At one point after their first look, while we were taking bride and groom photos, I had to stop taking photos, I just couldn’t shoot anymore. As April and Marc looked at each other I could see how deeply Marc loved her and I awkwardly said, “I don’t know if I’ve ever seen a groom look at his bride the way Marc is looking at you. It’s incredible. He loves you so much!” I had never said anything like to this to any of my couples and felt kind of out of place saying it but I couldn’t help it. It was like this the entire day. He was captivated by her. This isn’t to say I haven’t seen other couples in love. In fact, I see looks like this all the time. But there was just something about the way Marc seemed to lose sight of everything else going on around them when he looked at April, it was beautiful.
Their Oak Creek Farm Wedding was too! Despite over 9 inches of rain leading up to their day it turned out perfect! The decision was made to have the ceremony inside the barn, which provided a gorgeous backdrop. The alter was adorned with lights and the barn doors framing their vows was beautiful.
Following bridal party and family photos outside, near the barn, and more bride and groom photos, April and Marc returned inside the barn where they were announced as husband and wife for the first time and had their first dance. A precious mother son dance and hilarious father daughter dance followed this as well as the cutting of their beautiful wedding cake.
The dance floor was filled the entire night as family and friends celebrated April and Marc and they were pulled into the moonlight on a sparkler lit tracker ride. The entire day was beautiful I love so many of the moments we captured. Thank you so much April and Marc for having us there. Best wishes in all that is to ahead of you!
Oak Creek Farm has quickly become one of my favorite wedding venues in the Fredericksburg/Spotsylvania area. The grounds are gorgeous, the bridal suite is incredible, the sun sets perfectly and the owners are incredible people (more on that in a blog to come!).
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