Aki + Ryan

Sunday, September 20th was a gorgeous day. Filled with blue skies, puffy clouds, and wedding bells. (Yeah, I went old school cliche.)

As I understand it, the story goes… Girl watches “The O.C.” Girl has a crush on a character named ‘Ryan.’ Girl meets a boy named Ryan. Girl falls in love with Ryan. Ryan proposes. Girl says, “YES!” And here we are..

..At this beautiful venue (I could totally shoot here for days.) If you haven’t seen it yet, please make plans to. This is the Historic Hauck Mansion. It is still a venue in progress, but you would never know.This is Aki (aka, “Girl”) with her team of maids.Blog 2s And this is Ryan with his fellow groomsmen.Blog 3It was an intimate affair; with a mix of American and Japanese traditions. Please scroll (slowly) and enjoy images from Aki and Ryan’s big day!Blog 4 Blog 5 Blog 6 Blog 7 Blog 8 Blog 9 Blog 10 Blog 11 Blog 12 Blog 13 Blog 14 blog 15 Blog 16 Blog 17 Blog 18Congratulations to the beautiful couple and best wishes to the future!

-Lindsey ❤

May 27th: Leah + Bobby

A week ago I shot my very first backyard wedding and it was beautiful! The bride was gorgeous in her tea-length dress and the groom looked ever so handsome in his grey-jacket suit.  The weather was HOT and the turn-out was amazing.

Leah had a huge family and I had the privilege of meeting ever member.  Each one was incredibly welcoming and rather humorous. 😉

I actually arrived to my first destination early and had the privilege of hanging out with the bride’s two nephews and their adorably new puppy, Rigby!  For those wondering, Rigby is a Bernese Mountain Dog.

The theme of the day was Chabby-Chic and every thing looked amazing and pretty darn chic!  There were fresh-cut flowers everywhere; beautiful, yet mis-matched china adorned every table; and one of my favorite decorations, framed mirrors hung next to the bride & groom’s table.Can you imagine my excitement when the bride asked me to do her a favor and take her picture with puppy Rigby?!  Seriously?  Like I would say no!!!Leah and Bobby’s first meeting of the day!Even with the heat index at 100 degrees, everyone stuck it out with me for the formal/wedding party photos!The bride’s family had this incredible collection of older/antique furniture.  (Did you notice the couch in the dress picture?) For the Daddy-Daughter Dance, Leah was surprised with a favorite era song, “Daddy’s Little Girl.”  And not only was she surprised by the song choice, but by the family members that sang it to her. (Notice Dad in this first shot)  Que the tears and Kleenex!  This was one of my favorite moments of the day!And at the end of the dances, my day came to a close.

Wishing the happy couple another HUGE Congratulations and a special thanks for inviting me to document the big day!  It was an absolute pleasure!