17.7.08

Monica and Milton!


You may remember the beautiful 25th anniversary party in Mexico I had the honor to shoot back in April. Carlos and Kena have been married happily for 25 years, and just a few weeks ago their daughter Monica got engaged :D I knew I was going to be in Mexico for the missions trip, so I jumped at the chance to do an engagement shoot with her and her fiance!

**Edit** Check Monica's older sisters blog, Ana Rebeca Photography, to see some awesome shots she grabbed!



There is a bit of a dangerous war in Mexico right now, and because of that I was not allowed to leave the orphanage we were staying at. Monica and Milton happily met me there and we had so, so much fun running around!

If I could take the light from that hour and bring it home, I would. It was simply unreal. Plus, these two little love-birds were a piece of cake to shoot!


Oh Mexico. Thank you for being so beautiful. Can you give Maryland a quick lesson?

I love, love, love, love colors.

Annnd here is the slideshow!


Oh! This a fun little tidbit from Memory Lane: two years ago when I was on the missions trip, a group of us built an over-hang outside the childrens room.

I think it makes an excellent backdrop for pictures :D Pretty much every single piece of wood you see was measured by me. And it hasn't collapsed yet! Yay!


Congratulations Monica and Milton! I am so excited for you and all that the future holds!

6 comments:

  1. I love how you used the ranch! It is a great place for pictures! :)

    (I'm a friend of Caitlin Butt, we go to the same Church! We are going back to the ranch this October for the 5th time. I 'm so excited!)

    I love your pictures by the way! :)

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  2. Kris!!!!
    These are great...I'm sure they are going to love them!!!

    I miss your crazy head!!!

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  3. Whoa... YOU built the overhang?! Sweetness. I definitely stained the overhang of the school one year. Great shoot around the Rancho. I loved the blue wall - which wall was that? The kitchen's still green, right? Oh well. Great job!!

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  4. my favorite shot is him tell her a secrete with her covering her laugh... so sweet. well done kristen!

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  5. oh they are to cuuuute!

    i loved your face when you first started talking to her. she looked away and you looked and me and was like, "yeah. she gorgeous!"

    luv you!

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  6. Mexico IS so beautiful, isn't it. I've always thought that. Even in the poorest places. (and beautiful pictures of Monica and Milton too. hee.)

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