living the high life

this past week, my great friend John got married in napa, california.  it was hugely entertaining.

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the weekend started early with a friendly croquet match on thursday…

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then came the photo bomb contest.  a photo bomb is an interesting phenomenon in which someone, totally unrelated to and not invited in a posed picture, finds a way to intrude.  let the contest begin!

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big Leo had some fun with Amy and Leah.

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photo bomb!

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John knows his wine.  he frequently writes on the subject for books, magazines, and blogs.  we reaped the benefits of his superior knowledge with a weekend chalked full of fantastic tastings…

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Amy enjoyed the outdoor photo booth.  perhaps a little too much.

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even the kids had a great time, playing in the sand traps of the surrounding golf course.

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John seemed truly happy.

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BD and Jaclyn too.

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photo bomb!  that was a good one.

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the two Mike’s and their girlfriends Ashley and Kate.  John and i met the two Mike’s in telluride many summers ago.  some of my favorite people around.

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Amy and Graham played models for me.  what a good looking couple!

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there’s that happy guy i’ve known and loved for so long!

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and what can you say… Tracie looks fantastic!

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the first kiss as man and wife…

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the second kiss… not long after…

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Jaclyn and the B humored me with some fun shots at the reception.

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great wine, great friends… it truly was a weekend to remember.

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i photo bombed my own picture…

all images © andrew r. slaton | photographer 2009