Carey Nash‘s wedding photography and engagement portraits ooze drama and grandeur—and we are suckers for drama and grandeur. From far away helicopter shots of bride and groom running across an epic landscape, to a ‘trash the dress’ silhouette among swirling dust in Cabo, Carey gets the highest wedding photography compliment we can pay a wedding photographer:

His wedding and engagement shots stand out from the crowd.

This is so much easier said than done, because many of the ‘standard’ or ‘cliché’ shots in wedding and engagement photography exist specifically because they’re great angles. To capture that same magic from a fresh perspective is a skill that deserves recognition.

Here are some of our favorite wedding and engagement shots from Carey’s 500px account:

To see more from Carey or keep up with him as he uploads more, give him a follow on 500px. You can also find more of his work—including more photos from each of the sessions above—by visiting his website or showing your support on Facebook.