Your journey to finding your photographer shouldn’t be stressful, it should be like finding new friends.
We’re a huge fan of couples who believe in a marriage more beautiful than their wedding. Love is an easy thing to capture and there’s nothing more special than being able to nurture those moments behind the camera.
When we’re not photographing, we are busy chasing around our two daughters- Emerson & Hudson. We love to experiment in the kitchen, go on hikes with our dog Oliver and have deep talks over a glass of Rosé.
MEET TED & LEXIE
Ten years ago, I picked up a camera and discovered my love of photography. I felt a daily urge to explore, capturing images I would not have seen without the push into learning the medium. After I attend school for photography, I began what would be an exciting path across the world with my camera. From Africa to the Middle East to South America and beyond, there have been a lot of experiences photography has brought to me. This has also pushed me into the world of cinematography. Some of my favorite films such as City of God and There will be Blood have shown me the beauty of directing and the satisfaction of creating my motion interpretation of what I see. Being a documentary photographer across multiple cultures has bridged a passion for documenting weddings with my wife. I am a sucker for the details of anything that is happening in front of me while I’m holding a camera and I love the opportunity to share my passion with others and are willing to let us be a part of their big moments.
I am fascinated by the American Traditional tattoo history. I find myself in the shop quite a bit with the excitement of inscribing myself with a piece of my personal history or foundational beliefs. I also like tacos... a lot.
-I ironically almost lost an eye at the age of 10 when I accidentally hit a golf ball off a tree. It ricocheted back toward me and landed 1 inch below the eye I need to photograph. #nopirateslifeforme
-I have photographed in 36 countries and have met 8 Heads of States.
-My first pass at Lexie ended in denial. I persisted.
-I have worked for some larger companies such as Coca-Cola, Canon, PurinaOne, FIFA and McDonald’s.
-I have a missing tooth.
-Lexie and I traditionally always have a Shirley Temple at every wedding we go to.
Growing up I always felt my creative side pulling me every which way and could never decide the big question, what do you want to be when you grow up? After attending college for two years to major in liberal studies, I felt a voice deep down telling me I needed to really follow my passions. Ted encouraged me to follow my heart so on a whim I applied to FIDM to study visual communications. After two years of intense study I graduated and became a visual merchandiser. Around this time is when I assisted Ted with a wedding and started to become interested in photography. Being behind the camera was something I never would of anticipated loving but the introvert in me thrived.
Being able to bridge my various experiences has given me a unique perspective to the way I approach a photo, feminine and detail oriented. I literally dreamed of my wedding when I was a little girl so be able to be immersed in the business I used to contemplate so often is such a blessing to me.
When I’m not behind a lens you can find me binge watching reality TV (I mean who can resist the bachelor?!), hanging with my two best gal pals Emerson & Hudson, indulging in a caramel macchiato and searching Pinterest for the next best recipe to make for dinner.
-I was 5’7” in sixth grade and dated a boy who was a foot shorter, yeah slim pickings and YOLO!
-I suffer from two autoimmune diseases, celiac disease and vitiligo. So I was gluten free before it was cool #trendsetter.
-I traveled to Europe and China to represent the USA for international Pageants. My roommate flew from Norway to California to be my bridesmaid.
-If photography doesn’t work out, I legit think I could be a competitive sunflower seed eater. Go buy Spits ‘Dill Pickle’ and you can thank me later.
-I wear hats 98% of the time because #motherhood.