Now that I had sorted through inspiration pictures, gathered our props, and picked out our outfits, it was time for us to get in front of the camera lens. I emailed Mitch some of the inspiration pictures and let him know I had gotten the props.
As for the location, I wasn’t totally sure where I wanted them to be. I didn’t want them to be too green, but I didn’t want a totally urban feel and I loved the idea of a football field. I had contemplated us making the drive to Buffalo to get pictures taken at Ralph Wilson Stadium, the home of the Buffalo Bills, but the person I talked to in their front office said they don’t allow engagement photos in the stadium. I also thought about my alma mater, the University at Buffalo, but I have more ties to that than Mr. PB does.
I was totally clueless when I came to locations in Rochester. Apparently, I don’t get out enough and have no idea what my city has to offer. Maybe it can be a mission of me as a Mrs.—get to know your city! Anyway”¦Mitch and his assistant (AKA my cousin, AKA my matron of honor) Sharpie were clutch! Mr. K and I met them at their house, and Sharpie just started driving. We tossed around ideas and then the light bulb went off—there’s a beautiful park near our ceremony venue, and our venue itself is on a college campus”¦with a football field. Cha-ching!
So, now that you know the who, what we’re wearing, and where the picture taking will be, it’s time to see some of Mitch’s work! (Warning: Lots of photos to follow. But they’re awesome ’cause Mitch is awesome, so bask in the awesome!)
All photos credit to mitch’studio
And of course we had a few silly photos too”¦
Mitch is awesome, isn’t he? I normally really, really hate pictures of me, but he managed to get a bunch I think are good.
After we took the photos, I had some time to get things organized before he was done sorting through the hundreds he took. I used that time to navigate through my family
tree forest and finalize our guest list.
How did you help pass the time between your engagement photo shoot and getting the pictures back? Did you leave the location up to your photographer too?