A Kindred Oaks Wedding | Married, Ashley + Chris

There’s just so much to say about Ashley and Chris’ wedding day that I don’t really know where to start. I suppose I’ll start by saying that I had such a hard time figuring out which images to post on the blog. I had so many flagged to post that I couldn’t possibly put them all up. To friends and family, please make sure you check out the slideshow here because I’m sure you might find yourselves in the mix… dancing the night away.

Ashley and Chris’ wedding is one of my favorite kinds – the ones where I get to spend almost the entire day with them as they show up, get ready, and prep all the final details. I had no worries about their wedding day because Ashley, her sister, Brittany, and her mom Melonie met me at the venue, Kindred Oaks earlier in the week. We walked through all the specifics and really nailed down their timeline so we were all the same page. Things were extremely stress-free on the wedding day; the weather had been SO cold leading up to their wedding; the day of… we had beautiful blue skies, warmer weather, and a beautiful ceremony that began at the peak time before sunset that evening.

Chris and Ashley really spent time walking around the reception to sit at each of the tables and talk with their guests. Some of my favorite photos are from the very end of the reception, when all the guests partied on the dance floor.  Oh, and the exit shots with the sparklers. Don’t forget to look at those too!

Ashley and Chris, CONGRATULATIONS. Thank you for having faith and trust in me to be your photographer. I can’t wait for you to hurry back to Texas so we can do your trash-the-dress session!

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bride with hair extensions, wedding dress hanging in bridal suite
mother of the bride getting her hair done for wedding
macro ring shots taken with the 100mm/2.8 canon lens
canon 100/2.8 macro ring detail shots
bride with eyelash extensions and final make-up touches
bride putting on make-up in kindred oaks bridal suite
bride stuck in wedding dress while putting it on
bride laughing while putting on wedding dress
bride being laced into wedding dress
bride being given diamond bracelet from mother
bridesmaid putting on diamond bracelet for bride
full length bridal portrait
bride and groom on opposite sides of door
photograph of laughing bride
bridal party with black mismatching dresses and red and white flower bouquets
flower girl throwing red rose petals into the air
black mismatching bridesmaids dresses
bride with groomsmen in black tuxes with red vests
groomsmen portraits near water tower
groom trying to escape and bridesmaids holding him back
bride looking out of window for groom and groom looking back as he walks down the aisle
pastor and his notes during wedding ceremony
bride and groom looking at pastor during ceremony
mother and grandmother of the bride having a moment during wedding ceremony
outdoor bridal portraits of bride and groom at kindred oaks texas
bride and groom outdoor nature sunset portraits
bride and groom sun flare kissing shot
black and white first dance photo
kindred oaks outdoor dance floor and reception
groom taking garter off brides
bride and friends dancing on dance floor during reception
guests with sparklers at exit during wedding reception
sparkler exit with bride and groom raising arms
bride and groom exit from wedding with sparklers
sparklers being held by guests during exit
guests holding and looking at sparklers during exit