Carlie and Gabriel : Day After

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have very few words that can adequately describe how much I love Carlie and Gabriel. We clicked from the beginning and have formed an amazing friendship since their wedding…so one can just imagine how excited I was to photograph their Day After session! Being ever so creative, they decided to have a theme for the photo shoot: Things You Do After You’re Married. I couldn’t have been happier with their inspiration and I’m honored to be their photographer, but—more importantly—their friend.

Carlie and Gabriel, when I’ve run out of words to say, I hope a simple Thank YOU is enough.














































To see their fun and fabulous slideshow, CLICK HERE for a slideshow!



**EDIT: A special thank you to Byron Brydges for informing me that a few of you lovely and amazing blog readers dropped my blog as a fav, and it was listed amongst some other fabulous blogs on Chase Jarvis' Blog...HOLLLLLLA!**
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mandi - These are fabulous!  02.21.09 - 6:41pm
ashley o - what an amazing idea! these are such quirky, cute pics with attitude! you can see thier spunky personality come out in these pictures, great photography, their grandkids will enjoy these!  02.03.08 - 5:07pm
bailey - I am making it my new goal to become this couple. I need that car! they're adorable and you brought that out beautifully. I'm an aspiring photographer, so I'll be taking tips! bailey.  01.17.08 - 7:40am
Nathan Holritz - Seriously awesome work Jasmine! It's refreshing to see something unique!   11.29.07 - 5:08pm
Scarlett Lillian - What a fun theme!! Love it!  11.28.07 - 3:16pm
Erika Pena-Ramos - OMG... these are incredible and what a gorgeous couple they are! Were these taken in Long Beach? I think they live right in front of my son Isaiah's school (Horace Mann)... i thought we were your only clients from the LBC...That's crazy!  11.27.07 - 7:35am
sara from whitebox - i loooooovvvveee this session! so fun! i want to do a session like this with my hubby. please let me know if you ever come to nc!  11.26.07 - 9:02am
Jenny - Dang - these are awesome! Seriously though are these people Mr. and Mrs. Hottie Hotterson??  11.22.07 - 8:03pm
Katy Regnier - Love the third image, love the last one, love them ALL!! These are fantastic Jasmine!  11.21.07 - 2:19pm
Justine Ungaro - Jasmine, these are so incredibly fun, I love them!   11.20.07 - 9:54pm
melanie from whitebox - The last one in the car is my fav! What a great couple to work with!  11.20.07 - 2:35pm
kerri mcconnell - love the entire feel of this shoot. carlie and gabriel are a great couple to photograph. love it!  11.20.07 - 1:42pm
Sarah - This is one of the most creative couple shoots I have seen lately. And I absolutely love that they are rockin' that convertible with the wood paneling. Fantastic.  11.20.07 - 12:09pm
erika lais photo blog - Lovely shoots!!! Great!!!  11.20.07 - 12:04pm
Angela Fielding - These are so awesome ! Love the last one!!!  11.20.07 - 10:38am
Jasmine* - Hi Lindsey! No, these pictures weren't taken the day after...I just like calling the shoot this as opposed to Trashing the Dress :) Hi Jaime! I'd totally recommend reading History of Love by Nicole Krauss. I LOVED it! I'll probably do another book review soon since there are so many I've gone trhough lately. Thanks for the kind words, y'all! :)  11.20.07 - 9:23am
DrewB - Jas, you are right. Those are some gorgeous pictures!!! How do you seem to get better and better with every shoot you do?  11.20.07 - 9:20am
Korey - Okay so you know I love this couple (no I don't know them but I love them) and I love the house, the pictures, the car, the flowerpots, the toenail polish...I could go on. You are amazing and you captured them being amazing. i love it!  11.20.07 - 8:38am
Regina - LOVE LOVE these! How fun...  11.20.07 - 8:07am
chelsea | blueline - these are gorgeous! are there any slideshows we can watch?>  11.20.07 - 8:00am
Agnes - My first time here and these photos are so inspiring!!! Love them all. LOVE LOVE LOVE!!!  11.20.07 - 7:04am
Jaime - I LOVE, LOVE, that last picture! Your use of sunflare there is a-m-a-z-i-n-g! You wouldn't mind giving us a little tutorial on that would you???? : ) Just a thought. Also, I remember from your old blog you used to recommend books that you were reading. Do you have anything that you have read lately that you would like to recommend? I am going to my mother in laws for Thanskgiving, and I wanted to take a little something to read for before we eat, because heaven knows after we eat I will be sleep!! Take care....and have a blessed thanksgiving!   11.20.07 - 6:25am
Lindsey Marie - Fantabulous, so fun and fresh! Just was curious if you actually shot these the day after ? i'm assuming no, but I would love to know! Thanks! Do these images go into their final album?   11.20.07 - 6:02am
Mary - these ROCK!!! I love the theme!! What a great idea!!   11.20.07 - 5:55am
candi - These are fabulous. my favorite from you ever!! LOVE THE LAST ONE MOST!!  11.20.07 - 5:33am
Jennifer C. - I can't stop looking at these. They are stinkin' amazing! Out of control amazing!  11.20.07 - 5:29am
Cindy - These ROCK!!! They are seriously amazing. Love the ones with the car. I had a car just like that in college...well mine was maroon with white vinyl interior and no wood paneling, but close enough. I loved that car! Awesome shots.  11.20.07 - 5:04am
Jenn Regruth - Really creative and gorgeous, Jasmine. Well done and fun! Just the usual for you. ;)  11.20.07 - 2:30am
anna - Fabulous! All your pictures are amazing!. You inspire me so much. I'm addicted to your blog. You rock!  11.19.07 - 8:00pm
Donna - These just blew me away. And.... I am wanting the car.   11.19.07 - 7:51pm
Simply Modern Weddings - Love the shot of them reading magazines on the porch. They are a super cute couple, I love that they did something different from the regular day-after shoot.  11.19.07 - 7:46pm
Ann - Jasmine!! The one of Carlie lying on the floor absolutely took my breath away! You're my hero.  11.19.07 - 7:15pm
Jennifer C. - OH MY GOSH...you're brilliant and these images are out of this world. Auhghhh, love them ALL and especially the yellow bowl one. You have SUCH a creative unique mind.  11.19.07 - 6:39pm
Jennifer Farris - Amazing...simply amazing!!  11.19.07 - 5:39pm
Donna - I love the kitchen shots really cute!  11.19.07 - 5:39pm
Amanda Key - How creative! Your pictures are amazing! She is such a pretty girl.   11.19.07 - 4:56pm
cathy - seriously, how can you be so amazing?! these are rockin. oh my gosh.   11.19.07 - 4:34pm
erin. - G&C's "Day After" is just as beautiful as the engagement and big day photos. I love all the pictures--especially the vintage magazine and then the one where carlie is painting her toenails with Gabriel in the background.  11.19.07 - 4:11pm
Jasmine C. - These are so cute. I love the one in the kitchen. :)  11.19.07 - 4:06pm
Kacy Jo - Love these!! Hope you're doing well :)  11.19.07 - 2:53pm
Melissa Koehler - Jasmine, your photos never cease to amaze me. I really love these shots. They are so awesome. Where did they find those vintage magazines? That last shot is so awesome!!  11.19.07 - 2:49pm
nicole green - ooh and by the way, who sings the song on their slideshow? i need that asap. it makes my heart happy. :)  11.19.07 - 1:59pm
nicole green - these are SO fun! i love the ones in the kitchen. way cute.  11.19.07 - 1:56pm
Lauri - These are the funnest ever!!! :-) I love that car.  11.19.07 - 1:44pm
Bianca - Voyeuristically delicious... oozing sensuality... tastefully trashy... AND I LOVE IT!!! Every single shot is FANTASTIC and I just watched the slideshow again :)  11.19.07 - 1:31pm
Tiffany - So creative and retro! Love every picture!  11.19.07 - 12:28pm
MIsty - Amazing doesn't even cover it! I love the theme and the photos are gorgous as always!!  11.19.07 - 12:17pm
Carlie - YES!!! you captured the exact feeling and mood that i was hoping for!! we could never thank YOU enough! you are incredible. we have ran out of words for YOU! you pretty much freakin rock.  11.19.07 - 11:53am
Amanda - I'm at a loss for words too. I think WOW sums it up. Ok, maybe AMAZING too. :)  11.19.07 - 11:50am
nataly - Wow! these are AMAZING! Great job!  11.19.07 - 11:30am
Margo - These are amazing. I especially love the one of her mixing something in a bowl, the one of her painting her nails, the first one of her on the car, and that last one.  11.19.07 - 11:17am
Paul Kestel - Jasmine- I love the old school retro feel of these images. These ROCK think they are the favorite images you have posted yet! Keep it up!  11.19.07 - 10:28am
Jeanette - WOW, WOW, WOW!!!! Darn, where were you when Dre and I got married? ;( Fabulous pictures...straight out of a magazine!! Ü  11.19.07 - 9:49am
Amy Martin - Awesome girl! That last one is killer :)  11.19.07 - 9:42am
Bliss - I simply love the color and light of your pictures, Jasmine, not to mention how creative you are. :-)  11.19.07 - 9:40am
Desiree Hayes - LOVE these! That last one is to die for!  11.19.07 - 9:33am
Trista - Sooo..totally awesome!! What an amazing couple and innovative idea!  11.19.07 - 9:30am
Dawn - I love the retro feel of the shots...great job!  11.19.07 - 9:30am
Jasmine* - Hi Morgan! No, I don't have a specific setting to capture flare...hmmm, now that I think of it, maybe I should! ;) Lastly, yes, I use only available light when shooting indoors. If the light is bad, I won't shoot inside, but this home had a window to the left of the picture and a window behind where I was shooting...and then the overhead tungsten lighting was just the thing to make the picture warm. I hope this helps! BTW, I'm back from San Fran and editing away at my engagement sessions! :)  11.19.07 - 9:22am
gabriel ryan - a simple "thank you" is more than enough. and really, it is carlie and i that owe you the "thank you's"... you and jd have captured so many moments, that we now have forever. we have an INCREDIBLE engagement book filled with great photos and words from our friends and family. we have tons of images to choose from to develop what will become our wedding album. and you have inspired me as a photographer and a business person. so, though i feel it is not enough for the value that you have added to our life... thank you.  11.19.07 - 9:22am
Amanda Harris - Such a great retro feel to these images - nice job.  11.19.07 - 9:19am
Jairo - Wow!!!! ...is all I can say  11.19.07 - 9:17am
Amy - You have left me speechless once again!!  11.19.07 - 9:12am
Morgan - Hi Jasmine! Do you have any tips for creating the flare in your last image. Are there certain settings you use? One more, when you shoot inside like the first images, do you use natural light? You seem to never have the harsh shadows on the faces & it is so clear, how do you do it?! Hope you are having fun in San Francisco!  11.19.07 - 9:04am
gwyneth colleen - omg, jas