Monthly Archives: December 2009

And finally the Day After session.  Day after sessions are amazing.  They offer me the opportunity to get portraits, while not being relegated to the ceremony location.  Any time I have the chance to shoot a destination wedding I try to have a Day After session.  Invariably they are the couples favorite shots, and almost […]

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  • December 31, 2009 - 12:32 pm

    Kayla - These are gorgeous! As always! Love them!

  • December 31, 2009 - 5:15 pm

    Jennifer - We went to Aruba for our honeymoon. You did a wonderful job of capturing the beauty of Aruba & this awesome couple.

  • January 1, 2010 - 3:50 am

    kristen - Really, truly amazing. I love their expressions. It’s just got a romantic feel.

    I would love to know how you’re getting the warmth in your photos! How the shadows have a reddish tint to them… Been trying in photoshop for an hour and can’t quite get it!

  • January 1, 2010 - 11:32 am

    Ryan Ray - Love the whole set!

  • January 1, 2010 - 7:40 pm

    Stephanie Osborne - This set is absolutely beautiful! I love your use of the other photographer as a frame for the photos of the bride. Very unique.

  • January 2, 2010 - 8:11 pm

    Fotograf Lublin - Completely in love with this set.

  • January 3, 2010 - 4:09 am

    jeret - Man love this one my friend…

  • January 16, 2010 - 3:49 pm

    O E I L - MMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMM- azing! shot after shot after shot, pure art :)

  • January 21, 2010 - 2:44 pm

    Holly - oh my soul…you take gorgeous photos… whoa.

  • February 7, 2010 - 4:05 pm

    geneoh - Such an amazing day after shoot. Love the color.

  • February 9, 2010 - 12:48 am

    Chavvon Smith - Very nice set. Love your colors and perspective!

As you know by now, Steve and Elise got married in Aruba.  I was honored to be invited to tell their story.   Aruba is not short of sweet landscapes and beautiful sunsets to be sure.  It all made for a wonderful backdrop and context for their wedding story.  Next up is their Day After […]

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  • December 30, 2009 - 8:19 pm

    Romin Lee Johnson - Fantastic work, as always. The outdoor reception shots w/ available light couldn’t have been easy to get crit focus with all the movement, but you guys rocked it.

  • December 31, 2009 - 11:24 am

    Erin Woolsey - oh!!!!! these are so romantic-elegant-stunning. i just got an inquiry for aruba!! now i’m super pumped :D :D

    as always, you captured a soft story that conveys a strong message :D. beautiful.

  • January 13, 2010 - 11:32 pm

    ayesha - an absolutely perfect set. what a stunning bride!

  • March 29, 2010 - 7:51 pm

    ELISE + STEVE . ARUBA » sean flanigan photography . seattle . tacoma . worldwide . weddings . editorial - […] Aruba with my friend erik. This was a pretty epic location to say the least. Add an incredibly sweet couple and you have the makings of something special. These were erik’s clients. I probably won’t get around to blogging any of my images from the wedding day but you can see a combo of my work and his from the wedding here. […]

  • April 28, 2010 - 12:40 pm

    Austin Curtis - So sick! You have a new blog follower my friend.

  • June 19, 2010 - 3:24 am

    jolie - this is perfect!

Rehearsal dinners are an integral part of the destination weddings I shoot.  Similar to an engagement shoot, I get to spend time with the couple of course, but in a much different environment than a shoot.  I experience them around those most important to them, relaxed, in a natural state.  It really helps me get […]

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  • December 29, 2009 - 7:58 pm

    otto schulze - sweet!

  • December 30, 2009 - 11:21 am

    Alexandra - Your photos are amazing. I’m in love with your work.

  • December 30, 2009 - 1:27 pm

    Rachel Perry - My goodness. It looks like a beautiful place! Awesome photographs, as usual!

  • January 1, 2010 - 11:57 am

    Jacob Clausen - I cannot imagine a more perfect shoot for the couple and the location. The bride… OMG… stunningly beautiful. Perfect photos from a true artist.

  • January 7, 2010 - 6:40 pm

    katie - Absolutely stunning. I always admire your work!