Preston and Meribeth: A Wedding

Sometimes the weddings I shoot bring a movie to mind and all I could think of during Preston and Meribeth’s was Love Actually. The guy who did the service was the matchmaker who brought them together. He shared their journey and little pieces of their personalities. He also talked a lot about love and what it means to be “in love”. I’m a big sap so this stuff gets to me (when I first saw “Up”, a lady actually got out of her seat which was rows away to bring me a little pack of tissues….it’s very embarrassing). I’m pretty sure this sappy side is why I love shooting weddings so much though. I am a huge sucker for a good love story, whether it originated in a hollywood perfect romance sort of way, or through careful consideration and long-term maintenance.

Every story is unique and Preston and Meribeth definitely made their ceremony their own. At one point, they both addressed Meribeth’s two boys. I couldn’t hear most of what they said sadly, but I know the people around them were brought to tears. The whole event was like this, thoughtfully focused on the two of them and the people in their lives. I couldn’t help but imagine them in a sequel to Love Actually…maybe Love Literally? Or Love Indubitably? (which is one of my favorite words used in another favorite movie of mine….can you guess which one?)

Oh, and I should mention the feet. Preston was intent on not wearing shoes…it’s his thing. And, in addition to love stories, I’m a BIG fan of individuality. It makes my job interesting.

_J6A3123_J6A3095_J6A3105_J6A3213_J6A3237_J6A3222_J6A3254_J6A3247_J6A3191_J6A3282_J6A3318_J6A3326_J6A3341_J6A3353_J6A3375_J6A3362_J6A3370_J6A3371_J6A3408_J6A3412_J6A3394-2_J6A3448_J6A3661_J6A3590_J6A3523_J6A3490-Edit-Edit_J6A3694_J6A3700_J6A3746_J6A3847_J6A3760_J6A3765_J6A3896_J6A3785_J6A3825_J6A3853_J6A3928_J6A3918_J6A4026 _J6A3973_J6A4001_J6A3995_J6A4052_J6A4051_J6A4044

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s