Three of us cousins got married within two months this summer. Whew! What a summer! Jay and Tessa played extremely helpful roles during our wedding this past July, so when they called about photography during their weekend it felt like a good old fashioned family trade. Up until my sister’s wedding (6 days before my own! July 4th this year) I hadn’t attended weddings as a ‘regular’ guest. I was so looking forward to watching them get married – and I said as much. They hired another photographer for the ceremony, group shots and reception, and I got to enjoy their vows holding my new husband’s hand. What an incredible weekend.
I spent all summer looking forward to shooting their portrait session. Such a perfect-for-each-other couple. Giggly and goofy and visibly delighted and in love with each other. Their wedding weekend was set in McCall, Idaho, a beautiful spot up toward the mountains north of Boise. An open-field ceremony and a barn reception. The details and schedule were out of this world. Pick-up soccer to lakeside picnic, huge family-style game party to variety show + dessert. And that’s not even the wedding day yet. One of my favorite details – each guest was handed a wooden wand with colorful ribbons flowing from the end. Playful and cheerful and just sort of prop that leads to extra special colors waving through photographs. Here’s to Jay and Tessa Frost!