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Meet Alyce

All of my 2013 couples so far have had the privilege of meeting Alyce on their wedding day, but I thought it was about time that she got her own blog post! Alyce (pronounced like ah-leece, or Elise with an A. Whatever… anyway… ;)) Alyce is my dear, sweet, fun-loving friend. She is also my very talented, even-keeled, very funny, balanced and fun second shooter. Alyce assists me at every wedding and I am infinitely grateful for her. She is a talented photographer but she is also a champion lifter of my very heavy think tank camera bag, fixer of veils and any detail out of place, she is friendly and warm and calm under pressure. She makes the groomsmen laugh and reminds me to take deep breaths every once in a while. She and I share a lot, not the least of which is Cliff bars and Naked juice on the way to a wedding. She cries alongside me at a beautiful vow ceremony or heart-felt toast. And she helps me to make sure that every important moment is captured.

I thought the best way to get to know her in a blog post, until you have the true pleasure of meeting her in person, would be to have her share a few facts about herself. They are all facts, though some may be a little unconventional or strange. ;) And that’s what I love most about Alyce. And so, without further ado, meet Alyce!Modern Annapolis Baltimore Maryland DC Virginia wedding photographer_0002

1. Alyce speaks fluent Swedish.

2. Well, she spent most of her childhood in Sweden- which is a good explanation for her fluency of the language. :)Modern Annapolis Baltimore Maryland DC Virginia wedding photographer_0003 Modern Annapolis Baltimore Maryland DC Virginia wedding photographer_0004

3. Loves to ski… downhill and cross-country.

4. Alyce doesn’t have a middle name.Modern Annapolis Baltimore Maryland DC Virginia wedding photographer_0005

5. She decorates for Christmas on November 1st. (Hey, there’s no Thanksgiving in Sweden!)

6. She has been married for 10 years and she and her husband, Dave, have a very sweet 3 year old daughter. In fact, here’s a photo of that very sweet 3 year old. :)Modern Annapolis Baltimore Maryland DC Virginia wedding photographer_0006

7. Alyce has eaten both alligator and tripe… and enjoyed it.

8. She has also traveled to Madagascar (and here I thought it was just a clever DreamWorks animation!)Modern Annapolis Baltimore Maryland DC Virginia wedding photographer_0007

9. Alyce was a Nikon when she shot film years ago, and now she shoots Canon. And it’s all my fault. :) While they are both perfect and wonderful and of course comparable, she’s now a true & loyal Canon convert!

10. And finally, (and perhaps my personal favorite), her favorite station to tune to on Pandora is Barry Manilow. :)Modern Annapolis Baltimore Maryland DC Virginia wedding photographer_0008

And that, in 10 fun facts, is my beautiful friend. Love you Alyce! :)

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  • Kristi

    My eyes are tearing… It’s my heart, it’s just so full right now. :)ReplyCancel

    • Danny K

      Stop Kristi!!! Now I’m crying! :)ReplyCancel

  • Danny K

    Love this! The one of Alyce and Sweet little R may or may not be on my desk now. :)ReplyCancel

  • Maegan G

    Barry Manilow? Really? Learn something new everyday! Love, love, love this!ReplyCancel

  • Martha

    Alyce, you are so beautiful on the inside and outside! Thank you, Tara, for publishing these
    photos of a lovely young lady!ReplyCancel

  • Joni

    Totally just copied the picture of Alyce and Rowen! The blog was fantastic and I love the pictures. Thanks, Tara.ReplyCancel

  • Carolyn

    Love this post about Alyce! She is a beautiful person. Love the shot of her and her cute daughter! I’m so glad that she gets to accompany you on your wedding shoots and get some great photos too!ReplyCancel

  • Bear

    Speechless … No really … What happened to the middle name?ReplyCancel

  • Kristen

    She’s so beautiful in all of these! I’m so glad you have her on here! :-) [Although I’d add that you’re missing photos of her dressed up in really fabulous wigs for camp.]ReplyCancel

  • Val

    This may be one of my favorite posts…ever. Beautiful!ReplyCancel

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