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Justine & Aaron

September 17, 2019

A Late Summer Blooms N Gardens Greenhouse Wedding in Paducah Kentucky

Get ready for a Bride & Groom Portrait overload! I knew it would happen and it isn’t just because these two are so photogenic and therefore, they made portrait time a breeze (which is true!), but also because they placed bride & groom portraits as high priority during their wedding day and I was allowed to make time for multiple locations in their timeline. Ok, and maybe I went a tad crazy but I don’t think they minded!

Justine & Aaron’s wedding day this past weekend was perfection. Literally! I can’t think of one time during the day where Neil and I ever felt (and believe me, I asked him!) like something wasn’t going right…. That the timeline was thrown off, or that everyone wasn’t on their game. Looking back, I feel like vendor and bridal party alike, we were firing on all cylinders for Justine & Aaron the entire day. And I think they felt it too – the abundance of love and support they received from their bridal party, family, and guests was palpable!

But nothing surpassed the feelings, the glances, the smiles shared between Justine & Aaron. Before their first look, Justine was anxious about the day and it wasn’t until she saw Aaron that she just was finally able to fully relax, no matter how hard we tried beforehand. And while waiting on Justine to arrive at the First Look location, Aaron was visibly shaking and told me out right how nervous (which was VERY) he was in that very moment – the moment leading up to seeing his bride for the very first time on the most important day of their lives.

Then she shyly walked up behind him and quietly called his name. And he turned around to see the beauty that stood before him and they both cried. You could feel the pressure just melt away. The weight of this day, while still very heavy with importance, was completely lifted from their shoulders. From now on, they were doing This together and therefore, nothing could shake them.

Ceremony + Reception | Blooms N’ Gardens

Dress Store | Glitz in Nashville

Dress Designer | Rebecca Ingram by Maggie Sottero

Planner + Rentals + Decorator + Florals | Bluegrass Event Planning

Hair Stylist | Dana O’Key, Meraki

Make-Up Artist | Erin Hendley of Face Makeup Artistry

Musicians | Music City Dueling Pianos

Videographer | Sydney Kelley Videography

Cake | Karen Mathis

Catering | Walker Hall

Bridesmaids Dresses | Azazie

Groomsmen Attire | Men’s Wearhouse

Invitations | Shutterfly


Check out Justine & Aaron’s first engagement session HERE and their second engagement session HERE!