Friday, November 30, 2007

Welcome Alecia and Jim!

Sorry loyal BBP Blog readers! All of us here at Bobbi Brinkman Photography LOVE the fact that you love us (as much as we love you) and faithfully follow the blog!!! Being away in Phoenix was great fun and we loved DeeDee and Kirk (and the weather) but life these days is busy getting back down to it. Add to that the surely amazingly gorgeous wedding tomorrow of Katie and Jordan and we're just pretty crazy!

I do have to welcome ALECIA & JIM to the wedding family at BBP! We are super excited that they will be with us for the upcoming year as we all anticipate their wedding in Washington Missouri. It promises to be an absolutely beautiful event, how lucky we are to be capturing their wedding with "Images from the Heart...".

I did come back from Arizona with a recipe for killer cheese dip, I'll have to share it so remind me!

Happy last day of November!

Wednesday, November 21, 2007

Happy Thanksgiving From Sedona

It is GORGEOUS here................ and definitely warmer than St. Louis!!! From our first scouting expedition comes these shots--

Cathedral Rock, wow! Can I move now? Please? Pretty please with a cherry on top?
Happy Thanksgiving to everyone! May you be blessed with family and friends!

Saturday, November 17, 2007

Melissa and Michael

As Thanksgiving approaches BBP has so many things to be thankful for! At the top of the list of course is our wonderful clients---- we have the best of the best of the best! We're totally thankful and very blessed to be able to welcome another bride and groom to the wedding family at Bobbi Brinkman Photography. A very warm welcome to Melissa and Michael! They are a fabulous couple and we're really looking forward to having many years together capturing your life with "Images from the Heart...".

The studio has been crazy busy lately! Not only have we finished the Portrait in the Park sessions, which were so much fun, but we've been busy getting orders placed and packaged for shipping. We have such good looking clients! :) After Thanksgiving is properly tucked away we'll begin shooting holidays, yay! We are looking forward to seeing all of our clients but it is always such a delight to see how the kids have grown and what adorable outfits they are wearing for the family card this year.

Wednesday, November 14, 2007

New Dates Added

It is so funny-------- every year we, the loyal and pooped BBP staffers, hope for some time off around the holidays. Of course, to even think such a thing will actually happen is pretty silly! And this year is no exception. We are ALL really committed to the notion that our beloved clients will have holiday portraits each year. Nothing is more important to a family, it documents your life for future generations and it makes darn cute holiday cards in the bargain! So, we've added another day to photograph our clients in our really fab new holiday set. I won't give away any secrets when I tell you that I am absolutely lusting after two of the elements of the set and when the shutter has clicked its' last for the sessions and the final client has bundled the family into the car I am taking that bad boy down and whisking it away for my own personal use. SO there! I know that I will have everything in place before St. Nick makes his way down my chimney!

So dear clients, if you've been on the fence about scheduling your holiday session---- delay no longer! Give us a call at the studio and we will find a great time to get you in. And, just think--- this year you can go for ice cream at the Soda Fountain, how much of a treat will that be for everyone!

For those sans kiddos who have asked about holiday photos with the pets, of course you can! We always love to do those sessions as well!

Talk soon!

Saturday, November 10, 2007

Kristin & Rob

Kristin & Rob have joined the BBP wedding family! We couldn't be happier to welcome them! We met them at a bridal show at the Sheraton and because the booth was (as usual) uber crowded we really didn't get a chance to touch base that day. However, they just had that feeling that Bobbi was the one---- and that fact was confirmed when everyone had that nice 'click'! They are a great couple, cute as pie and wonderfully laid back. Kristin's Mom Debbie was along when they came in for their consultation and we really enjoyed her as well! Personally, I think Rob is the most excited about the studio being almost next door to some of the best microbrewed beer in St. Louis at Square One Brewery! Of course..................... he does have a point there!

Welcome Kristin & Rob, we're all looking forward to your Big Day!

Friday, November 09, 2007

Portraits of Kaylyn

We enjoy each and every session with absolutely all of our clients----- really! But sometimes the bubbly enthusiasm of the individual before the lens affects us all, and that was the case with Kaylyn. She arrived for her Portraits in the Park session with a duffle bag crammed to bursting with clothing, accessories, well just about everything one might possibly need on a photo shoot! And then some! We had such a great time pulling outfits together, perfectly coordinated a la Kaylyn of course! Her Mom and brother Ian were along adding to the fun of the day. Ian had been photographed by Bobbi previously, so he was a great help during the session, it was almost like he was the roadie! One of Kaylyns darling outfits featured soft blue suede boots, high heeled with fuzzy fur and pom poms---- they were so cute! Spoken just like only a brother can, Ian called Kaylyn's boots her "Eskimo hooker boots"! We howled!

Wednesday, November 07, 2007

Congratulations Tovah & Josh!

How VERY exciting it is when our wonderful wedding couples are expecting babies!!!!!

Yesterday we found out that Tovah and Josh are expecting their first bundle of joy----- and we're overjoyed too! They're a really wonderful couple who just celebrated their first anniversary. The wedding was absolutely beautiful and we know for a fact that they are not only a lot of fun, but really great people! And now to be parents in June! We understand that their friends Sarah and Tim, who are BBP clients marrying next August, have requested a little flower girl or ring bearer! Tovah---- you have your work cut out for you!

Tuesday, November 06, 2007

Best Brides Ever!

We DO have the best brides (and grooms) in the world! Probably the Universe! Actually, ALL of our clients are incredibly wonderful! We know we are lucky and say it every day!

Chrissy (above) is like many of our great brides, willing to pose with my knitting! The bride is smiling during a photoshoot on her wedding day and holding my almost finished sweater. (I actually have quite a few photos of our fabulous brides with my knitting in various stages!) She just left McDonald's in the limo so she's relaxed and happy!

One of our fabulous clients, Karyn, is getting remarried! YAY! We're so excited and happy for her and her fiance, what a thrill and an honor to be photographing her wedding! Her fiance is a very lucky guy indeed!

A big Semper Fi (if we can be so bold) to our new Marine Corps clients! We had such a great time with the Marines at the Adam's Mark last Saturday night as they celebrated the birthday of the Corps. It was really an honor to spend time with each and every one of you!

Saturday, November 03, 2007

Groove Applied

Well, I'm back in town after a whirlwind bit of a getaway. I'd call it a vacation but really, I absolutely refuse to call 5 days away, including 2 travel days, a vacation. Nevermind what you call it, I'd have to say it was near perfection! While everyone at BBP continued to toil away on all things Studio, I was with Daughter One and Daughter Two as well as my three (count 'em three) grandsons. We laughed, ate, went to Starbucks (a lot), ate some more and played every kind of board game imaginable. I have discovered that I am not very good at either monopoly OR video games. This will undoubtedly come as no surprise to those of you that know me! I missed a great engagement session with Christina and Chris (above), it looks like they had a great time without me!

My grandboys were 'very scary' on Halloween! We had a BLAST! From left to right there is the Superhero Amalgam, the Rock Star, and Army Guy. Army Guy has the candy, he's a bright kid. Their Mom was a Pirate (the pretty kind she says) and I was simply Mimi, my favorite role!

Thanks to all of you who took it easy on Bobbi when you needed a question answered, an email taken care of, or something from the etcetera category. Maybe she appreciates me in the office now? :)

Now to get back in the groove of things, there is SO MUCH on my desk! Sigh. Time to apply the groove and get to it!