Melissa and Steven | Wedding


Melissa and Steven got married at Holston Creek Baptist Church in Inman, SC.

We went behind the church in a field before the ceremony to get pictures of the groomsmen and bridesmaids. I loved the light background with the tall grass, the guys looked like models, doing poses and enjoying being in front of the camera.

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Most of the bridesmaids are somehow involved with theater, like Melissa, so I wanted to incorporate their acting abilities in the pictures by using some of their fun expressions.

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The flower girl was very precise to where she placed each flower petal. Everyone stared then started laughing. After she placed a few in the back, she decided she was finished and ran to the front of the Church.

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Melissa walked in and Steven teared up and a few drops ran down his face. It was a very special moment. 🙂

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Here is why Steven teared up…

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After the ceremony Steven and Melissa left in a Red Bugatti! They rode to the reception in Spartanburg, SC at Cleveland Park. It was a gorgeous place! The park was landscaped beautifully with a bridge, gazebo, pond, creeks and even a railroad with a little train for kids to ride on! The building that the reception was held in was very pretty with a very high ceiling and a deck that went all the way around.

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Melissa had to bring out some vintage cameras for her and Steven to play with, being a photographer herself.  She is excellent with children! Check out her blog.

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Melissa also had to sport her Shoot Sac, something famous in the photography world because it offers a nice camera bag that looks fashionable too! It was created by one of the top 10 wedding photographers in world, Jessica Claire. Melissa loves it and swears by it!

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Steven didn’t have a Shoot Sac to sport, so instead he sported his GQ poses 🙂

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Steven and Melissa’s cake was really awesome! The topper was really cute and different. The cursive R on the front of the cake and ribbons to match the wedding colors were a nice touch also. It was neat how the cake alternated each layer between a circle and hexagon, a fun and artsy way to bring a bit of extra interest to the cake.

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Everyone had a lot of fun dancing! The bridesmaids danced almost non-stop the whole time.

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They left for their honeymoon through lots and lots of bubbles, something all the guests enjoyed, especially the kids.

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Melissa and Steven’s wedding will be one that always sticks out in my memory. It meant so much that Melissa would choose me to photograph her wedding, being a photographer herself. Photographing another photographer’s wedding can make you a little nervous, but doing it has really improved my skills, and helped me become a better photographer.

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2 responses to “Melissa and Steven | Wedding”

  1. Leslie hendon says:

    Davey, these look AWESOME!!!
    Well done!

  2. Juanita Pesaro says:

    Davey,

    Great job on the pics!
    Love them all!