The Cliff – The Story of One Image

Today is going to be a little bit different here on the blog.  We’re taking a deep dive into the creation of one single image.  That’s it-one photo.  Along with the story behind it and what all went into making it.

As most of you know, Jeff and I moved here to Galena 5 years ago in hopes of taking our photography business full time and being able to focus on weddings which we knew was our passion.  The very first time we stepped foot on the property at Eagle Ridge Resort, I remember looking across the water and seeing this cliff.  I turned to Jeff and told him that someday, we would do a photo with a couple on that cliff.  It took us almost 4 years of working our butts off and educating ourselves and learning our equipment and finding the right people to help us, but we finally did it!  Last summer we had the perfect couple and a handful of people willing to assist us and we trekked our way out to the edge of the cliff.  Christine and Kyle were put into climbing harnesses underneath their outfits for safety purposes, we had two assistants holding lighting to get just the right angle on them, and Jeff went back across the lake to take the shot with an assistant helping him on that side of the water.  It took us nearly 4 hours to pull this off for a lot of different reasons.  1-the weather would NOT cooperate with us (it kept raining off and on which was not the look we wanted!).  2-since we were shooting across a lake, it was hard to share images back and forth so Jeff would take a shot and email the photo so I could see how the dress was flowing on the side of the cliff and make adjustments.  3-again, in shooting across an expanse as wide as the lake, we use off camera flashes that are triggered remotely from the camera.  So at first we were having a heck of a time getting them to “talk” to each other across that distance.  But finally-FINALLY-the stars all aligned and what we created is an image that I’m immensely proud of and that Christine and Kyle loved!

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Thank you to every single person that put time and effort into helping us create this photo.  We are so grateful for all of you!!!!

-c&j-

 

Emily and Jake { New Year’s Eve Wedding at the Grand River Center }

We had a series of weddings that took place on crazy cold days.  Our New Year’s Eve Wedding was no exception!  Even with furry wraps for their shoulders, Emily and her bridesmaids were shivering, but that didn’t stop them from having so much fun together!!!!

Emily started the day with her bridesmaids, mom, and future mother in law at Fringe Salon in Dubuque.  Fringe has an amazing atmosphere with exposed brick throughout and really pretty lighting fixtures.  We also love that the stylists there are EXCELLENT at what they do!  Plus, they treat our brides like royalty from the second they walk through the door  🙂

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 There were 5 different flavors and I have to say that the Pink Champagne one was off the charts delicious!!!!   Cupcakes, Wedding Cupcakes, Dubuque IA Wedding Dessert, Dubuque IA, Grand River Center New Year's Eve, New Year's Eve Wedding, Grand River Center, Dubuque IA Rose Gold and Navy Wedding, Navy Blue Wedding, Rose Gold Wedding, Rose Gold Sequins, White Hydrangeas, Grand River Center Reception, Grand River Center, Dubuque Iowa Wedding, Dubuque Wedding Photographer, Dubuque Wedding Photography, UnPosed Photography Popcorn Bar, Popcorn, Dubuque IA Wedding, Dubuque, Iowa, Grand River Center The party started off with some great speeches from both Emily & Jake’s dads!  Wedding Toast, Rose Gold and Navy Wedding, Navy Blue Wedding, Rose Gold Wedding, Rose Gold Sequins, White Hydrangeas, Grand River Center Reception, Grand River Center, Dubuque Iowa Wedding, Dubuque Wedding Photographer, Dubuque Wedding Photography, UnPosed Photography Wedding Toast, Rose Gold and Navy Wedding, Navy Blue Wedding, Rose Gold Wedding, Rose Gold Sequins, White Hydrangeas, Grand River Center Reception, Grand River Center, Dubuque Iowa Wedding, Dubuque Wedding Photographer, Dubuque Wedding Photography, UnPosed Photography The whole night of dancing began with Emily and Jake’s first dance.  Then they invited their parents out for dancing, and finally the dance floor was open for everyone!!!! 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 Everyone grabbed their party hats, poppers, champagne, and noisemakers and got ready to count down to the New Year.  As the New Year struck, Jeff and I worked together to fire off a confetti canon as Jeff took the photo at just the right moment.  It was so fun working together to capture that shot!  New Year’s Eve Wedding, New Year’s Eve, Galena IL, Dubuque IA, Dubuque, Iowa, Galena, Illinois, Rose Gold Wedding, Rose Gold, Dubuque Iowa Wedding, Galena Illinois Wedding, Grand River Center, UnPosed Photography New Year’s Eve Wedding, New Year’s Eve, Galena IL, Dubuque IA, Dubuque, Iowa, Galena, Illinois, Rose Gold Wedding, Rose Gold, Dubuque Iowa Wedding, Galena Illinois Wedding, Grand River Center, UnPosed Photography Emily and her dad wound up the night dancing away together.  It was crazy fun!!!New Year’s Eve Wedding, New Year’s Eve, Galena IL, Dubuque IA, Dubuque, Iowa, Galena, Illinois, Rose Gold Wedding, Rose Gold, Dubuque Iowa Wedding, Galena Illinois Wedding, Grand River Center, UnPosed Photography New Year’s Eve Wedding, New Year’s Eve, Galena IL, Dubuque IA, Dubuque, Iowa, Galena, Illinois, Rose Gold Wedding, Rose Gold, Dubuque Iowa Wedding, Galena Illinois Wedding, Grand River Center, UnPosed Photography New Year’s Eve Wedding, New Year’s Eve, Galena IL, Dubuque IA, Dubuque, Iowa, Galena, Illinois, Rose Gold Wedding, Rose Gold, Dubuque Iowa Wedding, Galena Illinois Wedding, Grand River Center, UnPosed Photography Reception Dancing, Reception, Grand River Center, New Year’s Wedding, Dubuque IA, UnPosed Photography

Emily & Jake, we are so glad that we got to share your day with you!!!!

Special thanks to the vendors that made Emily & Jake’s wedding day so special:  Ceremony/Reception Venue: Grand River Center, Dubuque IA / Photography: UnPosed Photography, Galena IL / Florist: HandPickd Florist, East Dubuque IA / Hair & Makeup:  Fringe Salon, Dubuque IA / Bridal Gown: Kenneth Winston custom gown, purchased from I Do Bridal, Galena IL / Bridesmaids Attire: I Do Bridal, Galena IL / Groom & Groomsmen Attire: I Do Bridal, Galena IL / Entertainment: Alexxus Entertainment, Dubuque IA / Invitations: Katelyn Kieler / Cupcakes: J&D Catering, Dubuque IA / Popcorn: Great American Popcorn Company, Galena IL

-c&j-

Danie & Joe { Wine and Gray Fall Wedding at Eagle Ridge }

Last November, on the coldest most frigid day of the year so far (at that time), Danie and Joe had the most gorgeous fall wedding at Eagle Ridge Resort.  Though it was crazy cold, Danie was a trooper and still did so many pictures outside.  We love her for that!  One thing we always say we love about our UnPosed Brides is that they are willing to do pretty much whatever it takes to get great images and Danie was no exception.  She bundled up in Joe’s coat and adventured to all the great locations we had picked out for them.  Enjoy this glimpse into Danie and Joe’s amazing wedding day!!!

Danie started the day getting ready at one of the Eagle Ridge rental homes with her girls.  Her mom was the sweetest ever and spent the morning making breakfast for everyone.

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 Event Floral did a great job with all of their flowers that day!
Bride's Bouquet, Bouquet, Wine Bouquet, Eagle Ridge, UnPosed Photography So when we were scoping out some new and different locations for Danie and Joe’s photos, we saw this awesome rock wall so we asked them if they’d be willing to voyage through the undergrowth to get there.  We were all a little worried that Danie’s dress would get snagged so Joe gallantly carried her all the way there.  What a great guy right?  First Look, Bride and Groom, Wine Wedding, Fall Wedding, Burgundy, Fall, Wedding, Eagle Ridge Resort, Eagle Ridge, Galena IL Wedding, Galena, Illinois, UnPosed Photography First Look, Bride and Groom, Wine Wedding, Fall Wedding, Burgundy, Fall, Wedding, Eagle Ridge Resort, Eagle Ridge, Galena IL Wedding, Galena, Illinois, UnPosed Photography Then it was time for the wedding party to join us!  I can tell you that these girls were FREEZING but they held it together and didn’t show it one bit!  I was so impressed with them!!!Bridesmaids, Groomsmen, Wedding Party, Bride and Groom, Wine and Gray Fall Wedding, Wine Wedding, Fall Wedding, Burgundy, Fall, Wedding, Eagle Ridge Resort, Eagle Ridge, Galena IL Wedding, Galena, Illinois, UnPosed Photography The guys were cold too, but the girls gave them so much crap for saying they were cold that they all chose to hold it together and bear with the cold without complaint.  Bridesmaids, Groomsmen, Wedding Party, Bride and Groom, Wine and Gray Fall Wedding, Wine Wedding, Fall Wedding, Burgundy, Fall, Wedding, Eagle Ridge Resort, Eagle Ridge, Galena IL Wedding, Galena, Illinois, UnPosed Photography Look at that lovely wedding party!!!!Bridesmaids, Groomsmen, Wedding Party, Bride and Groom, Wine and Gray Fall Wedding, Wine Wedding, Fall Wedding, Burgundy, Fall, Wedding, Eagle Ridge Resort, Eagle Ridge, Galena IL Wedding, Galena, Illinois, UnPosed Photography Bridesmaids, Groomsmen, Wedding Party, Bride and Groom, Wine and Gray Fall Wedding, Wine Wedding, Fall Wedding, Burgundy, Fall, Wedding, Eagle Ridge Resort, Eagle Ridge, Galena IL Wedding, Galena, Illinois, UnPosed Photography This next pic made me laugh the second I saw it on the back of the camera!  Total hilarity!!!!Bridesmaids, Groomsmen, Wedding Party, Bride and Groom, Wine and Gray Fall Wedding, Wine Wedding, Fall Wedding, Burgundy, Fall, Wedding, Eagle Ridge Resort, Eagle Ridge, Galena IL Wedding, Galena, Illinois, UnPosed Photography Bridesmaids, Groomsmen, Wedding Party, Bride and Groom, Wine and Gray Fall Wedding, Wine Wedding, Fall Wedding, Burgundy, Fall, Wedding, Eagle Ridge Resort, Eagle Ridge, Galena IL Wedding, Galena, Illinois, UnPosed Photography Danie and Joe chose to hold their ceremony in the Eagle Ballroom near the point.  They decorated with wine barrels and poured rye in a barrel to age for their unity ceremony.  Add to that, they had a reading from The Velveteen Rabbit which was so perfect for the two of them.  All in all it was a heartfelt and meaningful ceremony that made everyone cry at least a little.
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 When she went to throw her bouquet, she instead turned around and gave it directly to Melissa who hugged her and then saw her boyfriend walking toward her with a box.  It took a moment, but she suddenly realized what was going on!  As the look of shock spread across her face, he knelt down on one knee and asked her to marry him.  The entire room of guests went totally crazy!  It was awesome!!!!!  Proposal, Proposal at a wedding, Wedding Reception, Dancing, Ballroom Wedding, Fall Wedding, Eagle Ridge Resort, Galena IL Wedding, UnPosed Photography Proposal, Proposal at a wedding, Wedding Reception, Dancing, Ballroom Wedding, Fall Wedding, Eagle Ridge Resort, Galena IL Wedding, UnPosed Photography Proposal, Proposal at a wedding, Wedding Reception, Dancing, Ballroom Wedding, Fall Wedding, Eagle Ridge Resort, Galena IL Wedding, UnPosed Photography Proposal, Proposal at a wedding, Wedding Reception, Dancing, Ballroom Wedding, Fall Wedding, Eagle Ridge Resort, Galena IL Wedding, UnPosed Photography Proposal, Proposal at a wedding, Wedding Reception, Dancing, Ballroom Wedding, Fall Wedding, Eagle Ridge Resort, Galena IL Wedding, UnPosed Photography Proposal, Proposal at a wedding, Wedding Reception, Dancing, Ballroom Wedding, Fall Wedding, Eagle Ridge Resort, Galena IL Wedding, UnPosed Photography Proposal, Proposal at a wedding, Wedding Reception, Dancing, Ballroom Wedding, Fall Wedding, Eagle Ridge Resort, Galena IL Wedding, UnPosed Photography Proposal, Proposal at a wedding, Wedding Reception, Dancing, Ballroom Wedding, Fall Wedding, Eagle Ridge Resort, Galena IL Wedding, UnPosed Photography Proposal, Proposal at a wedding, Wedding Reception, Dancing, Ballroom Wedding, Fall Wedding, Eagle Ridge Resort, Galena IL Wedding, UnPosed Photography Proposal, Proposal at a wedding, Wedding Reception, Dancing, Ballroom Wedding, Fall Wedding, Eagle Ridge Resort, Galena IL Wedding, UnPosed Photography So much happiness!!!!!Proposal, Proposal at a wedding, Wedding Reception, Dancing, Ballroom Wedding, Fall Wedding, Eagle Ridge Resort, Galena IL Wedding, UnPosed Photography Proposal, Proposal at a wedding, Wedding Reception, Dancing, Ballroom Wedding, Fall Wedding, Eagle Ridge Resort, Galena IL Wedding, UnPosed Photography Proposal, Proposal at a wedding, Wedding Reception, Dancing, Ballroom Wedding, Fall Wedding, Eagle Ridge Resort, Galena IL Wedding, UnPosed Photography Proposal, Proposal at a wedding, Wedding Reception, Dancing, Ballroom Wedding, Fall Wedding, Eagle Ridge Resort, Galena IL Wedding, UnPosed Photography Proposal, Proposal at a wedding, Wedding Reception, Dancing, Ballroom Wedding, Fall Wedding, Eagle Ridge Resort, Galena IL Wedding, UnPosed Photography It seemed like after that much happy in one day, the crowd was even more ready to dance and party! 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Danie and Joe, it was an honor to be with you throughout your wedding day!  We loved every moment and are so grateful for the two of you!!!!  Thank you for choosing us to be your photographers.

Special thanks to the vendors that helped make their day possible:  Ceremony/Reception Venue: Eagle Ridge Resort and Spa / Photography: UnPosed Photography, Galena IL / Florist: Event Floral, Loves Park IL / Hair & Makeup:  Stonedrift Spa, Galena IL /Bridal Gown: Purchased from Gigi’s Closette, Glenview IL / Bridesmaids Attire: David’s Bridal / Groom & Groomsmen Attire: Calvin Klein from Men’s Wearhouse / Entertainment: The After Party, Guttenberg IA / Invitations: Oh My Designs, Etsy / Pie: Wedding Day Bakery, Galena IL

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