After 9 years of being together, this day was a long time coming and we are honored that Ashleigh and Ryan chose us to document it!
Their wedding day couldn’t have been more perfect! They were surrounded by all of their family (literally one of the largest family photos I had the privilege of taking!) and closest friends as they said their vows and became husband and wife at the beautiful Harborside Chapel! Jon and I had a blast photographing such a wonderful day!
Some of my favorite parts of their day were their incredible venues ( everyone we worked with was so kind and extremely helpful ), the daddy daughter first look…cue the tears and their first look with each other was probably my most favorite! Ryan was just so giddy when he saw his soon to be bride, it definitely warmed my heart! I really enjoyed listening to their vows and then organizing their very large family formal portraits! Jon had to hold me while I stood on a chair at 33 weeks pregnant! So thankful for him!
We took some gorgeous photos of them with their bridal party in front of the Chapel and then got the honor of driving them to their reception! It was at Ruth Eckerd Hall and decorated beautifully. Their uncle put together an AWESOME slideshow/movie that we all got to watch during dinner! It was so cool to see how their relationship blossomed over the past 9 years. Everyone was on the dance floor the rest of the night and it was SO hard for me to get off my feet and take breaks because I just wanted to capture everything! Luckily, Ashleigh’s mom came over to me at just the right time and said, “You’ve been taking pictures the whole time! *Grabs a chair* Sit right here and take a break sweetie! We know you’ve got plenty of great photos!” When the brides mom tells you to take a break, you listen! haha Jon was happy someone else had told me to other than him because I may be a little stubborn when it comes to resting. 🙂
They ended their night walking through two very long lines of sparklers, held by their family and closest friends as husband and wife, FINALLY!! We are extremely excited for you guys in this new season of life!! Here’s a detailed recap of photos from one of the best days of their life!