I remember the first day I spoke to this family... I looked back through my notes from our initial call and among the logistical notes and other info I had jotted down: “really precious, upbeat family… sounds like they will trust me???referral from great people.. I think they really get it!”
The last 7 months both Laura and Michael's families have shown me how true my intuition was from that first call. Two larger than life families hosting a beautiful event with hundreds of considerations, decisions, and things to stress over, but never once did I witness a moment where they lost sight of what this wedding was about.
And for the whole weekend my team and I went non-stop, corralled more cousins than I thought were allowed, and pursued moments that captured just a fracture of the joy that was experienced..
Sprinting towards Christmas at 100 miles an hour it really hasn’t felt much like the holidays.. but this weekend felt like Christmas. I got to be with people who loved well and I got to do the thing that I’m starting to believe I was meant to do. I hope these images make you feel something... if they do we might be a good fit to work together.
Each wedding has its own flow and feel. Lauren and Matthew’s was relaxed, full of laughter and quality time with their family. From the beginning, Lauren and Matthew were so obviously only really concerned with one thing: marrying each other. This wedding was such a classic event for a truly classy couple. Highlights for me, as the father of a daughter, were the staircase reveal, and the portrait of Lauren in front of her framed childhood portrait. Such sweet moments.
Video: Splendor Films
Rentals: Perch Rentals
Venue: Arlington Hall
Hair & Makeup: Sonia Trevino and Mayra with My Fab Faces
Band: Jordan Kahn Music Company
Floral: Garden Gate Floral
Planning: Alison Baker Events