Friday, March 27, 2009

Dreams and Opportunities: Part II

*All photos are property of Jackie Beale Photography

As I mentioned in an earlier post a few days ago, I had the honor to be able to shoot alongside Jennifer Werneth. This was my first time as an assistant photographer and I truely feel really blessed to have this opportunity come my way. I remember a few months ago, I'd say to myself that I would never be able to do this because I didn't know where to start, but it's so amazing to see over time how everything unfolds right before you and sometimes you have to pause to think about all the wonderful and exciting things that are happening, and how they happened. It really means alot to a beginning photographer to have these opportunities and to get to know more of the industries peers and learn from them. That, to me, is priceless.

I can't say enough great this about this wedding. It was so much fun from start to finish. I met up with Jennifer and her husband Glen, at the Sheraton hotel just as Jennifer was wrapping up the getting ready photos. We took a few pictures in the beautiful hotel lobby and then headed to Polasek Gardens for the ceremony. The couple could not have chosen a better location. Not only did it serve well for the ceremony, it also was perfect for pictures of the bride and groom alone, and they made sure they got plenty of time for that. It's so important when a couple does that and not have to rush because it ensures that they get the pictures they want and it really loosens the stress from the photographer to let their creativity flow :). Since they did not see each other before the ceremony, this alotted time that they set aside after the ceremony was perfect!!

Here are just a few of my favorites from the day...

Anticipation: Just before being pronounced as husband and wife

I loved all the bubbles for the first dance!

My jaw dropped when I entered the reception hall. There were so many juicy details and the lighting really changed the whole look and mood

Event Coordinator: An Affrair to Remember
Dj: Tagas Events ...they were amazing!!


Velia said...

Jackie I really like these. Great job on these. Gosh her dress is faboulous. I think is awesome to shoot from a 2nd shooter perspective. Keep it up.

Jackie Beale said...

Thanks so much Velia! :)