Every year I tear my hair out, going through THOUSANDS of images from a year’s worth of weddings to choose my 50 favorites for a ‘best of’ gallery in January. It is quite simply a monster undertaking for this indecisive photographer. This year, instead of a blog post I decided to go wild and design an entire digital magazine to showcase my favorite photos from 2013. Because HEY who needs sleep? Seriously. What is this “sleep” you speak of?
Six months ago, this magazine was a mere wisp of an idea.
One month ago, it was, well, still just a wispy little wisp. In the past 4 weeks, I’ve made a lot of decisions and thought to myself more than once: ok, this is either going to be amazing or completely suck. Luckily, I had some talented folks on my team. And I’m proud to say that today the first annual Studio Uma Gallery Book is live!!! And happily, I don’t think it sucks.
I’m so excited to share it with you. Check it out < http://ow.ly/tn3BT > and let me know what you think ♥
<< Click here to see the whole magazine >>
2013 was a wonderful year filled with amazing clients. And I am truly looking forward to the slate of weddings coming up this year. Many more new friends to be made, thousands of pictures to be taken and love to document.
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As you might have guessed, many smart, talented and patient people helped me make this magazine.
They looked at pictures (some of them looked at THOUSANDS of photos), they copy edited, they photoshopped, they helped me make wardrobe decisions, they took pictures of moi that I actually like (that might be the biggest accomplishment of all), they designed and re-designed and re-designed some more. And they cheerleaded me along the way.
Here “they” are:
Graphic Design: Matt Thompson with Sturdy MFG Co
Photo Editors: Greg Lovett, Mark Edelson, Gary Kirksey, Priya Sanghvi, Chris Hendrix
Photos of me: Amber Vickery
Thank you also to Brie Mullin and to my mom for finding the most beautiful assortment of wood blocks in India and carrying them home for me.
By the way, here is a beautiful short video on Indian hand block printing. It evokes so much about India that I love. Watch it.
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If you’d like to find out more about Studio Uma, please click here to visit our wedding photography portfolio website. We are based in beautiful Austin, Texas and specialize in editorial, modern and creative wedding photography.
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