Jennifer & Steve: Engagement

Too hot to handle, too cold to hold. Can’t wait to shoot their winter wedding. It will be bold.

(If I was a rapper, I’d be broke). But sometimes I sing these lyrics in my head while editing. So don’t judge.

Inspiration for Steven King’s ’The Shining,’ came from the Stanley Hotel where their wedding will be hosted. I personally asked and confirmed this in person with Steve about 3 years ago. True that.

My time spent with Jennifer and Steve reminded me what I’m doing is what I’m meant to do. I know it and feel it. I feel inspired, happy, motivated… energized. When you follow your heart, all questions of purpose become answered: enthusiasm, inspiration, energy, spirit…. it’s all there. And at the end of the shoot, these types of pursuits and endeavors engage my spirit in a big way. Kind of like watching a movie in which we loose track of time. Thank the right side of the brain for that. And I have a whole lot of the right side of the brain in my left side. I could shoot and explore for hours and not know it, and only become more energetic as a result (and not drained). Passion, unleashed. Look out.

Of all the engagement sessions I ever had in my own life, this one, this engagement session, is the most recent. And one of my favorites.
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6 Responses to “Jennifer & Steve: Engagement”

  1. Keri Doolittle Photography — October 20, 2010 @ 12:47 pm (#)

    Beautiful couple! Fun lighting image at the end! 🙂

  2. matt — October 22, 2010 @ 1:08 am (#)

    Awesome photo’s RJ! Love the one in front of Invesco!

  3. rachel d — October 22, 2010 @ 9:40 am (#)

    Ahhh. that last image is hot stuff. Fantastical! =)

  4. Mary Marantz — October 25, 2010 @ 9:52 am (#)

    they are gorgeous!!

  5. Chi Photography — October 27, 2010 @ 12:04 pm (#)

    Love the lighting on the last shot. Beautiful couple!

  6. Micah Carroll — April 25, 2011 @ 4:24 pm (#)

    Absolutely love your work… I’m an aspiring photographer myself, but I just wanted to take the time to let you know.
    Best of luck!

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