Houston Station Wedding

I can’t wait to share this beautiful Houston Station wedding with you. Photographing this wedding was an honor in so many ways. First, both Rebecca and David are officers in the Army. David is a Black Hawk pilot and Rebecca is an Clinical Psychologist. So, basically a couple of bad asses. Not convinced? Guess where they met. Nope. Afghanistan (mic drop).

Rebecca says it was not a place they were looking for love, but it was a great place to really get to know people for who they really are. After Rebecca and David spent time together, it was clear there was something more to their friendship. Their similar values, their shared love of country and the Army, and their incredible circumstances brought them together and they fell in love. I was thrilled when they asked me to be their photographer for their engagement session and wedding. I haven’t posted their engagement session yet, but I loved that shoot and will post images from there sometime this winter.

Rebecca and David wanted an intimate and rustic feel accented with rich tones that were lit by lanterns, candles and string lights. To achieve this, Houston Station was the perfect wedding venue with it’s heavy timber beams, hardwood floors, and exposed brick. Events Nashville coordinated and styled this wedding and did an incredible job bringing the bride and groom’s vision to life. The gorgeous flowers were done by Enchanted Florist. Bacon and Caviar, considered by many local Nashvillians to be the best BBQ in town, provided the catering. They also provided the unique pie, cobbler, and cheese dessert station. JDs Music kept the party going late into the night. Rebecca looked gorgeous on her wedding day in her Callie Tein dress that she got from Modern Trousseau in Nashville. Katie Russo Beauty did an amazing job on the girls’ hair and makeup. I loved photographing this wedding and was honored to play a role in this momentous day for Rebecca and David. They are an incredible couple and it was so great to work with them. Here are a few photos from their momentous day. I hope you enjoy them!

Houston Station Wedding Photos

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Smoky Mountain Gatlinburg Wedding

This post about a beautiful Smoky Mountain wedding is bittersweet because since it took place tragedy has struck Gatlinburg and the surrounding areas. Wildfires have devastated Gatlinburg and the area in East Tennessee where we photographed this and many weddings in the past. Luckily, Morning Glory Farm and it’s lovely proprietors Vickie and Papa G were unharmed. Our thoughts and prayers are with all those affected by the fire. To help those affected, please consider donating to one the many organizations that are aiding the relief efforts.

If you have never been, Gatlinburg is a special place where you can enjoy the beauty of the Great Smoky Mountain National Park AND ride down the side of a mountain through the woods on a mountain roller coaster. It’s the home of Dollywood and moonshine, waterfalls and wildlife. I love it there! The mountain views are incredible. Plus, I love a good go cart track and there are dozens in the area. Not small ones either.

Olivia and Jon were married at Morning Glory Farm in Cosby, Tennessee, just outside of Gatlinburg.  The sun was out and the mountains looked amazing. It was the perfect fall day and the perfect day to celebrate these two amazing people. Jon is a five time combat veteran of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Olivia is a talented graphic designer. She is also of Indian descent and beautifully incorporated the culture into their wedding ceremony. Olivia was a gorgeous bride and the fall colors of the mountains looked amazing with the soft tones her bridesmaids’ dresses. The stunning flowers were done by the incomparable Melissa Timm Designs and the delicious and trendy ‘dirty frosted cake’ was provided by Gail’s Custom Cakes. The rentals were provided by Rothchild’s and the catering was provided by Great Smoky Mountain Catering Company.

I hope you enjoy these photos and can find a way to help this community recover.

Smoky Mountain Wedding, Gatlinburg, TN

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