March 18, 2010

Ben and Tiffany {Trash the Dress}

FILED IN: Weddings

I want to start by saying this is one of my favorite shoots I have ever done. Amazing setting, beautiful clothes/accessories and a GORGEOUS couple!! There is something so cool about doing a Trash the Dress session…it gives the bride and groom a chance to take some really unique photos in their wedding clothes that they probably wouldn’t have been willing to take on that day. Not to mention it is STRESS free! The wedding day has such a time table, and normally you don’t have the luxury of taking the time to do a full on photo shoot.

Tiffany and Ben have actually been married almost 4 years (this May!) but saw this as a really cool opportunity to get some fun shots in their wedding garb. Tiffany told me that since she got married so young she really felt her personal style and identity has grown so much since their wedding in 2006, and loved being able to really express that in our shoot. She said she didn’t want to recreate the wedding day, but rather do something totally fun and different. I agree! I so want to do one of these myself now (any photog friends want to shoot me and David?!) wow I better be careful what I put out on the internet….then I will actually have to be accountable to fitting into my wedding dress! Well, I definitely have motivation from these photos–Tiff you look H O T in all of these! Way to go fitting in your dress still and as usual looking absolutely GORGEOUS. Ben you don’t look too shabby yourself. Don’t worry, we know you charge a very hefty modeling fee.


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Still so in love.
It has just rained the day before, and you can’t tell here but the grass was really deep, wet and muddy.

Tiffany and Ben were totally up for anything I asked them to do. Getting down in the grass, dirt and street (see further down).
This pose was Tiffany’s idea.

comments +

  1. Tiffany says:

    I absolutely LOVE these! Oh my gosh!

  2. wendy says:

    WOWWWWWWWWWWwwww COLBY! these are absolutely amazing, the lighting, the location, tiffany and ben… wow wow wow. You’re #1, you’re #1! woohoo!

  3. COLBY!!! I am so impressed!!! These are amazing- Tiffany you look so beautiful!

  4. Sarah says:

    These are beautiful! I love love love them.

  5. […] San Diego is a great place to do a trash-the-dress shoot, and here’s proof.

  6. Christie says:

    Fabulous job!!! Seeing as my husband and I had an AWFUL experience with our wedding photographer 2 1/2 years ago, this gives me a glimmer of hope that someday we really can have good pictures in our wedding garb! haha. So impressed! And of course, Ben and Tiff, you two look incredible!

  7. Ben says:

    Wow. The chick in those photos is hot.

  8. Leanna says:

    WOW! This is such a great idea. Ben and Tiff – you two look amazing! I don’t think I could even fit in my wedding dress anymore. Colby – you did a fantastic job! I can’t believe this is in SD. Fabulous photos!!!!

  9. Karen says:

    Tiffany you looked beautiful on your wedding day and I think even more gorgeous (if possible) in this shoot!!!! (Ben also looks hot!!) These pictures look like they belong in an ad in Vogue or other upscale magazine!! Great shots Colb!

  10. Steph Miller says:

    I love these!!! They are amazing – and you look beautiful!!!

  11. Jenna says:

    These photos are absolutely gorgeous! Kudos to Colby and the lovely couple!

  12. judith says:

    Colby — what gorgeous compositional elements in all of these photographs!!! The photos are incredible. I can’t decide which one I like the best!!! The one with the “big K” could be on a magzine cover – the colors and lighting are just phenomenal. Wow! And Double WOW!

  13. Carol Gardner says:

    Wow, Colby, those are spectacular!! They really should be in a magazine layout. Cool settings and model perfect subjscts of course. You are in the right field, Colby. It is so much fun to see how you are using your talent and passion.

  14. Christina says:

    Tiffany should totally be a model! And I love the ones with the “k” def my fav!!

  15. lindsey says:

    So beautiful Colby!!! Amazing pictures! I’m really impressed, i will refer you to anyone I hear of that needs a great photographer!!!

  16. Marina says:

    Colbs these are INCREDIBLE!! I’m so proud and so excited for you! Seriously amazing Colbs. Love to you! PS Tiff and Ben can i have your autograph you are stinking hot and soo fashionable

  17. Tina says:

    Amazing photos Colby! Tiffany, you beautiful in these pictures!

  18. Kristin says:

    I just saw these on your new website, but I didn’t know how to comment on there… so I came to your blog!

    I love love love these!

    and I am so impressed with your website! It is so YOU with the sunflowers…and I love all the slideshows with perfectly chosen songs to complete the experiance!

  19. Alyssa says:

    Love this!! And congrats on the new website =)

  20. […] lot of you may recognize Tiffany and Ben from the Trash the Dress session I did awhile back. Well here they are again! Tiffany wanted some Anniversary photos since they […]



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