It’s officially official!  We love theme weddings!  Bonnie and Daniel went the vintage, vaudeville-esque steampunk route and it was awesome!  We had so much fun researching photography from the early part of the century and integrating that look into their wedding images.  I love the pride that is so evident in the people of the era.  It was obviously a huge deal to have your likeness immortalized and it’s something we so take for granted nowadays.  

I’m still working out exactly how I want to process these in post but here’s what I have so far…



Thanks for looking! =)


  1. D. Curran on October 9, 2009 at 7:20 am

    These look amazing! Thanks again guys!

  2. Becka @Studio222 Photography on October 9, 2009 at 8:38 am

    Looks like fun! I can’t wait to see what else you guys create from this wedding!

  3. Shari Zellers on October 9, 2009 at 8:43 am

    Amazing guys! That really looks like a tintype from the era. I collect old photos and I’m the family photography historian and this is just perfect. I have been so excited to see this wedding! I love steampunk! More please, sir?

  4. anna on October 9, 2009 at 8:46 am

    oh, i’ve been waiting for these! fabulous! I adore your note about the pride evident in people having their likeness immortalized…it IS a huge deal! it continues to be a huge deal…ESPECIALLY WHEN YOU’RE BEING PHOTO’D BY THE MCLELLANS, YEAH! i can’t wait to see the rest (and i wish i could be a fly on the wall at their premiere)!

  5. Kristyn Hogan on October 9, 2009 at 8:54 am

    we all need more theme weddings! awesome guys :)

  6. Bex on October 9, 2009 at 9:03 am

    These are HOT!

  7. Emily Beaty on October 9, 2009 at 9:34 am

    Wow – these are SO COOL!!

  8. Lisa Love in Madison, Alabama on October 9, 2009 at 10:12 am

    *~*How Fun*~* Love the reflection in the first one too!! =)

  9. Michelle Hartz on October 9, 2009 at 10:20 am

    This is awesome, love the reflection in the first pic, and the second is perfect! I love themed weddings!

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  12. Bonnie on October 9, 2009 at 12:27 pm

    Love them…so excited to see more!!

  13. Hillary @ brocade on October 9, 2009 at 12:39 pm

    HOW AWESOME! I love this couple– they looked so stellar– can’t wait to see the rest!

  14. adrian hitt on October 9, 2009 at 12:51 pm

    great shot on the first one!

  15. Lissa on October 9, 2009 at 12:56 pm


  16. Jacqulyn on October 9, 2009 at 4:46 pm

    I’m going to pull a word out of my pocket and it’s my favorite word: Magnanimous.
    I love it. Great work you guys. You had some gret peeps to work with!

  17. fer juaristi on October 11, 2009 at 9:55 am

    dude, you rock! amazing pics, love the retro vintage style. just awesome.

  18. adrienne scott on October 13, 2009 at 10:15 am

    love them both, and i’m totally WOWED by the first shot. amazing, as always!!

  19. Mel on October 13, 2009 at 2:49 pm

    Thank you all so so much! I’m so excited about this wedding! So many fun things to do with these!

  20. Sharon Campbell on October 13, 2009 at 5:24 pm

    love the reflection shot.


  21. Garrett & Joy on October 16, 2009 at 5:22 pm

    WOW, super cool! Can’t wait to see the rest. Rock on!

  22. ben + laura harrison on October 20, 2009 at 9:40 am

    soo awesome … can’t wait to see more!!

  23. Hillary @ brocade on February 4, 2010 at 2:03 pm

    This was such an amazing wedding, with a phenomenal couple and stellar images…thanks for sharing!

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