This Rainy Oyster Ridge wedding created a little buzz on reddit with the nighttime photos we produced.
Although it poured the whole day at this Oyster Ridge wedding, It didn’t seem to damper their excitement one bit. I wanted to document the rainy part of their wedding in a special way for them. While I know this type of “posed” shot isn’t everyone’s thing, I felt like it was a fun way to document the excitement of that day and the way they didn’t let the rain get them down.
It poured rain for the majority of Lynsey and David’s day, yet they kept their focus on the celebration and their favorite people. Man oh man, it was a beautiful thing to witness. These two could have let the rain get them down, but instead, they rolled with it and handled everything with an immense amount of grace and gratitude. They had all their favorite people in one spot, and they did not seem to loose focus of that. Rain and all.
At the beginning of the day, we decided to do some portraits inside before heading to the venue. I came equipped with a few clear umbrellas for photos outside, but figured it would be nice to get some nice backup portraits inside before hand. By an insane stroke of luck, the rain subsided for the hour after the ceremony. They say rain is lucky on your wedding day right? This allowed us to get all of the formal portraits done during that time. It also allowed for us to get some beautiful portraits of Lynsey and David in the fog on Oyster Ridge.
This day was full of love and joy and the celebratory feeling of their guests was infectious. Lynsey and David were beaming the whole day, and it was a beautiful representation of what a wedding can be.
During weddings, the bride and groom typically eat first, and they are usually done eating before their guests. Ps. (This is usually when it is best for your photographers to eat as well. Eating while you are eating allows us to not miss any of the good stuff. No one wants photos of them eating haha).
When they had that bit of down time, I snuck them outside for two minutes to get the rainy night time photos. Below you can see the test shot I did before I brought them out. I had it all ready when they came.
I am so grateful for clients who trust my vision and skills.
Lynsey and David both said yes without hesitation, when I asked if they would be willing to do a fun photo with me outside in the rain.
They were thrilled with the fun photo that uniquely showed off their day. Most importantly, they were thrilled that they got to be married in front of all of their favorite people.
Here’s a little behind the scenes test shot I made with my friend who was second shooting for me that day:
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