I don’t think a bridal post has ever been so anticipated in the history of the world. Ok, maybe princesses, or famous people. But at least in OUR world, this is one of the most anticipated sessions we’ve ever shared. We’re so looking forward to the reaction, especially after the sneak peek we posted a few months ago got such raves!
Put simply, Madlyn is a dream to photograph. She came to us with a vision, an idea that she wanted her bridal portraits to be unusual, and in her words, “maybe just a little creepy”. Partnering with her wedding coordinator/makeup artist/frequent McG collaborator MegB, we came up with a plan for a bridal session in two halves. We wanted to capture both the soft beauty of Madlyn as a bride, and also the uniqueness of her style & personality, and I feel like as a team, we absolutely accomplished that. I personally photographed a couple of my favorite images of all time on this shoot, and I’m so grateful for brides who encourage us to think outside our own box, and give us the space to really create ART for them.
This post really needs no further gilding with words… we just really want you to see the pictures. Enjoy.
This birdcage veil and drop pendant just killed me in the best way.
And for the second half of the session, a little change in scenery… and lipstick.
The piece de resistance, a collaborative effort with a stylist, an assistant, two light techs, and one stubborn photographer…
Madlyn, thank goodness you finally got married. I think if I’d had to keep these to myself one more week, I’d have died in a spontaneous brain-splosion.
Blogstalkers, chime in down in the comment section! And don’t forget to come back at the end of the week to see our favorite images from this beautiful girl’s wedding!