Leo + Carolyn Engagement Portrait

October 31st, 2011

Can you hear the fanfare?  The trumpets?  The drums?  Well if not, you should because this, dear readers is my 200th post.  I seriously can’t believe it.  I can’t believe I have sat down here at my computer and stared at this blank screen 200 times.  If you think about it, doing 200 of anything adds up to a whole lot – think about it – imagine doing 200 sit ups, or reading 200 books, or cooking 200 meals – see what I mean?  When I started this blog I wasn’t really sure what it would be – to me and to you – and I guess 200 posts in I’m still not completely sure.  I guess it is a lot like life really – you head out to achieve something and, almost by accident, you manage to achieve a bunch of other things along the way.  I guess this space will continue to evolve and change and I hope you will come along for the ride with me…I sure would appreciate that.

I am also so happy that my 200th post happened to be an engagement portrait because, if there is something I have said here a number of times before, there really is something so very special about engagement portraits.  While I know a lot of you come here to check out our real weddings, to get ideas for styling and shoes and dresses and flowers (and don’t get me wrong because I love a wedding as much as the next girl) but there really is something so lovely about that time when you are engaged.  If I had to put my finger on it I would have to say that it is the general lack of fanfare that really sucks me in.  The simplicity and honesty.  These portraits are usually just the couple themselves – no family, no stress, no timetable to meet.  Just the two of them (and Jason, of course).  I’m sure Leo and Carolyn had a great time at their portrait – they sure look like they did – and I’m sure they will look at these photos in years to come as a reminder of that special time they had before they got married, before they made that amazing, crazy, magical step to be together, forever.


October 28th, 2011

I thought I would leave you all with a teaser snap of Leo and Carolyn’s engagement portrait that Jason shot this week.  So beautiful!  I can’t wait to show you them all.  I hope you all have a great weekend planned – we are going to do a little bit of play, a little bit of sleep and a whole lotta work.  Can you believe it is almost November?  2011 you have flown right by me.  Might be time to put the Christmas tree up….


Studio Sixty Photography is Brisbane wedding photographer Jason Starr, and studio manager Sally Ogilvie.

Well known for creative, natural, candid photographs of both local and international weddings, Studio Sixty Photography is capturing now and forever.

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