Intimate Lynchburg Virginia Wedding
The anticipation leading up to this day WAS REAL. It had me so giddy with excitement…and by the way I talked about it, you would have thought I was photographing the royal family 😂LOL (celebrities in my book)
I think I knew it the moment I received their initial email inquiry…I remember how heartfelt their vision was, and the way it was paired with a certain level of sincerity & thoughtfulness to detail. As I got to know Liz and Tommy better this winter through their engagement session and hear more of their heart for this sweet day I knew in an instant: it was going to be exceptionally meaningful <– and honestly this use of “meaningful” feels like an understatement
It’s been one week since their wedding I am still riding the high from how joyful + life-giving their day was!!! Like it completely amazes me that my job allows me to create + foster friendships with some of the most incredible human beings through photography. I love this job and I am so grateful for it, but I think what I cherish most is the way it personally connects me with couples like Liz and Tommy who simply feel like a gift to know.
I’m not sure how to really start this post…there’s usually one particular moment of the day that really resonates with me/ tugs on my heart, but to quote my second shooter Ica, ” it’s like every moment just got more and more special as the day went on!” it couldn’t have been more true—-every moment felt sweeter than the last. Talk about an absolute dream day!
Here are a few special touches that gave my photographer soul all the heart eyes:
-The mountain view at glass hill’s venue
-Charlie the dog and his floral leash…GOALS
-The bride & groom (duh)
-the beautiful worship that took place during their ceremony
-Rookies dessert food truck (!!!!!!) I mean c’mon….
more than all of these things I think what really stood out to me was the community of loved ones by Liz & Tommy’s side there to cheer them on & celebrate them. I loved looking at the beautiful souls surrounding them because I think it’s such a testament to the type of people they are; radiating both light and life. I was so blessed to be apart of it. #HoweSweetitis
Liz and Tommy,
I love the way the Lord has so intricately written your story of love (shoutout to the church camp teen days!!), I pray that he continues to shine all the more boldly through your life together as husband and wife.
Introducing the newlyweds>>
just prepare yourself for the neutral details of your dreams…
Liz reading a note from her groom before their first look
yall ain’t ready
waaaaht the cuteness !!
CHARLIE is the goat
aww wow wow wow
these reception details rocked my world
holy moly LOOK AT THEM !!!!!!!!
*cue the sound of music soundtrack*
Rookies dessert truck is what dreams are made of <3
Wedding day dream team
Venue: Glass Hill Venue
Florals: Love is in the air events
Make-up: Summer Hubbard mua
Brides Dress: The White Dress
Bridesmaid Dresses: Showmeyourmumu
Dj: Lynchburg Sound
Cake: Anya Corse
Catering: Innovative Catering
Dessert Cookie Truck: Rookies
Invitations: Peyton Elswick
Photographer Second Shooter: Ica Images
Videographer: Iron & Ivy Films
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