“If I had to choose my best day ever
my finest hour, my wildest dream come true
mine would be you.”
– Blake Shelton
Bill and Krista’s day was about as close to perfect as you can get! Right before the reception started I was talking with Krista and she said “this day has gone so much better than I could have imagined. I’ve just been waiting for something to happen all day, but it’s been pretty great, huh?” and I hope EVERY bride is able to say that! Gorgeous weather, all of their favorite people, and one heck of a party… that sounds pretty perfect to me! :)
loved their invitations by The Best Day Paper Co.
Krista truly made the most stunning bride: and she was rockin’ her ‘something blue’ :)a big thank you to Joseph for 2nd shooting and for catching SO many great photos throughout the day! I love how his approach to photography always flow so well with mine, so much so that for some of these images I truly can’t remember which were mine and which were his! Which is really a great problem to have! A handful of my awesome 2014 couples will be really blessed to have him 2nd shoot at their weddings, because he always takes gorgeous photos like this one:love this shot from their first look! My view on the left, and Joseph’s on the right: I try and keep first looks private, but Krista’s bridesmaids had a pretty good spot to watch from their window ;)
I love how the groom always ends up fidgeting with his ring the first time he wears it :)
two of my favorites from their day! My view on the left and Joseph’s on the right:
Whitehall Manor is one of the most stunning properties in Bluemont! Everywhere you look there’s a gorgeous landscape:these next two are both Joseph’s and they caught my eye right away the first time I went through their images! so good! I adored Krista’s bridesmaids!! Ladies, please consider this my official request to photograph all of your weddings one day… please and thank you :)loooove getting a fun wedding party in front of my camera :) lookin’ good, gentlemen! then it was time to get married! thanks to Joseph for this shot of Krista and her mom about to walk down the aisle:Bill’s brother officiated their ceremony and he did such a great job! He incorporated marriage advice from all of the members of their families, and it was so sweet to hear what they each had to say to Bill and Krista :)Married!!! Right after their first kiss, he kept his priorities in line and immediately followed it up with the most epic selfie :)aaaand here’s the result! Apparently Joseph and I are also experts at photo-bombing…. sorry about that! ;) love their excitement during the recessional: … c’mooon you know I’m a sucker for a good photo of a girl and her grandpa :)
right at the end of cocktail hour we snuck out for a few more portraits! these next two just might be my favorites from the whole day, i love how happy they are! here’s my view: and here’s Joseph’s…. I think he might win this one :) a few fun reception details:they both shared a special dance with their moms: Ross from Chris Laich Music Services kept the party going all night! He was so great to work with! thank you both so much for letting us celebrate with you! it was truly an honor! hope you’re having a blast on your honeymoon! :) Ceremony & Reception Venue- Whitehall Manor, Bluemont VA
Florist- Affordable Arragements
DJ- Chris Laich Music Services
Pies: Mom’s Apple Pie Co.
Groom & Groomsmen Attire: Men’s Warehouse- Vera Wang Tuxedo Rental
Honeymoon: Turks and Caicos
Invitations: The Best Day Paper Co.
Bridal Gown: Jeanette’s Bridal