Seriously, this was one steamy hot shoot! The Texas summer is full on here in Austin, and these amazing clients didn’t complain one bit. Luckily we were able to stay in the shade and work fast!

Jenny and Paco are good friends with another awesome couple whom recently got married. And these two are getting hitched on my 30th birthday this September in Puerto Rico. I can’t think of a better way to celebrate!

Our fist stop was Shoal Creek Park for a quick stroll along the path…this is a great place to go for a walk if you aren’t familiar. I loved Jenny’s red bohemian dress and her overall style. She is an amazing jewelry designer and I can’t wait to see her wedding ensemble she has picked for the beach front nuptials.

 

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Okay, now even more fun. For the last part of the shoot, we headed downtown to Lanai, a venue where not only do these two frequent, but Paco occasionally showcases his DJ talents. And, I have been editing to his cool funky mixes a lot lately. They both have many fond memories here, being with each other and their friends. And so far, I am digging Paco’s location hook  ups. These two definitely know the good spots in downtown, I may have to get them to write a list out for me 🙂

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Seriously, this spot is perfect for a summer cocktail!

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I have also been playing a lot with light in my portraits lately, thanks to a certain amazing teacher! I have always used lighting at wedding receptions, but lately, I have been experimenting with speed lights more artistically in portraits. I think it adds a whole other dimension to a collection of photographs and keeps things unique. So, keep a look out, you’ll see me experimenting some more in the upcoming posts!

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And of course one last one in front of the capitol! No one was hurt, nor was any traffic stopped during this shoot. We were quick!

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When we wrapped up the shoot, Jenny and Paco were ready for a night out! I went home to hit the sack, they went out to hit the dance floor! You two were wonderful! I can’t wait for wedding in Puerto Rico, we are going to have an amazing time working together! Big hugs.