Wedding reception

I had the honor of assisting with a wedding reception this last month.  It was at Pecan Grove Plantation Country Club in Richmond, Texas.  Here are a small handful of the many great shots of the day.

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They did Nothing Bundt Cakes for their wedding cake.  This was a great idea and all their guests enjoyed them.  Not only were they individually wrapped & delicious, but left over cakes (perfectly boxed) made their way home with guests too.  It was a brilliant idea!

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Two fun group shots.

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Really ladies?  😛

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Thanks again and Congratulations!!

Raiyah and Dylan’s Day

Ashton Gardens in Houston Texas is an amazing place to have a wedding.

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The chapel looks quaint from the outside, but the inside is pretty amazing…

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There is also a lot of natural light in the reception hall…

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And that soft afternoon light makes for great backgrounds…

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The wedding itself, was beautiful!  The bride and groom seemed to glide through the day without even noticing the camera. And the family and friends where so wonderful it was often hard to tell who was who.

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The Ceremony was breathtaking.

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There were memorable moments.

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Many, many memorable moments!

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And the newlyweds looked great together.

 

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It was a fantastic day and we wish Raiyah and Dylan the best!!!

Abigail and the Shot

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Good job photographer:mrgreen:!

Abigail is a bit of a natural beauty so you would think getting the perfect shot would be easy.

It is not.

Why you ask?

It’s tricky because Abigail isn’t exactly comfortable in front of a man with his face hidden behind a camera, attached to a lens, surrounded by lights.

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Big lights.

Fortunately the photographers at Custom Minds can be quite charming…even funny. And eventually Abigail was able to relax.

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That’s not relaxed.

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There we go!

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Perfect shot!

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Control yourself Abigail!

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Cha-ching!

Ok now let’s take a break.

 

 

While the studio temperature was 74 degrees, it still gets hot under those wedding dresses.

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Seriously. That fan was working overtime.

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Then it was back to work.

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I know, I know, we are so funny 8).

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Perfect shot!

And finally we took it outside for just a little bit.

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Testing. (Notice the red eyes. I was still jet lagged. Soldier 8))

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Thank you Abigail. The Photography God showered us with many perfect-shot blessings.