Weddings

The Roses are Wed

I first met Laura when she was modeling for an ad campaign I was shooting for the gorgeous Hotel Granduca. We spent the entire day laughing and at the risk of sounding super creepy, I honestly adored her from minute one. She is a brilliant, hilarious and crazy gorgeous (that smile!!) mover-and-shaker and while I didn't meet Ben that day, I had a feeling he was going to be equally as incredible. My goodness was I right! This couple is a force! Not only do they have a love that could truly move mountains, but they have the support of some of the most fabulous friends and family I have ever come across. Thomas, Janica (our third shooter extraordinaire) and I did not stop smiling for one second this entire day. It was like we stepped into a fairytale land, and we found ourselves asking, more than once, "Is this even real? Is this real life?"

Everything, from the gorgeous Temple completely blanketed in fresh flowers, to the impeccable Houstonian Hotel, was flawless.

While we don't specialize in a particular type of wedding, we do specialize in the most beautiful, brave, enduring love stories in the world. And Laura and Ben are the perfect example of just that.

 

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Wedding Planning and Design: Piper & Muse

Ceremony Location: The Houstonian Hotel 

Reception Location: Beth Israel, Houston

Flowers: Darryl & Co.

Dress: The INCREDIBLE Joan Pillow

Hair and Makeup: Jackie Rosales & Ronnie

Bridesmaids Dresses: David Peck

Videographer: Robert Oberg

Band: Ken Mondshine Band

Third Shooter: Janica Day Boles 

 

Featured // BRIDES Magazine

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We are busy bees over here working on the new wedding website, dedicated just to our wedding work, but I had to sneak this exciting news on here!

We made history this month with a real wedding featured in BRIDES Magazine. As if being featured in this media giant isn't enough of an honor, the fact that they chose a lesbian, Jewish, super-diverse celebration is flat out incredible.

I am so proud of this one. Because in the ocean of featured wedding photographers who focus only on taking really pretty pictures, I love being the one known for the really meaningful and beautiful ones.

Top in the US!

Yay!

We were just named as one of the Top 100 Photographers in the US!

As opposed to other websites/blogs that have photographers pay for "awards," this selection was entirely independent and that's such an honor!

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I can still remember when I was first named Top 30 in the world, and to know that my work still resonates with people, is such beautiful news to hear!

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To be honest, I don't share many of my features on here. Not because I'm not proud, but because I never want perspective couples to choose us because we seem popular in the media. Our wedding images have illustrated two books in bookstores all over the country. We've been in Vogue US and International. But that's not what matters. Those aren't the carrots we chase.

And, that is the last thing we want our couples to care about.

We stand for the preservation of authentic story telling for the sake of posterity, not for the sake of popularity.

OK, that being said, I LOVE these two souls so very much and I am always happy to see their love being shouted from the rooftops. Their wedding left us believing that everything happens for a reason, and what is meant for us will never pass us by. I also love the lady behind Carats and Cake, and am so happy to watch her star rise!

 

 

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