Tina + Stephan: Winery Wedding in Los Gatos with Julie Cheshire
As promised, here are some images from a beautiful wedding I shot with the talented Julie from Julie Cheshire Photography this past winter.The couple, Tina and Stephan, were a lot of fun. We showed up several hours before the ceremony so we really got to take our time with the getting ready, couple, and formal portraits.The brides ...
February 9, 2009
Bad, blogger, bad!Oh my, so I have a lot of make up work to do. I promise that I have been thinking of you but the last few months have been crazy, to say the least. Here's a brief rundown of LDP news…Moved across the country! I am now settled into my new home in Narberth, PA which is right outside of Philadelphia. I grew up ar ...
February 7, 2009
I don't like being negative, especially here. I don't get angry very often or very easily but there are a few things that are very near and dear to me that, if threatened, will trigger my fury. My pictures are one of them.I am staying with family in Maryland while looking for a new place to live in Pennsylvania. I was in Pennsyl ...
December 24, 2008
I've mentioned that I'll be moving back to Pennsylvania. Well, the movers have taken all of my belongings and now the time has come for me to get on a plane early tomorrow morning so I can get to the east coast.I'll be spending some time in Ocean City, Maryland where my mom lives while I hunt for a place around the Philadelphia ar ...
December 7, 2008
My Grandfather, the Reverend George MacPherson Docherty
I learned on Saturday of the passing of my paternal grandfather, the Rev. George M. Docherty.He was a great man who raised 5 children and witnessed the death of two, my own father being one of them.He was also the man behind the controversial addition of "Under God" in the pledge of allegiance. A simple search of "George Docherty" ...
December 1, 2008
Thanksgiving at Hidden Villa Farm
I have no doubt that I was in good company yesterday: absolutely stuffed!I went to Hidden Villa Farm with Coye and Julie to spend Thanksgiving with Andrew, Julia, Becca, and Lorena.We had a fabulous evening of fantastic food, frisbeeing, farm animals, and conversation (sorry, just couldn't keep the alliteration going).Here's a tast ...
November 29, 2008
Betsy & Mitch: A Halloween Wedding in New England
Betsy and Mitch's wedding was the kind many wish they could have. It was perfectly intimate and devoid of pomp and circumstance. It was more like a festive family get-together that just happened to be celebrating a very beautiful bride and groom.Betsy and Mitch married on Halloween in Betsy's family's stunning New England backyar ...
November 22, 2008
Stephanie & Adam: a winery wedding in Gilroy, CA
Other photographers out there will know what I mean when I talk about client crushes. Photographing a wedding is a very intimate process and you're practically stuck on the couple all day long so it's incredibly important that they like you and you them. Some couples, however, just go above and beyond and are incredibly kind, inc ...
November 14, 2008
Professional Photographer Cover Contest Honorable Mention!
Some very exciting news…I've received an honorable mention in Professional Photographer Magazine's Cover Contest!According to the magazine,"The contest drew more than 50,000 entries from photographers around the world. Those who placed or received honorable mention did so against high odds.First prize was awarded to Heather Smith o ...
November 13, 2008
I really hate leaving home base for too long. I get back and feel like the sky is falling. I think the dust is finally settling and I can get back into the groove again. I wanted to share some of my pictures from my trip to Scotland a few weeks ago. My grandmother is not doing very well so it was a last minute thing to get acro ...
November 12, 2008