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Thursday, May 28, 2009

MCCARTY FAMILY

My sweet McCarty family!!!!!!!!


We've known Phil and Lori for over 10 years and we are so excited that we're getting to watch their family grow and tell their precious story :)


This type of slideshow is a product that we offer our family of clients! It's great for facebook and you can even get a version for your iPhone :) So super cool!!!!!!


Jeff + Allison :)



ARP: McCarty Family Session from Jeff Rodgers on Vimeo.

Comments: 2

ann (05-28-2009 at 7:24pm):

as usual, great work!

Lori McCarty (06-29-2009 at 10:27pm):

Allison & Jeff, this is so good. I was looking at it again and thinking what a gift it is. I love it! Good to see your beach trip was fun and you got some really nice shots there. Love seeing the girls! Talk to you guys soon, I hope. Let's do dinner some time soon!

Lori

Wednesday, May 27, 2009

MEGAN + ROB : SLIDESHOW

To our sweet Megan & Rob:

You two were made for each other :) here is a slideshow of your sweet day!

Thanks for all of the BLOGlinking love!!!!!!!!!!!

Just click on the image below and follow the instructions in the upper left corner.

Happy married life!!!

LOVE: 

Allison, Jeff, Molly & Katie

Picture 2

Comments: 3

Cymp Stemple (05-27-2009 at 1:48pm):

Great pics Megan! Congrats...felt like I was there sorta!:)
Loved that song...who sings it???
God's richest blessings on your marriage now and always!
Your cousin,
Cymp

Lisa (05-27-2009 at 8:20pm):

Megan,
Blog reader here who is de-lurking :) These are absolutely gorgeous photographs!!! I loved every one! Your photographers are incredibly talented! How wonderful that you will always have such beautiful memories of your special day!

Jeff Rodgers (05-28-2009 at 2:02pm):

The music is by Jeremy Horn.
http://www.jeremyhornmusic.com/

Wednesday, May 20, 2009

COLDPLAY ROADTRIP WITH THE HORNS: FIELD TESTING OF MY NEW LX3

Our friends Jeremy & Denise Horn asked us if we wanted to make a road trip to see Coldplay 3.5 hours away in Birmingham, Alabama. Of course we said yes. I did not fully think through what going to bed at 4am and getting up the next morning was going to feel like. The last time I did that I was sporting a much earlier version of Jeff. 


I was very happy to get in my new best friend for the trip. The Panasonic Lumix LX3, is arguably the very best point and shoot camera on the market today. It was so hard to find that people are selling it on ebay for $200 more than the price listed on Amazon. I did not pay the ebay price. I was patient and picked it up on Amazon. For the techies here are the cameras specs: 24-60mm f/2.0-2.8 LEICA DC VARIO-SUMMICRON Lens 24mm Ultra-Wide-Angle in Multiple Aspect Ratios / 1-cm Macro  / 4.5x Extra Optical Zoom

.LX3



The Coldplay concert was awesome. They played for about 2 hours and came across like genuinely nice guys. Chris Martin (the lead singer) on several occasions thanked the audience for attending the show on a Monday night. The best part was when they left the stage and came to the middle and performed a couple of songs on a mini stage a couple yards from our seats.

Here are some pics I took with the LX3. It was the trial run of the camera so I was experimenting with a lot of different settings. Mostly I stuck with going aperture priority at f2.0 and letting the camera tell me what the ISO should be. Then switching to manual and adjusting those settings. There are some video clips of the trip as well and I will post those later in the week.

Enjoy! 

Thanks Jeremy and Denise for the invite!

COLDPLAY

Comments: 3

Alex (05-21-2009 at 8:44am):

Your new camera shots look pretty sweet, and that show was awesome. Looks like yall were up near our seats in the 307 range . . .

Tell J Horn ECS Class of '00 represent


PaulB (05-22-2009 at 4:42pm):

I'm up for changing my Canon G7 for a new digi compact but I can't decide upon the Canon G10 or the Panasonic LX3. A tough decision. Do you have any thoughts?

I love the pic with ColdPlay at the bottomg of the frame and the Viva balloon in the top left corner - great pic.

Jeff Rodgers (05-28-2009 at 1:45pm):

Paul, I LOVE the LX3. It is by far the best point and shoot camera I have ever owned.

Tuesday, May 19, 2009

MEGAN + ROB : SNEAK PEEK

Well, well, well - we were NOT going to let rain spoil this day!!!

Megan - everything was PERFECT. And YOU were perfect - calm, relaxed, excited - just amazing to work with!!! Rob - you are too precious - and very obviously smitten with this little lady.

All of the special details totally MADE this day - Megan you are such a planner! 

I know you guys had a wonderful time on your honeymoon (thanks to twitter :) and we hope you are settling into married life!!!!!

A slideshow will pop up soon on the blog and then you'll get to see a full gallery of your day!!!

THANK YOU for choosing us to tell your story :)

Allison, Jeff, Molly & Katie

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Comments: 2

Austin (05-19-2009 at 4:51pm):

Great stuff! Loving the black and white dancing shot, as well as the ARP shot at the end.

Joy Bianchi Brown (05-20-2009 at 4:00pm):

wow, what a gorgeous wedding...and so well documented! You've got some talent there!

Thursday, May 14, 2009

RYAN + LIZ : SLIDESHOW!!!

Here are some more faves from Ryan & Liz's special day!!!

Just click on the image below and follow the instructions in the upper left corner.

I LOVE this wedding!!!!

love : A and the ARPcrew :)

Picture 1

Comments: 1

Chanel (05-14-2009 at 10:34pm):

Very nice.....Can't wait for you to do that awesome of job at my wedding! Now if we only had a set date!