Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Jones Crossing Wedding | Jen + Ryan

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After a delightful day spent with Jen and Ryan for their engagement session, the time had finally arrived for them to say "I do!"  And they did just that in front of a beautiful waterfall, amid swaying palm trees, and surrounded by their beloved family and friends at Jones Crossing.  The misty, rainy day allowed the bride and groom plenty of time to prepare indoors.  When the time came for portraits of the groom and his groomsmen, the rain had stopped for the rest of the day!  The bride and her father were escorted to the ceremony by a fairytale horse and carriage.  Sunlight shined through the palm branches during Jen and Ryan's sweet and personal ceremony, and it was sheer perfection!  Jen and Ryan, thank you for choosing me to document your first day as husband and wife!  I hope you enjoyed the beauty of the Hawaiian islands during your honeymoon!  Enjoy some favorites from your amazing day!  Friends and family can view their entire gallery here.

Starting with the cutest little flower girl trying on the bride's shoes!

Payton, you are so pretty!

Dapper Ryan and his groomsmen:

Meet Andrew, the handsome and happy ring bearer!

Back inside, bridal preparations continued!

So pretty!

 Gorgeous, Jen, just gorgeous!

Jen was so excited to be a bride!  She smiled the entire day!

Moments before going to see her father before the ceremony….love this!

Off to the ceremony!  What a fun surprise for the bride and groom!  A favorite!

Guests signed a map of the Hawaiian islands!  What an awesome idea!  

Ryan was patiently waiting to see his bride for the first time that day. 

Love this!  

Long-time friend of the groom officiated the ceremony. 

These two gorgeous images were captured by my husband, Reggie.  He is so good!

Being the ring bearer is hard work. ;)

Jen and Ryan incorporated a favorite engagement image 
in their unity sand ceremony.

The couple surprised their mothers with lovely red roses during the ceremony.

Pure joy!


After the recessional, the bride and groom were whisked away by the carriage!

The adorable couple!  Favorites!


Heartfelt speeches from the Matron of Honor and Best Man.  Jen and Ryan are truly surrounded by amazing people! 

I was a bit obsessed with their cake! 

The flower girl and ring bearer rushed up to get a front row seat of the cake cutting!  
It was beyond adorable! 

I love Reggie's view from the balcony!

 Jen and Ryan's first dance was so sweet to witness!  They held each other tight and sang all of the words to the song they chose.  

And Jen and her father made everyone smile with their moves!

We ventured outside for the last bit of daylight. 

 I'll end this post on another favorite, as guests cheered on the bride and groom, lighting the path to a lifetime of love and happiness!

Jen and Ryan, your wedding day was wonderful!  Thank you so much 
for allowing me to share in it with you!  I cannot wait to hear about Hawaii! 

Caterer: Grafton Peek
Baker: Grafton Peek
Wedding Dress: Alfred Angelo's, 317.578.8305
Makeup/Hair: Showcase Hair Studio
Videographer: Cousin of the Bride
Bridal Boot Camp: Erin Schwein Fitness

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1 comment:

Anonymous said...

What a LOVELY outdoor wedding!!! I felt like I was in Hawaii!!! Just FANTASTIC shots, Stephanie!!!

Also LOVED the red & black color scheme!!! BEAUTIFUL bride, HANDSOME groom ....