We’re very excited to be featuring images from Jonathan + Josie’s marriage celebration!!
It was only yesterday that we were hanging out with this amazing couple, documenting their beautiful wedding day + feeling the joy shared by all of their much-loved guests. Josie + Jon chose to have their wedding at the elegant Estate at Florentine Gardens. Their outdoor ceremony happened during the most exceptional spring day we’ve had all year– an absolutely perfect sunny day– just the way April weddings should be. Following their ceremony was an incredible reception, filled with great food, heartwarming speeches, and some seriously laugh-out-loud reception games. Beyond all of the fun and games, we were truly honored to be there for this couple. Not just because we photographed their autumn engagement photos a few months back, nor because we were there for Jon’s sister’s wedding 3yrs before that, but for something so much bigger. This bride + groom stood confidently as they declared their vows and entered into a covenant before their loved ones + before their God, and we are so very proud to have been a part of their wedding day.
Many thanks to the staff from the Estate at Florentine Gardens for making the day run smoothly (especially, to Jeff, Denise and Nancy), as well as a special thanks to Marvin and Carlton from Lion & Lamb Productions for a great reception.
Last but not least, congratulations to our newlyweds Josie + Jonathan!
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Hey everybody! This is Jon Tan here, writing out our latest blog entry.
We’ve been so busy the last few weeks with editing, album building, signing with awesome new clients (hooray!) and replying to a boatload of emails that we’ve been neglecting our blog postings.
This mother and son session took place a few weeks before the winter frost set in. I arrived embarrassingly late (well over an hour) since my train ride back from NYC that afternoon was delayed. As soon as I hopped off the train, I ran to my car and sped all the way to the park. Thankfully we had enough evening sunlight to shoot a good hour of photos.
Having never met Vicky before in person, I looked around hoping for someone to approach me as I carried my camera bag on my shoulder. The next thing I knew, I felt someone wrapping their little arms around my legs in a bear-cub-style hug. Without saying a word, he ran off… and that’s how Christian introduced himself to me.
Normally during a family photo session, we as photographers bring along many of the activity and posing ideas. However, this time it was very different. Vicky had brought along all the awesome ideas to keep her son active and entertained. She brought along his bicycle, a football, a soccer ball and homemade chocolate-frosted cupcakes with sprinkles. This made my job a hundred times easier, allowing me to focus on creating some fun images.
Thank you Vicky and Christian for the fun session, and Mr. Daniel Liu for referring us to family!