Saturday, May 10, 2008

Hittin' the town with Gina and Greg

Meet Gina and Greg. These guys rock! From the very beginning when we started talking about their engagement session, they made it very clear that they loved our fun, fresh style and wanted us to just do our thing. Music to our ears!!! The only real request they had was to include a shot of the Seattle skyline. So, we headed for Alki/West Seattle for some fun!

Before we get to the pictures, I have to tell you that Gina and Greg have one of the best engagement stories I have ever heard! They could certainly tell it better than we could, but I will do my best to give you a brief synopsis of the most important part. First off, they like to do crossword puzzles together. Like, hard crossword puzzles. (They are smart people). Greg, on top of planning a lot of other romantic things, wrote a crossword puzzle for her, and mixed in with the answers were the words Gina, Will, You, Marry Me. Here's the thing, it wasn't some cheesy little kids' crossword puzzle. It was a full-on crossword puzzle--clues, answers, the whole thing. He took the puzzle, put it in the New York Times, and photocopied it so that it just looked like a photocopy of the puzzle section of the NYT. Gina thought she was doing the NYT crossword the whole time... until she filled in the answers! Brilliant! Greg, you are the MAN!







Congratulations Gina & Greg--we can't wait for your wedding!

Gerald & Airika

13 comments:

Callie Crass said...

These are fabulous! Great job!!!

Greg & Kara H said...

These are great! Greg and I actually spotted you two during this session on Alki a few weekends ago. We were driving by, and I saw that fun red and white dress, then saw that couple holding hands walking along the sidewalk. Then, a little further up I spotted a photographer snapping shots of that lovely looking couple, and not too long after that I saw Airika snapping photos too! :) I was thinking that couple is going to be thrilled with the photos you two were taking! :)
Airika, thanks for your comments on our blog! I am absolutely loving my photography class! It is a summer course, so it is only 2 weeks long, but I hope to take some more courses soon! You guys are a definite inspiration! Who knows where this will lead me...maybe just taking better recreational photos, maybe something more? In the mean time I am just enjoying having a creative outlet in my day! I would love to "shadow" you guys on a session someday! :)
-Kara

Daniel Zain Photography said...

wow! great coverage. Really nice control of the light as well as capturing all the moments. I'm bookmarking your blog for sure.

david & kimi baxter said...

the last 2 images are KILLER!!!! once again you rocked it guys!!!

Sarah Rhoads Photo said...

love the off camera lighting work guys! great work these are tasty!

jennakarwoski said...

Once again you guys... amazing job! I'm seriously a huge fan! :)

Mike Warren said...

Awesome shoot guys! This must really be a fun couple, they are totally into it!!!

Ella Blue Studio said...

Awesome Popes! And what a great engagement story!

erwinwijanto photography said...

Love the colors a lot guys... hmmm lovin the 1.2 L :) Awesome JOB ... ~erwin

p.s Happy Birthday Airika :)

Yuriy Manchik Photography said...

These are awesome, really like the off camera flash shots.

Happy Birthday Airika! (I didn't know it was your birthday until I read Erwin's post)

By the way, check out the latest Rangefinder magazine, page 62, see if you can find yourself Airika (and Gerald to in the background). You guys are the real deal, winning photo contests, appearing in Rangefinder, what next?! Your own DVD series????

Just kidding, hope to see you at Jason's on Saturday.

Frank DiMeo said...

Great images as always!
Lovin the post work on these, especially that 2nd one, yummy!

Alisha E. said...

WOWZA! These rock. I especially love that 1st image. They just glow with love! I love that!!! Excellent work with the lighting. SAWEET shots!!!!

Kadie Pangburn said...

These are great! I'm loving that last one!!!!



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