Jacob + Chelsea
I absolutely loved spending the day with Chelsea and Jacob as they came together with friends and family to tie the knot. When Chelsea first asked me if I was available for her wedding in Findlay. I thought she meant in Findlay Market here in Cincinnati, but I was pleasantly surprised to hear about her backyard wedding at at bed and breakfast in her hometwon of Findlay, Ohio. Which ended up being about 2 hours from me. Not too bad, I just refreshed my memory of the songs I listened too in middle school! it was totally worth it since their wedding day was rustic barn wedding pinterest goals.
I had so much fun getting ready with the bride and her tribe the morning of her wedding. It gave me the chance to really capture the small details. One of my favorite parts of spending the day with Chelsea was that she had stories behind a lot of the elements. The necklace and earrings that Chelsea wore down the aisle were both gift for her mother in law from her late husband.
Chelsea chose to do a first look with her father and keep in tradition of saving the first look with her groom to be as she was coming down the aisle. Usually, I am all for first looks, but being able to capture this moment of her and her dad was beyond touching.
LAST CHANCE TO RUN! No running was happening. Just some prayers, laughs and an enthusiastic first kiss.
All of the sweetness! Also, see the last photo right there- gorgeous, right. You have to squint. There is a tractor in the background kicking up dust. No smoke bombs needed here in Findlay. You know it is an Ohio wedding when there is a tractor in the background of your wedding photos. We ran away before it got too close and found a white picket fence and swing set.
Their reception was in the barn at Scarlet Oaks Estate and I am obsessed. All barns need to be open on both sides at all time to let in gorgeous lights and as always give me all of the twinkle lights. Wedding Goals.
& THEN WE DANCED
Venue - Scarlet Oaks Estate
When my camera is charging you can find me playing with my little family or trying yummy new foods around the city. I promise to tell horrible jokes and will probably be more awkward than you, but by the end of the day we will all be laughing. Which is how I get the real natural smiles that you see in my portfolio!