Dana had fun doing a Trash the Dress Session with us. What is Trash the Dress? It is a style of wedding photography that contrasts elegant clothing with an environment in which it is out of place. It is generally shot in the style of fashion and glamour photography.
Usually brides decide to have pictures taken on a beach, but other locations include city streets, mountaintops, rooftops, garbage dumps, fields, and abandoned buildings.
Dana is enjoying Lake Keowee’s waterfall as a beautiful location for a Trash the Dress session.
Gayle and Ricky were married at Saint Mary Magdalene Catholic Church on Woodruff Rd. It is a beautiful church. We usually start shooting about two hours before the wedding, but this time we couldn’t. The church was double booked! As we entered the church to start our wedding, the previous wedding was still leaving. It made for a very interesting start. After the wedding service, we took the entire wedding party to downtown Greenville and shot photos in front of the Reedy River Falls. We attracted a lot of attention for sure. After a bit of shooting, we surcomed to the heat and moved on to the reception at the Hejaz Shriner’s Temple in Maudlin for a grand reception.
Vanessa met us at the ever beautiful Furman University for her bridal shoot. We almost cancelled the shoot because it was drizzling, rainy and overcast. Wet ground is scary when it comes to keeping a wedding dress clean. We do our best to show off the bride in her beautiful dress, yet protect the dress from dirt and damage. Vanessa did get a chance to do something different at her shoot – she got to use a HUGE umbrella. See! There is an upside to a rainy day photoshoot after all!!! The umbrella is actually a shoot through lighting diffuser, but I thought it looked pretty as a rain umbrella. What do you think??
The rain stopped enough to shoot over at Furman’s Rose Garden. Wow is that place blooming!!