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Lorna + Sherwin Brooklyn, Dumbo Engagement

Hey friends! ive been so busy that ive completely neglected my blog for so long, i have sooooo much work i need to post up, but i just lack the energy to do so, thankfully i got a little bit of breathing room and ill be posting up more wedding work. Meet Lorna + Sherwin! Ive known and work with Lorna for about 2 years now, some months back she approached me on possibly shooting her engagement photos and you know i was delighted to do so! she pretty much let me decide on the location and i knew of some really cool walls down by the LES that i wanted to shoot in front of, after that we crossed the Brooklyn Bridge and into Dumbo, spent about 3.5 shooting and we had a blast!….love the Tulle skirt she pulled out for her shoot and let me not forget Sherwin was just one cool dude to work with! thank you guys for the wonderful time! 🙂

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Engagement : Luis + Mariella Dumbo NYC

Hi Amigos!

Meet Luis + Mariella. The story of how these two lovebirds came to us is pretty common nowadays — social media. Elkin and Luis are both members of an online community. Luis happened to see Elkin’s photography work on this community and liked it and the rest is the result of this post. We had to reschedule this session twice before it finally happened. First, we were set to shoot on the Sunday before the arrival of Hurricane Sandy. Not knowing how the weather would react just a day before this storm, we decided to play it safe and reschedule to the week after. Of course, that also didn’t happen because of the terrible and very ugly aftermath of the storm on the Downtown Manhattan/Brooklyn area. We scheduled a third time and of course, this was the charm. When we finally met, we were blessed with the most ridiculously beautiful fall day — ever! So beautiful in fact, that it made all that rescheduling well worth it. Luis mentioned to Elkin that he liked color and we couldn’t think of a more vibrant and colorful neighborhood than DUMBO Brooklyn! With its amazing graffiti and artwork all over, bright brick walls, cobblestone roads, and a super cool and buzzing vibe, it seemed like the perfect place for this shoot. This section of Brooklyn is sort of a little favorite of ours so we were even more excited to shoot here! Luis and Mariela were awesome! They were game for anything! I.e. The motorcycle in one of the pictures you’ll see does NOT belong to either of us four! LOL. We had so much fun during this session. Lots of conversations, some heart stopping moments — at least for Mariella and me — and even some carousel riding!

Luis + Mariella are getting married in Queens next summer. We are so happy for them and wish them a lifetime of happiness! <3

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