A rooftop first look, a couple enamored with one another and a small gathering of family and friends. What more could you ask for?
We love the sweet simplicity of Chad and Jackie's small, intimate ceremony shot last summer at The Majestic Inn & Spa in Anacortes, Washington by our very own editor Brandy, who also works with her husband as a wedding photographer at Joel and Brandy Photography.
Soft light and strong colors are the highlights of the day and really showcase how gorgeous a small wedding can be.
Plus, who knew honey dippers could be so cute?!
Photographer: Joel and Brandy Photography
Wedding Venue: The Majestic Inn & Spa, Anacortes, Washington
Brandy (Joel and Brandy Photography) says: The minute we met Chad and Jackie, we fell in love. Jackie is a quiet but sweet and sassy gal who knows exactly what she wants and Chad is the life of the party. And, when they get together, sparks fly.
When they told us they wanted to have their first look on the balcony located off the bridal suite, I was stoked. The space was tight, so we played "Red Light, Green Light" with them so we would have time to move around and capture the moment perfectly. It was a gorgeous moment to get to witness, and I'm so glad we were able to capture every bit of it, as Jackie was overcome with emotion at getting to see her husband to be all dressed up!
It's one of my favorite first look moments ever.
Shooting their intimate wedding on the lawn of The Majestic Inn was truly an honor. An emotional ceremony officiated by Chad's own brother, it was one of the sweetest I've seen in quite some time, and they were so happy to be up in front of their family and friends holding hands and say "I do" for the rest of their lives, that I *might* have even shed a few tears of my own during the wedding.
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