Alaina & John – A Luckenbach Tx Secret Elopement! Hill Country Photographer, by Hill Country Images

Congratulations to Alaina & John on their Luckenbach Texas secret elopement! Yes, it was a secret day! Shhhh!

I’m so happy that I had the chance to meet them and be part of their awesome day!

We started inside their cozy rustic cabin at Settlers Crossing.  Its a B&B on Hwy 15376 near Luckenbach.

When I noticed the natural light flowing in through the small window –  it spoke – no, it screamed at me!   I wanted to create a black & white moment, with darker shadows so the light would filter through nicely.   I asked Alaina to walk down the stairs…. so simple yet so sweet.  She is awesome.

A beautiful bride + a gorgeous dress + beautiful light = artwork!

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No flash, ambient light, hand-held.  Very minor Photoshop, grain added for that classic film look….  printed on the thicker fine art smooth matte paper!

As a fine art print, this one is timeless & simply beautiful!    A personal favorite.

Next, I wanted a variation.  I added two flashes, and Alaina did the rest with that beautiful look over her shoulder.  She is stunning!

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Then we went outside…


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At Luckenbach, Tx…
Their wedding ceremony was held under those oak trees in the evening light.

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Thank you Alaina and John for sharing your perfect day with me!

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Kathy Weigand, M. Photog.
www.kathyweigand.com
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