One of my favorite parts about being a wedding photographer is getting to know a bride before her big day.
And, thanks to the magic of social media, whenever I feel like I have more than just a typical "client-vendor" relationship with a couple, usually after a fun initial consultation or engagement session, I'll friend request them and keep up with their wedding planning as the big day approaches. This helps in a myriad of ways as we're both able to bounce ideas off one another and I'm around to answer any questions the couple may have in terms of putting together certain photos or planning a timeline for the event.
More importantly, though, it gives me a chance to see their excitement build as the wedding gets closer and for that I'm always grateful.
For Kim and Matt, that excitement was palpable long before their August wedding at the Whispering Pines Conference Center in West Greenwich, Rhode Island and as the day drew near, I was beginning to feel just as nervous as they were that everything would go as planned.
Thankfully, it didn't take long for me to see why I liked these two so much as they had, by far, one of the most fun and relaxed weddings I've ever been to. And for a couple that waited 14 years for this moment, it lived up to and exceeded all of the hype.
Long before we capped the night with sparkler fireworks, this was one I knew I'd remember for a long, long time.
So, check out this week's new blog on Kim & Matt's August wedding by clicking here.
As always, thanks for following along and let me know what you think.