Posted on April 3, 2012
Today I was searching Pinterest looking for some artistic and garden inspiration. Dale Chihuly’s artwork work was featured in 2009 at the Phoenix Botanical Gardens. I had the pleasure viewing the display at dusk and as the evening progressed, night. While St Petersburg, Florida is home to the amazing Morean Arts Center Chilhuly collection, I prefer to view Chihuly’s glass art in an outdoor setting.
Looking forward to viewing Chihuly’s work in Seattle later this year at the Chihuly Garden and Glass.
Posted on March 28, 2012
Downtown Denver offers a variety of venues for weddings and we were eager to photograph our bride and groom on a warm spring Saturday in April.
We started photographing Stephanie + Micah on a beautiful Saturday at the Hotel Teatro in “LoDo”, lower downtown Denver. Hotel Teatro occupies a building originally built in 1911 as the Denver Tramway Building. This site was the first location of the Evans Mansion, home of John Evans, Colorado’s second territorial governor. The Hotel Teatro’s elegant lobby includes the original pink and green marble. The proximity to the Performing Arts Complex was the inspiration for the name Teatro, which means theatre in Italian.
We brought the couple into the Restaurant Kevin Taylor for a quick interior and exterior photos.
Then we focused on the Denver Center for Performing Arts exterior walkways before entering the Ellie Caulkins Opera House. The Opera House lobby features a beautiful yellow Dale Chiluly chandelier, an amazing backdrop for Stephanie’s artistic bouquet by Babylon Floral.
Located in the Chambers Grant Salon in the Ellie Caulkins Opera House at the Denver Performing Arts Complex, Kevin Taylor’s at the Opera House serves pre-theater cocktails and dinner on evenings with performances in the Ellie Caulkins Opera House, Buell Theater and/or Boettcher Concert Hall. It is also available for private events and is a great space to host a wedding.
We photographed Stephanie and Micah at Kevin Taylor’s at the Opera House Restaurant, with some fun shots of the couple on the bar.
Throughout the day, we shot with our new SaberStrips, a light modifier that allows me to insert my Nikon flash. Beyond easy to carry and set-up at weddings.