Jordan and Albert’s Engagement Portraits
Jordan is a friend I adopted through my wife Faith. They’ve been friends ever since they both landed in Austin, Texas. We’re really happy for Jordan and Albert who are getting hitched in October! Jordan has been sharing her beloved family ranch in Tarpley, Texas with her friends for years. Tarpley, is just outside of Bandera, the Cowboy Capital. This isn’t supposed to be a blog post about the ranch . . . but can we quickly throw out a bunch of words that describe a typical weekend out there? Longhorns, horses, swimming, adventure rides on hilly landscapes, hikes, sunsets, full moons and millions of stars, – do you get the picture? It’s nice to be able to give back by sharing my photography talents after all of our amazing trips out to the ranch. I think I really captured the fun between these two in one of their favorite places to relax. These two are straight up town and country and when they aren’t in Tarpley or traveling they are residing in San Antonio. Their wedding really captures the essence of San Antonio’s renaissance of cool. They are getting ready and inviting guests to stay at the new and gorgeous Hotel Emma and the reception and ceremony will be at the Mission Library and Drive In Theater.
This is what Jordan has to say about working with us:
Andy is amazing! He did our engagement photos (unfortunately he is booked for our wedding) but it was the BEST first experience at professional couples photography. I was really worried as neither me or my fiancee are the “photo type”…or so I thought. Andy spent the time to get to know our preferences, went as far as to help me pick out outfits (I over-prepared with too many options, and under-prepared by not prioritizing myself). All in all he made us feel incredibly comfortable, natural, un-posed, and while cliche – in love! On his part it seemed effortless and uncontrived. The product – it’s what we are all after – is amazing. Crisp color, flattering, great backgrounds. There were so many photos we loved, it took a committee of friends and family to choose. I loved my experience with him and his wife, Faith. My only regret is that he books out, but it is a testament to his talent and loyal recommenders. What I thought was going to be uncomfortable/stressful ended up being (for both me and my fiancé) a very fun, romantic evening. I hope to be calling if kids come along!