Weddings. I love them. Always have.
I remember when I was young, I would watch the bride come down the aisle with her father; I would also watch the nervous groom at the front. This scene always brought a tear to my eye. I think at the time I was thinking about what it would be like on my big day, and how emotional we would all be. To this day, that is still my favourite part of the wedding day – watching the groom wait for his beautiful bride is the best! And, I still get a little teared up now and then…I mean – how can you not? This is the moment everyone has been anticipating…life has led up to this moment!
I always, always, took way too many pictures back then (don’t worry, I was respectful and didn’t get in the photographers’ way!). Catching the candid moments made me happy!
And then there’s now. How did I get so fortunate that people ask ME to photograph their big day? I get a front row seat to the action…all the mushiness and emotion. Maybe it’s a girl thing, but I love it all. I love watching the parents beam with pride from their seats during the ceremony…their “little ones” all grown up and happy! I get to spend time with the bride and groom and their wedding party as they celebrate their day and friendships. I get to photograph families that might only come together like this once in a blue moon.
Everyone is happy; friends and family are all there, in one place at the same time. Everyone is beautiful. Decorations are perfect, beautiful words are spoken. And I get to capture it. I find that, after weddings, I am exhausted, but at the same time thrilled to have been part of the day, and my face usually hurts from smiling. This truly is my dream job. THANK YOU to all of you who make it possible for me to keep doing what I’m doing!
I’ve been lucky enough to be able to do this for almost eight years. Here is just a little peak into the last couple of years 🙂
Interested in chatting with me about your upcoming wedding plans? Feel free to contact me! I have four wedding packages to choose from, and I will make every effort to capture your day perfectly!