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More Crazy Corner Craziness

March 14, 2012 | By | 3 Comments

Margaret & Judd designed and built this awesome backdrop for their Crazy Corner / Photo booth. Camera, triggers, props, and awesome lighting by FogartyFOTO icon smile More Crazy Corner Craziness

Brides who want their guests to have a wicked good time, with tons of FUN pictures to remember your wedding by, should definitely get a Crazy Corner. Here’s why a FogartyFOTO Crazy Corner is better than one of those cramped little photo booths:

  1. The lighting is gorgeous, so the photos are gorgeous, and you look gorgeous!
  2. Bigger Groups – because you take up a whole corner or wall, you can cram huge groups in your photo!
  3. Because your guests control the trigger, a Crazy Corner entertains the kids (not to mention your drunk guests!) for HOURS!
  4. You don’t get a tiny paper print-out on-site. Instead you get the photos as high resolution, hand finished Digital Negatives! mailed to your home and posted online. You and your guests can print them to any size. And you can share them with your guests on Facebook or your blog.

Most photographers can’t offer a Crazy Corner, because it requires a lot of gear, lots of lighting knowledge, and lots of liability (you might be surprised how many photographers DON’T  have insurance), but the Crazy Corner is a HUGE crowd pleaser. Every body loves the Crazy Corner, ‘cuz it lets everybody get so CRAZY! icon wink More Crazy Corner Craziness

Off-the-Strip Wedding @ The Lake Club Lake Las Vegas

March 5, 2012 | By | No Comments

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Wedding Blog: Venue Safari
Flowers: Blossoms by Gayle
Makeup: Makeup in the 702 – Megan Payne
Dress: Dress by Alfred Angelo
Tuxedos: Bowties Bridal
Invitations: Wedding Paper Divas
Pastor: Officiant – Pastor Pete

Denise & Scott at The (Verdant) Lake Club at Lake Las Vegas

January 11, 2012 | By | No Comments

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Denise and Scott are one of my favorite couples ever. They celebrated their gorgeous wedding with lots of family and friends at the incomparably beautiful The Lake Club @ Lake Las Vegas.

The Lake Club is truly one of my favorite places to photograph a wedding, for so many reasons:

  • Lush, Green, Beautiful
  • Water water everywhere
  • Intimate, human-scale layout, easy to walk everywhere you need to go
  • First rate staff with tremendous experience and elán
  • Private, absolutely no tourists traipsing through your gorgeous wedding
  • Only 30 minutes from The Strip – yet secluded, exclusive, comfortable, quiet

Denise and Scott did a 2 hour pre-wedding shoot where all of the formals, bridals and bride and groom shoots were done.  When couples choose this route, it eliminates  the stress associated with wanting to hurry to get back to your guests. This is the new trend with couples.  One might wonder if the thrill and excitement of “first sight” is gone but, not at all.  Denise and Scott were still filled with emotion  and excitement as she walked down the aisle. I highly recommend doing pre-wedding formals, for the very best portraits, and for dramatically less stress for everyone.

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Venue: The Lake Club at Las Vegas with Sophia Bettelhein and Shawna Michelle Kellis

Ceremony: Pastor Pete with Elegant vegas weddings

DJ: Manny Ramos with Thirty Three Group

Hair: Tonia with Bombshell Beauty

Dress: Alfred Angelo

Makeup: Megan Payne with Make up in the 702

Tuxedos: Bow Ties Tuxedo

Invitations by Wedding Paper Divas

Flowers: Blossoms by Gayle

Centerpieces: Kelly Larsen (step mom)

Cake: Chef Flemming with The Lake Club

Second Photography: Adam Trujillo

Linens: The Lake Club

 

 

Judith & Kenneth at the elegant and colorful Wynn

January 4, 2012 | By | No Comments

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This fusion wedding blended the western elegance of this stylish couple with colorful and distant Nigerian dress and customs. I do not know whether Judith and Kenneth descend from Nigerian royalty but they certainly carried themselves as if, with the grace, confidence and stature of princess and prince. The Wynn offers such an explosion of color and detail, it is a photographer’s dream. And, even though the bride was not allowed to let me photograph their brief ceremony (a privilege reserved by the ubiquitous and high-volume Cashman Brothers), I was with Judith and Kenneth from early in the morning ’til late at night. We even snuck in an “engagement” session the day after. How they dragged themselves from bed after such a great party I’ll never know. Thanks to Chris Purdum for his usual outstanding 2nd photography – it is always an honor and I feel tremendously fortunate to shoot with Chris.

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Gorgeous Military Couple Married in Lush Las Vegas Resort

January 1, 2012 | By | No Comments

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This couple is so gorgeous, their wedding was so beautiful. They were married at the incomparably elegant Cili Restaurant and Bali Hai Golf Course.

He is deploying in a few short weeks, she in a few months. I gladly gave a significant discount to this double military couple. It is the least I can do given their many sacrifices.

This is super quick slide show, to be followed by more images. Enjoy!

And, thank you Jessica and Matthew for your service to America and to the cause of liberty!

Gratitude to the talented Liz Le who did a great job as 2nd photographer. Go Liz!

 

Merry Christmas Everyone

December 24, 2011 | By | One Comment

Santa Chris is wrapping presents. Thanks to her we’re ready for the big guy. Thank you God for the ability to provide for our children.