I had the privilege of photographing Emma and Kent’s wedding. They decided to have the wedding at their home here on the Sunshine Coast. They wanted a more intimate wedding that was more meaningful to them. They did a beautiful job with the decorations, planning, and creating an awesome ambience. I was there for the whole day and was impressed and touched at how both families and friends pitched in to get it ready for the Ceremony and Reception. I must say though, I think it’s a whole lot easier doing it somewhere else and it is not for the faint hearted.
The day was full of wonderful moments, however there was one that really stuck with me. Kent wrote Emma a letter that she read while she was getting her hair and makeup done. What made it truly special was one of her bridesmaids gave her a handkerchief that had been handed down from her Great Grandmother. When she read Kent’s letter she cried with emotion and wiped away the tears with that handkerchief. I was told the story of the handkerchief later that day. I have not included these images in this blog as it is quite personal but I was proud to be there to capture such a beautiful moment. It’s moments like these is why I am a wedding photographer.
The wedding went off without a hitch and there was a real feeling of love and friendship in the front yard where the Ceremony was. Getting to the reception was easy as walking down the back stairs. The backyard was beautifully decorated and everyone had a great time. After some warnings of all care but no responsibility during the speech from Kent’s dad about the dance floor that that he and Kent had built (insert laughs from the crowd here 🙂 ) the party began and everyone had a great time. I came away making new friends. Thank you for letting me be part of your day.