Trash the Dress Session: Lauren & John

May 26, 2013

Lauren is one of my good friends from Penn State and I could not believe when she messaged me to do a trash the dress session! Lauren and John were married a couple of years ago during a snow storm. So they wanted some portraits outside with spring all around them…and we had the perfect day! I had such a hard time narrowing down my favorites for this post…there are so many more I wanted to post!

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Lauren and John brought a bench to use as a prop and I loved it! Plus the field was just filled with Buttercups!! Oh my gosh it was a photographer’s dream come true! So of course Lauren needed a bouquet!

Oh Lauren you are absolutely b-e-a-utiful!!

Aren’t these two just adorable!?

Oh my gosh just stop it!

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I’ve had this idea in my head for a couple of years now. I was so excited when Lauren actually suggested sitting on the fence to me!

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Lauren’s aunt was watching us take these pictures and I was afraid we were going to giver her a heart attack between Lauren “ruining her dress” and shooting in the middle of the road!

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And then we actually headed into the cow pasture for the trash the session. (And those cows were curious… especially with my photography gear!)

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For Lauren’s trash the dress session she wanted get pictures in the creek at her grandfather’s farm. And I have to note, she wore her heels from the wedding as well!

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That water was chilly, but they were troopers and were up for anything!

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All of these images are my favorite, but this might really be my favorite! The back of her dress is gorgeous! Plus I love how John is helping Lauren and the sun on her hair and dress!

Didn’t believe me when I said we were really close to the cows?! I had forgot how big they were! They were scared of my camera and jumped back when I took pictures of them. The downfall of shooting around cows….cow patties 🙁 And yes I stepped in one in my Sperry’s. So I walked in the creek to clean them off plus I had to take pictures! And then I slipped and fell in the water…with my camera and all my lenses in new Kelly Moore bag. But everything was alright, except for a bruised butt!

Well Lauren’s shoes were trashed from the creek but her dress looked just fine! It was just a little wet on the bottom! 🙂

Oh this was so much fun!

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