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Destination: Greece (wedding)

You’ve already seen my tourist photos from Greece, so now you can see the actual wedding photos! Which was the reason Nicole Caldwell dragged me there to begin with 🙂 Kyle and Lindsay got themselves married next to lovely Lake Vouliagmeni near Athens. They partied all night long and well into the next day. Even at 6 am it took us almost an hour to pry them away from the party for a few more photos! I’m glad they did, ’cause Nicole brought her waterproof camera and conned, um, I mean convinced them to jump into the water 🙂


Info below stolen from (literally):

Lead Photographer: Nicole Caldwell
Second Photographer: Kip Roof (Me!)
Video: Sosa Studios (Christian Sosa) – Coto De Caza, CA
Hair Color: Chelsie Weeks – Ambiance, Claremont, CA
Hair Extensions: Jen Park – Studio 486, Newport, CA
Hair/make Up: Aristotelis Gavathas – Athens, GR
Cake: Ruby Cake Custom Desserts – Athens, GR
Planner: Poshum Events – Athens, GR
Venue: Lake Vouliagmeni – Vouliagmeni, GR
Caterer: Lake Vouliagmeni – Vouliagmeni, GR
Lighting/Sound/Photobooth/Violinist: SoundVoice – Vouliagmeni, GR
Florist: Studio 7 Florist – Athens, GR
Dress Shop: Mon Amie Bridal Salon – Costa Mesa, CA
Dress Designer: Calla Blanche
Bridesmaid Dresses: Henkka
Bridesmaid Onesies: Etsy
Jewelry: Nordstroms (nothing special haha)
Shoes: Marc Defang – New York, NY
2ns Shoes: Converse 😛
Table Decor: Mostly Vendors off Etsy
Wedding gifts: Custom made off Etsy
Wedding baggo(corn hole) Set: Amazon UK/Etsy custom decals

No Loitering

The other day my friend texts me and says his son “came out of his room with this greaser look” and he thought we should do photos. So we did!  We walked around the alley in Old Town Orange and I shot half a roll of Kodak Portra 400 with my trusty Canonet QL17 rangefinder. And, yes, the black and white photos are converted from the color film.  I generally prefer it that way.  And thanks to @donna.kayy for letting us borrow Bruno the dog for a bit. He added a bit of levity to our otherwise rather serious looking session!


Friend: Dan Shalaby
Human Model: Cameron Shalaby
Dog Model: Bruno
Dog Model’s Agent: Donna
Venue: Rod’s Liquor
Smokes: Marlboro Red
Air Conditioning: Caldwell Studio
Camera: Canon Canonet QL17 GIII
Film: Kodak Portra 400 (EI 320)
Film Processing: The Photo Lab
Photography: ME!


Athens, Greece on Film

For the film folk…

While in Athens, I had 3 rolls of film to shoot. The one color roll I had, I used at the historic car rally  And, the other two black & white rolls I used while strolling around the Acropolis area with Nicole.  All 3 rolls were shot with a Soviet Искра (spark) 6×6 folding camera, circa 1962, which seems to have developed a light leak. I really love this camera; it might be the favorite of my current collection.  Film was processed at ICON LA and scanned at The Photo Lab

You can see the pics from my phone and digital camera here: