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alex + jen: engaged|new york city wedding photographer

so…alex and jen insist they cannot remember how they found me, BUT…if someone’s email says (in response to that question,) “I honestly can’t remember. Maybe we Googled “amazing wedding photography” and you popped up…” you’d have to love them, right? i mean, i definitely do.

they’re getting married in (less than 2 weeks! jen–3 more days till your wedding day is on the 10 day forecast!) in DUMBO, and i could not be more excited and inspired to capture their wedding day… the original plan was to do their engagement session the day before the wedding…revisiting the tulip garden in central park-where alex proposed! but they got to thinking and realized, “oh, hey, the day before our wedding might be just a LITTLE insane.”

so i made a whirlwind trip to the city that never sleeps and spent some time getting to know these two…and their delightful mountaineering cats, penny and portia.

i love both of these next two…the first one was shot with a long lens (100mm @ 2.8) and the second was shot closer with a wider angle, faster aperture lens (35 1.8). i love how different they are…when all i did was switch lenses and take a couple steps forward. i think the 2nd one is my favorite from the whole session…and that’s saying something! it is just MAGICAL to me.

it felt great to get out there and be shooting people in love…and to be blessed with such adorableness in such an inspiring city…it was well worth the whirlwind trip! see you again soon, guys!

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Gail6 April 2010 - 07:33

Ooooh..I love the warmth in these photos. You can just tell spring has arrived with the forsythia (LOVEEEE yellow!) I think your fave is my fave!

januarynewbanks6 April 2010 - 14:34

very sweet images. also, i adore the kitty photos. absolutely adorable. great work, gwyn!

Amanda7 April 2010 - 16:26

These are so cute!!! I love the pictures with the cats :) You can definitely tell its spring!

Kim K.9 April 2010 - 23:16

They look like such a fun couple! Love the locations too. Great work!

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