I have been consistently blessed by my clients this year- but I had no idea what a blessing it would be to photograph this wedding! From the second we arrived, Buddy, Belinda, and their families were so, so hospitable. As in- we were checked on, helped out, and offered iced lattes (it was 100 degrees outside) at least 5 times before the ceremony. (And you know I took them up on that one!). Haha- really, though- throughout the day it was clear how thoughtful, excited, and loving this family was.
The wedding was held at Belinda's parent's beautiful home in Seminole, Texas. Not only was it a sentimental location, but it was absolutely perfect for the event. Guests were well-fed and enjoyed chatting while watching a gorgeous West Texas sunset. Another thing I loved about this wedding was that there were several different languages being spoken- family and guests from all over the world came in- and you could hear German, Spanish, Portugese, and more! Belinda's mom made some amazing German raspberry cheesecake for Buddy's table- it is a family recipe, and was so delicious.
During their engagement, Buddy was in the process of building a new home (yes, with his own two hands) for the two of them (with Belinda's input, of course)- but he'd worked right up until the day before the wedding to put the final touches on it. I thought this was such a great picture of a bridegroom preparing for his bride- just the way God does for His church.
I so enjoyed photographing all the beautiful florals at this wedding. Essentially, Belinda chose all of her favorites, and the talented ladies at Blumenflor created such beautiful arrangements with them.
The very talented Ashley Rodgers second shot this wedding with me, and some of these images are hers!
Wedding Gown: Allure Bridals, Bella's in Lubbock, TX
Groom and Groomsmen: Men's Wearhouse
Cake: Ann Theissen
Catering: Kendall's Kountry Meat Market, Hobbs, NM
Hair: Evolutions, Seminole, TX
Makeup: Vicki Neudorf with Panache, Lubbock, TX
Piano: Piano Gallery, Lubbock, TX