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Shoot: Lindsey & Carl. Married.
Friday, March 09, 2012 9:07PM

I'm convinced that Illinois wouldn't have the budget deficit it has if it weren't powering the traffic lights it has every 25 yards... however, it was hard to be sassy being down there given the occassion that brought me. Lawyer Lindsey & Chef Carl, in town from Virginia, tied the knot in a charming little lodge in a warp speed ceremony... so enjoyable a day it was I don't even begrudge the fact I almost lost my fingers to frostbite during the portraits... though it was my own fault for declining Lindsey's kind offer to borrow her shawl.. I'm sure it will be much better in Jamaica which is where they're headed tomorrow... Lindsey & Carl. Married. from Steve Bowman on Vimeo.So remember when I wrote that post on black and white images a few weeks ago and talked about seeing a predominance of them in wedding photography because of poor light? Well, as adorable as Lindsey & Carl's wedding was, this would have been a prime candidate for that...The location for the ceremony was a quaint lodge in Spring Grove IL. Fresh snow fall, frigid temperatures and a late kick off meant we didn't get to use the great location, (but one can imagine what it would be like in summer or fall), yet for all the promise of the gardens, for the guests, the lodge was just as warm and welcoming. For the photographer, however, it was frought with problems.I think the technical term is freakin' ...