Teaser: Megan and Michael’s Mad Men-themed engagement shoot

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I don’t do a lot of styled engagement sessions, mostly because I’m not a stylist, as anyone who’s seen the way I dress on “Image processing days” can tell you. But when a theme fits a couple’s personality and vision so well, and when they have Megan’s impeccable taste and precision … well, I think I spent most of this shoot excitedly giggling.

Since the theme was Mad Men, and not generic 1960s, I kind of wanted to turn “vintage wedding photography” on its head a bit. Mad Men is vintage only in its props, wardrobe and styling, but modern and gorgeous in its visuals, with nary an old-timey filter to be seen. Generally they are playing with more time and budget than five minutes in the back of Gramercy Park Hotel, but Megan and Michael still rocked it. I can’t wait to show the full set and all of the hard work Megan did, with everything 1963-appropriate from the newspapers to the dog leash.

Lens: 35mm f/1.4
Camera: Nikon D3s

Erika and Chip’s Hurricane Irene Wedding, featured at Junebug

I’m really happy to have Erika and Chip’s wedding featured at Junebug weddings, one of my favorite wedding blogs out there since they have such a good sense for photography. You read my take on it; but there so much more from their perspective that Junebug brought out with a great interview, so go read it.