Somewhere along since starting my business, I have become completely 100% addicted to my email. I must check it every few minutes - it's totally ridiculous. Back in May, while waiting for our plane to the Bahamas for Mary and Niall's wedding, I was elated to find that I had a signal to check my email....it had been a few hours, so I was having pretty severe withdrawals.
After logging in, I immediately noticed Jessica's name in my inbox. Geoff and I had met her and Steve a week or two prior to discuss their wedding and show them more of our work. Jessica had given us a heads up that they would be checking out another photographer and that they would get back to us. My day was made when I saw in her email telling me that they had decided to hire Geoff and I to shoot their wedding day. Really, I'm not just saying that - I was REALLY excited. When we had met Jessica and Steve, I immediately liked them and was really hoping we'd be able to work with them.
Jessica and Steve's wedding was fabulous. Having the ceremony at The Atrium and the reception at Byron's was great for all of their portraits. Geoff and I LOVE shooting in South End.
Jessica's getting ready hotel - The Omni
Hair and makeup - Kymm from Who's the Fairest
DJ: Split Second Sound
Flowers: Studio Flowers
Wedding Planner: Alyse Woodward of A Perfect Engagement
To kick things off for this ridiculously long blog post, here are two ring shots that I couldn't decide on which to post.
Jessica saw this and exclaimed "Steve loves asparagus!"....it was really cute. :)
All of that "gettin' ready" and this is where we landed......ummmmm.....seriously, I am speechless.
Meanwhile, Steve was suiting up.
Steve - you look dang good. Geoff - rockin' shot!
Jessica's sister and Steve's sister were the bridesmaids - love their dresses.
Jessica and Steve decided to see each other before the ceremony, which was brilliant. Not only did we take full advantage of the light, but they were able to get to their reception quicker after the ceremony was over.
Byron's is a great reception space - the exposed brick walls and funky light fixtures offer a modern option. There is also an adjoining courtyard, which is ideal for spring/summer weddings.
We had some fun with some external lighting for the dancing action!
They exited to glowsticks! This is one I had not seen before....it was a big hit. :)
Congratulations, Jessica and Steve. Geoff and I had a blast working with you through your engagement and on your wedding day and wish you the best for your marriage. Let's hang out soon! :)