I feel like we go way back with Jay and Michelle now. Michelle’s mom bought them a gift certificate with us – I THINK 2 years ago now, to have engagement photos done. By the end of the session we were laughing and joking around like we had all known each other for ages. They were so fun, and so happy!
Fast forward to wedding planning. They contacted us to photograph their wedding in Canmore (woohoo! Yes!) – the plans sounded wonderful, the location perfect, the couple so lovely. We were all in, and so excited.
Now fast forward to wedding day. The casual girl we met at their engagement session – the one who wore jeans and a plain white tee, who had a short, no fuss hairstyle – well, that girl was no more. I’m sure she still sports those looks most of the time, but I showed up in the morning to see a stunning, confident woman. Wow, Michelle. Once you put that dress on and the shoes (THE SHOES) and your headpiece, all of your planning and your attention to detail came together and you looked amazing.
The day was better than we could have hoped. Sun shining down, a small wedding with those closest to the couple, and more smiles and laughs than we ever hope for. Gareth said it’s the most fun he’s ever had with a wedding party, and the most he’s laughed while the guys were getting ready.
Thank you so, so much for having us document your day. Thank you to both sides of the family who invited us to the BBQ the night before, chatted with us and made us feel so welcome. We had already photographed Michelle’s family before, and getting to know Jay’s side, and all of the extended family was lovely. Gareth’s British accent came back in a heartbeat!
Congratulations to you both.