Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Wedding Story: Andrea and Roko

The day after Lauren and Perry's wedding we woke up excited to hang out with Andrea and Roko on their big day! I knew that David and I were going to mesh really well with Andrea and Roko's style. I met the girls at Lake Johnson to start the group pictures and WOW was I met with some forces of energy!! Andrea knew how to pick just the right girls to keep her day fun and energetic...

The caution tape on Andrea's apartment door was accurate :)
Look at this energy they gave me in the third shot of the day!?
Those weren't just poses... that is dancing.

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Andrea was such a naturally gorgeous bride...
I could have done a whole post with shots of just her that day...

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Andrea and Roko wanted to get as many combinations of group pictures out of the way as possible before the ceremony, but without seeing each other...

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See ya bride...

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... Hello groom!

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The girls got to the All Saints Chapel first, so Andrea and I decided to take advantage of the GORGEOUS light pouring into the room...

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Time with Dad...

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LOVE it!

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MARRIED!

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The reception was held at the Wagner House in Clayton.

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A few keg's of Roko's own brew were served...

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Oh hey! There's me hanging out with my new friends :)

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The bridesmaids giving a toast (sorry I messed up your hair with the logo, David).

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Andrea and Roko met at a pub during the song "I Want You to Want Me"--
Roko sang it to Andrea on one knee and had never met her!
And here they are, dancing to that song at their wedding...

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Well aren't YOU lucky to be dating a bridesmaid?

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I am IN LOVE with this image that David captured of
Andrea and Roko leaving through the sparklers...

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Andrea and Roko: What an awesome day!! David and I are so excited about all the wonderful moments we captured. We hope that your honeymoon was FABULOUS... even if we weren't there to cover it for you :)

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Wedding Story: Lauren and Perry

I know Lauren is about to hunt me down and say "WHERE IN THE WORLD IS MY BLOG POST?!" ... except she wouldn't do that because she is so darn sweet :) Lauren is a faithful blog and facebook page stalker so I am sooo happy to be bringing you her wedding post! Let's do it!

The girls got ready in the kids room at the church...
which gave us LOTS of fun color to work with.

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LOVE this- Lauren and her mother-in-law-to-be read
everyone an article about "How to Pull Off an Appropriate First Kiss" at the alter.

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Because of the time change, Lauren and Perry decided to have a first look so that they could do pictures at Lake Wheeler, a beautiful and special place for them. Perry's reaction to seeing his bride in the romantic afternoon light by the lake was so sweet-- I'm not going to lie, he was not the only person with tears in their eyes!

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So dreamy and romantic...

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If you are friends with us on Facebook you saw the "behind the scenes" on this shot...

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No you are not seeing double and these are not twins
(I mean, I didn't bother to clean up the seam in photoshop)...
just a sassy-cute flower girl!

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Let's get married!

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Grabbed a few lovie moments on Fayetteville Street...

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The reception was at the funky Meymandi Theatre at the Murphey School. Loved it.

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To smash or not to smash...

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Lauren is one of those people that loves to pop bubble packaging...
so she made all her dreams come true and had her entire wedding party, family and guests dance on bubble paper! It was loud and everyone loved it!

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Lauren and Perry: What an all around gorgeous day! David and I love getting to be a part of your wedding day story-- we felt like we had known you guys for years. We hope your honeymoon was relaxing and refreshing!!