ENGAGEMENT SPOTLIGHT: Tyler & Sarah’s Fall Sheridan Engagement

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Thanks to Tim Doolin Photography of Sheridan for sharing Tyler & Sarah’s engagement shoot! This is a sweet series of fun & emotional shots…I’m excited to see their wedding shoot!

Thanks again to Tim Doolin Photography of Sheridan – and congrats to Tyler & Sarah! Best wishes to you as you journey into your new lives together!

 

ENGAGEMENT SPOTLIGHT: Cheynae & Rob

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Thanks to Julie Livermore Photography for sending in this beautiful engagement story from Rawlins… Cheynae & Rob met in October 2007 when Cheynae was a waitress at Sanford’s in Rawlins. The restaurant has since closed, and Cheynae & Rob moved on, but wanted to return to Rawlins and have their engagement shoot take place…”where their story began,” as Julie says. “Because they were only in town for a night, we had to deal with some frigid temps and gusting winds…just a typical late spring day in Carbon County!  In addition to some images downtown, with the Sanford’s building in the frame, we also drove out of town a bit to take advantage of the unique Wyoming scenery!”

Cheynae shared a couple of special stories about Rob’s proposal on December 27, 2011:  “Rob secretly invited my dad and his dad & stepmom to Montana (I was under the impression they were there for Christmas) and proposed in our new camper. This was a big step for us as it was our first actual “home” together!”  Rob also, without knowing, chose a very special day to propose. “Rob proposed on his grandmother’s birthday and didn’t realize it until we called his aunt to spill the good news,” Cheynae says. “She passed away from cancer a few years ago and was very near & dear to Rob’s heart. So we took that as a spiritual sign that she approved.” Cheynae adds that Rob just woke up that morning and “felt that it was right.” Chills!

Cheynae & Rob are planning their wedding date for June 7, 2014.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thanks again to Julie Livermore Photography for sending in this beautiful engagement spotlight! If you’d like to see your engagement or wedding featured on our blog, shoot us an email at brides@wyomingweddingsonline.com!

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ENGAGEMENT SPOTLIGHT: Kelly & Melissa’s Winter Engagement

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Thanks to The Rancher’s Wife’s Photography in Saratoga for providing us with this week’s spotlight!  Kelly & Melissa were engaged November 10, 2011 in Laramie — their upcoming wedding on August 11, 2012 will be held at the Saratoga Resort and Spa.  Thanks to Kate of The Rancher’s Wife’s Photography for sending these beautiful images!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thanks to The Rancher’s Wife’s Photography in Saratoga for this spotlight – and congratulations to Kelly & Melissa!  Do you have a spotlight? Wedding or engagement, we’d love to share your Wyoming wedding story!  Contact us at brides@wyomingweddingsonline.com.  And if you have an engagement to share, be sure to register it on our website — follow this link for the form!

‘Til Next Time…

Kati Hime, Editor

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INSPIRATION: Winter Engagement Sessions

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Thanks to Abbydell Photography in Jackson for providing some awesome feedback regarding winter engagement sessions! This is something that is so real to Wyoming…you’re newly engaged…you’re excited to get planning and moving for that summer wedding, and engagement photos are very much a part of that! However, how to make that outdoor engagement photo session that you’ve dreamed of a reality in Wyoming’s winter climate…a few ideas and some inspiration pics from Abbydell…thanks Abby!

As a photographer or bride, it’s always a little daunting to go out in the “patchy phases of winter” as I like to call them — when half the ground is a mucky dead mess and the other half is beautiful white snow. Finding the perfect locations and lighting in a time like that is critical! You don’t want everyone to notice the patchwork instead of your beautiful faces. Well as you can guess, this was definitely one of those days. I must admit that I think all my handiwork payed off, but then again how could it not with such great subjects! Speaking of the couple, they were great! Ben (from the UK) and Jordyn (Canadian) have quite the love story. Wishing them all the best in there many travels as they prepare for wedding celebrations across the globe!

Thanks Abby! So here were some of my ‘take home lessons’ from reading Abby’s excerpt and seeing these images…

DO: Utilize the adorable winter gear that is out there…parkas, scarves, fur (real or synthetic, doesn’t matter), boots…


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DO: Play with COLOR! If your backdrop is Wyoming’s white snow and the browns, greens, greys, etc. of rocks, prairie grass, hillsides, trees — why not bring in pops of color in your clothing? Warm hues like pinks, reds, oranges…pair them in small doses with neutrals such as gray, brown, black, and give your images a pop of color and warmth!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DO: Utilize the natural elements around you! I mentioned trees, rocks, prairie grass, fences, hillsides…how can those become natural props for your images? Work creatively with your photographer!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DON’T: Be afraid to include patchy areas, as Abby says. Make the star of the show the two of you, and not the patchy ground. Work with your photographer and be creative — there are many ways to work with our Wyoming winter landscape!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DO: Incorporate your emotion and romance into the day. Be less concerned with the natural environment and more focused on remembering who you love and why you’re getting married — that natural happiness will come shining through in your images and create a session that you’re truly in love with!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

‘Til Next Time…We’re excited to keep you inspired! Thanks again to Abbydell Photography in Jackson for an awesome inspirational blog!

Kati Hime, Editor

editor@wyolifestyle.com

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