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Posts filed under: Inspiration

The things you love greatly influence how you see the world. We use the word “things” loosely. We don’t necessarily mean just material things, but the ideas, feelings, and experiences associated with them. Jeff and I talk about this in detail in our workshops, that finding inspiration is not about wasting time poring through countless other photographers’ work for something to copy, but about devouring other art forms that move you, actually experiencing life, and discovering yourself. Your point of...
I shared an old black and white photo on Instagram earlier, and it’s been at the back of my mind all day since. I first saw this photograph 2-3 years ago. My heart still breaks each time I see it. It’s by Duane Michals, taken back in 1974. Below it, he wrote: “This photograph is my proof. There was that afternoon, when things were still good between us, and she embraced me, and we were so happy. It had happened....
Starting to work on a wedding blog post for Monday or Tuesday because this weekend is packed and we won’t have time at all to do it then, but I came across these photos again today and thought I’d share them quickly here first. These are from a personal project of ours back in 2007 that we called Portraits of a Marriage. It was a photoblog of diptychs of our daily married life. We were still newlyweds then and we...
Jeff and I had the honor of shooting the Dream Themes for the January-June 2011 Modern Romance issue of Wedding Essentials magazine. It was our first time shooting editorial and we had so much fun with it. Many thanks to Marbee, Kitten, Vida, and the rest of the amazing WE team for the experience, especially their lovely art director Crae who was very patient with my efforts in meeting their deadlines during the madness that was last year’s wedding season....
I mentioned back in February how I’ve been meaning to blog about our favorite playlists and as usual, didn’t get around to blogging any. Jeff’s been messing around with his new tablet and drew me this cassette tape last night, and I’m feeling rather inspired, so I figured today’s the best time to start. (I just added the title and our logo to his illustration. It’s so cute, I want to gnaw on it.) We’re working on yet another wedding...