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Sara’s Fashion Beauty Shoot

Memphis model Sara & I got together to for a photo shoot a few days ago. We both wanted to go for a look that was clean and simple, yet we wanted an edge to the photographs that only come from the model . Sara did an awesome job doing her own hair and make-up. She came up with a look that was edgy, yet still revealed her classic beauty. Let’s us know what you think. For more beauty photos or to book your own session, visit – briankcrainvisual.com or call 1.866.780.8258.

Key West Travel Photos

Here are some of the travel photos I got while in Key West, Florida on a destination wedding trip. We stayed at The Reach Resort, which was just a couple of blocks Duval Street. Some of my favorite places to eat (and drink, of course) were Banana Cafe (breakfast & coffee – awesome espresso!!), Martin’s Key West (Martini Bar & restaurant) and El Siboney (cuban restaurant). Like most beach towns, bicycles were everywhere. But the most unique thing I noticed in Key West were the roosters>

Key West Sunsets

Here are a few of the gorgeous sunsets I was able to capture while traveling to Key West, Florida for a destination wedding. I think I could have spent another week just photographing sunsets and nothing else. Enjoy!

Key West Road Trip

After finishing a great wedding in Key West, Florida. Mike Allen (the videographer) and I got an unexpected guest on our way back to Miami. We flew in to Miami and then drove to Key West for the wedding. We planned to go back and spend some time in South Beach. Well the afternoon after the wedding when I thought everyone had made it to the airport and left, one of the bride’s best friends, Amanda,  called and said her flight (which was out of Key West) had been cancelled and would not have another flight out until 2 days …

A Day Trip around The Big Island of Hawaii

While photographing a wedding on the Big Island of Hawaii, I was told that you could drive around the entire island in a day, which included making stops to eat, shop and just hang out. So naturally as a photographer I said, ROAD TRIP!!!  We made stops at The Royal Kona Coffee Company (coffee heaven!!!), in Historic Downtown Hilo, where we ate lunch at Cafe’ Pesto (best local beer on the island!!!) , Hawaii Volcanoes National Park,  Hawaii Tropical Botanical Gardens and my favorite stop – Punalu’u Black Sand Beach.  Here is a photo journal of the trip. Enjoy! To view more travel …

Jeanette & Jared Wedding Rehearsal Dinner

To kick off their 3 day wedding event at The Castle On The Hudson, Jeanette & Jared held the rehearsal dinner outside at the pool. The guest enjoyed a great spread and some desserts by the catering staff at The Castle. The evening ended with an emotional bride in tears after receiving a gift by  by the groom. Jeanette’s tears radiated through the guest, as well as myself, with everyone getting a little midty-eyed by Jared’s warm gesture of love. VIEW MY COMPLETE WEBSITE HERE  

Jeanette & Jared – The Castle On The Hudson Pre Wedding

After great anticipation, Jeanette & Jared’s wedding day had finally arrived. Jared and his groomsmen started with an old time shave at the local barbershop in Tarrytown, about 25 miles north of midtown Manhattan. Jeanette and the bridesmaids got ready at The Castle On The Hudson where the wedding and reception were to take place. There was a lot of electricity in the air. VIEW MY COMPLETE WEBSITE HERE  

Jeanette & Jared – The Castle On The Hudson Wedding Ceremony

All I can say is WOW!!!   I have been part of some spectacular weddings over the years, but Jeanette & Jared’s wedding at The Castle On The Hudson has got to be in my top 5. The style & grace of the wedding was such a pleasure for me to capture. The moments were so heartfelt and genuine and there were so many of them that it was hard not to get some great shots. VIEW MY COMPLETE WEBSITE HERE  

Jeanette & Jared – The Castle On The Hudson Wedding Reception

After a brief cocktail hour, the staff at The Castle On The Hudson had transformed what was the ceremony venue into a spectacular reception venue, full of mood and atmosphere. With stunning table settings and a towering Silvia Weinstock wedding cake, the details were so much fun to photograph. Of course, Jeanette & Jared ‘s heartfelt moments carried over from the ceremony. Laughter and joy was everywhere. VIEW MY COMPLETE WEBSITE HERE