I first met Lauren online through a photography forum several years ago when I was first getting started in photography. I certainly credit people like Lauren and a few other select people I “met” online with helping me get started in photography; I was living in a small town, had a film camera but was lacking in place in town to develop film, and didn’t have many people to share my interest with in my own community. It was so important to be able to connect with people like Lauren who shared my passion!
A few years later, I was so happy to have Lauren ask me to shoot her wedding. She and Eian returned to the place they met, Lexington, to celebrate their wedding. I had never been to Lexington but completely fell in love with it. It is an incredibly charming city, and I can’t wait to work down there again! Lauren and Eian were married at a local church and had a reception downtown at the beautiful Carrick House. The portrait locations for this wedding were chosen by Lauren and Eian and they were just wonderful; I have seen few places that were as beautiful as the lawn of Ashland covered in snow-like blossoms. Lauren also looked so lovely in a vintage inspired dress she had custom cut and a coordinating birdcage veil, and her happiness from the day was just infectious. I don’t think I have ever had so many portraits of a bride smiling so authentically.