Monthly Archives: June 2012

Details.

Many times the ‘most important’ frames are those of the wedding couple, as those are the ones they will typically print and hang for everyone to see.  But just as important, in a different sense, are images that tell the untold story. The story that the bride and groom missed while being swept away in […]

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  • June 26, 2012 - 11:37 am

    Elissa - Wow, those are all gorgeous… That might be the best cake shot I’ve ever seen.

  • June 26, 2012 - 11:44 am

    Michael Wachniak - Amazing, Erik

  • June 26, 2012 - 11:51 am

    Erik - Thanks Elissa – definitely my favorite cake shot that I’ve taken :)
    Mike – Thanks duder.

  • June 26, 2012 - 12:01 pm

    Ginny Corbett - The bee and the bouquet……what the heck! Sick!

  • June 26, 2012 - 12:07 pm

    Lindsay Taryn - you, sir, are insanely talented. i am blown away by the composition in every.single.shot… but i’m ESPECIALLY drawn to the 4th-to-last, and of course the cake shot. amazing.

  • June 26, 2012 - 12:20 pm

    Erik - Thanks Lindsay!

  • June 26, 2012 - 1:00 pm

    Jesse Pafundi - These rock, dude.

  • June 26, 2012 - 2:18 pm

    Kimberly - The bee shot is epic.

  • June 26, 2012 - 3:20 pm

    Gian Carlo - Love everything you do man, great job as always I just cant get enough of it.

  • June 26, 2012 - 3:23 pm

    ed peers - This is mint.

  • June 26, 2012 - 3:37 pm

    Sachin - Love seeing these images. That bee shot is something special.

    These make me wanna dig around your blog a bit more again and resee the awesomeness that is your vision

  • June 26, 2012 - 4:17 pm

    Igor Demba - Now this is what I call freaking great art. So good Erik!

  • June 26, 2012 - 4:44 pm

    Chris Mee - Freakin awesome, love your take on “details”

  • June 26, 2012 - 5:19 pm

    Teddy Madison - 10! for the bee.

  • June 26, 2012 - 5:22 pm

    Erik Clausen - Lucky.

  • June 26, 2012 - 7:49 pm

    Mike Rousseau - Love the cake in the window, that reflection is stellar. Such a dope photo.

  • June 27, 2012 - 2:31 am

    Dmitriy Frolov - Awesome

  • June 27, 2012 - 7:05 am

    sarah danaher - love

  • June 27, 2012 - 7:54 am

    mike - blows my mind.

  • June 30, 2012 - 8:39 pm

    Felipe Ignacio Fuentes Carreño - awesome shots!

  • July 2, 2012 - 7:03 pm

    Lucas Mobley - Wow! Such great images. Well done.

  • July 3, 2012 - 12:01 am

    Jeff Marsh - so fresh, so clean.

  • July 3, 2012 - 7:34 pm

    Steve Gerrard - You’re my favourite superhero Erik.

  • July 3, 2012 - 7:51 pm

    Katja Ogrin - Blimey, these pics make me want to get into wedding photography and that says a lot :)

  • July 6, 2012 - 5:29 pm

    Robby Markose - Cake in the window and the bee shot – sick! Who am I kidding, I love them all.

  • July 6, 2012 - 5:56 pm

    Mary Beth Tyson - Just ran into your blog for the first time. Really really REALLY interesting stuff! I love it!

  • July 10, 2012 - 3:41 pm

    Rob Villetto - nice work!

  • July 31, 2012 - 4:39 pm

    Greg - What can I say, awesome colors!

  • October 10, 2012 - 7:52 am

    Andrea Pittam - Love these detail pics :)

  • October 24, 2012 - 10:20 pm

    Andria Lindquist - that bee.

  • October 24, 2012 - 10:37 pm

    Emilie - This is really good. Damn it!

  • October 27, 2012 - 7:29 am

    Little details » Emilie Iggiotti Blog - [...] have seen this post by Erik Clausen this week and I was amazed by his photos and by the meaning of his post. The [...]

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On July 25th, I am inviting 15 people into my home to learn, laugh and discuss creativity in the life of a photographer.  Cost is $750 per person.  The class will take place in my living room, which means you will be lucky enough to meet my lovely wife Destiny and kiddos Avery, River and […]

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  • May 14, 2012 - 1:29 pm

    mike - Bro, if we weren’t going to be in West Virginia then, we’d totally do it.

  • May 14, 2012 - 5:56 pm

    rudolf - if i wasn’t living in the UK i’d do it. sounds right up my alley. hope it’s a raging success. love your work.

  • May 17, 2012 - 7:39 am

    Ricky Laguda - I’m from Kuwait and for two years now I’m a very big fan of your works as well as your passion for our God. I really wish I can join in one of your workshops in the future. Hoping too that you will have one again next year summer as we plan to have a vacation there that time. More success to you bro!

  • May 17, 2012 - 7:00 pm

    Mario - Where are you located?

  • May 17, 2012 - 7:50 pm

    poser - My house is in Mckinney, Texas, which is about 20 minutes north of Dallas.

  • June 1, 2012 - 12:46 am

    JOSH ELLIOTT - Hey Erik,

    Can you elaborate a little more on what exactly will be covered? I would be coming from Southern California and I’m looking to shake up my creativity and be inspired.

    thanks,

    Josh

  • June 20, 2012 - 5:43 pm

    Erik - Josh, man sorry, I just saw this comment…email me and I’ll answer any questions you have (oliverholiday@mac.com).

  • June 25, 2012 - 10:56 am

    Katie Engelbert - Can you tell me more info about the workshop? Time? Is full payment due to reserve spot? Thanks!

Recent Awards.

Some recent contest winners.  The first six images were from the Fearless Photographers competition, the last two are from the ISPWP quarterly competition.  The last image was selected as one of 2011 World’s Best wedding photos by Junebug.   Honored that my peers would recognize my art :)  Here’s to moving forward and telling more […]

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  • June 22, 2012 - 3:54 pm

    sarah danaher - outstanding work. not at all surprised by your awards. you deserve them— your work never fails to inspire me on a hundred levels.

  • June 22, 2012 - 4:27 pm

    Teddy Madison - congrats man!

  • June 22, 2012 - 4:37 pm

    Erik Clausen - Thanks my man!

  • June 22, 2012 - 6:04 pm

    Tomasz Oleksy - your photos are the best, you are inspiration for us, thanks.

  • June 22, 2012 - 6:07 pm

    Josh Dooley - Really excellent work Eric! Nice job!

  • June 22, 2012 - 8:07 pm

    mike - Just killing it.

  • June 22, 2012 - 9:08 pm

    Erik Clausen - Thank Thomasz!

  • June 22, 2012 - 9:08 pm

    Erik Clausen - Appreciate it bud.

  • June 23, 2012 - 9:59 am

    Marcus Brodit - Being an aspiring wedding photographer, your pictures really inspire me. Congratulations Eric!

  • June 23, 2012 - 12:16 pm

    Beth - Brovo! Absolutly stunning.

  • June 23, 2012 - 12:49 pm

    Mary Kathryn Hartman - Amazing! These are incredible images! Well done, sir :)

  • June 23, 2012 - 1:04 pm

    Gina Scordos - Beautiful!

  • June 23, 2012 - 1:37 pm

    Sheryl Murtha - wow………………..

  • June 23, 2012 - 3:17 pm

    Erik Clausen - I had a little help with the first one ;)

  • June 23, 2012 - 3:18 pm

    Erik Clausen - Thank you very much Marcus.

  • June 25, 2012 - 3:58 pm

    thao trinh - Much deserved! The image with the sliver of light peaking in at the bride still resonates with me till this day.

  • June 25, 2012 - 4:58 pm

    ed peers - Just so so good Erik.

  • June 26, 2012 - 4:06 am

    Kenji Kenji - Absolutely incredible. You are a constant inspiration. Your photos are like stills from a beautiful movie…

  • June 26, 2012 - 12:22 pm

    Mary Smith-Hammond - Proud of you Erik Clausen.

  • June 27, 2012 - 10:30 pm

    Filex De Randy - been following ur work for years…. you inspired me a lot….. greetings from sabah, malaysia…..

  • August 17, 2012 - 4:49 pm

    Fabio Oliveira - Congrats Erik, your work is wonderful your sensibility is a bless of God to you!

  • August 17, 2012 - 4:57 pm

    Patrycja Grzybek-Cezar - amazing b&w poem…

  • October 21, 2012 - 12:43 am

    Terra - I am SO impressed with your work. Beautiful, and creative, and original, .. your composition and styling of your photos is truly superb. You are definitely a photographer to watch! Thank you for sharing your work!