I know I'm a little bit behind in my blog and even in my work. (I apologize for that). Maybe it's the 99º wedding shoots. Just make me want to jump in the pool (even though I don't know how t swim) halfway through. People ask , "why do we wear black in this blazing?" I always tell them that we are in the service industry and we need to not stand out too much. But the truth is, I wear them so you wouldn't see how much I sweat. I've made a mistake of wearing a color dress shirt during a summer shoot once. I couldn't lift my arms above my shoulders after 2pm.
Anyway, I wanted to share some recent recognitions for my work by some of the most talented people in the wedding photojournalism industry, Fearless Photographers. Three of my images were showcased in the in round four of judging. I'm proud to say it was the first time I've ever entered in any photo contest. The judges panel included Anna Kuperberg, David Pullum, Olivia Brown, Sergio, and Todd Laffler. Here are the images placed: