Sexy stormtroopers & the king of all photobombers: 5 unbelievable wedding photos from Mike Allebach #Features#new york#philadelphia#star wars#tattooed bride#wedding photographer Posted Jan 1 2016 Offbeat Editors Look at that photo before you. Just look at it! Is this not one of the best bridesmaid photos you've ever seen? I mean there's not just a Stormtrooper, there's a Stormtrooper getting fondled by a bride and her sexy posse all dressed in black. It's like a photo straight from Darth Vader's wedding album! Speaking of great photos, allow me to show off four more so-awesome-they're-almost-unbelievable photos from longtime sponsor, and friend of the Empire, Mike Allebach. And while we're wrapping our minds around these incredible images, you can also wrap your mind around his special offer to our readers… If I could blow this photo up, frame it, and hang it on my wall as an inspirational poster, I would. The combo of the pretty pretty pearls and the truly-bad-ass tats? It basically sums up our entire ethos here at Offbeat Bride — you do you and don't feel shy about it! And that's Mike Allebach's approach to wedding photography as well. If you are like any of my clients, the websites you had to wade through contained the same boring, stiff, fake poses over and over. Well, I'm here to make things easier, comfortable and better-er…er. For some people standing in front of the camera is a bit like the first day of high school… I felt lost and uncomfortable. I didn't know where to sit and or what to do. Related Post Maureen & Ian's vintage New Year's wedding with light sabers! Maureen & Ian had an Old Hollywood meets modern nerdy New Year's wedding complete with a light saber fight in the middle of the ceremony... Read more Maybe you can relate. Maybe photography seems… stilted or uncomfortable. Overcoming the awkward, camera shy, "I hate photos" moments is my business. Making people feel comfortable and helping them to warm up is what I do best! -from Philadelphia Wedding Photographer, Mike Allebach You may get so comfortable in front of the camera, that you won't even mind a, quite-possibly, 3500-pound animal messing with you on your wedding day. Yes, my friends, that is a rogue giraffe taking his rightful place as king of all wedding photo bombers. But I can't even be mad at him, and neither could that couple. What an incredible shot! So we've seen that Mike can rock the wedding photos something fierce, but speaking of fierce… did you know he's also an amazing boudoir photographer? (Just checkout this unicorn-protected gallery for a quick rush.) Dude's got an entire kick-ass photography studio in the Philly suburbs where he can help you make sexy magic happen. I mean… this photos was worth that time-consuming dye job alone! Unicorn hair on fleek. Boudoir photography on FIRE. (Psst: I'll let you in on another sexy secret: If you want extra doses of awesome boudoir photography, you should follow Mike Allebach on Instagram. You can thank me for that tip later.) Do you want to feel like this bride in this moment every time you look at your wedding photos? Of course you do! You probably want to feel like this bride in this moment every damn day. But that's not possible. What IS possible, is having photographer Mike Allebach shoot your wedding with a special discount! OFFBEAT DISCOUNT: When you book any wedding package, Mike Allebach will throw in a FREE HOUR OF COVERAGE! Just mention that you saw and fell in love with him via Offbeat Bride. Oh! And if you want to fall in love with Mike Allebach in real life, you should come meethim at the Lovesick Expo in New York. Get your tickets for that love-fest over here. Then head over here to book Mike Allebach to get your own unbelievable wedding photos. PREVIOUS "Embrace your inner creature" at this bohemian mountain wedding NEXT Winter flora on parade: 16 of our favorite winter wedding bouquets Show/Hide comments [ 0 ] Join the conversation Cancel ReplyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Sign me up for your offbeat awesomeness newsletter! No-drama comment policy Part of what makes the Offbeat Empire different is our commitment to civil, constructive commenting. Make sure you're familiar with our no-drama comment policy. Biz owners & wedding bloggers Please just use your real name in your comment, not your business name or blog title. Our comments are not the place to pimp your website. If you want to promote your stuff on Offbeat Bride, join us as an advertiser instead.