Carla + Ignacio (English)

To be honest with you, I felt a strange combination of confusion, many emotions and (at the same time) some peacefulness when Carla got engaged (she’s my childhood friend and one of the best!). Like everything being a dream. Truth is, when you grow up with someone (Carla and I met in 4th grade but we became best friends during our college years) and you start realizing that you are both “adulting”, you’re just baffled.

I offered my beautiful friend to shoot her engagement session to celebrate. She and her fiancé chose their wardrobe and I chose the location. I wanted to achieve warmth, softness, charm and complicity (we also had much fun biking around!).

Overall, I’m feeling pleased with the result, this session is so special because is my first portfolio-related shoot to launch myself as a photographer. I know I still have a lot to improve. I feel so happy for my friend Carla, as we have many memories together during good and though times. I wish nothing but the best for her, she’s very special. Enjoy the photos!

DSC_3106

DSC_3176DSC_3125DSC_3150DSC_3180DSC_3197DSC_3232DSC_3262

DSC_3220DSC_3372

LocationZona Colonial, in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

Save the Date” chalkboard design: Ana Ureña.

Bike rentals: Zona Bici.

Photos: Melissa Arriaga.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s