Teaberry Farm Wedding Photos
Teaberry Farm Wedding Photos

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Tory & Brett had the perfect wedding day.  It was not perfect because everything went as planned.  It was perfect because they just rolled with the punches.  First off.  How about the AMAZING Teaberry Farms?!?!

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This is Tory smiling while getting ready.  Her wedding was about to happen outside.  It was raining outside and had been all morning.  Tory was my hero that day.

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I’ve photographed hundreds of First Looks.  They never disappoint.

P.S.  It stopped raining. ;)

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Sometimes I let moms creep from behind the bushes. :)
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Here are all the beautiful people looking beautiful.
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Props to Adalanté Catering.  They make things look nice and yummie to eat.

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These two were my favorites.

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Ceremonies are long.  Sometimes you just have to go stand in the back and have a beer.

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That moment you have dreamed of your whole life.  When you are man and wife and you walk off into the sunset together…. only to have to stop by the side of the barn to get your dress bustled.

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Fresh Air.

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Ring Bearer swag.

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As always CMB DJs did an terrific job with the music.  You should book them for your wedding.  Right now.
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Thank you two for being so chill and laid back.  You were All-Stars.

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Law School Love
Law School Love

Talia & Andrew met at the Texas A&M School of Law in Ft. Worth.  Most Aggie jokes don’t apply to them because they are super smart.  Plus, if you make fun of them without basis, they will probably sue you for slander and libel.

We started at their school where Andrew was channeling his inner Zach Morris.

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So so many books.  AND, the shelves where on these automated tracks.  It was like crossing a library with a Transformer.  It made me want to go to law school.

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Guess who is getting married January 2, 2015?

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Then they did what most responsible lawyer like people do.  They put on fancy clothes and went and played in a fountain.

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How To End Your Wedding Day At The Chicken
How To End Your Wedding Day At The Chicken

Emily & Lucas has a killer Aggie wedding day.  She got ready at the MSC, they were married under the Century Tree, then they headed to Christopher’s World Grille for the reception.
(See all the photos here.)

There was only one logical way for the day to end.  At the Dixie Chicken.

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These two carved their initials here a few years back.  Of course we took photos by them.

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My favorite moment of the night was when Emily was drinking, Lucas wanted a sip and Emily would not allow it.  Welcome to your new life Lucas. :)

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So in the previous post we learned how to get married under the Century Tree.  This one is a bit easier.  You don’t have to make plans or call.  You just walk in to the Chicken.  And… bonus points to you because people will probably buy you a pitcher. :)

Congrats to you guys.  You had an amazing day.  Thanks so much for letting me share in all of it. WHOOP!

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How To Get Married Under The Century Tree
How To Get Married Under The Century Tree

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Lucas & Emily had an incredible first day as husband & wife.  They were surrounded by family and their closest friends and it happened right where their story began.  A little university in College Station called Texas A&M.  (You may have heard of it.)

The thread of family was so, so evident in their wedding.  From the very beginning it was easy to see how valuable it was to them.  Emily & her sisters must have spent thousands of mornings like this; laughing, music blaring, and getting ready together.  Well… minus the champagne.

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Shout out to Emily’s mother who made this.  Out of string.  All of it.

Game.  Set.  Match.

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Lucas did what many guys do.  He wrote Emily a letter for her to read on their wedding day.  Then he trumped all men everywhere by also giving her a letter he wrote to his future wife when he was 16.

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A little spot on campus called The Century Tree.

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Basically everyone was crying when Emily came out.

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Well, everyone but this guy.  He was all like: “Why are all you humans up in my tree?”
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I love veil mishaps during ceremonies.  They are the best.

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Emily’s sisters responded by cheering like wild banshees.  Her brother responded by tearing up and hugging her for about 30 seconds.
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The flower girls giggled and snuck a peak at all the kissing and hugging.

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This image is becoming harder and harder to get at weddings.

A groom, his bride, and their parents.

It always fills my heart with joy when I get to capture one.  I know life happens, times are hard.  Sometimes tragedy strikes.  But there is something incredibly Holy and sacred about seeing 2 couples with over 25+ years of marriage joining their children in that covenant.  It always gives me that much more hope for the bride and groom.

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You HAVE to take one “normal” photo of siblings.  But after that one is knocked out…  We get to the good stuff.

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Speaking of “the good stuff”…

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After the ceremony we all headed over to Christopher’s World Grille.  They spent the evening  Whooping, cheering, and saying wonderful things about each other.

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The older I get… the more I love these moments.

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Speaking of moments I love.  I LOVE when brides pull off a photo bomb.

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Normally the getaway is where the night ends.  These two had other plans in mind.  If you are an Aggie, you’ll recognize the location.  If you are not an Aggie, you’ll have to wait till Monday to know where we went. :)

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Oh… and for all you Aggies out there who are dying to know how they pulled off a ceremony under the Century Tree…

You can’t “reserve it”, but you can “show up”.  Other things may even be going on at your “time”.  Who knows.  Your best bet is to contact the University Events Coordinator.  Best of luck.  (WHOOP!)

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Amanda & Dale
Amanda & Dale

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Amanda & Dale had the perfect wedding day at The Vineyards at Chappel Lodge.  But it didn’t just happen.  They had to fight for it.

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Coby Neal and The Flower Studio in Austin CRUSHED it.  So so nice to look at.
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This next photo is one of my favorites.  These two had planned to be married last year but some date conflicts and a medical emergency caused them to postpone the date.  They were able to find a date early this year that worked and even then they had the threat of rain all day long.  They stuck with it though and had a fantastic day.  They were willing to keep pushing forward to get what they wanted.  Just like this image.  Amanda wanted photos in a field of bluebonnets.  They were far away.  She made the hike and never once complained.

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The rest of the night was filled with laughter and stories told by the fire.  It ended like every wedding should.

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