All of the weddings that I photograph are special to me. I have the incredible honor of getting to know new friends as they ask me to photograph one of the most important days of their lives.
My last wedding of 2011 was special in a different way.
The bride, Desiree, was in the youth group I worked with when I was in college. This is what she looked like then. (she’s the one on the left)
To say that Des is beautiful would be a huge understatement. She oozes beauty. She is marked by grace. She is poised yet silly. Tough, yet tender. She cares deeply for people and it’s obvious the amount of love and respect they have for her.
It was no surprise to me that Des was a stunning bride, but it didn’t stop me from tearing up when I saw her. I took so many beautiful photos of her I thought she deserved her own post.
I love this girl! (and my camera does too) 🙂