The First United Methodist Church. The ceremony. The deep breath and then the plunge. I thrive on the anticipation and nervousness of both the bride and groom before the ceremony begins. Amy’s moment as she closes her eyes and takes a breath while the coordinator and her father discuss the proceedings. Jim’s face when he sees his bride for the first time. All leading to the first kiss. Such ease emanates from the two of them as they make their way out of the church, you can read “We’ve finally done it!” on their faces.
Jim and Amy’s wedding was one of the highlights of my year. From the get go, Amy painted me a picture of her wedding with it’s grays, whites, and yellows. All accentuated by her huge collection of milk glass tablewares. Being a designer herself, she could not wait to dive in and make her vision a reality. Her and Jim are one of my favorite couples as they just love one another, Amy loves Jim’s big heart and vivacious personality while Jim adores Amy and always seeks to make her laugh! Enjoy their preparation photos!
Last fall, I had the pleasure of photographing Emmett and Kacie’s Wedding at St Ann’s Catholic Church in Charlotte, NC. I met Kacie through another of my brides, Tiffany a couple years ago and one thing that really stuck with me is her smile, she is just so genuine in her expressions and personality that it is infectious. I met Emmett at another wedding that same year for Erik and Katie, thus proving the the fact that Charlotte is a large city in a small world. I really was quite excited to photograph their wedding due to 1, it being a Catholic wedding (and I can attest to the love and affection that seem to permeate the families of Catholic weddings) and 2, the fact that they are both absolutely genuine people who would give anything for one another. I was not disappointed in the least. I hope that you enjoy the photos!