The first full day of shooting gorgeous styled weddings at Wedded Weekend 2017 in Dripping Springs,TX is a wrap! My brain is oh so incredibly tired and my body hurts, but the gorgeousness that we have been able to photograph has made it all so worth it. Styled by Kelsey V put together this amazing weekend and invited me to come be a part of it. Tomorrow I will be teaching about Posing and Off Camera Flash lighting, I am pretty excited about this! Posing and lighting are two things that can really make or break a wedding day.
Everyone arrived at D6 Retreat in Dripping Springs yesterday afternoon. We started the afternoon by talking about Branding and Marketing with Brooke of Ichor Creative. She shared her insight on creating a brand and helped each person work out any struggles they may be having with their current brand.
Next up was the surprise shoot, and boy did this throw everyone for a loop! Kelsey arranged for 7 gorgeous models to show up at the retreat and model for boudoir sessions. As wedding photographers boudoir can be a great service to offer to your clients, and something that so many brides want to do. A boudoir album makes the perfect gift for their soon to be hubby and is a great way to help them see their own beauty and bring out their own confidence. I so enjoyed getting to photograph each and every one of these beautiful girls, it was so great to step outside of my comfort zone and photograph something different. I even was able to pull out my lights and give everyone a chance to try their hand at shooting with off camera flash and strobes using my Xplor 600 from Adorama and my speed lights with MagMod Modifiers.
Today we spent the day photographing 4 styled wedding shoots, and each and every one of them was stunning!!! From the amazing florals, to perfect hair and makeup (even though it rained a little), to the always amazing dresses from Damsel White Label.
I can not wait to share more of the styled shoots that Kelsey helped to mastermind and organize. Kelsey is such an incredibly talented hair and makeup artist, and is just as amazing at coordinating all of this.