Oooohhh, what to say about these two… we seriously, honestly, really adore Jess & Brian. Jess was our roommate for about a year and a half before Brian stole her away from us – jerk! ;D lol But she couldn’t have found a more perfect match. Just being around these two for five seconds you know that they were absolutely made for each other. Their April wedding posed a unique challenge; I was one of her bridesmaids AND we did the photography. Quite the day! Kevin covered the entire ceremony (okay, except I MIGHT have walked down the aisle with a camera in my hand… at the last second I just couldn’t be stuck up there with nothing to capture those up-close moments…!) and then we all ran outside in the drizzling rain to whip together some pictures with the party before running back in to start the reception. It was crazy, but it worked!
Jess chose to wear her mother’s wedding dress – they did a lot of altering (I think the original dress had long lace sleeves & a high neck) and the end result was the perfect mix of vintage & memories.
These shots are what made me glad that I decided to take that camera down the aisle at the last minute. I can’t believe what an honor we have to capture moments like these.
Jess is passionate about Toms Shoes and their mission to provide practical help to children in third world countries. I think most, if not all, of the shoes that she owns are Toms! As her gift to her bridesmaids, she bought us all matching pairs of Toms – and of course, she got a pair for herself, too. 🙂
Brian & Jess met at the Woods Coffee (where Jess works), so when we saw this coffee shop sign right next to the venue, we had to make a quick stop. 🙂
The incredibly talented Jesse Morrow played his song “I’ve Got You” for their first dance. Jess plays the violin with Jesse and his band.
Leave the lovebirds a little bit of love. 😀