So at this point, I assume exactly no one is surprised by the gorgeousness we’re about to present, right? You saw Willum propose to Madlyn, you saw their engagement session, and just a few days ago, you saw Madlyn’s epic bridal portraits. Suffice it to say, this couple has been an absolute dream to work with, and as much as we’re thrilled with the results of our partnership, I have to admit… Mack and I are kind of sad this wedding is over. I guess we’ll just have to get the ball rolling on amazing anniversary portraits. 🙂
Madlyn & Willum were married last Saturday at Christoval Winery, and although dark & heavy clouds covered the majority of the day, the rain missed all the important parts of their big event. This couple had a clear vision for their day, which was executed brilliantly by the always-wonderful megBdesign. More of the super-gorgeous reception design, as well as the heartfelt ceremony, will be shared in a post tomorrow. Today is allllll about portraits.
In planning the schedule of their wedding day, Madlyn & Willum placed the utmost importance on their time together. They knew they wanted beautiful portraits of themselves together on this day, and also knew they didn’t want to feel rushed in any way. We worked together to make sure we had an itinerary that allowed their celebration to flow naturally, while making the best use of the property. And especially when inclement weather hit and “plan B” was enacted for a few parts of the day, we were SO glad to have had a solid gameplan that allowed us so much TIME with these beautiful people!
We started our day working around puddles & dripping eaves as we photographed the details of Madlyn’s wedding day style…
The teeny tiny bride’s room was barely large enough for us all to stand, much less for Madlyn to get into her dress comfortably. Luckily, her fantastic coordinator provided an antique rug that made a out-of-the-way patio the perfect al fresco dressing room!
And then, FIRST SIGHT. This Bride & Groom were just so excited to see each other… their faces at that first glance were just perfect!
I promised you I wouldn’t blog an ugly-cry face, Willum… I never promised I wouldn’t blog tear-wiping. 🙂
I’m not entirely certain that we were technically allowed to be down in the area where this stream was rushing, and I’m definitely certain we spent the rest of the day smelling slightly of the wild onions that were growing down there…
but I’m also completely certain it was worth every ounce of the risk. These images just take my breath away!
This looks all light & romantic, but walking on a slippery log above a muddy bog in your wedding dress is serious business!! These two are such troopers.
I don’t normally blog family portraits, but this casual shot of Willum & his mama is just too perfect not to share. 🙂
Fun with friends! Mad & Will had such a fantastic wedding party… they were all in amazing spirits, and did whatever they could to make the day beautiful.
Willum got each of his groomsmen a soccer jersey as a “thank you” for standing with him, and we couldn’t pass up the opportunity to photograph those!
… and let’s just be real, there’s no way bridal party heels would have played nicely with all the mud on this wedding day, so all the girls’ rain boots came in quite handy!
And it just so happens that I can end this post with one of my favorite images Mack has ever taken… I mean, WHOA. Shut the front door. And the windows. And close the vents.
It’s just that good.
And can you believe we’ve shared all that incredible-ness and it’s not even “I Do” time yet?? GAH. Just get ready. Tomorrow is another dose of gorgeous, headed your way bright & early!!