Ron and Emily’s wedding is coming up in a few months so we took the time we had to photograph an engagement session at their venue, The Morehead Inn in Charlotte, NC. I am over the moon to have the two of them as one of my couples. They have been through more in a year than most couple have in a lifetime and are stronger together than ever before. Nothing is better than seeing triumph over tragedy and a couple’s love an affection help them pass through the trials.
Often I can feel that a reception feels like more of a party rather than a celebration of the couple joining together. For Jim and Amy however, their family and guests were wholeheartedly about them and were so enthusiastic about their marriage. As with most receptions, the decorations were a main staple to it. For Amy, this was a chance for her to play with all the ideas that she had for her big day. Grays and yellows accentuated by milk glass tableware and in combination with the modern space of The Foundation for the Carolinas nestled in uptown Charlotte, gave a visual design feast for the guests. It was a smorgasbord and all I had to do was point and click.
Cake: Cheesecake Etc.
Ceremony Venue: First United Methodist Church
Reception Venue: Foundation for the Carolinas
Flowers: Flowers by Lingky
Hair and Makeup: Lindsey Regan Thorne
Music: Split Second Sound
Videography: KA Studios
Caterers: Queen City Catering
Rentals: Party Reflections
Photo booth: ShutterBooth
Calligraphy: Silvershel Calligraphy
Once the sun sets, you can still use natural light to make some pretty romantic photos, especially if your venue has beautiful colored light like Foundation for the Carolinas.