A little bit of Vegas (starring Melissa and Carlo!!)

My first full day in Las Vegas started out with a lovely morning swim. My lifeguard was this special little guy!

That’s right, folks, that’s a BLACK WIDOW hanging out on the floating pool chair! EEEK! I was swimming a few leisurely laps, and noticed this guy a few feet away as the chair floated past me. I jumped out of the pool immediately. Spiders give me the heebie jeebies – sorry I didn’t get in closer on this photo! I was freaked out!

Oh right, you’re probably here for pretty photos, not scary ones!

Well, that night just before sunset, we headed a few minutes out of Vegas into the desert!

Yes, Melissa looks MEGA HOT. Yes, Carlo is SUPER SUAVE. Yes, I LOVE these photos!

Photography-nerd sidenote – light in the desert is completely different than light here. It’s a different color, it reflects differently, it’s in a word, WONDERFUL.

Another photonerd sidenote: Lights, which are black, don’t like to fire when it’s over 50 degrees outside. They get hot when they work as it is, and will simply shut off. Reminder to buy a cooler and a bag of ice for lighting packs next time I hit the desert!

The edge of the city in the background… this one’s a favorite of mine! (i have a lot of favorites from this shoot, so I’ll try not to say that too many times – haha!)

After the desert, we headed into the city for a few more!

I’ll be sharing more photos in the next couple of days, so stay tuned! It’s Melissa and Carlo week (they’re getting married on Saturday!)

Published by Buffy Goodman Photography

Edmonton based wedding and destination wedding, family, and portrait photographer

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