This shoot was featured today on Magnolia Rouge! It's always exciting to wake up to notifications like this on my phone. Seems like ages ago now that we shot this because nearly a year has gone by. It was actually my first shoot after starting my business and my first real step in the right direction. Since I really knew no one in the industry I thought a good place to start would be reaching out to like-minded creatives and building my portfolio. I planned, styled and cold called all the vendors involved, crossing my fingers tightly that they would give me a chance. I worked haaaaaard on this shoot; sourcing props in an unfamiliar city, hand dying ribbons, site visits two hours down the coast. I dedicated weeks to this shoot, because what does a brand new business owner whose barely got their foot in the door have but time? and lots of it to perfectly plan out every detail (now, time where you at?!) . But you know what the biggest lesson was? No matter how much planning is involved things can still go awry and Mother Nature is BOSS....QUEEN....we should call her Lady Nature of infinite power and control! We ended up racing against an unexpected, massive, black cloud that stole our light too soon and some mighty strong winds. You would never know though, which is a true testament to the talent of photographer Lisa Pires.
I learned a ton from this shoot, and even though my work has developed a lot since then, I'm SO proud of what we created and I am ever thankful for the amazing creatives who trusted me with their time, talent and products to make this vision a reality. Especially Lisa, who shot this in heavy humidity while pregnant!...(Who runs the world?)


Photography Love Note Photography | Calligraphy My Creative Space | Gowns Gwendolynne | Accessories Bride La Boheme | Furniture Hire Ashdown & Bee | Hair & Makeup MJ Pro Makeup | Favours Maple Soap | Cake Elisa Pie | Model Emily Mazzottaa | Floral Assistant Nicole Willard