Making magic again! Gorgeous photo shoot day down at the tipi in the aspen grove on the last day of fall, the very day before the snows swooped into Montana from Japan. The aspen colony came sweetly into its sea change of fall color for this shoot, scheduled weeks before. Beautiful women Brenda Robidou of Inspire Photography, Laura Kronske of Montana Kids Yoga, Cindy Shearer and Kelsie Frederickson and I played with leaves, lilies, silk cushions, green tea, cobalt vases, Italian plums, embroidered linens, a golden bed made with aspen trunks, and forty white doves. It
One of the most appreciated practices I've had in my releases has been the sharing of a white flight feather, something for people to hold in their hands and remember. Now I frame them with an illuminated and calligraphed card, personalized for the event. It's a lot of detail, something to be treasured or handed down. I love doing the painting and the lettering, handling the inks and gilt and pens. It's peaceful work, and it's business, but it is also an act of love.
Last night's Gift Worth Giving wedding was gorgeous! Just a little rain to highlight how beautiful the evening light was, and the details were smooth and lovely. A flock of white doves flew at the end of the ceremony, and we did a second, evening-lit hand release with the couple down in the Springhill Pavillion's hayfield. Take a look here for KBZK's video footage. It was also wonderful to have time to talk with Springhill Pavillion's Chum and Sally Howe. Almost 30 years ago they started renting out their pavillion, the only outdoor wedding venue in the
Ready for this afternoon's wedding! Preparing the lovelies for this evening's The Gift Worth Giving wedding for Holly CoVille and Joshua Watson. This year's dream wedding is given to this deserving couple, with dozens of wedding professionals donating all to make it possible. It's a beautiful event each year. If you know of a deserving couple for next year, make sure to nominate them!
The "Respecting the Sacred" tolerance celebration and dove release were the top story in the 9/13/10 Bozeman Daily Chronicle. Lovely picture of the circling flock on the front page! See the electronic version in the link to the right. Now I need to put together a guest article or letter to the editor as the article didn't mention they are homing pigeons and were home safe before I was. Note to self: make sure this gets in the next article right away.