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Damon & Shannon’s wedding at The Wigwam

First time photographing the Wigwam and it was such a blast. And Damon sure looked like the writer from House of Cards!

Reverent: A 8K time-lapse film

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Song by Bullet & Cass: “The Way You Do” // http://bit.ly/TheWayYouDoITunes // http://bit.ly/TheWayYouDo // http://www.bulletandcass.com/

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A couple years ago I made a black and white time-lapse film just for fun, and now here we are with the third installment in the series. It’s a way to play around in the winter months with something new and different, get creative and also help pass the time until spring returns!

I wasn’t sure what I wanted to do with this one, and couldn’t even find the perfect song for it, until the duo Bullet & Cass emailed me about wanting to use my footage for their upcoming debut single. I get a lot of those kinds of emails, so I didn’t think much of it…until I clicked on the preview links for their two tracks…and wow, I was blown away by how much I loved “The Way You Do.” A few seconds into the song, I was immediately laying down tracks to it in my head. I listened all the way to the end and knew I had found my song. We did a straight up trade…footage for the track, and the editing began in earnest.

After I finished editing back in November, I needed a title. It took me weeks. The song has a sort of folksy haunting old west vibe to it (at least to me) and I needed the perfect name to go along with it. I finally pulled up a list of old west terms and when I stumbled across Reverent…I knew it was the one. Not only did it sound and feel right, but it actually is how I feel standing out there a lot. These storms are powerful and deadly, and sometimes you are just staring out at them with this deep respect and admiration for what you are witnesses. Or perhaps, in my case, for the one who created it.

I hope you enjoy this film as much as I do. All footage in it is from 2019, with some unseen monsoon clips in there as well. Definitely felt like it was taking a risk on the song choice itself, especially as lyrics aren’t my normal deal. But I love it, love it, love it and I hope you do too! And if you do, please visit the links up top and buy the single and check out their website!

Technical Details:

Everything shot with two Canon 5DSRs and various Canon lenses. A couple lightning sequences with the Sony A7R3

All clips available in 8K Resolution

Processed in Lightroom, LR Timelapse, After Effects and Premiere Pro.

Megan & Jeff’s wedding at Camelback Inn Resort

One of my favorite weddings last year, and not only because they had a little shot glass for tequila with my name on it 🙂

The Cheney Family

Love this family! Great to see them again this fall for a home session, the new pad is sweeeeeet!

The Hedges Family

Family sessions in full-force this fall, here’s one of my favorite families from a few weeks ago!

The Van Brunt Family

A favorite family session from 2018 that never got shared! Love the Papago area and this wonderful family!

The Gadsden Family

Another lovely family session from last fall! Love Emily and Philip, and their new addition since I last saw them!

The Addington Family

Gosh, I loved this session last fall. I have family portrait season happening in about two weeks, so trying to blog stuff from 2018! Love this location!

Whitt & Matt’s wedding in Paradise Valley

A ceremony in her parents backyard, where she grew up…and some photos next door at a newly remodeled home. And Camelback Mountain in the distance. Can’t ask for much better.

Kelsey & Thomas’s wedding at the Scottsdale Resort

A stunning wedding photographed by my associate Courtney Larson! Wonderful job, I know Kelsey and Thomas were overjoyed with their images!