As I sit here reflecting on the experience I had capturing Jane and Nate’s wedding at St. John’s Abbey and the Gorecki Center, it’s not just the memories of the day that come flooding back. It’s the deeper meaning and emotions behind the photography experience that truly resonate with me.
Weddings are such significant moments in people’s lives. They mark the beginning of a new chapter, a lifelong commitment, and a celebration of love. As a photographer, I am entrusted with capturing these precious moments, freezing them in time for the couple to cherish for years to come. It’s a responsibility I don’t take lightly.
From the moment I arrived at St. Ben’s for the getting ready photos, there was a palpable sense of joy and excitement in the air. The connection between the friends and families of Jane and Nate was so true and genuine. It felt as if I was part of something bigger, a witness to the bonds that bring people together. It’s moments like these that make me grateful for what I do.
One thing that always amazes me about weddings is the way in which they bring out the best in people. I witnessed countless candid moments throughout the day – the laughter, the tears, the stolen glances. These are the moments that cannot be staged or recreated. They capture the raw, unfiltered emotions that make each wedding unique and special.
Jane and Nate’s wedding was no exception. From their epic getaway car to the heartfelt toasts during the reception, every detail was meticulously planned yet felt natural and effortless. It was a true representation of who they are as a couple – kind, fun-loving, and full of life.
The evening was made even more magical by the incredible live band, In the Fields, who had everyone on their feet, dancing the night away. The energy in the room was infectious, and I found myself dancing behind the camera, caught up in the joy and celebration of the moment.
As a photographer, there is nothing more rewarding than being able to capture these timeless moments of happiness. To freeze a moment of pure joy, love, and connection is something truly special. It’s a reminder of the beauty in this world and the power of human connection.
Jane and Nate’s wedding was a testament to the power of love and the joy that comes from sharing it with those closest to you. It was an honor to be a part of their special day and to witness the bonds between their friends and families.
So as I reflect on my personal journey and growth as a wedding photographer, I am reminded of the immense privilege it is to be able to capture these moments for couples like Jane and Nate. To witness and document the joy, the love, and the lifelong commitment is a gift that never fails to leave me in awe.
Jane and Nate, thank you for sharing and trusting me to capture your wedding day.
I wish you years of love and laughter as husband and wife.
Photography: Rule Creative Co
Ceremony Venue: St. John’s Abbey
Desserts: Cold Spring Bakery
Live Band: In the Fields
Hair/Makeup: Arbor Hair Studio
Gown: Weddings by Deb
Rings: Engagement Ring-Brilliant Earth, Wedding Bands-Jeweler of the North
Jewelry: Olive & Piper
Hair Piece: Morilee
Men’s Attire: Heimie’s Haberdashery
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