Wedding: Eric + Melanie

I could probably write a whole book about my thoughts on Eric and Melanie’s wedding day. I won’t, don’t worry. In an attempt to keep it brief, here are my observations:

I have never worked with a couple who have so much charisma, joy, and outward, expressive love for one another. Shooting Eric and Mel’s wedding was truly a treat. I enjoyed watching them through my camera every moment of their day.

They chose to do a first look in the vineyards and it couldn’t have been any sweeter. I led the bride up to her groom with her eyes closed and joined them hand to hand. Eric’s reaction to Melanie was one for the books – you could tell his heart was bursting with excitement and love for his bride. Then they read notes they had written to each other out loud.

These two were nearly giddy all day. The smiles never left their faces. They had a sweet ceremony followed by a super fun reception featuring wings, barbecue, ice cream, and some of the most energetic and fun guests dancing the night away.

My most favorite moment of the day was Eric and Melanie’s first dance. All they saw was each other. It was like no one else was in the room. Their emotion and love for one another was felt throughout the whole tent. I have watched couples dance their first dance for 9 years now and I can say without a doubt that Eric and Melanie had me mesmerized like none other.

Eric and Melanie – There is no doubt in my mind that your love is powerful. Use it to serve one another and be evidence of the one who created it. It was my absolute honor to spend the day with you capturing a picture of your love story. Congratulations to you both.

  • Venue: Deer Run Winery
  • DJ: Turner Music Productions
  • Catering: 3 Legged Pig Barbecue
  • Hair Stylist: Lindsay Adams
  • Makeup Artist: Lindsay Adams
  • Second Photographer: Olya Myers
  • Florist: Westside Gardens
  • Cake: Get Caked Bakery
  • Ice Cream Bar: Moonlight Creamery

One thought on “Wedding: Eric + Melanie”

  1. You captured the joy and excitement of the entire day. Thank you for your attention to all the little details that make their love story so special.
    Barb & Eric Lintala.

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