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Austin Wedding | Claire + Adam

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I didn’t get to meet Claire & Adam until just a couple days before the wedding because they were having a destination wedding but I felt the love immediately upon meeting them between us and between them. They’re both extremely charismatic and charming and it is no wonder that so many of their friends and family made the treck down to Austin from all over the country. Claire’s aunt officiated the wedding with letters that Adam & Claire had written to each other before hand. Oddly enough, they were very similar, full of sweet sentiments and big laughs. While her father could not be at the wedding, he was their in spirit with a letter he had written before he passed to be read on her wedding day. He wrote it making sure to reference Adam even though this was 4 years ago and well before they were engaged. There was not a dry eye at the wedding, including me. After a moment of remembrance the reception ensued, special appearances were made by Claire & Adam’s dog ‘Pico’ as well as Mary-Kate Olsen, both in poster cardboard cut-out form. The wedding was made complete with a sparkler exit and pedi-cab at the end. Shout out to some of my favorite vendors, Posey, Greenbelt DJ, ILD, & Pearl Events for helping to make this wedding so awesome. Huge thanks to Kirsten Lewis for 2nd shooting this one with me.

San Juan, Puerto Rico Wedding | Taryn + Javi

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Hotel El Convento Wedding

We met Taryn & Javi on a rainy day in New York city for their engagement session about 11 months before their wedding day. Although it was supposed to rain on their wedding day as well, it was a perfectly sunny day instead. Taryn & Javi had their ceremony at the San Juan Cathedral and their reception at our favorite San Juan hotel, the El Convento. Their wedding incorporated Catholic, family, and Puerto Rican traditions. At the reception, Taryn’s dad made sure to grab a have a photo with Taryn & a basketball, a family tradition since she was in high school. Taryn had also surprised Javi at the reception with a traditional Pleneros band that kept the party raging in between a band break. The energy was infectious as everyone seemed to know every word to every song! The party continued on after the El Convento and ending up lasting until the wee hours of the morning by the pool of La Concha.

This was our third trip to Puerto Rico for a wedding and it did not disappoint as we were finally able to see a different side of the island we had never seen before, the side with beautiful beaches! Two days after the wedding we went with Taryn & Javi and some of their wedding guests on a catamaran to clear blue waters for snorkeling. Unfortunately, many of us walked away with sunburns. :)

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