laura & brian

As always, I am inspired by art, and this time by the simple, understated dutch farm still life paintings of the 18th century... This shoot was produced for my recent Santa Barbara Beginner's Photography Workshop. Laura & Brian modeled as our lovely bride and groom. Laura wore a shimmering and flowing Temperley gown (which you can purchase on Her soft up-do and swoon-worthy makeup was done by Brian wore a suit from his own collection. Watercolor & wooden invitations were hand written & painted yours truly - The florals and tabletop flowers were delicately arranged by Delicious sugar flower leaves were hand made by (Vegan & Gluten Free!) and flown in from New York City . Tabletop rentals & impeccable styling by A private Santa Barbara riviera home was the backdrop to this beautiful day! Extra thanks to for publishing this shoot and for speaking at the workshop, for expert film processing, for stunning Kodak film (Portra 400 & 800), and for the fine art printing present in all aspects of the workshop. What a fantastic day with the loveliest attendees, speakers and artists... Care to join the next one? New 2013 workshops will be announced shortly!


  1. I love this photos...they look like they are from a magazine :)