Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Amee & Jay's Wedding

I was ecstatic to photograph my first wedding last month, and couldn't have been luckier with the bride and groom!

Amee and Jay were married at Lebanon Baptist Church on Saturday, August 4, 2012, followed by a reception at the Anderson County Farmer's Market.

Jay's mother and my mother are best friends, so Jay has always been sort of an older brother figure to me.  So obviously, that gives me the right to be extremely picky about his significant other.  And I honestly don't think there could be anyone more perfect for him than Amee.

Amee is the furthest thing from a Bridezilla that you'll ever meet.  Her calmness despite whatever craziness was going on around her amazed me.  It was clear that the thing most important to her through the entire wedding process was marrying the love of her life.

I arrived at the church that afternoon to photograph Amee and her bridesmaids getting ready.

Flower Composite

It was good-luck raining when the bridal party arrived at the church.

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Dress Composite

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The girls got ready in the nursery, and I thought it was adorable how the bridesmaids used the cubbies for their bouquets!

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Jay is a volunteer firefighter, so what better than a firetruck for their getaway car? Loved it!

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Amee and Jay's sister, Emily -

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Groom Composite

Sibling love -

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This is the bride calmly and happily explaining directions to the church over the phone. Amazed me!!!

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Amee, you were a stunning bride -

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Bridesmaid Composite

The gorgeous mother of the groom -

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I didn't photograph the ceremony, but it was beautiful. The love between Jay and Amee couldn't have been more apparent in their vows. It was such a sweet ceremony that truly fit the bride and groom.

The reception took place at the Anderson County Farmer's Market.

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The firetruck was decorated by the groomsmen - too cute!

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It was an absolutely beautiful wedding and reception, and I am so grateful that I had the opportunity to photograph it. Amee and Jay, thank you for letting me be a part of your big day. I wish you two a lifetime of happiness together!

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