Lake Travis Wedding: Leah & Ryne are married!

Ryne won Leah's heart when he made a joke about needing Polyjuice potion and they both won my heart when I heard that story.  Weddings have a bad habit of convincing people that you have to do things a certain way and I'm so glad that Ryne & Leah chose to make their wedding their own.  I geeked out over the nerdy little details like Lord of the Rings soundtracks played by the string quartet, Harry Potter references on the photobooth backdrop, and magical hanging centerpieces.  It helps that Nature's Point basically looks like the Shire transported to Lago Vista.  More than anything though, I loved the quiet moment when Leah & Ryne shared their own private vows with each other before the ceremony.  It was such a beautiful picture of the commitments that two people make to each other based on years and years of relationship. Lake Travis Wedding - L&R_0001Lake Travis Wedding - L&R_0002Lake Travis Wedding - L&R_0003Lake Travis Wedding - L&R_0004Lake Travis Wedding - L&R_0005Lake Travis Wedding - L&R_0006Lake Travis Wedding - L&R_0007Lake Travis Wedding - L&R_0008Lake Travis Wedding - L&R_0010Lake Travis Wedding - L&R_0057Lake Travis Wedding - L&R_0011Lake Travis Wedding - L&R_0012Lake Travis Wedding - L&R_0013Lake Travis Wedding - L&R_0014Lake Travis Wedding - L&R_0015Lake Travis Wedding - L&R_0016Lake Travis Wedding - L&R_0017Lake Travis Wedding - L&R_0018Lake Travis Wedding - L&R_0019Lake Travis Wedding - L&R_0020Lake Travis Wedding - L&R_0021Lake Travis Wedding - L&R_0022Lake Travis Wedding - L&R_0023Lake Travis Wedding - L&R_0024Lake Travis Wedding - L&R_0025Lake Travis Wedding - L&R_0026Lake Travis Wedding - L&R_0027Lake Travis Wedding - L&R_0028Lake Travis Wedding - L&R_0029Lake Travis Wedding - L&R_0030Lake Travis Wedding - L&R_0031Lake Travis Wedding - L&R_0032Lake Travis Wedding - L&R_0033Lake Travis Wedding - L&R_0034Lake Travis Wedding - L&R_0035Lake Travis Wedding - L&R_0036Lake Travis Wedding - L&R_0037Lake Travis Wedding - L&R_0038Lake Travis Wedding - L&R_0039Lake Travis Wedding - L&R_0040Lake Travis Wedding - L&R_0041Lake Travis Wedding - L&R_0042Lake Travis Wedding - L&R_0044Lake Travis Wedding - L&R_0045Lake Travis Wedding - L&R_0046Lake Travis Wedding - L&R_0047Lake Travis Wedding - L&R_0048Lake Travis Wedding - L&R_0049Lake Travis Wedding - L&R_0050Lake Travis Wedding - L&R_0051Lake Travis Wedding - L&R_0052Lake Travis Wedding - L&R_0054Lake Travis Wedding - L&R_0055Lake Travis Wedding - L&R_0056

Venue: Nature's Point

Second Shooter: Carlos Barron

Coordination: Krystal Wigfield

Hair & Makeup: Lola Beauty

Florals: Visual Lyrics

Desserts: Sweet Treets

DJ: Hill Country DJ

Officiant: Austin Weddings Unlimited

String Quartet: Hyde Park Strings

Invitations: Becca Ray

 

Take Me Home - Free the Honey

I could not be more proud to be sharing the music video I made for Free the Honey's song, Take Me Home.  Having zero video experience, I knew this would just be an experiment, but what a glorious experiment it was!  To create a visual story to accompany their enchanting song in one of the most gorgeous places in the hill country was a dream.  It may not be perfect, but I'm still overjoyed with how it turned out.  I can't wait to do another music video, so let me know if music makes your heart come alive and you want to share that with the world! [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YSVt7NA-E9Q]

Kyndall & Nathan are married!

If you've ever met me, you probably know that I'm a gullible person.  When Kyndall & Nathan's wedding day came around, I had only met Nathan via Skype, but he is clearly good at reading people because he tricked me within 5 seconds of meeting him.  Let me just tell you, that is always a great sign for a wedding day.  Sure enough, their wedding at the Vista West Ranch flew by, thanks to their joyful personalities and hilarious friends and family.  One of my favorite moments was when we were taking night portraits and Kyndall suddenly ran back towards the reception so that she could dance to the Nae-Nae.  The wedding day was so fun that I couldn't stop smiling looking back through the photos, and now I'm excited because sharing happy things only makes them sweeter.

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Venue: Vista West Ranch
Florals: Petal Pushers
Planners: Coordinate This
Hair: Tiffany Williams
Makeup: Beyoutiful Hair & Makeup
DJ: Premier Entertainment Group
Caterer: Flores Mexican
Second Shooter: Janeane Melton

Cakes: Classic Cakes by Lori

Sarah & Colin are married!

Anyone who has planned a wedding, or been to a wedding for that matter, knows that there are overwhelming amounts of detail that go into it.  Besides the big things, like a photographer (!) or a venue, there are hundred of small things you have to think about.    It's easy to get overwhelmed and just pick whatever is easiest,  but even the smallest detail of Sarah & Colin's wedding was thoughtful and meaningful.  From the individualized gifts for the groomsmen to the Persian traditions honoring Sarah's father, they put so much effort into make the details more than just pretty accessories.  I just about started crying when I learned that Colin's ring was actually Sarah's father wedding band, as well.  By thinking about the people they love, Sarah & Colin turned their wedding into an occasion to honor and celebrate the relationships in their life, and their friends and family were overjoyed to celebrate the newlyweds right back.
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P.S. Everyone is a champ for sticking through the freezing cold wind and the craziness that comes out when I'm cold and excited about photos at the same time.
Venue: Camp Lucy Sacred Oaks
Florals: Whim Floral Hair & Makeup: Belle Mariee
DJ: Diggity Dutch
Videographer: Levi Hanusch
Dress: BHLDN
Invitations: Minted
Caterer: Whim Catering
Decor: Loot Vintage Rentals
Cake: Serendipity Cakes

 

2015 Adventures

As 2015 turned into 2016, my dad led our group of friends and neighbors in a version of Auld Lang Syne that mostly involved the first two lines and a lot of indistinguishable humming.  I always treasure that moment of transition, because it feels like we are joining centuries of people before us in celebrating a new year, but also mourning the passing of the previous.  2015 held beautiful adventures with beautiful people and I loved spending time remembering the moments that made me feel alive.  I created beautiful images, climbed mountains, witnessed devastating storms,  grieved the passing of precious friends, fulfilled a childhood dream of cheering on the US Women in the World Cup, explored my ancestor's hometown, told incredible stories, rejoiced in my second wedding anniversary, petted/tried to pet many cats, enjoyed my family (including my inlaws!), and witnessed the glorious creation of a gracious God. 2015 Adventures_00012015 Adventures_00022015 Adventures_00032015 Adventures_00042015 Adventures_00052015 Adventures_00062015 Adventures_00082015 Adventures_00092015 Adventures_00102015 Adventures_00112015 Adventures_00122015 Adventures_00132015 Adventures_00142015 Adventures_00152015 Adventures_00162015 Adventures_00172015 Adventures_00182015 Adventures_00192015 Adventures_00202015 Adventures_0021

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Courtney & Austin are married!

As you will see from the photos, Courtney & Austin are happy people, surrounded by happy people.  But even for people who make every situation fun and leave laughter in their wake, sometimes the deep joy can only be expressed in tears.  I loved watching that overwhelming joy sneak up on Courtney as she saw herself with her veil on for the first time, and then Austin when he caught the tiniest glimpse of Courtney's dress before the ceremony.  My favorite moment was when Courtney's mom embraced her baby girl's best friends in tears.  I live for the emotional photos on a wedding day, but it is still terrifying to document these sacred moments. I've been invited in to the most precious times in people's lives and that privilege leaves me speechless (not an easy task).  So, here are photos filled with divine joy that overwhelms, not because of me, but because of the people in them. Austin Winter Wedding - Courtney & Austin_0001Austin Winter Wedding - Courtney & Austin_0002Austin Winter Wedding - Courtney & Austin_0010Austin Winter Wedding - Courtney & Austin_0005Austin Winter Wedding - Courtney & Austin_0006Austin Winter Wedding - Courtney & Austin_0007Austin Winter Wedding - Courtney & Austin_0029Austin Winter Wedding - Courtney & Austin_0008Austin Winter Wedding - Courtney & Austin_0009Austin Winter Wedding - Courtney & Austin_0011Austin Winter Wedding - Courtney & Austin_0012Austin Winter Wedding - Courtney & Austin_0013Austin Winter Wedding - Courtney & Austin_0014Austin Winter Wedding - Courtney & Austin_0015Austin Winter Wedding - Courtney & Austin_0016Austin Winter Wedding - Courtney & Austin_0017Austin Winter Wedding - Courtney & Austin_0018Austin Winter Wedding - Courtney & Austin_0019Austin Winter Wedding - Courtney & Austin_0020Austin Winter Wedding - Courtney & Austin_0021Austin Winter Wedding - Courtney & Austin_0022Austin Winter Wedding - Courtney & Austin_0023Austin Winter Wedding - Courtney & Austin_0024Austin Winter Wedding - Courtney & Austin_0025Austin Winter Wedding - Courtney & Austin_0026Austin Winter Wedding - Courtney & Austin_0027Austin Winter Wedding - Courtney & Austin_0028Austin Winter Wedding - Courtney & Austin_0030Austin Winter Wedding - Courtney & Austin_0031Austin Winter Wedding - Courtney & Austin_0032Austin Winter Wedding - Courtney & Austin_0033Austin Winter Wedding - Courtney & Austin_0034Austin Winter Wedding - Courtney & Austin_0035Austin Winter Wedding - Courtney & Austin_0036Austin Winter Wedding - Courtney & Austin_0037Austin Winter Wedding - Courtney & Austin_0038Austin Winter Wedding - Courtney & Austin_0039Austin Winter Wedding - Courtney & Austin_0040Austin Winter Wedding - Courtney & Austin_0041Austin Winter Wedding - Courtney & Austin_0042Austin Winter Wedding - Courtney & Austin_0043Austin Winter Wedding - Courtney & Austin_0044Austin Winter Wedding - Courtney & Austin_0045Austin Winter Wedding - Courtney & Austin_0046Austin Winter Wedding - Courtney & Austin_0047Austin Winter Wedding - Courtney & Austin_0048Austin Winter Wedding - Courtney & Austin_0049Austin Winter Wedding - Courtney & Austin_0050Austin Winter Wedding - Courtney & Austin_0051Austin Winter Wedding - Courtney & Austin_0052Austin Winter Wedding - Courtney & Austin_0053Austin Winter Wedding - Courtney & Austin_0054Austin Winter Wedding - Courtney & Austin_0055Austin Winter Wedding - Courtney & Austin_0057Austin Winter Wedding - Courtney & Austin_0056Austin Winter Wedding - Courtney & Austin_0058Austin Winter Wedding - Courtney & Austin_0059Austin Winter Wedding - Courtney & Austin_0060Austin Winter Wedding - Courtney & Austin_0061Austin Winter Wedding - Courtney & Austin_0062

Venue: Texas Old Town-Tejas Hall
Jewelry: Kendra Scott
String Quartet: Musical Discovery Chamber Players
Florals: WOW Factor Floral Design
Hair & Makeup: Celissa Rae

Catering: CJ's event catering 
Invitations: Minted
Dress Designer: MoriLee by Madeline Gardner
Dress Shop: The Bridal Depot
Groom's Attire: Men's Warehouse 
Cakes: Sweet Treets

DJ: Joe Maire

Reunion Ranch Wedding: Cortney & Scott are married!

Recently I heard a snippet of a Wordsworth poem that made me think of the joy that Cortney & Scott exuded on their wedding day, so I'm going to share it.  My literature-loving heart cringes a bit at taking one line of a poem out of context, but it will just have to deal. Though nothing can bring back the hour of splendour in the grass, of glory in the flower; we will hold on to what remains.

Their wedding day has passed, the flowers have died, the cake has been eaten, and the exuberant dance party has ended, but Cortney & Scott have something worth infinitely more than those things.  And though their marriage will long outlast any of the details of a wedding day, that doesn't negate the glory of a day spent rejoicing.  I often stress the fact that the marriage is what's important, not the wedding.  But because I know that Cortney & Scott know the weight of their covenant together, today, let's celebrate a day full of splendor & joy that passed all too quickly.

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Venue: Crestview Baptist Church; Reunion Ranch
Florals: Verbena Floral Design
Hair: Razzmatazz Salon
Makeup: my sister, Brooke Carlson
Catering: Reunion Ranch
Dress Shop: David's Bridal
Groom's Attire: Men's Wearhouse
Cakes: Humble Pie Desserts
DJ: Reunion Ranch

Kindred Oaks Wedding: Rachel & Matt are married!

Rachel & Matt's wedding at Kindred Oaks couldn't have been more perfect: they are beautiful inside and out, the weather was gorgeous, and I had perfect lighting all day.  After all the rain we've had this fall, it was a relief to have a day that didn't involve alternate plans.  However, the things that made Rachel & Matt's wedding wonderful aren't the kinds of things that rain could ruin.  For example, their fathers wanted a photo together, and then couldn't stop laughing long enough to look at the camera.  Rachel and Matt both inherited that same spirit, making the wedding so fun.  I love knowing that my couples have such strong relationships with each other and their families that it doesn't matter if they get married during a hurricane or on a perfect day, as long as they are together!

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Florals: Zuzu's Petals
Hair & Makeup: Mindy Orsak

Catering: Catering by Mopsie

Invitations: Minted

Dress Designer: Allure Bridal

Dress Shop: Weddings By Debbie

Groom's Attire: Perry Ellis Cakes: Sweet Treets Bakery

DJ: D&C Entertainment

Jewelry: Kate Spade

Lutherhill Wedding: Elise & Rory are married!

With all of the craziness of throwing a giant party for all of your friends and family, sometimes you lose sight of the fact that a wedding is actually centered around a ceremony.  That ceremony might only be 30 minutes, but it impacts the rest of your life in profound ways and shouldn't just fly by with the rest of the day.  During Rory & Elise's ceremony, time seemed to stand still.  The rain outside fell insistently on the tin roof and guests sat in a circle around Rory & Elise as they made vows that bound their souls together.  While rain on your wedding day can be a bummer, in that moment it felt perfect, sacred and intimate, as though nothing else existed but that moment.  Lutherhill Wedding- Rory & Elise_0001Lutherhill Wedding- Rory & Elise_0002Lutherhill Wedding- Rory & Elise_0003Lutherhill Wedding- Rory & Elise_0004Lutherhill Wedding- Rory & Elise_0005Lutherhill Wedding- Rory & Elise_0006Lutherhill Wedding- Rory & Elise_0007Lutherhill Wedding- Rory & Elise_0008Lutherhill Wedding- Rory & Elise_0009Lutherhill Wedding- Rory & Elise_0010Lutherhill Wedding- Rory & Elise_0012Lutherhill Wedding- Rory & Elise_0011Lutherhill Wedding- Rory & Elise_0013Lutherhill Wedding- Rory & Elise_0014Lutherhill Wedding- Rory & Elise_0015Lutherhill Wedding- Rory & Elise_0016Lutherhill Wedding- Rory & Elise_0017Lutherhill Wedding- Rory & Elise_0018Lutherhill Wedding- Rory & Elise_0019Lutherhill Wedding- Rory & Elise_0020Lutherhill Wedding- Rory & Elise_0021Lutherhill Wedding- Rory & Elise_0022Lutherhill Wedding- Rory & Elise_0023Lutherhill Wedding- Rory & Elise_0024Lutherhill Wedding- Rory & Elise_0025Lutherhill Wedding- Rory & Elise_0026Lutherhill Wedding- Rory & Elise_0028Lutherhill Wedding- Rory & Elise_0027Lutherhill Wedding- Rory & Elise_0029Lutherhill Wedding- Rory & Elise_0030Lutherhill Wedding- Rory & Elise_0031Lutherhill Wedding- Rory & Elise_0032Lutherhill Wedding- Rory & Elise_0033Lutherhill Wedding- Rory & Elise_0034Lutherhill Wedding- Rory & Elise_0035Lutherhill Wedding- Rory & Elise_0036Lutherhill Wedding- Rory & Elise_0037Lutherhill Wedding- Rory & Elise_0038Lutherhill Wedding- Rory & Elise_0039Lutherhill Wedding- Rory & Elise_0040Lutherhill Wedding- Rory & Elise_0041Lutherhill Wedding- Rory & Elise_0042Lutherhill Wedding- Rory & Elise_0043Lutherhill Wedding- Rory & Elise_0044Lutherhill Wedding- Rory & Elise_0045Lutherhill Wedding- Rory & Elise_0046Lutherhill Wedding- Rory & Elise_0047

Fair Market Austin Wedding: Allie & Louis are married!

Wait for this kind of love.  A kind of love that looks at you the way Louis looks at Allie, and causes 200 people to joyfully sing "Hey Jude" while you do your first dance.  Wait for a love that makes you laugh and cry with happiness.  Wait for a love that compels you to write your own vows to reflect how special your relationship is. Fair Market Austin Wedding- A&L_0000 Fair Market Austin Wedding- A&L_0001 Fair Market Austin Wedding- A&L_0002 Fair Market Austin Wedding- A&L_0003 Fair Market Austin Wedding- A&L_0004 Fair Market Austin Wedding- A&L_0005 Fair Market Austin Wedding- A&L_0006 Fair Market Austin Wedding- A&L_0007 Fair Market Austin Wedding- A&L_0008 Fair Market Austin Wedding- A&L_0009 Fair Market Austin Wedding- A&L_0010 Fair Market Austin Wedding- A&L_0011 Fair Market Austin Wedding- A&L_0012 Fair Market Austin Wedding- A&L_0013 Fair Market Austin Wedding- A&L_0014 Fair Market Austin Wedding- A&L_0015 Fair Market Austin Wedding- A&L_0016 Fair Market Austin Wedding- A&L_0017 Fair Market Austin Wedding- A&L_0018 Fair Market Austin Wedding- A&L_0019 Fair Market Austin Wedding- A&L_0020 Fair Market Austin Wedding- A&L_0021 Fair Market Austin Wedding- A&L_0022 Fair Market Austin Wedding- A&L_0023 Fair Market Austin Wedding- A&L_0024 Fair Market Austin Wedding- A&L_0025 Fair Market Austin Wedding- A&L_0026 Fair Market Austin Wedding- A&L_0027 Fair Market Austin Wedding- A&L_0028 Fair Market Austin Wedding- A&L_0029 Fair Market Austin Wedding- A&L_0030 Fair Market Austin Wedding- A&L_0031 Fair Market Austin Wedding- A&L_0032 Fair Market Austin Wedding- A&L_0033 Fair Market Austin Wedding- A&L_0034 Fair Market Austin Wedding- A&L_0035 Fair Market Austin Wedding- A&L_0036 Fair Market Austin Wedding- A&L_0037 Fair Market Austin Wedding- A&L_0038 Fair Market Austin Wedding- A&L_0039 Fair Market Austin Wedding- A&L_0040 Fair Market Austin Wedding- A&L_0041 Fair Market Austin Wedding- A&L_0042 Fair Market Austin Wedding- A&L_0043 Fair Market Austin Wedding- A&L_0044 Fair Market Austin Wedding- A&L_0045 Fair Market Austin Wedding- A&L_0046 Fair Market Austin Wedding- A&L_0047 Fair Market Austin Wedding- A&L_0048 Fair Market Austin Wedding- A&L_0049 Fair Market Austin Wedding- A&L_0050 Fair Market Austin Wedding- A&L_0051 Fair Market Austin Wedding- A&L_0052 Fair Market Austin Wedding- A&L_0053 Fair Market Austin Wedding- A&L_0054 Fair Market Austin Wedding- A&L_0055

These vendors make wedding dreams come true!

Event Coordination: Your Wedding, Your Way

Venue: Fair Market

Catering: Pascal's

Cake: Austintatious Cheesecakes

Candy: Maggie Louise Confections

Florals: Petals, Ink.

Rentals: Loot Vintage Rental; Bee Lavish Rentals; Premiere Events Austin

Light & Parachute Installation: The Werd Company

Mercury Hall Wedding: Linh & Greg are married!

This post is brought to you by family.  As Linh said eloquently to their guests, Greg & Linh wouldn't have been celebrating their wedding if it weren't for the love and dedication of their parents.  The bride and groom, obviously, usually get all of the attention on this blog, but today I want to thank all the parents and grandparents and godparents and family friends of my brides and grooms.  Thank you for pouring out your devotion over the years and raising sons & daughters to fall in love with someone else's son or daughter.  Whatever difficulties have come and gone throughout your relationship, I can see the deeper imprints of love every time I take a photo.  Now that I'm thinking how awesome parents are, I'm going to go look at photos from my wedding and cry about how much I love my mom & dad!  You go cry and enjoy Greg & Linh's wedding! Mercury Hall Austin Wedding- Greg & Linh_0001 Mercury Hall Austin Wedding- Greg & Linh_0002 Mercury Hall Austin Wedding- Greg & Linh_0003 Mercury Hall Austin Wedding- Greg & Linh_0004 Mercury Hall Austin Wedding- Greg & Linh_0005 Mercury Hall Austin Wedding- Greg & Linh_0006 Mercury Hall Austin Wedding- Greg & Linh_0007 Mercury Hall Austin Wedding- Greg & Linh_0008 Mercury Hall Austin Wedding- Greg & Linh_0009 Mercury Hall Austin Wedding- Greg & Linh_0010 Mercury Hall Austin Wedding- Greg & Linh_0011 Mercury Hall Austin Wedding- Greg & Linh_0012 Mercury Hall Austin Wedding- Greg & Linh_0013 Mercury Hall Austin Wedding- Greg & Linh_0014 Mercury Hall Austin Wedding- Greg & Linh_0015 Mercury Hall Austin Wedding- Greg & Linh_0016 Mercury Hall Austin Wedding- Greg & Linh_0017 Mercury Hall Austin Wedding- Greg & Linh_0018 Mercury Hall Austin Wedding- Greg & Linh_0019 Mercury Hall Austin Wedding- Greg & Linh_0020 Mercury Hall Austin Wedding- Greg & Linh_0021 Mercury Hall Austin Wedding- Greg & Linh_0022 Mercury Hall Austin Wedding- Greg & Linh_0023 Mercury Hall Austin Wedding- Greg & Linh_0024 Mercury Hall Austin Wedding- Greg & Linh_0025 Mercury Hall Austin Wedding- Greg & Linh_0026 Mercury Hall Austin Wedding- Greg & Linh_0027 Mercury Hall Austin Wedding- Greg & Linh_0028

Thanks to everyone who made this Wednesday wedding rock!

Event Coordination: Your Wedding, Your Way

Venue: Mercury Hall

Hair & Makeup: Adore Salon

Catering: Peached Tortilla

Cake: Sweet Treets Bakery

Florals: Exquisite Petals

DJ: Live Oak DJ

Adventure // Boundary Waters Canoe Trip 2013

You should know there is adventure in simply being among those we love and the things we love, and beauty too.”-Lloyd Alexander, The Black Cauldron

Nothing is better than adventures in the Boundary Waters of Minnesota with family & friends.  And since we were a month away from our wedding, a wilderness retreat was an amazing way to prioritize relationship over wedding details.

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Three Dudes Winery Wedding: Taylor & John are married!

Once upon a time, I played soccer and John (the groom) was my coach!  Fast forward a few years, and John meets Taylor.  Fast forward a bit more, and John proposed to Taylor.  Fast forward one more time, and on an unseasonably hot October day that turned into a perfect October evening, John married Taylor and I took photos. Time I spent with John & Taylor never felt like work, because they both laugh and make others laugh constantly.  So, to quote the Welsh saying they had displayed at the wedding (did I not mention that John and his family are Welsh?)- enjoy this wedding filled gyda chariad a hapusrwydd.  That's love and happiness, for anyone who doesn't speak Welsh.

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Thanks to Three Dudes Winery for the lovely setting and my second shooter, Carlos, for being awesome!

Dripping Springs Backyard Wedding: Zena & Janek are married!

Janek buttoned his suit in his childhood bedroom, while his bride laughed and cried with her bridesmaids and mom in the room next door, changing from the robes that Zena's mom had handmade into their beautiful long dresses.  While everyone finished getting ready, I borrowed the rings to take photos of them on quartz that Janek's family found on their land.  Hiding behind a tree during their first look, I got chills when I saw the pure joy beaming from their faces.  -HOLD ON- Sorry this is so sappy, y'all, I keep trying to be cool about how much I loved photographing this wedding, but it isn't working.  So just to give you the fast version of why I loved it:  Zena tearfully Skyping with sister and family in Ukraine, special bracelet from said sister, also sweet letter from sister, LIGHT FOR DAYZZZZ, pre-ceremony piano playing and laid-back toasting, amazing family who made everything happen, laughter-filled ceremony, Russian quote about love, surprise accordion recessional, MORE PERFECT LIGHT!, portraits that make me weak at the knees, twinkly light reception under the full moon, live band, sneaking a dancing with my brother (cute guy in the yellow rose shirt), night portrait experiment success, and unquantifiable amounts of love.  See, I just saved you about 20 minutes by just making a list.  Now stop reading and look at the photos! Polish-Ukranian Texas Hill Country Wedding_0008Polish-Ukranian Texas Hill Country Wedding_0009Polish-Ukranian Texas Hill Country Wedding_0001 Polish-Ukranian Texas Hill Country Wedding_0002 Polish-Ukranian Texas Hill Country Wedding_0003 Polish-Ukranian Texas Hill Country Wedding_0004 Polish-Ukranian Texas Hill Country Wedding_0005 Polish-Ukranian Texas Hill Country Wedding_0006 Polish-Ukranian Texas Hill Country Wedding_0007 Polish-Ukranian Texas Hill Country Wedding_0010 Polish-Ukranian Texas Hill Country Wedding_0011Polish-Ukranian Texas Hill Country Wedding_0015 Polish-Ukranian Texas Hill Country Wedding_0013Polish-Ukranian Texas Hill Country Wedding_0017 Polish-Ukranian Texas Hill Country Wedding_0018 Polish-Ukranian Texas Hill Country Wedding_0019 Polish-Ukranian Texas Hill Country Wedding_0020 Polish-Ukranian Texas Hill Country Wedding_0021 Polish-Ukranian Texas Hill Country Wedding_0022 Polish-Ukranian Texas Hill Country Wedding_0023 Polish-Ukranian Texas Hill Country Wedding_0024 Polish-Ukranian Texas Hill Country Wedding_0025 Polish-Ukranian Texas Hill Country Wedding_0026 Polish-Ukranian Texas Hill Country Wedding_0027 Polish-Ukranian Texas Hill Country Wedding_0028 Polish-Ukranian Texas Hill Country Wedding_0029 Polish-Ukranian Texas Hill Country Wedding_0031 Polish-Ukranian Texas Hill Country Wedding_0032 Polish-Ukranian Texas Hill Country Wedding_0033 Polish-Ukranian Texas Hill Country Wedding_0034 Polish-Ukranian Texas Hill Country Wedding_0035 Polish-Ukranian Texas Hill Country Wedding_0037 Polish-Ukranian Texas Hill Country Wedding_0038 Polish-Ukranian Texas Hill Country Wedding_0039 Polish-Ukranian Texas Hill Country Wedding_0040 Polish-Ukranian Texas Hill Country Wedding_0041 Polish-Ukranian Texas Hill Country Wedding_0042 Polish-Ukranian Texas Hill Country Wedding_0044 Polish-Ukranian Texas Hill Country Wedding_0045 Polish-Ukranian Texas Hill Country Wedding_0046 Polish-Ukranian Texas Hill Country Wedding_0047 Polish-Ukranian Texas Hill Country Wedding_0048 Polish-Ukranian Texas Hill Country Wedding_0049 Polish-Ukranian Texas Hill Country Wedding_0050 Polish-Ukranian Texas Hill Country Wedding_0052 Polish-Ukranian Texas Hill Country Wedding_0054 Polish-Ukranian Texas Hill Country Wedding_0055 Polish-Ukranian Texas Hill Country Wedding_0056 Polish-Ukranian Texas Hill Country Wedding_0057 Polish-Ukranian Texas Hill Country Wedding_0058 Polish-Ukranian Texas Hill Country Wedding_0059 Polish-Ukranian Texas Hill Country Wedding_0060 Polish-Ukranian Texas Hill Country Wedding_0061 Polish-Ukranian Texas Hill Country Wedding_0062 Polish-Ukranian Texas Hill Country Wedding_0063 Polish-Ukranian Texas Hill Country Wedding_0064 Polish-Ukranian Texas Hill Country Wedding_0065

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P.S. Thanks to Texas Blooms for the stunning bouquets and Hermanas Event & Wedding Planning for make the day happen!