The Plane! the Plane! 2015 Sea and Sky Spectacular

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Little known fact: when I was a child, I really, really, really wanted to be a pilot – I dreamed of flying fighters for the Air Force and even began the lengthy process of applying for the academy.  If it weren’t for my sudden need of glasses, who knows where I would be today.  Yet I was undeterred and headed to college with every intent of becoming a pilot and flying commercially.  However, after a year of flight training, I realized that while I love flying, the appeal of commercial aviation as a career began to wane, and… so here I am today, a professional photographer, writing this post for your enjoyment (or derision if you prefer).

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But enough about me.  Let’s talk about this weekend’s Sea and Sky Spectacular at Jacksonville Beach.  Sunday afternoon, after church, we headed out to see the air show – though the weather was less than ideal and threatened rain, the show area managed to stay precipitation-free the entire time.   The show itself was filled with a wonderful variety of performers, from solo acts and formation groups, to historic flights from a couple of P-51 Mustangs and an F4U Corsair, to Fat Albert and the Blue Angels.  Because of all the moisture in the air, the planes were throwing vapor trails left and right, which made for some pretty cool opportunities, like the one above.

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The Plane! the Plane!  2015 Sea and Sky Spectacular

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Reilly’s Senior Picture Shoot – St Augustine, FL

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This weekend, between the rocket’s red glare and some rather dramatic lightning displays, we had an opportunity to head down to St Augustine to spend an extended session with Reilly.  Over the course of about an hour and half (not including the 30 minutes it took to find a parking place!) we explored the historic streets and shell-lined beach of the nation’s oldest city – snapping photos as we went.  All in all, it was a pretty fun evening –  thanks for a wonderful session Reilly!

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Reilly’s Senior Picture Shoot – St Augustine, FL

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Up North – Fine Art Shoots from North of FL: Fresh Snowfall at Dawn in NH

2013 12 Fine NH Winter Sunrise 14 - Whaleback Light at Sunrise

And now for the final post from New Hampshire.  After the great snowfall from the previous day, and with temperatures threatening to rise over the next several days, I new the following morning was my best opportunity to capture the freshly fallen snow around coastal New Hampshire.  So, I set my alarm for much earlier than I care to get up, managed to drag myself out of bed, and set out for New Castle Common – a favorite location to capture the sunrise.  I arrived about an hour before sunrise to capture all the deep predawn colors that are most vibrant well before sunrise.  The temperature was cold – about 15 degrees – but not quite cold enough for the dramatic ocean fog that appears when the temps are 10 or so degrees colder.

2013 12 Fine NH Winter Sunrise 10 - Whaleback Light at Dawn with Tugboat

As I waited for the sun to rise, I was treated to a great little show – with one of the famous Portsmouth tugs (above) heading out to help guide a large barge into the safety of the harbor and up the Piscatiqua River.  As the sunrise quickly approached, I chose my spot based on some research I had done the night before, fine tuned it a few feet as the first rays of light appeared just above the distant fog bank, and began to snap away, capturing images like you saw at the top of this post.  Once the sun rose out of frame, I headed toward Portsmouth to capture a few photos of the historic town in the early morning light.  The water there was glass-calm and made for some wonderful opportunities, like the one below.

2013 12 Fine NH Winter Sunrise 19 - Portsmouth NH Lobster Boat

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Up North – Fine Art Shoots from North of FL: A Snowy Coastal New Hampshire

2013 12 Fine NH Winter 20 - Strawberry Banke North Church Snow

Here’s the second post from our adventures this winter.  Today’s post is mostly from a shoot last week, just after Christmas.  As the snow began to fall, I hopped in our trusty Honda and began to work my way toward the New Hampshire seacoast to capture some of my favorite spots (like Strawberry Banke – above) as the snow was falling.  I also explored a bit and managed to find some new spots that I’ll undoubtedly return to over the years.  There is something so mystical about falling snow – the slowly falling snowflakes flitting about as they tumble to the ground – its such a magical time to photograph!

2013 12 Fine NH Winter 19 - Portsmouth Lobster Boats Snow

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Shenelle & Josh’s Wonderful & Whimsical Jacksonville Wedding!

Bryn and I had the pleasure of both shooting the wonderful wedding of Shenelle and Josh a few weeks ago.  Not only did they have some great ideas (see above as evidence), but they also chose some great venues for their special day.  The couple was married at Riverside Park Methodist Church – a really beautiful classic revival church with gorgeous exposed rafters – and then had their reception at the Haskel Building (Riverfront Cafe & Catering), overlooking the waters of the St Johns River.  Check out all our favorite photos below!

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