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jarrett + crista • wedding • first presbyterian church, amarillo


Jarrett + Crista's wedding was my first to shoot after having Liv, and it was such a warm welcome back to the work I love! I really can't say enough about these two- and the family/community they have. Jarrett and Crista are both very intentional people, and that was reflected in so many special ways throughout their day. Leading up to the ceremony, I loved photographing these two as they joyfully anticipated their union as husband and wife. The ceremony was special- Crista's family has a special tradition of the shofar being played at the beginning, as the groom enters the room. They had their bridal party surround them at the altar- a literal cloud of witnesses. Everyone, including the guests, took part in communion as worship. It was a reverent and God-glorifying time- followed by a wonderful celebration! 

At the reception, guests enjoyed delicious food, music, and cake. Crista's cake was classic and elegant, and Jarrett's was a nod to his family's business- Fiesta Foods.  It was clear these two were so glad to be married! They left with a tortilla send-off, which was fun and chaotic and a beautiful ending to the day. Thank you both for trusting me with such a special time! 

Wedding Dress: Catherine Deane @ BHLDN

Groom + Groomsmen: Calvin Klein

Bridesmaids: J. Crew

Hair: Celia Yenor

Stationery: Wedding Paper Divas

Floral: Brenda Rusten

Cake: Canyon Cake Company

Reception: Amarillo Civic Center Grand Plaza

Videography: 41 Productions