I think one of the most crucial elements to being a good wedding photographer is honestly enjoying working with people. Every weekend brings new couples with new families and friends, and I so love the opportunity to be a part of so many special days for so many people. I am truly a people person. It is nearly always my preference to meet and get to know my couples prior to photographing them on the wedding day, but sometimes it just isn’t possible. I was able to meet with Emily and her parents only once before her wedding and did not have opportunity to meet Basar until it was time for me to photograph him with his groomsmen just a few hours prior to the ceremony. I was a bit nervous, but those nerves were immediately put at ease because I quickly found them both to be two of the kindest, loveliest people I have met. In fact, if I had to choose one word to describe them and their wedding day it would be lovely. Emily is as kind as she is beautiful and has a sweetness that fills the room, and Basar is funny and warm. Together along with their lovely group of family and friends they are pure magic. Lovely, funny, warm, sweet magic.
At the end of the evening after wishing them well and heading back to the studio, my husband texted me to ask how my day had been and my response was, “Lovely. It was a lovely, perfect wedding day.”
Thank you so much, Emily and Basar, for inviting us into your lives for the day. It was such a joy working with you!
PROFESSIONALS WHO MADE IT HAPPEN:
COORDINATION: Great Southern Weddings – Rylee // GETTING READY VENUE: Lee House // CEREMONY: Old Christ Church // RECEPTION: Lee House // FLOWERS: Celebrations // CEREMONY MUSIC: Nathan Witter + Bethany // CEREMONY TRANSLATOR: Burcu Goker // DJ: Any Day DJ – Ramsey // TRANSPORTATION: Celepretty // CAKES: Cake Gallery // OFFICIANT: Stephen Echsner // HAIR: Moonflower – Rodney Kehl // MAKEUP: Sheryl Schwartz Hanssenwith Next Level Salon // WEDDING GOWN DESIGNER: Pronovias // WEDDING GOWN BRIDAL SHOP: Calvet Couture Bridal // BRIDAL ACCESSORIES: Calvet Couture Bridal // BRIDESMAIDS DRESS DESIGNER: Jenny Yoo // GROOM’S SUIT SHOP: The Black Tux // GROOMSMEN’S SUIT SHOPS: The Black Tux // VIDEOGRAPHY: Timothy (Dan) Hillman // CATERING: Classic City // INVITATIONS: Wedding Paper Divas // Tent: Gulf Coast Tents // FLOWER GIRL DRESS: The Bridal Loft