Ok, this one was a little crazy & fun, even for me. I’ve never been asked to do a destination engagement like this before, especially one that was so secretive. Andy (a superb photographer himself) asked me if I could join him and his girlfriend for a few days in Mykonos, Greece. The plan was to go sailing the first day, followed by dropping anchor in the bay near Little Venice to enjoy the sunset. Andy came up with the story that he had found me online while I was “vacationing” in Mykonos and asked me to document their sailing adventure for the day. Our story must have been convincing because Michelle didn’t catch on and just enjoyed the extra company. After some swimming and a chef prepared traditional Greek lunch, we ended up opposite the Windmills of Kato Mili for sunset. The tricky part was making sure Michelle wasn’t going to see him coming, so I had her turn away for some portraits while I gave the Andy the signal to come up from the galley with his ring in hand. He dropped a knee, she dropped some tears, and I sighed in relief that it all went smoothly.
Once we got off the boat, her friends and family were there waiting for them to celebrate the rest of the trip. The next day we walked around town exploring the beauty of Mykonos and taking some fantastic portraits.
These two fashionable and lovable people are bringing me to France in summer of 2018 for their destination wedding! Always so excited when my clients put that kind of trust in my hands.
Last fall I spent a week cycling around Italy (Tuscany region to be exact) and afterwards I took a train to Cinque Terra for a few days, where I met Mary & Reid, a couple cute Canadians traveling together enjoying their honeymoon. After a bottle of prosecco at lunch together, I gifted them a portrait session and we wandered around Vernazza, the jewel of Cinque Terra, in a rain storm and made some memories. All captured on one lens, sometimes you gotta travel light.
The first part of my Cuba story focused on the intimate connection between two young Cuban lovers Claudia and Carlitos as well as many travel tips on how to travel to Cuba legitimately and the general energy of the city and its people. This photo series is a mixture of cuban street photography and fashion modeled by my fierce travel comrade Radha, a creative force in her own rights.
All wardrobe by Free People.
Locations included Old Havana, an abandoned monastery, the cobbled streets of Trinidad, Ernest Hemingway’s private sanctuary, the famous Malecón, ancient churches, and Playa Ancon.
Photography by Jason Bach of The Photogenic Lab
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