Hightower Falls | Cedartown, GA | October 4, 2015
We got to Hightower Falls and it was an icky, rainy day. I hoped the rain would go away, because I have been wanting to shoot at this venue for a very long time and hated that the day was going to keep us inside with the rain. I prayed that it would let up so that we could take pictures outside! The Lord provided and we had just an hour in the middle of the day when it wasn’t raining and guess when that happened to be? During their First Look! I couldn’t have been happier that it cleared up long enough for us to take their pictures outside for a while.
Blake and Derrick were super awesome all day and totally go with the flow. Blake went with us for pictures wherever we suggested, including sitting down beside the rocks. I actually went and purchased a shower curtain for her to stand on or use however during the day. I am so happy she was game for anything, because we got some awesome pictures! We had so much fun and she wasn’t going to let a little rain ruin her wedding day!
I just love everything about Blake and Derrick’s story! They met playing softball together and have continued to over the years. So much of their relationship revolves around softball, so I made sure to take a picture of their rings with a softball. One of her bridesmaids gave a toast and pretty much the entire story and all of the jokes had to do their their softball history together. It was so fun and unique to their story.
I am so blessed to have been a part of this special day for Blake and Derrick. I am so happy that she and I met at one of the bridal shows in January! I knew she was going to be a perfect MMP Bride! Thanks Blake and Derrick for trusting Ben and me to take your pictures. We had so much fun!
Love the softball! 🙂 The bridesmaids had wheat bouquets, so I had to take advantage of this unique and cool bouquet! Getting the family handkerchief to use on the wedding day Na na na na na na na na na na na na na na na na, Batman! (And yes, I counted out the na na’s) Dad’s deserve a First Look as well! But more importantly is the groom’s First Look!Oh how I just love the joy on their faces! See why I wanted to take pictures outside?? Gorgeous! Long veil’s deserve to be played with! Oh how I love this picture! If it’s raining on your wedding day, you just have to have fun with it! Blake’s mom’s reaction to the preview slideshow was priceless. Exactly why I love doing them! [Capture this] 🙂 🙂 🙂
Blake is a disk jockey on the weekends… Love Blake’s reaction to Derrick getting the garter!“I’m next! I caught the bouquet!!” As they were leaving, Blake looked at Derrick and said, “Birdseed was a bad idea!” I cannot imagine how much she was getting out of her hair later, because I kept finding them in mine as well as my pockets and shoes a whole day later!
But at least it made for some really cool pictures!
Wedding Dress: Tiffany Paquette
Florist: Blake’s Amazing Grandmother
Ceremony and Reception: Hightower Falls
Hair and Make-Up: Tiffany Paquette
DJ: Brandon Winn
Caterer: 302 South Street
Bridesmaids Dresses: Bel Fiore Bridal
Groomsmen Tuxes: Savvi Formalwear
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