It’s a bit random but I have BBQ to thank for meeting Jenna & Shane. I know- random, right? I’m standing in the 2 hour line at Killen’s Barbecue enjoying the free beer because…well…free beer and I get to talking with the family behind us. They are in Houston to go on a cruise and had heard of the very popular Killen’s and decided to stop by before embarking on their ship. Turns out that one of these family members is about to go into the wedding industry with a prop rental company, so of course we friended each other on Facebook and stayed friends.
Fast forward a few years and I’m gearing up for an annual trip to Portland for a photo conference. My friend let’s me know that her brother and his girlfriend live in Portland so I’m like, let’s take pictures! It gets better. Turns out Portland, Oregon was hit with a snow storm that shocked everyone and closed down most of the city for a few days. I arrived just in time to not have any issues and we got to shoot in the snow!
So maybe it’s not a big deal for the peeps used to the snow but for this Texas based girl who loves cold weather, it was AWESOME!
I touched base with Jenna & Shane to get a feel for their personalities since we wouldn’t be meeting before the day of actual shooting and they are HUGE outdoor lovers who love hiking and having fun, goofing off and not taking everything too seriously. Of course they take advantage of the awesome craft beer that Portland offers, so you know, we have that in common 😉
It was windy, 25 degrees and I couldn’t have had a better time!