BRITTANIE AND ZACH – THE DAY…(photos by ewan)

Getting married at sunset on a rooftop. First-look. A self-altered dress. A home-made broach bouquet. Do-it yourself shoes. A musician. The girl he loves. And music. Introducing Brittanie and Zach…

From our very first contact with these two we knew it was a good fit. They were up for anything. Understood our style. And said, ‘we trust you’.  All of the elements of the day were Do-It-Yourself and reflected their personalities. And Brittanie and Zach asked to do a concept shoot for both their engagement session and wedding day. We were instantly sold.

Brittanie and Zach, you were the first couple who was up for a concept shoot on their actual wedding day. Thank you for allowing us the freedom to do something outside of the box in terms of wedding photography. And thank you for inspiring us from start to finish. It’s been a pleasure since day one. We hope you’re having fun on tour and loving every minute of married life together.

- Brianna (photos by Ewan)

Gown : Maggie Sottero.  Hair : Sessions Hair and Esthetics.  Hotel : Hotel Metro.  Make-up : M.A.C. Suits : H&M.  Venue : London Music Hall.  Floral and Decor : D-I-Y.

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November 21, 2012 - 11:46 pm

Scott Goh - Fantastic! love your work

October 3, 2012 - 3:37 pm

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May 17, 2011 - 7:11 pm

luke simon - Awesome work. Just came across your site via green shoes blog and really dig the concept and execution, lovely feeling and beautifully captured. I just wish more couples here in Oz were open to having shots before the ceremony….

February 4, 2011 - 3:48 pm

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November 18, 2010 - 3:19 am

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November 17, 2010 - 8:41 am

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November 17, 2010 - 4:27 am

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November 16, 2010 - 3:00 pm

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November 16, 2010 - 12:51 am

Courtney - Fantastic job! Love the close ups!

November 16, 2010 - 12:11 am

Kara Mercer - LOVE your work!! Saw it on green wedding shoes and its amazing!!

November 15, 2010 - 3:33 pm

CottonCandy - I found these pictures really inspiring – i love the idea of getting the couple to look up, then down, then left then right – great idea!

November 15, 2010 - 1:38 pm

Remy - This is breathtaking!!!!!

November 15, 2010 - 12:33 pm

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November 15, 2010 - 11:40 am

Chloe - Oh my goodness, these are the most original wedding portraits I have seen in the longest while. Absolutely brilliant. Brilliant, brilliant, brilliant.

November 15, 2010 - 10:22 am

AmyPunky Photography - These two people are the cutest!!! Amazing wedding!!

November 13, 2010 - 10:56 pm

melissa oholendt - I swear I can look at a photo and tell it’s a Phelan. LOVE this wedding. Rocking.

November 11, 2010 - 11:44 pm

kristel wyman - wow. this is an amazing set. i started out trying to remember my faves so i could comment on them specifically… and then i completely lost track. we’d be here all day.

November 4, 2010 - 8:51 pm

zach and britt - im laughing so hard about Aron’s comment.

November 2, 2010 - 1:21 pm

Aron Goss - Duuuuuuuuude. Dude? Dude!

November 1, 2010 - 9:40 pm

Heather Kincaid - I don’t think I can even begin to say how awesome I think these are… the amazingness (yes-it’s now a word) keeps getting even more amazing. YOU. ROCK. xo

October 31, 2010 - 8:51 pm

Yaakov - Now that was a lot of fun!

October 31, 2010 - 12:16 pm

Krista - This is one of the coolest weddings I have ever seen! Incredible work!

October 30, 2010 - 12:31 am

Cindy - iiinnnn looooovvvvvee with this wedding. Britt is such a doll and Zack is adorable.

October 29, 2010 - 2:27 pm

Ange - These are gorgeous. Dancing in the streets + skinny tie + record player and juice boxes + Ewan and Brianna = Spectacular

October 27, 2010 - 10:33 pm

Jeanine Smith - CONGRATS Britt and Zack!!! you guys look amazing!!! I was so excited to see these pictures!!! They r absolutly amazing!!!

October 27, 2010 - 3:47 pm

Sarah F - Holy crap, these are amazing.
I know who’s doing MY wedding photos…

October 27, 2010 - 12:53 pm

NatanFotografia - GREAT post images, Amazing!!

October 27, 2010 - 12:44 pm

Alison - Wow. I hope more couples will give you free reign because these are just amazing. The shots on the bed wrapped up in the sheet are just perfection. Congratulations to the bride and groom, beautiful job guys!

October 27, 2010 - 11:24 am

Emma - Best wedding to date…..every image is unique and stunning!
LOVE LOVE LOVE this set!!!!!

October 27, 2010 - 8:55 am

Karen Fleming - Oh totally awesome – what a great job they did!! xxoo

October 26, 2010 - 10:52 pm

Nadine - This, by far, is THE best set of wedding photos I have had the pleasure of perusing…. What AMAZING shots! What an AMAZING couple! And what AMAZING people who put it all together!!!! I think I see a trend of ‘concept’ wedding photography on the horizon….

October 26, 2010 - 10:47 pm

Anonymous - Ridiculously good lookin’ couple!! You guys look so gorgeous and beautiful! Pictures are spectacular! Wedding looks so personal and totally unique!! Love! Love! Love!!!

October 26, 2010 - 10:23 pm

Alisa Greig - WOWOWOW! that’s it.

October 26, 2010 - 10:00 pm

Shelley - after seeing this couples amazing engagement shoot, I didnt think it was possible to get any better than that…..I was wrong!! I cannot believe how you actually capture this couples unique personality completely in a Photo. WOW WOW WOW!!!!! and it just keeps getting better!!!

October 26, 2010 - 9:50 pm

Mindy And Jeff - Photos are awesome… great choice of photographer… they took some truly amazing shots, so different and so you guys… I bet you couldn’t be happier. LOVE

October 26, 2010 - 9:36 pm

A&J - Only you guys could make a bathtub super cool. I love the B&W of them all pimped up at the end and love the shots during the ceremony.

October 26, 2010 - 8:17 pm

Ainslie (sister) - AMMMMMMMAZINGG does not even come close! BEST PICTURES EVER! Just spent the last 10 minutes looking at these photos and jumping on the bed screaming with my mom! Brit you look beautiful and Zach…Smokin’! Ewan we cant thank you enough!!

October 26, 2010 - 8:00 pm

Amy Harrison - I love these!

October 26, 2010 - 7:57 pm

Mandy - Hey Britt, Your wedding photos are beautiful. Congrats to both your and Zach!!!

October 26, 2010 - 7:51 pm

zach and britt (the bride and groom) - Ewan, honestly.. these are so worth the wait!! We are blown away by these photos!!!! They totally capture everything that we wanted them to.. thank you so much!! We couldn’t have gone with anyone else for photography! It’s like I get to re-live the day all over again! so so so in love!!

October 26, 2010 - 7:37 pm

Shaunacey - WOW! This is my absolute all time favorite ever! I am in love with all of her details and hope my day will come together as well as this! LOVE LOVE LOVE!

October 26, 2010 - 3:49 pm

Natalie and & Jeremy - So gorgeous Ewan. Love all the unique details!

October 26, 2010 - 3:47 pm

Morgan biggs - Oh my goodness, this is my favourite so far. All of it is just breathtaking!

October 26, 2010 - 3:02 pm

Kelli - These are just awesome..Definitely my favorite from you Ewan.

October 26, 2010 - 2:55 pm

Jessica - Amazing. This series is simply… amazing. :)

October 26, 2010 - 2:52 pm

Stephanie Z - Great couple, fantastic location, brilliant photography!

October 26, 2010 - 2:45 pm

Angie - WOW!!!

October 26, 2010 - 2:37 pm

Patrick Swanson - Perfection in front of me. Perfect-ion!

October 26, 2010 - 2:34 pm

Stephanie - The best photos in the history of all wedding photos… EVER!

October 26, 2010 - 2:30 pm

Jane - Yesss!! They are as flawless as I imagined!! You two look incredible, Britt you are way too stunning! i should be viewing this with you by my side right now :( lol..miss you!

October 26, 2010 - 2:29 pm

KIm - These pictures are stunning from start to finish…I love love love them all!!! Great jobs guys

October 26, 2010 - 2:23 pm

Cara - Yaaaaaay I’m so happy to see this wedding. I love the self made touches and love the hotel photos. I love the dancing shots too. Love it!!

October 26, 2010 - 2:19 pm

Anonymous - incredible! soooo stylish and unique!

October 26, 2010 - 2:15 pm

Kristi Wright - These are amazing!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I love the hotel room photos.

October 26, 2010 - 2:11 pm

Erin & Rob - Awesome photos!! The ceremony location was wicked! Beautiful bride, hansome groom…groge wedding!!!

October 26, 2010 - 2:08 pm

Rebecca - Wow! What an amazing post. Incredible shots Ewan! I love all of the personal touches that really made their day unique. And Brittanie is just gorgeous! Congrats to them both!

October 26, 2010 - 2:05 pm

heather m. - I have been waiting for this post since the day I saw their engagement photos and it EXCEEDED everything I ever imagined. I don’t even have words for how beautiful everything about this wedding is.

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