, Amy loves Chuck (Chuck also loves Amy) and I love geeking out. So, the question was – how would a dinosaur attend a wedding? Probably by nervously showing up in the background all night long.

Hilltop Spring Green Wedding {Allison + Marcus}

Through a geographic fluke, the glaciers that flattened much of the midwest failed to level off the Spring Green area, and so the topography is hilly and just a touch wild feeling – something untouched and remote, but beautiful. Now, it holds Taliesin, a gorgeous open-air shakespeare theater, and is dotted with Frank Lloyd Wright designed and derived spaces.

Allison and Marcus spent hours making one of those places, Hilltop, into as welcoming and personal a space as a wedding could be. If you believe, as I do, that you can judge people by the friends that they keep, then Allison and Marcus are both lucky and deserving. A truly lovely couple for a singularly stunning space.
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Give light, and the darkness will disappear of itself

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“Give light, and the darkness will disappear of itself”
Desiderius Erasmus

The renaissance humanist was certainly not talking about flash composite photographs, but what is true for the enlightenment is also true for physics in this case. Composed of 4 separate images, composited together to have each grouping perfectly lit, so that the light is in only the right places. Congratulations to Siri and John, who have a whole shared lifetime ahead of them, and many more great things in it.

Now enjoy this

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Mostly, Jon and Val were laughing in EVERY single photo (I am excited to share those as well) but this was a beautiful quiet moment from their beautiful, riotous, celebration.

I’ve been having too much fun working to blog lately. Case in point – this preview image from Val + Jon’s wedding in Massachusetts. And thanks to the talented Kate, who worked through the pain of marathon training to duck down with an LED behind Jon and Val for this one.

Halls of the Capitol

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Another panorama, this time from Elisabeth + Brian’s wedding in Madison. The small space by the stairwell meant that getting in all the architectural detail was difficult in one shot.