Southampton Wedding Photography :: Dyana and Chris

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Maybe one of my favorite parts about photographing weddings, is being able to see a couple at their absolute best. It’s one of the happiest days of their lives, they’ve planned the entire day down to the last detail, and they both look absolutely gorgeous. They are surrounded by the people that they love most in the whole world, and those people are shining so much light onto them. You hear the stories of their lives, both as individuals and as a couple up to that point, and being there makes you feel like part of the story as well. You can see the goodness in both the bride and the groom reflected on the faces of their loved ones and you hear it in the speeches of their best friends. As an outsider, you learn of the ways these two people have impacted the lives of the guests, who are now there to stand with them on such an important day in their lives.

I clicked with these two from the first time we met. I always felt like we were on the same page in terms of what they wanted out of their engagement and wedding photography. I would write little suggestions and ideas of what I thought might work for them, and Dyana would write back with complete excitement and more of her own creative ideas to add onto it. Photographing their day felt easy, because we were all riding the same wave. I am beyond thrilled for these two and know that they share something amazing, and for one day, I got to be a part of it.

 

Best move I’ve ever seen performed by a groom.

Dyana and Chris added a film package to their wedding day coverage. Many of the shots above were shot on 35mm and 120mm film. There’s are a couple polaroid photos as well.

A special thanks to Xong Hang for helping me photograph Dyana and Chris’ wedding. Her input and help was invaluable to me that day. Many of the photos above are ones that she captured.

To see Chris and Dyana’s beautiful Engagement shoot visit here.

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