If you have been following our journey for any length of time, you knew that this post was coming!!! I’ve been a part of Jazz Nativity at our church for SIX YEARS!! I sadly had to skip it in 2013 because we had booked a destination wedding outside of the country that weekend. That Christmas season just didn’t seem the same! There is something about Jazz Nativity that officially begins the Christmas season for us! This year was the TENTH anniversary of JAZZ NATIVITY and it was year to be remembered! I think it’s safe to say that this was one of my favorite songs that I have been able to be a part of!
I had the chance to sing alongside two young girls who are so talented and sweet!! It’s such an honor to be a part of this amazing show!! If you want to see PAST years, just CLICK HERE!
The team that puts Jazz Nativity together starts planning almost a year in advance! This year was special because we switched from performing and hosting the event in the sanctuary of the church to putting it on in the brand new gym!! Thousands of people were in attendance and that meant a lot of new logistics to figure out!
Parking, lighting, seating, a new sound system, etc. The entire team worked long hours and put in so much hard work to make this year happen. It was amazing!!! The 10th anniversary show did not disappoint and I’m excited to share some pictures and a video of our song!!! This song was at the end of the show and while it’s a little lengthy…. it’s worth watching!!!!!! I start around minute 3 but don’t miss the beginning! The ending is the fun part. :) Singing alongside of Bridgett and Grace was so much fun! I just love them! Enjoy!!!!
Ps. Thank you Michael and Tyler Herrinton for filling in when I couldn’t shoot!!
Oh, this wedding day!! What a beautiful Texan dream! I met Melanie when she attended one of our workshops years ago in our home. She had the sweetest spirit and such a kindness about her. I remember loving how she made personal marketing her own and did headshots in a pile of Skinny Pop!! I loved her creativity and her ability to envision what she wanted in her brand.
My review of the Canon EOS R6 after shooting a full wedding day is LIVE on Youtube! I was so nervous to use a brand new camera system for full wedding day… I had my Mark IV ready in my bag just in case… but thankfully, I never had to use it! I was really hoping that I would love it and feel comfortable with it….
This wedding venue may look familiar to some of you who have been following us for a while! I photographed Meghan’s brother’s wedding a few years ago at this very same farm and venue!
Natural light photographers…. (flash photographers, we know how you would handle these scenarios and that’s awesome for your style! This is for the natural light folks!)
I’ve been hoping for this day for a very long time…. but I wasn’t sure that it would ever come. That sounds dramatic but let me explain. I LOVE my website company. Showit is incredible and the more I learn about and experience other platforms for hosting and creating custom websites, the more I realize, they aren’t really, truly “custom” at all. Showit is the website design platform for the creative. Hands-down. It’s so powerful, so intuitive and so easy to use. Years ago, Showit created a way to implement a Showit theme onto a Wordpress blog!!! Genius! I couldn’t wait for my blog to be a Showit blog…. but it never happened.
If you are like me and you’re a natural light wedding photographer, you may not love using the Canon 600 EX-RT flashes. But they are so necessary!