Yearly Archives: 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!