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Usually there are good stories and then there are bad stories. But in some cases there are freaking-amazingly-incredible-I-cant-believe-what’s-happening type of stories. The wedding day of Mark and Serena is one of those.

One word: Pink’s.

And it’s the one and only word that could rival, or possibly beat (depending on your taste) the beautiful triple-worded: In-N-Out. If you’re not familiar with Pink’s (shame on you), they’re basically the king of hotdogs.

Serena and her bridesmaids got hungry after all the make-up and getting ready so they decided to go to Pink’s. The stories’ pretty good so far. We arrived at Pink’s in a limo, and we were ‘greeted’ by the usual long ‘Disneyland’-type line wrapped around the stand. Serena and bridesmaids easily fabricate a story, telling everyone that they’re shooting a new TV show from MTV to get to the front of the line. And …it worked.  But really, who’s going to argue with a hungry bride and her entire gang of hungrier bridesmaids? Some individuals even came up to us and asked us what show we were filming for, but luckily the videographer (who is a friend of Mark) actually does work at MTV quickly rebutted replying that the film was a pilot, and they weren’t at liberty to say. Soo smooth.

The story gets better. Out came one of the bridesmaids with a whole tray of hotdogs, each individualized with it’s own set of toppings, including but not limited to: guacamole, bacon, cheese, onions, and tomatoes. (See photo below) Of course, we ate them. Every single one. Oh, and they were all free! Courtesy of Pink’s! Thank you, Pink’s!

But wait, it gets better. Out of nowhere a Pink’s employee came out with another tray full of 12 inch hot dogs, and although they were plain and simple, they were even more awesome. The five hot dogs lined up next to each had mustard  spelling out “Pinks congratulates Mark and Serena” !!! (Also see photo below)

I have never seen bridesmaids eat the way they ate that day. My mind was blown.

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Meet Orion. He’s one year-old, but he runs like no other. Usain Bolt might have something to worry about if the Olympics allow Orion to run.

Orion’s eyes are a sparkly blue like the sky, and it’s probably a good thing that he’s a fast runner because I can see hoards of women swooning toward him when he’s older. Those strong legs of his are going to help him run away.

Speaking of blue and sky, Orion is a prominent constellation that is often referred to as the “hunter”. It is one of the most conspicuous and most well known constellations in the world. Um yeah I grabbed that off of Wikipedia, but I sounded pretty smart for a second huh?

Elif and Mark, you have a beautiful, beautiful baby. Congratulations.

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This is another engagement that I photographed in NYC. This lovely young couple is Serena and Mark and arguably one of the most fashionable  couples I have photographed in my career. I have to give it up to Mark for his strikingly sharp jacket, I love it.  Mark and I had a considerably long conversation about fashion which is not something I’m used to having with guys. But it was actually really fun and interesting. But before that conversation we had a very exciting conversation about camera gear and camera backpacks. He showed me his Canon 7D with this cool eye attachment that he uses to shoot video. Mark shoots for MTV, by the way, which is pretty incredible. Then I busted out my favorite camera backpack of all time, the Lowepro Flipside 300, to show him, and he was impressed, I think.

After the shoot we all went to Central Park to go ice-skating. It was a lot of fun despite having to pay a whole lot of money for for rentals and lockers. :(. There are photos from their shoot. At the request of Serena, this was shot in a fashionable way.

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The shot below is kinda cliche with a blurry moving train in the back, but I’ve always wanted to do it.  So yay!

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