In 2011, I had my first son… and well…. ‘Ain’t nobody got time for that!‘
I distinctively remember trying to come up with ideas of Ashley & Mike’s wedding in July 2011. Their church was 1 mile from my home… and I couldn’t think of anywhere to do their photos. Then I drove by the elementary school near my home. There was a bench, a few trees in front, solid brick walls & a field out back. Perfect! There it is!
Photo from google streetview.
When we arrived at the school, I was surprised to learn that it was the elementary school that most of the bridal party had gone to when kids, where some of them met & forged their lifelong friendship. I have goosebumps. These photos are some of my favourite. They are classic, simple & modern. They also have even more sentimental value for my couple.
So yeah, don’t stress over photo locations, it’s not that serious. OR force yourself to hit up a new location every week. It is more rewarding & challenging to shoot at the same location, in a new way. Finding interest & beauty in a less obvious way.