Oh, man! I’ve been wanting to share today’s post for the LONGEST time now. Why? Well, it has it all! Dramatic desert monsoon, lush florals, beautiful details, and a gorgeous couple… helloooooo, heart eyes!
Remember several posts back when I shared my #AJworkshop experience with you all? Well, at every workshop Amy and Jordan call in a team of some of the best professionals in the wedding industry to design and create a styled shoot for the workshop attendees. And we were lucky enough to participate in one of their most amazing shoots yet! We were soooo blessed because man, this team was KILLER!
Shannon with Sassy Soirees was the visionary behind this stunning lush garden styled shoot. My jaw literally dropped as we saw everything come in. It was difficult to keep paying attention to the class when all of these incredible pieces were coming together behind us!
On florals, we had the immensely talented Sarah’s Garden bring this beautiful vision to life and seriously, you guys… it was amazing. The pastels were perfection and having them be juxtaposed against the desert landscape for the outdoor portion of the shoot was just a dream come true.
The cake and desserts were brought in from Ruze Cake House and they were the perfect compliment to sweeten this already gorgeous design. It took almost everything in me to not steal a cupcake… or two!! hahaha
Now… the dress…. OH THAT DRESS!!! I remember seeing this gown in magazines and thinking how stunning it was. But thanks to the incredibly generous ladies at J Bridal Boutique, we were able to see and be in awe of this gorgeous soft blue, Haley Paige sparkly vision of perfection in person. Wow.
I still can’t believe that I was able to be a part of this. If the amount of amazing and life changing content isn’t enough and you still need an extra reason to sign up for one of Amy and Jordan’s workshops, here it is!! The care and love they put into making sure every group of attendees gets an original, and breathtakingly beautiful styled shoot to participate in is astounding and I can’t be more thankful for the talent and effort of all of the people involved in making this happen for us!
This was technically my first professional and real photo shoot. I had a couple of occasions prior to this where I was taking photos, but at that time, I was honestly still learning and it was mostly just practice with family and friends. I had only picked up the camera a month prior to taking this workshop and if you’ve been on this journey with me, you know I’m still relatively new in the photography industry. So having this be one of my first real experiences was just such an incredible thing for me. Just goes to show how powerful and impactful one of A&J’s Workshops are… if they can take a total newbie like me, who got overwhelmed and was not comfortable in manual mode AT ALL and get me to produce images like these in just two days flat… I say HAWT DANG! What are you waiting for!?! Get on their waiting list and stalk them for updates because these workshop seats get sold out FAST!!! And when I say fast, I don’t mean in a couple of weeks time… I mean day-of announcement, bye-bye no more kind of fast!!
Anyways, hope you enjoy the images I took from this amazing lush garden styled shoot from the AJ Workshop!
Tell me all of these elements are not a dream come true!?! Holy smokes, folks!! Thanks for tuning in!! Until next week 🙂