Lindsey Black You guys. Are so cute. I absolutely love your work and you inspire me every day to be better!  Feb 19, 2016, 3:29am

Jackie Kelley I absolutely loved your video and your blog. I love the way you look at your marriage and the metaphor of you wash and I will dry. So many of us can relate to what you are saying, thank you for being so honest and real in your post.  Feb 9, 2016, 11:39pm

Katelyn Sounds like you guys are soulmates! What a blessing to be such amazing partners in life! Thanks for sharing!!  Feb 8, 2016, 2:47am

Kimberly You two make my heart oh so happy! Thank you for being a light in our industry!  Feb 4, 2016, 1:45am

Brittany Barclay LOVE this! This is how love should be. Thanks for sharing your love with all of us.  Jan 30, 2016, 11:03pm

Stella Kelsie I am in love with this video! You two are such incredible role models <3 Thank you for sharing your love and passion for each other and photography with the rest of the world!  Jan 25, 2016, 4:22pm

Steven Wow this is a remarkable story. It truly reminds me of my fiancé and I who share the same passion as you both of photography...in particular wedding photography. Thanks for sharing and looking forward to the RSS feed! www.bakerture.com  Jan 23, 2016, 6:42pm

Loren Jackson This story gets me EVERY TIME I hear you tell it, whether it's at conferences, this post, or on the Academy! Such a beautiful love story the both of you have!! xoxo  Jan 18, 2016, 8:43pm

Erika Smith I just adore you guys! I love everything you are doing for the industry and your desire to help us all grow. Thank you so much!  Jan 11, 2016, 12:16am

Joel Llacar Met both of you during the Showit Conference 2013 and 2014! I learned so much about the business of photography and to focus on what is important to success in this industry! Thank you so much for sharing your knowledge with us!  Jan 6, 2016, 10:26pm

The Happy Bloom You guys are awesome!. What a great read and watch! Thank you for the beautiful and inspiring video. Much love, Justin + Amanda  Dec 29, 2015, 4:14pm

Jenny Owens Oh my goodness, I just love your video. What a great partnership you two have. "I know I was meant to love like this". Beautiful.  Dec 18, 2015, 7:10am

Karen M. This is beautiful !! I love how cute and cuddly you are with each other. Opening everything up for your fan/clients to see.. even time with the fur babies !!! LOVE!!  Dec 15, 2015, 2:55am

Emma + Josh It is great to see that we aren't the only ones who balance each other out. You guys are an inspiration to the industry and such a support for the community. THANK YOU!!!  Oct 23, 2015, 3:16pm

Misty C. Photography You guys are seriously, the cutest!! :) Love your story, and just how real you guys are! Keep Hustlin' :)  Oct 13, 2015, 8:19pm

Christina Rae I love your story and how eloquently you put your love for each other into words. Beautiful and original!  Oct 3, 2015, 12:25am

Christina Rae I love your story and how eloquently you put your love for each other into words. Beautiful and original!  Oct 3, 2015, 12:25am

Leo Dj Photography I adore how you narrate about your relationship and then your business in a very poetic way. I don't think I've ever seen any other photographer that does this. At least you're the first one I saw. :) Awesome!  Oct 2, 2015, 12:08am

Monica WOW.. this is beautiful!! Y'all are so cute and such an inspiration :) Love! www.monicarphotography.com  Sep 25, 2015, 9:34pm

Kimberly Justus Photography Oh my goodness I totally got teary watching this beautiful video. Absolutely amazing!  Sep 23, 2015, 2:03am

Angie Candell You two are so cute & are such an inspiration. :)  Sep 10, 2015, 10:49pm

stevie This is beautiful. You two are so cute together. - Stevie Cruz  Sep 9, 2015, 1:16pm

April Smith Seriously... You two are beautiful! That is a story that grips my heart and makes me want to know you. May the Lord bless you always.  Aug 31, 2015, 4:21pm

Susan Ryan Kalina You guys are adorable! I love your video and love your connection! Thanks for being an inspiring couple!  Aug 20, 2015, 10:17pm

Melissa Desjardins so cool to look back at this and see how far you two have come, but yet marriage is still as strong as it was then. Love this!!  Aug 17, 2015, 4:52pm

Randall Thank you so much for forging the way in educating less experienced photographers and thus raising the bar of quality in this field. Your constant sacrifice is greatly appreciated!  Jul 24, 2015, 10:20am

charity Well, while looking for your new website, I found your old one! COngrats on all your successes in life!  Jul 23, 2015, 1:43pm

Grace and Jaden Photography How perfect is this!! So much fun :)!! lots of love from Grace and Jaden Photography  Jul 20, 2015, 4:32pm

Jordanna Marston So lovely! Such an inspiring, creative and adorable couple. Thanks for sharing!  Jun 29, 2015, 6:44pm

Michelle Yes! I am the roller coaster and he is the track. Ever steady but keeping up with me. I thank God every day that I found a man willing to put up with my crazy and one that is confident enough in himself to allow me to be strong too!  Jun 11, 2015, 3:21pm

Faith Wright LOVE this! Exactly the way I feel about my husband- he is totally my rock and I am the fly high spirit! The perfect balance and the perfect love:)  Jun 10, 2015, 2:12pm

Danette Chappell I've come across many of your photos, seminars, and blog posts in recent years. Today I came across this little blog post and I have to say, it is so adorable. I love the way you two interact with each other, and how you both have such hearts to teach and help grow other photographers. Thank you so much for giving a bit of yourselves to help grow others, and thanks for sharing! :)  Jun 7, 2015, 4:36pm

Christine McNally Absolutely adore this! Lovely video, very clever photo :) stunning! xx  May 29, 2015, 6:26pm

Yvette Craig I absolutely love this video of the two of you  May 14, 2015, 1:09am

Jennie Being partners in business is only possible by being partners in life too. Such a beautiful way of expressing the necessity of leaning, learning, and growing together.  May 13, 2015, 11:50pm

Travis Lawton Letting your true selves shine in posts like this has to create such connection between you and your clients when the read it. Thanks for sharing :)  May 11, 2015, 5:57pm

Wynona The moment when I saw you commented on my blog. I just want to say thank you for everything that you have done. You guys are amazing! And you keep making this industry a better place. Heaven on earth! :)  May 6, 2015, 1:16pm

Michael and Carina Photography You guys are too wonderful. Love how long you've been doing this and consistently put out better and better signature-styled work. You guys - keep raising the bar!! Thank you for inspiring!!  May 5, 2015, 9:10pm

Yvette Craig I absolutely love this promo video, it is possibly one of the best promo video's I have ever seen  May 3, 2015, 1:38pm

Josh Deaton This video is so great! One of the best promos I have seen for photographers!  Apr 13, 2015, 8:11pm

Jacilyn M Gosh I adore you two and this video... my absolute favorite promo in the history of ever ;)  Apr 12, 2015, 7:13pm

Urban Magnolia Weddings and Events I adore that you both are willing to show your personality to your clients so freely. Keep up the good work!  Apr 6, 2015, 12:10pm

Carmen Hall I can't even say how much I adore this video of you guys!! Fabulous work!  Apr 2, 2015, 12:40am

Dawn I came across some of your older work and stumbled across this page. I love it! Looking forward to hearing the two of you speak at United in October! http://www.chroniclesphotography.com  Mar 15, 2015, 4:18pm

Jillian Tree SO cute!! Love your beautiful description of marriage :):) And I am so the glasses of milk as well...  Mar 14, 2015, 10:14pm

Brittany I loved hearing both of you speak a few times in Maine and I can't wait to finally make it to one of your workshops! Maybe once the littles are finally in school.  Mar 5, 2015, 5:05pm

photographer Italy Nice to find your website! i love your works!  Jan 1, 2015, 7:35pm

Alina Thomas I absolutely LOVE your video!  Aug 2, 2014, 3:17am

ERIKA MILLS I have read your about me countless times and a few times thought to myself, I wonder if that's really them in real life? You know some people just aren't who you have hyped them up to be in your mind. But after meeting you at the DC Lighting Intensive I feel this is all you two and then some! How you interact and glance at each other, always making sure you are side by side instead of one leading is really admirable and something to strive for in a relationship! <3  Jun 19, 2014, 12:59pm

Norman Dickson Nice to find such style, grace and beauty with a fresh wonderful expression of love shared with the world in your artistry.  Jun 11, 2014, 6:29pm

Osbone Taylor Jr. I just wanted to thank you I Love your video. I get that funny feeling in my stomach when I watch it.I give my hope Oz  Jul 31, 2013, 3:11pm

Doug What a great promo video -- really beautifully written, shot, and edited. Do you guys still do WALK THROUGH A WEDDING?  May 15, 2013, 7:54pm

Celine Hey, Your website is so amazing! Your photos are... really wonderful. You do such a great job and you do it with heart and passion, that's epic :) Best wishes from Germany, Celine  Mar 10, 2013, 1:09pm

Jennifer I just fell in love with you both!  Feb 14, 2013, 6:01pm

Dianne Mariamp Saw the pictures of Lauren Nanna's wedding at Stonington Vineyards on 8/26/2012. They were so artistic and unique- you two are truly artists behind the lens of a camera!!  Oct 8, 2012, 11:03pm

Linda Clarkson You two are adorable! I love your story and can totally relate! Your pictures are amazing! Thanks for sharing your story and for the inspiration!  Apr 3, 2012, 2:08am

Monika Greenaway I just saw your post on Jasmine Star's blog and I think your story is so beautiful with your husband! I can relate to you and I thank you for sharing it, you are very inspiring!  Mar 22, 2012, 1:47pm

Barb Love your site and wit! Wondering if you will be at WPPI and i I could do a short interview?  Feb 11, 2012, 8:41pm

elizabeth s. What a treat to find your website, after you made an encouraging comment on my silly, meaningless, just-for-fun blog! Thank you! I am inspired by your promo video, truly. And, I absolutely adore your photography! Lovely. E.  Jan 4, 2012, 11:38pm

Shutter D'Light, LLC LOVE it, LOVE it, LOVE it... and why because I do understand what it means to be" first loved." Beautiful J&M!  Dec 28, 2011, 3:59pm

Shannon mH Erickson Hi, I stopped by from Amy Zellmer's blog radio show (listened to your interview) and I have to say that video is fantastic! Very well done! It made me think of my husband and brought tears to my eyes! :) Also, love the intimate wedding photos with the adorable pug! There is so much more to compliment on with those photos but I'm such an animal freak (and pugs specifically) that I'm fixated on the little fella! ;)  Dec 8, 2011, 6:44pm

Stephanie Stewart How I never watched this video before, I do not know...it is beautiful, and I'm sitting here in tears loving every second of it. It's no wonder you capture everything the way that you do, through love's eyes.  Dec 5, 2011, 1:52pm

Kristi Chappell Beautiful! Love it! Thanks for stopping by my site as well! Nice to get know you two a little!  Sep 15, 2011, 10:12am

Shefali Lindsey This video absolutely melted my husband and I's hearts! Justin reminds me of my Bryan. Lucky gals we are, no?! :)  Aug 12, 2011, 2:12am

amanda wow. I'd be lying if I said I didn't just get goosebumps and my eyes didn't just swell up watching this very moving intro. brilliant work. i LOVE (it).  Jul 7, 2011, 12:53pm

ljp los angeles amazing, creative, and inspirational... i love this video (and I'm very far from the emotional type :)  Apr 22, 2011, 3:43pm

Susan Wacht Mary & Justin - Thank you once again for the beautiful and heartfelt words you spoke at the CTPPA Convention at the beginning on March. I love this video. Your words and love for each other speak to me so deeply. Thank you for allowing me to use some of your loving thoughts in my wedding vows when I marry the love of my life in Kau'ai on May 23rd. God Bless!  Mar 28, 2011, 1:14pm

Stephanie Breathtaking and beautiful!  Mar 16, 2011, 4:34pm

Stephanie Bachle Seriously? Who couldn't help falling in love with the both of you!  Feb 27, 2011, 6:17pm

Rosalind Bordo In an industry that has beaten every cliche to death, you guys stand out with authenticity and heart. Your video grabbed me from the start and made me cheer by the end. Thank you so much for sharing your love with each other and all of us. It's a privilege to know you both!  Feb 16, 2011, 11:39am

Lynne Powers LOVE, LOVE, LOVE this promo piece! what an inspiration to all!!! so glad i had the chance to meet you two- i will continue to follow your work! thanks!  Feb 15, 2011, 1:53pm

Victor Sizemore Amazingly written and shot! Very inspiring...  Feb 9, 2011, 5:53pm

Maggie This video is beautiful. I don't think I can even put into words how I feel. You are an incredible and inspiring couple. I could only dream to ever love or be loved like this....so, thank you for sharing.  Feb 9, 2011, 1:53pm

Terra My heart began to melt immediately as I began to scroll down the page glancing and then looking at every detail of your photos. What a beautiful story you two have. I honestly cried just at the simplicity of your love in this little video of yours. Loved it :)  Feb 2, 2011, 1:41am

Drew Partridge You are both wonderful! Many thanks from the entire Sperry Team. We sincerely appreciate all of the incredible images that you have shared with us. Have a fantastic holiday season and a great New Year.  Dec 10, 2010, 10:35am

Aliy I love your promo. :) and your dog is beautiful.  Nov 28, 2010, 11:38am

Emma Sharkey Incredible! I want to marry you both, when can I move in :) LOL E X  Oct 31, 2010, 7:01pm

Monica Lakes Ouziel Thanks for reminding me loving means staying on the rollercoaster! 26 years together and finding a way for those butterflies to fly again in my life! I CAN BECAUSE I WANT TO! I AM AWESOME BECAUSE OF HIM AND HE IS BEAUTIFUL BECAUSE OF ME!  Oct 26, 2010, 7:46pm

Elizabeth Dahl This is so sweet. I just love it!  Oct 25, 2010, 12:56pm

Natalie Absolutely lovely video, so heartfelt and wonderful!  Oct 22, 2010, 9:24pm

Tanya Petraglia Oh Mary... This made me cry.. with love..  Oct 22, 2010, 10:40am

Scott Sjostrom We are inspired by this video! What a fantastic piece of art.  Oct 3, 2010, 2:27am

Tracy Aw, I love this! What a neat video!  Sep 16, 2010, 12:20pm

Wendy Sutherland You are both doing what you love and it shows! Awesome pictures.....Everytime I go to another page...I'm just at a loss for words. A friend of Steve Slatton's mom back in NJ. The two of you are great together and awesome at what you do.....  Aug 4, 2010, 7:24pm

Annette You found your heart, your place, your love. You no longer need to ask "What do I want to be when I grow up?" Congratulations!  Aug 3, 2010, 11:05am

Marie Gross Well, aren't you two just too cute for words! I love this video. I think I might watch it again! :)  Jul 18, 2010, 9:35pm

ebphoto | photographe mariage Bruxelles Awesome video. Your work is truely inspiring. Greetings from Belgium, Europe.  Jul 17, 2010, 6:03am

Tricia I love your site, your images and your explosive personality!! Aiming for any workshops in the upper Midwest any time soon...?! ;-)  Jul 16, 2010, 10:03pm

Felicia Gwen Thanks for your kind comment! Your blog is AWESOME!!!  Jul 16, 2010, 1:34pm

dont smile now but you're pretty cool NOW!  Jun 30, 2010, 2:09pm

Denise Thanks for the comment :) Love your site! You do great work.  Jun 10, 2010, 10:24am

Justin Thanks for your comment. Your work is fabulous!  Jun 10, 2010, 10:00am

angel pope Your explanation of yourself (Mary) couldn't have put "me" better in words if I'd tried!!! I'm up and down and all over the place. :-)  May 27, 2010, 2:35pm

Brittani Heyy!! Thanks for stopping by my site. I love your site!! This video was super awesome. You have amazing photographic skills!! =) Are you guys from Chicago?? You should let me know if you guys have another workshop!! I live like 4 hours away! =)  May 20, 2010, 10:18am

MM @Emily: oh you are awesome! Thank you so much for stopping by!  Apr 6, 2010, 8:30am

Emily Ok, it is official. I am so impressed and you totally rock! Thank you for giving me another place to find inspiration. (oregon, oregon... oregon--that is subliminal just in case you didn't get it.)  Apr 5, 2010, 3:35am

Emily Great blog, great vision, great, great, great!!!! OK, so when are you coming to Oregon??? I look forward to it! I think you guys might just rock!! Thanks for the inspiration!  Apr 5, 2010, 3:15am

Justin Munroe I read the article about you two in the PPA Mag and had to check out your site. Definitely lived up to the hype and I love the personal feel of everything you have going here. The favorite stuff section is awesome... well, everything but the Giants helmet :) Keep up the good work.  Mar 30, 2010, 10:56am

Paola Wow!! You guys totally ROCK (& roll... a-hem)! So thrilled you stopped by our blog to leave some love!! Thanks and keep on rockin' and a rollin'. Truly inspirational to us newbies!!  Feb 26, 2010, 12:56pm

Tammie Gilchrist Justin & Mary - What a wonderful workshop you put on in SF! Thank you so much for sharing, not only your savvy business approaches and style but your heart as well. You two are real and I came away with way more than I thought I would - I would drive 10 hours for the next one. Your friend from Fort Bragg, CA Tammie Gilchrist  Feb 9, 2010, 12:58pm

Annabel I am in love with you two, and your website, and all your work! How absolutely fabulous! Much love from the North East of England, UK xXx  Dec 9, 2009, 4:51am

Lukas VanDyke Awesome! Love the video! You guys look great together! Love the description of you two as well! =)  Nov 20, 2009, 11:47am

Melisa I love your about me section so creative! You two sound PERFECT together! Thanks so much for the comment on my blog.  Oct 25, 2009, 1:10pm

Amanda LOVE your guys' work!! :)  Jul 2, 2009, 11:08pm

Shannon I. Love. This. Video....  Jun 24, 2009, 6:27pm

Katelyn OMG! YOu guys are too cute.. and fabulous. I can't believe you I got a comment from you on MY blog! sh0uld be the other way around.. keep up the great work.. another blog to add to my feed ;)  May 28, 2009, 12:20pm

Bree The very best of luck to you both. You look like an amazing couple - both as artists and people. I am in LOVE with your video! :)  May 12, 2009, 10:49am

Johnny Tran Wicked promo video!! I love it!  Mar 31, 2009, 4:53pm

craig j stodola OMG, I've never seen this video. The high five at the 20-second mark had me spit-up water on my keyboard. LOL. :)  Mar 30, 2009, 8:40pm

Maria Wow! You two seem like an AMAZING couple! I can easily the the root of your success in the way you guys get along! Ahh, Love! <3  Feb 21, 2009, 12:41pm

Christopher Semmes Love Love Love the Videos. You all just Rock!! Want to see more in 2009. Thanks for show and tell.  Jan 5, 2009, 2:37am

Tara Swain OMG! The little walk by high five thing at the beginning KILLS me. That is AWWEESSOME!!!! :)  Dec 18, 2008, 8:23pm

Christina "He may be dirty dishes and kitchen cabinet doors standing wide open, but I'm three day old glasses of milk on the nightstand." I SO love that!! That is my husband and I to a tee!!! Ha, so much so you reminded me of my vice with the glasses..guess I should back off the dirty clothes issue...how crazy! Ha!  Dec 10, 2008, 12:47pm

Julie Ann Just had to say thank you for visiting my blog and commenting. Your blog is amazing and your photography is bee-yoo-tee-ful! I hope I can get to your caliber someday! :)  Dec 8, 2008, 1:17pm

kelli super cool video! my hubby graduated law school in 06 too...but here in california. cute outfits you guys are wearing too!  Dec 8, 2008, 3:26am

Lisa Llarena Hi, Mary! This video is AWESOME. You guys look like you're having so much fun.  Dec 7, 2008, 10:31am

Hagen Your blog looks bluetastic! Your "Stuff We Love" page rocks and is very unique!  Dec 6, 2008, 1:52pm

Amanda Mary! I just wanted to stop by and say THANKS for visiting my blog and commenting. =) I love comments and I love new visitors...it is how I know it's not just the grandparents silently checking in on Bug from a distance. ;) Adding you to blogs I follow, LOVE your pictures! I keep telling myself no new photographer blogs...and then I came here and couldn't stop myself. Happy Holidays!  Dec 6, 2008, 1:03pm

Maria Brito THIS IS GREAT!! LOVE IT  Dec 2, 2008, 2:11pm

john waire great site. awesome work! thanks so much for stopping by my blog...which pales in comparison. oye! i can only dream of a black starbuck's card :) cheers!  Nov 11, 2008, 12:45pm

elizabeth Love your site.. you guys are awesome your work is amazing.. nice to meet you.. I will be back to check out more of your work for sure  Oct 29, 2008, 10:59am

Shannon Post Great Video! I absolutely love your blog design! I haven't seen anything like it and the blue is just my fave!  Oct 29, 2008, 9:47am

Amanda T. Hi Mary! Thanks so much for your comment! You made my day/week/possibly year! (We will see how the next several months go!) :) Your website is amazing! You are now on my favorites list. Can't wait to see more from you and Justin. amanda  Oct 24, 2008, 2:24pm

Joshua K Awesome !  Oct 21, 2008, 11:02pm

Armin Cool video, looks great in HD =)  Oct 3, 2008, 1:20pm

Gina Leigh The two of you are way too cute!! Love the video...makes me feel all happy inside. :) Gina Leigh  Sep 29, 2008, 3:44pm