Yesterday I helped our daughter Jen take photos at a wedding. The Bride is a friend of Jens. Jen usually only does photos of babies and graduation photos…weddings are a bit more stressful, you only get one chance to capture the moments during a wedding.
I was photographer number 2 …the assistant. Having photographed several weddings with Jen before…we know that each of us sees things differently.
The ceremony took place on a hill near the Red Lake River. There was a bit of a breeze and it was partly sunny and 80 degrees. Guests were asked to bring their lawn chairs.
The bride was beautiful. The ceremony was short and sweet and to the point, it was also very musical…with trombones, a flute and even a violin.
Thumbs up! Yes for sure… she was looking for her new husband to give her a ride back to the reception. They hosted the wedding guests at their new home just down the road from the site of the ceremony. Shortly after their arrival they donned aprons and served their guests a wedding meal.
Here is my best shot of the day…the flower girl.
Sometimes you are in the right place at the right time with the right light.
It was a fun day…the newlyweds presented their guests with butterflies to release.
Not sure what kind of butterfly…a Skipper of some sort maybe. It was fun to watch them fly away.
I wouldn’t want to be a wedding photographer…but I enjoyed being an assistant!