As she walked up and tapped him on the shoulder, he standing patiently awaiting the first time he would see her as a bride, the air was heavy with anticipation. He turned towards her to lay his eyes on the one he will spend the rest of his life with, and he could hardly contain how beautiful he thought she was. Twirling her to be able to take in the full vision of her in her dress. Soaking in every moment. She, glowing, knowing her soon to be husband was looking on adoring her.
To say we were excited to shoot this wedding would be an understatement! Every time I talked to Caitlin about her wedding, she got so excited about all of the little details! And to know they would be saying their vows underneath the large oak trees in the back of the farm was just the icing on the cake!
Their Venue, The Moore Ranch on the Brazos, is a working farm and as such is a really fun and unique place to say “I do!”
We love the Moore Ranch on the Brazos, and have had the pleasure of capturing many gorgeous weddings there, but never a ceremony underneath these particular trees! We were so excited about this. These trees are gorgeous! There are two old oak trees that come around and create a canopy with which to have your chairs under. The sun sets behind them just right with the fields lending way to the perfect backdrop.
The ceremony had an unusual twist, in that the bride walked up from behind so that the fields were the backdrop you saw as she walked, escorted by her father, to her future husband. The clouds were trying to hide the sun, but just at the right time they parted, and we got some of the most breathtaking images of the bride and groom saying their vows while the sun shone down on them thru the trees.
After the ceremony we had a blast getting to meet all the family while we took a few moments to take pictures of them as the sun set. Then we dismissed everyone so that we could spend a few minutes alone with the bride and groom to capture them for the first time as HUSBAND AND WIFE! This is one of my favorite moments of the wedding day. And getting to take them as the sun sets with the farm behind them just made it that much better!
At one point during the Reception we stole Caitlin and Matt for a few shots with sparklers! We are still learning this process and are no where near perfect but we did get some fun ones!!
Caitlin and Matt, thank you so much for allowing us the honor of serving you! We loved every minute of the time we had with you!!