When M & E contacted me about their wedding, I was excited!
Not only were they were fun and laid back, their wedding location was one I had never been to and looked absolutely fabulous! The Queens Botanical Garden!
Not only am I a photographer. I’m a gardener too. So to be able to photograph in a garden and be allowed to use the any part of the garden as our ‘studio’ was wonderful.
The wedding took place in the aptly named “Wedding Garden”. It’s beautiful private spot and perfect for this intimate wedding.
The weather was iffy, but held off. While everyone loves a blue sky, the cloud cover actually is great for photos by providing an even soft light.
And the rose garden was in full bloom. And again, it was a small space that allowed for many different photo ops with very little effort. However, one this day, it had rained the day before – so we did have to do some puddle avoidance. I love this image because they are surrounded by flowers!
The reception was at a local restaurant – they had the garden room to tie into the garden theme. I borrowed the bride’s shoes, the rings and the bouquet for this detail image. The rings will be forever, but the bouquet will fade and the shoes will wear. I make sure I get these images because of the fleeting nature of the flowers and to a lesser extent, the shoes. It’s nice to have them preserved artistically.