Whole world....Kate & Tracy. Kate & Tracy......Meet the whole world. My definition of the phrase "Whole World" basically irons out to my parents, and handful of Canadians and some dude from Siberia who from what I can tell from my analytics is quite the dedicated and passionate fan of Titus Childers Photography and his ever slower and slower blog posts. For that I say Danke to my Tovarishch in Siberia and because of your stead fast dedication and inspiration to push me forward I'll do my best to not wait almost eight months to share a blog about a fantastic couple!
I have to say that my blogs have entered a non-light of day regression that has been happening since last year and around the time of Kate & Tracy's fantastic wedding. The good news for the bride and groom is that I've had almost a year to prep for the most clever, insightful and emotional blog post about a kick ass couple that it will end all blog posts. Oddly enough I think that's the excuse I'll give my 7 avid blog readers on how/why I haven't written a blog post in too long of a time. Alas, no one wants excuses and hey I gotta be honest, I hit 41 this year and I'm afraid to say I think I'm actually running out of any viable excuses that I can straight faced deliver to anyone.
On to the main reason you find yourself reading my silly gibberish. Two main reasons actually, the lovely and intelligent Kate and her dapper, soft spoken old school man of men, Tracy. Their wedding was of a smaller capacity in the numbers of people and the overall size and scope. However, I have yet to photograph another five hour wedding package that has lived up to the enormity of emotion, great family and quality images that these two delivered for me. One of my favorite things about smaller and shorter wedding shoots is the intimate portrait sessions with a bride and groom. Kate, Tracy and I walked around the CBD of New Orleans for almost an hour and we basically went exploring for cool and colorful locations all while holding cocktails in our hands and chatting back and forth like we were wide eyed tourists on the prowl for the inevitable good time New Orleans will deliver if you stay the course.
All of Kate and Tracy's family and friends were absolute aces. I was treated with the all the kindness and respect that one would come to expect from a smiley bride and a groom with a pony tail! Seriously, other than Steven Segal, name one dude with a pony tail that has been an outright bastard to you. It's a tall order. After a brilliant portrait session with the bride and groom, tear filled family and group portraits and the short yet emotional ceremony at Pigeon & Prince, it came time for me to bid farewell to Kate and Tracy. I can't begin to express my appreciation for their sunny dispositions and clearly being the type of couple who is prepared to take life as it comes and make all of their problems or successes small and close to the chest. Kate and Tracy, y'all are aces and a couple at the top three on my list of couples who can really hold their booze. And some pretty damn high quality booze at that!
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