Engagement: Helen & Alex
Ahh… the weather has been very unstable lately, one day we have a heat wave and then the next day we’re hit with a cold front. I don’t even remember when’s the last time I dressed properly for the weather. Helen and I probably just picked the hottest day this year for their e-session, but nonetheless we had a great day of photographing. We originally wanted to start around 1pm, but ended up waiting a little until we started because of the heat.
We started off taking shooting in South Pasadena at a cute and quiet commercial district:
I gave them a blank canvas in the background and asked them to do their thing. Helen was presently surprised by Alex’s dance moves. =)
We headed over to these cute phone booths and let them have a little fun inside.. =P
I really like how these B/W pictures turned out. The reflection on the glass gives it a rather abstract and timeless feeling.
The shot above is the next shot right after I asked Helen to kick her fiancé… and look at her confident look and how Alex reacted to it. *grin*
We wrapped up the day at a nearby neighborhood harnessing the beautiful sunlight. I love how the bokeh in the background turned out and how natural the two of them look in their pictures after the first couple of hours of my dry humor. :P
That’s it folks, I really look forward to Helen and Alex’s wedding this week. I have a feeling this will be something special. Congrats again you two! ;-)
Herman Au is a Wedding Photographer located in Los Angeles, California