The glow. It’s what makes weddings so special. Glowing faces full of joy, glowing interactions ripe with emotion, and glowing symbolism in every moment. That’s why I like to call my company The Moment– it’s all about capturing those glow moments. And this day was absolutely full of them.
Rachel‘s eyes glistened with joyful tears as she got ready with her mother and then again when she did a first look with her father. (For all brides – you know those tears are beautiful – but you have to dab them away quickly because the makeup is still fresh early in the day!) There was definitely a gigantic glow on Gabriel‘s face as he saw his bride coming down the aisle. When Rachel‘s beautiful smile met his, I think he was literally about to burst out of his body! There was a beautiful glow in the soft moments where Rachel and Gabriel would sneak a cuddle with their faces and just enjoy being together, being married. The glow was in the sound of laughter that filled the air. This was a magnificent time of celebration! So much glow all day long!!
This day was also about incredible love and commitment. Not only did Rachel and Gabriel pledge their undying love to each other, but their friends and family committed to them as a couple as well. It was beautiful to see Rachel‘s maid of honor over Face Time. She wasn’t able to be there in person because as a nurse she was on the front lines fighting the pandemic. So what did she do? She got her dress and makeup on right along with the girls virtually! (And we made sure to get a bridesmaid photo with her and the bride together of course!) It was incredible to see the support of one of Rachel‘s good friends and Gabriel‘s older brother who customized the cake toppers with special masks. Totally priceless! They came out perfect!! The commitment and support was palpable. It came from the friends and family who were live streaming from afar and from those sitting right there in the church. Yes, this was a very special day.
Rachel and Gabe, you are a phenomenal couple. Your day was full of so many tender, beautiful moments. You also have an awesome streak of crazy good fun! I am so excited for your future together. May these photographs help you remember just how truly special your wonderful day was. Congratulations!!
Special thanks to the most excellent hosts at Arrowhead Country Club. And of course we had to take a few mask shots too 😉