Behind the Scenes Look into Vintage Philadelphia, PA | VinSpire

Behind the Scenes Look into Vintage Philadelphia, PA | VinSpire

 

I met Destinee of Vinspire during a February Tuesday’s Together meetup, we got to talking and thought we wanted to work together. Destinee teamed up with me to create a fun vintage inspired senior shoot. We took Destinee’s knowledge of vintage and matched up great makeup and hair styles with the girls wardrobe. Lauren and Maddy joined us as models and looked amazing!

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Everyone came over and Destinee got to work, while I started taking on behind the scene pictures.

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When all was said and done, Lauren and Maddie looked great and we headed into Philadelphia to fit our vintage theme.

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Love and Joy.

©2017 TLM Productions, LLC

Camden Waterfront Family Portraits | Toni + Fran + Symone

Camden Waterfront Family Portraits | Toni + Fran + Symone

 

I love getting to shoot in new places, this time it was on the Camden Waterfront, in front of the Adventure Aquarium. I had been waiting for the urban adventure seeking family to join me for this location. The Philadelphia skyline in the background was gorgeous and the sun glittering off the Delaware River was stunning for this early evening family portrait session. We walked along the waterfront trail and enjoyed laughs and smiles and jokes all around.

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It’s so much fun when a client comes up with a idea, just to see if it will become a wonderful artistic photo. Toni was looking at their reflection in the windows behind me as I was shooting, she asked if I thought it would be a good picture. I agreed that it would look nice, but I was not sure about the blue or the way the reflection was looking. Once I turned it black and white, it turned out to be the perfect artsy portrait to be the centerpiece for her wall gallery.

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Love and joy.

©2017 TLM Productions, LLC

A Philadelphia/King of Prussia, PA Wedding at Sheraton Valley Forge | Julianna and Vasken

A Philadelphia/King of Prussia, PA Wedding at Sheraton Valley Forge | Julianna and Vasken

 

Meeting a couple on the day of their wedding can make you a little nervous. Pulling up to where they groomsmen are getting ready and a few of them standing on the front step with swords, a little confusing. Yes, I said swords.  Vasken and his groomsmen are into cosplay. Once I was ready to start shooting, the guys were ready to their picture. Posing and making faces the whole time.

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After a handful of groomsmen photos, they were ready to head over to the church and what better way to take a fun group, than a school bus!

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St. Francis DeSales Church in Philadelphia was the perfect ceremony spot for Julianna and Vasken’s traditional wedding.

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It’s time for a little bit of fun and the bridal party photos at a beautiful hotel in King of Prussia.

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Congratulations Vasken and Julianna!

Here’s to many more amazing memories!

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
©2016 TLM Productions, LLC
Hired by David Tutera Photography as a second shooter.

Blackwood, NJ Doggie Cake Smash | Zoey

Blackwood, NJ Doggie Cake Smash | Zoey

 

My crazy, loveable black lab was born on May 1st eight years ago. While she can drive me up a wall, I love taking her for walks and playing at the park. I could not celebrate her birthday without a doggie cake smash session. While Zoey loves food, she was not too sure of her cake at first. In the end she loved it just as much as her brother Timmy.

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Here (http://www.lovefromtheoven.com/spoiled-dog-cake-recipe/) is the recipe that I used to create Zoey’s cake (http://www.lovefromtheoven.com/spoiled-dog-cake-recipe/).

Washington Lake Park Family Portraits | Ortiz

Washington Lake Park Family Portraits | Ortiz

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It’s a beautiful spring day and the sun is shining bright, but not as bright as the Ortiz family. They got out of the car in full smiles and already laughing. We started our short hike to the Washington Lake Park, or as I like to call it the secret lake; not many people realize it is hidden behind the first lake. We started our session off on the dock, before moving over to the trails. Everyone was having fun, although I’m pretty sure their favorite part was once we headed back out towards the athletic fields. Alexis and Joshua have played sports for years, so portraits on the fields made them feel right at home. I think everyone’s favorite photo before they even saw it, was when I told them to “tackle” mom; don’t worry they were nice.

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Love and Joy.

Prom at the Adventure Aquarium | Camden, NJ | Lauren + Mark

Prom at the Adventure Aquarium

Camden, NJ | Lauren + Mark

I love getting to work with my clients again and this time Lauren was all dressed up in her gorgeous red two piece prom gown, ready to prom at the Adventure Aquarium. We did her portraits in her backyard, which has a lake! The water in the background was beautiful, but all eyes were on Lauren and Mark. When I arrived they were already taking family pictures, it was pretty hot outside so I was glad to see they were hiding in the shade.

 

Mark and Lauren figured out how they wanted to walk out for promenade. I had to capture the twirling and laughs, as everyone there was helping the two of them decide which would be the best spin.

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Lauren’s family was not just celebrating prom, but also Matt’s, Lauren’s younger brother, 8th grade dance.

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I hope you all had a wonderful time at your dances.

 

 

 

 

Love and Joy.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

©2017 TLM Productions

A Blue Bell, PA Wedding at Normandy Farms | Lauren and Matthew

A Blue Bell, PA Wedding at Normandy Farms | Lauren and Matthew

 

Where do I even being about this wedding?! It was a rainy October day, but the smiles and laughter coming from the groomsmen when I arrived, showed a little bit of rain was not going to stop this couple’s special day. This was only my second time working with only the groomsmen and I was not sure how to do getting ready pictures, when they were already dressed. I had met the guys at the St. Matthias Catholic Church in Bala Cynwyd, PA, inside was beautiful just like out of the story books. I didn’t feel that this would tell their story as the groomsmen. We headed to the steps and the cloudy spitting skies to get some funny and serious pictures.

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When I told the guys to be themselves and do a “silly” picture, one of the groomsmen pulled out his keys and handed them to Matthew. I heard him say laughing, “This is your last chance to get out of this.” Don’t worry the groomsmen also gave Lauren the out if she wanted it too. 🙂

After a beautiful ceremony and pictures at the church, we headed to Normandy Farms. I was excited to see the venue as I had not been there before. The Silos Ballroom was decorated with white string lights, mason jars and pumpkins as the centerpieces with some of the tables having flowers that matched the bridesmaids bouquets. I loved the s’mores party favors with the tag that said,

“Sending you home with

S’More Love

Lauren & Matthew”

How cute is that? What an adorable favor for an elegant country vibe wedding!

They danced the night away with their family and friends, only stopping to do the bouquet and garter toss, and of course the cutting of a wonderful cake that featured their two fur babies.

Lauren and Matthew closed the night with a tribute slow dance for the people that meant so much to them but passed away. They had me tearing up as they entered the dance floor with Cole Swindell’s “You Should Be Here” playing and everyone slowy joining them.

Congratulations Matthew and Lauren!

Here’s to many more amazing memories!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

©2016 TLM Productions, LLC
Hired by David Tutera Photography as a second shooter.

Prom at The Mansion on Main Street | Renae + Tom

Prom at The Mansion on Main Street Voorhees, NJ | Renae + Tom

 

It’s PROM!! Well it was on Friday night for Tom and Renae, talk about looking a-maz-ing! I know I have said this before about them in last year’s Junior and Senior prom posts, but with it being their last and final prom, it was a different kind of feeling. Yes, I just said last and final prom, Tom and Renae are a year apart in school so this was their fourth high school prom. I thought going to my two proms was overwhelming, but Renae and Tom made all of their glamorous nights look so easy.

 

Tom looked handsome in his all black suit with a white jacket. He also borrowed a friends car so he could drive Renae around in style. Renae’s ivory lace and blush Jovani dress was gorgeous and showed off her tan beautifully. They danced and twirled under the lovely willows and whispered secrets on the bridge. 

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I hope you enjoyed your last high school prom.

 

 

 

 

 

Love and Joy.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

©2017 TLM Productions

Cake Smash For Your Pooch in Somerdale, NJ | Timmy

Cake Smash For Your Pooch in Somerdale, NJ | Timmy

 

What is better than celebrating your baby’s birthday? Celebrating their birthday with a furry cake smash! My Valentine’s day fur baby got a special doggie cake, topped with doggie treats. Timmy loved his cake
and how can you be mad at him not listening to stay when he sneaks up so cutely to the cake.

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Here is the recipe that I used to create Timmy’s cake.

 

 

 

 

 

Love and Joy. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

©2017 TLM Productions, LLC

Marlton, NJ Three Month Old Pictures | Easton

Marlton, NJ Three Month Old Pictures | Easton

 

When you’re a new mom you want all the pictures you can have of your new bundle of joy. After all, they change so much in just the first three months. I joined Erin and her son Easton at their home, for his three month session. Our session was actually on the day Easton turned three months, which was fun and doesn’t happen often.

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Because Easter was not too far away from when we did our session, we included in some easter fun with Easton’s three month old session.

 

 

 

 

 

Love and Joy.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

©2017 TLM Productions, LLC