Beautiful twilight is everything in this shot as Steve and Lauren pose for in impromptu portrait.
In Greek myth, Narcissus was a beautiful young man who rejected all potential lovers, but then tragically fell in love with his own reflection in a pool. Why start a blog like that? Because this is all about Steven–and the simple fact that as beautiful, athletic, sensitive and intelligent as he may be–he is also smart enough to know that Lauren trumps any reflection. Never have I met a man so completely comfortable with himself and so full of self-love that his mere presence is infectious to all around him. Most men could never come close to pulling this off as he can shift between utter machismo and emotionally feminine without skipping a beat. Its takes a special kind of woman to match this stride for stride and Lauren is the perfect fit.
Lauren and Steven chose the magnificent resort at New Seabury and the Popponesset Country Club for their wedding reception. The last time I was here for a wedding 3 groomsmen went skinny dipping in front of all the wedding guests so I was ready for anything this time. Maybe its the salt air but this wedding had an energy that rocked us all night long. I tend to think that the force field that surrounds these two special people could power a small city–as evidenced below. Enjoy. I certainly did.
The Dress and The Beach.
The girls approve.
Dudes on parade.
Cute. Beautiful. Simple.
The Church - Christ the King Church in Mashpee.
Proud Papa and his girl.
Makin' it official--put a ring on it!
Running the gauntlet with flags a flyin'...
And high-fivin', fist bumping and smilin' all the way.
The family #1.
Family # 1A.
Love in the Marketplace at Popponesset.
More Marketplace--so many kitschy things to take advantage of in here.
The local watering hole.
The Gang, Posse, Entourage, etc.
Playing poker--totally staged but fun none-the-less.
Battery powered love machine.
Perfectly comfortable holding his girl's purse or her bouquet.
Even works in BW.
Hand-in-hand together in Life.
How they really are.
More natural beauty.
Pumping up the energy waiting on the main attraction.
No strings attached and he has no harness.
Everybody got into the act.
Dancing with Dad.
An embarrassment of dessert riches provided the fuel.
For the madness that ensued--no dress malfunction here.
This guy is at every wedding.
Little bro getting some air!
Not a great shot but I had to submit it as evidence that Steven could bring it!
Signature cocktail: The Perfect Pair Lemonade (vodka + raspberry pink lemonade) 🙂
Thanks guys for making this fun!