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Pre-School Graduation – CUTE!!!

April 30, 2012 | By | 2 Comments

<Pride On>While we’re waiting to receive our full prints from the school photography mill, we couldn’t wait, and just *had* to post a couple proofs of our little Lucas in his first graduation photos. CUTE!!! Please don’t scan professional photos – please purchase prints or digital negatives. We will post the paid-for prints when we receive them.  </Pride Still On>

Raves make us blush :8}

April 30, 2012 | By | No Comments

Trash The Dress Las Vegas

“Steve & Chris – Judd & I wanted to say thank you once again for your awesome energy and patience in making sure we got the best photos EVER from our wedding! Just the shots we’ve seen so far have blown us away. All the people we show are just in awe and keep saying they should bein magazines and they put their own wedding pics to shame! We love you guys and are so happy to have hired you! <3 Margaret”

Top_Las_Vegas_Wedding_Photographers_FOGARTYFOTO Margaret & Judd Trash The Dress

THANK YOU Margaret & Judd for inviting us to be part of your heartfelt, excellently-planned, and overwhelmingly awesome wedding! We could not have asked for a couple more genuine, more beloved, more hard working, more easy to be with. We love you guys. Thank you!!!

FogartyFOTO Recognized as Top 5% of Wedding Photographers in USA & Canada – Wins “Brides Choice Award 2012″

April 29, 2012 | By | 2 Comments

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Las Vegas Wedding Photographer FogartyFOTO Recognized as Top 5% Photographers in USA & Canada

Las Vegas Wedding Photographer FOGARTYFOTO wins coveted “Bride’s Choice Award” for 2012. FogartyFOTO is recognized as part of the top 5% of wedding pros in the WeddingWire community, comprised of over 200k wedding professionals in the US and Canada.




PRLog (Press Release) – Apr 19, 2012 – Las Vegas, Nevada – April 18, 2012 – WeddingWire, the nation’s leading wedding Marketplace, is excited to announce FogartyFOTO has been selected to receive the prestigious WeddingWire Bride’s Choice Awards™ 2012 for Wedding Photography!

The esteemed annual awards program recognizes the top local wedding vendors from the WeddingWire Network who demonstrate excellence in quality, service, responsiveness and professionalism within the wedding industry. While many industry awards are selected by the organization, FogartyFOTO was selected based on its stellar reviews from past newlywed clients.

FogartyFOTO is recognized as part of the top five percent of wedding professionals in the WeddingWire local vendor community, comprised of over 200,000 wedding professionals throughout the United States and Canada. The Bride’s Choice Award recognizes  the best local wedding vendors across 20 service categories, from wedding venues to wedding photographers, based on their overall professional achievements throughout the past year.

“WeddingWire is thrilled to honor the success of the top-rated wedding professionals within the WeddingWire Community,” said Timothy Chi, CEO, WeddingWire. “Since the launch of the Bride’s Choice Awards™ program four years ago, thousands of outstanding wedding professionals have been recognized by the bridal community for their supreme service and dedication to the wedding industry. It is with great pleasure that we congratulate FogartyFOTO  for their continued professionalism and commitment to enriching the wedding planning experience for engaged couples.”

We are happy to announce that FogartyFOTO is one of the very best Wedding Photographers within the WeddingWire Network, which includes leading wedding planning sites WeddingWire, Project Wedding,, Martha Stewart Weddings, and Weddingbee. We would like to thank our past clients for taking the time to review our business on WeddingWire. Thanks to their positive feedback we were able  to receive the WeddingWire Bride’s Choice Awards™ for 2012.

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WeddingWire™, the nation’s leading marketplace serving the $70 billion wedding industry, is the only online wedding planning resource designed to empower both engaged couples and wedding professionals. For engaged couples, WeddingWire offers the ability to search, compare and book over 200,000 reviewed wedding vendors, from wedding venues to wedding photographers. WeddingWire also offers a comprehensive suite of online planning tools for weddings, including wedding websites and wedding checklists, all at no charge. For wedding professionals, WeddingWire is the only all-in-one marketing platform for businesses online and on-the-go. WeddingWire offers one simple solution to build a professional network, improve search visibility, manage social media and reach mobile consumers. Businesses that advertise with WeddingWire appear on, and other leading sites, including (NYSE: MSO), and Weddingbee.

Engagement Session at old St. Thomas – abandoned Mormon settlement near Valley of Fire

April 28, 2012 | By | No Comments

These guys are so adventurous, such free-thinkers, so very much in love, and so FUN! We all went down to old St. Thomas, a Mormon settlement founded in 1865, and abandoned when it was flooded by the rising waters of Lake Mead in 1938. In more recent times, as the waters of Lake Mead fall and rise, the town is exposed during dry spells. After a drive to the gorgeous Valley of Fire National Park, we got to the trail head to St. Thomas and hiked in. I think my favorite part of St. Thomas was the dry reeds, and the natural vista punctuated by occasional concrete foundations of the abandoned settlement.

Fingers crossed, hoping the 100 year old floor doesn’t collapse 0_OThese guys have a very well developed sense of the dramatic. Very camera-aware in the very best way – playful, pretty, fun.

Trash The Dress – Post Wedding Day Portraits with Rene + Chris

April 24, 2012 | By | 4 Comments

Many couples choose to take the pressure off their wedding day by opting for a dedicated bride & groom portrait session several days before or after their wedding. These sessions are also known as “Trash The Dress” or “Bridals”.
I love everything about Trash The Dress sessions – even more-so when my couples come to the shoot with a vision of the photos they want to make and the supporting props. :-) Balloons, Frames, Sparklers, Chalk Boards. Fun!!!Spring Mountain Ranch State Park, Las Vegas, Trash The Dress SessionTrash The Dress

Mister & Missus - It's Official!

I *highly* recommend pre-wedding / post-wedding Trash The Dress sessions for so many reasons. Away from the hectic pace and overflow emotions of the wedding day, my couples are more relaxed, they’re fresh, and the portraits are always AWESOME! No matter how much time you plan to dedicate to Bride & Groom portraits on your wedding day – with everyone tugging your dress wanting your time from the Officiant to your parents to the venue coordinator to the DJ – trust me – it won’t be enough time to make the kind and quality and amount of portraits you want and deserve.I am so grateful to Rene & Chris for working so hard for me. And I’m *especially* grateful to Rene for doing her homework and suggesting this location. It’s my new favorite! Thank you Rene!Trash the Dress, Bridal Portraits, Day-After Portraits

Behind The Scenes - Lighting on Location

Behind The Scenes - Lighting on Location

Photographers sometimes ask, “how do you throw your light so far?” Here’s how :-)

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When Jennifer Met Chris

April 24, 2012 | By | No Comments

They were destined to be together! Chris was transferred to Jennifer’s high school school his senior year for only 3 months. Instant attraction. Too bad Jennifer was dating his best friend at the time! They remained “just friends” for a long time even though they saw each other alot. Finally after “making eyes” at one another for 9 years, they started dating. The two of them have gone through a lot together and have built a strong foundation of trust, love, and admiration. Anyone that gets to know them, sees this right away. Jennifer and Chris, you are a great couple. It was a pleasure getting to know you.
Congratulations! You guys Rock!
                                                                                                    Love the Red Converse!                                                                              Lucky Charm has deep meaning for them so this was the perfect pic.
                                                                                           Showing off her Figgie Shoes                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      I love Jennifer’s dress

A great way to end the photo session


Hair & Make up: Stevee Danielle
Shoes: Figgie Shoes
Dress: Davids Bridal
Suit: Joseph Banks
Pearl Necklace: Chris’ Grandmother
Rings: Blue Nile