Lynette and Shawn
Engagement Photos at Chateau St Michelle Winery
Canon 24-70 F2.8
Prior to every shoot I look at weather reports religiously. As a photographer, we're strange to be begin with, so I frown at the sight of pure blue skies and smile when I leave the house and see nothing but clouds (minus the rain of course).
The affect of the clouds is a like one gigantic softbox! Soft shadows, even light, and free! Of course I smile when we get these types of conditions the day of a shoot.
These were the exact conditions of Lynette and Shawn's engagement shoot.
This is the first time ever shooting at Chateau St, Michelle. Its amazing to have this in our backyard. I regret not visiting sooner. It's an amazing facility. What topped it off for me was to see a pair of beautiful peacocks roaming the grounds.
*Just a note if you decide to shoot there, be sure to get a release form signed.
This has got to be one of my favorite shots so far. I love the lighting and and how bright the image came out. Her head slight tilted conveyed this additional feeling of warmth. What's not in the photo is Mai off to the left holding up a large
They were a great couple to work with. Lots of personality and had a great look about them. Especially Shawn, he had a lot of expression in his eyes which was conveyed in his photos.
LuAnn and Steve Engagement Shoot at Gas works Park.
85mm f1.2L Mii
This is my first opportunity to shoot at Gasworks Park and it turned out to be great day to do so. Delayed by 1 week due to an unfortunate sports injury to the bride to be we were nearly shutout again by the infamous Seattle Rain.
The natural light could not have been better. Lots of over cast create a beautiful soft box to work with. I brought out my SB80dx and beauty dish but it turned out to be unnecessary for a majority of the shots.