Vanessa and Matthias | Wedding {Part 2}

As promised, more images from Vanessa and Matt’s wedding…

You know me and my affinity for bold, saturated colors. :)  The strong geometric pattern combined with the blues and golds really appeal to me in this image.


Can I just say that the moment just before the kiss is even better than the kiss itself?  It gives a sense of anticipation to the image.  This moment looks like it belongs in a timeless romantic movie.  (Wistful sigh…) This was captured exactly as it happened, at the perfect moment, without guidance from me.  But here’s a little tip for brides-and-grooms-to-be: when the time comes for your own photos, once in a while try lingering just barely apart for a few seconds before your lips make contact, and see if it adds a sense of anticipation and movie romance to your images.


You know what else I love besides saturated colors?  Peeling paint.  That’s right, I said peeling paint.  I love the contrast of beautiful people juxtaposed to a grungy scene like this.  Peeling paint, old wood, rusty metal, you name it.  If we are on a photo shoot and come across something like this, be prepared to hear a squeal of delight from me!



Two grungy backdrops in one day?  And this one in rich purple?  I was in heaven.


I used a little cross-processing to give this one a different feel.  What do you think?


Vanessa chose some amazing details;  I love, love her stylish feathered hair piece–so chic!



I won’t tell you what lengths I went to in order to get this shot, but I will say that it was totally worth it.


And finally a moment alone at the bar…


Vanessa and Matt, thank you so much for allowing me to be a part of your day.  I wish you both many years of happiness and love!

Amanda - WHOA! I think this is the best wedding yet from you!! LIKE WHOA. I love the people waving out the window – the bridal details – the reception photos – and the bar shot!

I like the cross processing!

Vanessa - Sandy, I cannot thank you enough for doing such a great job capturing the day. I love all of these pictures! I knew I would-you are just so great!

Jessica & Danilo | Pittsburgh Wedding » Red Lotus Photography Blog - […] I wish you both a lifetime of happiness together!  Also, a big shout out to a past couple of mine, Vanessa and Matt–it was wonderful seeing you both again!  Vanessa and Matt were nice enough to refer Jessica […]

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