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The official photo blog of J. David Buerk Photography.

David and Spencer

David and Spencer are a cute couple who met locally but now call Las Vegas home.  Planning their wedding photography was always interesting since David and I share a name; emails from either of us always started off, "Hi David, it's David..."  Their shoots were also made interesting because their Engagement and Wedding Dinner Party were two events I photographed after losing my voice - an experience you can read about here.

Engaged

For David and Spencer's engagement photos, we explored the waterfront along Old Town Alexandria's Union Street, on a cold, but sunny, Winter day.

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Married

Surrounded by family and friends, David and Spencer celebrated their marriage at Restaurant Eve, a French restaurant in Old Town Alexandria.  It was a night filled with joy, laughter, and amazing food, with two families coming together to share in David and Spencer's love and new life together.

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After dinner, David, Spencer, and a few remaining guests descended upon Columbia Firehouse for a few drinks and a small afterparty.

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Behind the Scenes

Just a funny BTS; David snapped this photo of me shooting their portraits from an odd spot - through a bush / traffic sign.  So why was I standing in a bush instead of 2 feet forward where I could stand regularly?  Easy: David and Spencer had stopped where they were and naturally were in the moment, and I needed a little more distance to get the frame I wanted with the 85mm f/1.2 I shoot so frequently with.  Rather than tell David and Spencer to move back (ruining their moment) I backed up myself... and shot through a bush / sign.  After a minute of shooting, David noticed and laughed at the crazy spot I had ended up (I've actually shot from much sillier), and had to take a photo.  So this is us taking photos of each other.

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And of course, the photos I originally backed up to get.