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ZOE & LOGAN

And just like that, Zoe and Logan’s day has come and gone! I’ve been looking forward to this day since we took their engagement photos (if you missed out on that post, you can check them out here). They spent their day at the American Hotel in Staunton surrounded by friends + family that love them dearly.

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August 12, 2018

Harrisonburg, VA Wedding | Jessica & Jeremy

Jessica and Jeremy’s Harrisonburg, VA Wedding was full of unexpectedly beautiful weather, smiles all around, sunflowers, and singing. Their ceremony and reception, held at Weaver’s Mennonite Church, was a gorgeous service that consisted of not only Jessica singing to her new husband Jeremy, but Jessica’s parents serenading the audience as the two performed a sand mixing ceremony. (In case you missed their engagement session, you can find it here!)

An iconic moment that occurred throughout the reception was a speech made by Jessica’s father; when describing all the different people that have affected Jessica throughout her life, he added another book to her arms for her to carry. After adding a large stack of books onto her arms, he replaced the stack with the only book that should shape one’s life: the Bible. This moment affected me more than any other father-daughter speech I’ve been able to hear. Out of all the people, the circumstances, the memories that we face leading up to marriage and security with Christ and our partner, the only thing that really matters to live off of is not our parent’s expectations, not even our partner’s expectations; but the words and wisdom that come from a relationship with Jesus.

Being a wedding photographer gives me the privilege of capturing two people stand before God (as well as their friends + family) and declare their commitment to one another. I may be a little biased, but I basically have the best job in the world.

 

Jessica and Jeremy:

There aren’t many words I can say to you that describe how much I’ve loved being apart of your lives for the last few months. From your engagement session in March to your wedding day yesterday, it has been an honor walking alongside both of you as you make a commitment before God, your friends, and your family. Thank you for choosing me as your photographer, and thank you for picking an awesome bridal party that was full of encouraging people — I can’t wait to show you your full gallery when it’s ready, but I hope your sneak peek can hold you over until then 🙂 Enjoy your honeymoon in TN and enjoy some of my favorite photos from your wedding day!!

 

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Special thanks to the following vendors that made Jessica and Jeremy’s wedding day possible:

Planner/Coordinator: Heather Kirkland

Wedding Cake: Esther Burkholder

Hair/Makeup: Felicia Martin

Catering: wonderful friends + family members 🙂

 

 

 

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The Farm on the Ridge Wedding | Adam & Ashley

The 2018 Bridal Guide

 

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