And to Stef, discussions like these really show that photography can be subjective. I looked through her work and saw that even in the shots with direct sunlight, the harsh shadows actually WORKED in her images. Usually, I hate harsh shadows in photography. Especially over the face. Like in the wedding shots of David and Carolyn… but they are remarkably beautiful shots. I would seek out a photographer like her for my photos because I know they would look nothing like any of my friend’s wedding photos….
To me, it seems that the OP knows the basics, but has her own style. I am in love… seriously in love. And I’m even surprised that she even had to ask if she was a fauxtog.