I’ve come to realize that some people just look amazing in black and white. I could say it is the lighting, location or the colors they are wearing except that I’ve photographed Kelli and Andy twice now in very different circumstances and they still look amazing in black and white! Last time I had a chance to photograph them was for their wedding several years ago and I was thrilled when Kelli contacted me for updated portraits. Kelli is one of the reasons I met David, she invited him on that fateful rafting trip that I was also invited to by a totally different person! In fact she rode up with David so I wasn’t sure if they were “together” or not ;)! I believe David was quick to let me know that Kelli had a great boyfriend named Andy at home and that he was single, hahaha!!
Kelli has a great laugh, it is one of those body shaking head thrown back laughs that make you laugh too! You can’t help it, she is full of life I’ve always felt. Andy is a great complement to her, he is the calm relaxed kinda quiet one. Kind of like I am to David :)! Seeing these two together though makes my heart swell, I love how much they are still in love and still act like newlyweds almost 3 years later. They are one of my couples that doesn’t need much prodding to love up on each other and are totally at ease in front of the camera. They make my job easy and make me look good ;)!
Kelli and Andy came down to my new studio on Princess Anne St so we could walk around Historic Downtown Fredericksburg and take advantage of the holiday decor! Unfortunately we picked the day the rain started for their session but they were brave and toughed it out even though it was steadily drizzling the entire time. The good news is that because of the overcast skies the holiday lights looked beautiful so I made sure to park them in front of some for festive photos! I hope you guys enjoy them, it was wonderful to hang out with you guys and catch up!! Miss you and lots of love!!!
See what I mean about that awesome laugh!
MMMmmmmm!! Amazing in black and white!!
Kelli!!!! You look gorgeous here!!! LOVE, LOVE, LOVE!!!! Andy you are a good looking prop for Kelli here 😉
Check out the slideshow below to see more of Kelli and Andy’s holiday session!!