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Azores IV | Rita + Joao | Lush

At weddings, you don't always have an hour with a couple to photograph family, bridal portraits and the couple.  Most of the time, things run over, people can be late and a wedding day can be unpredictable.  I learned so much in the Azores and thanks to Leila Scarfiotti for her wisdom to use even a short amount of time (15 minutes) and any location or lighting situation you have to capture all you need when you are rushed for time on a wedding day.  The most important thing is to make a couple feel comfortable and at ease, thankfully, that was a piece of cake with these two lovers. 

Lucky me, Rita and Joao are straight out of a romance novel.  Their tenderness for one another is as graceful as a ballet dancer.  It was a real treat to witness their love for one another and there was no shortage of sweet caresses and gentle kisses.  As an intimate wedding photographer, it is a real treat to witness a couple being themselves as if I'm not there.  That is my hope for couples on…

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