So I meet this amazing couple – both so vibey, adventurous and energetic….Alicia is beautiful and elegant, Matt is handsome and a bit of a goof – together they are a force to be reckoned with. I spend time with them walking the Tuks grounds and all three of us freak out at the awesome spots we can photograph at….we chat about the wedding at length. Then on the day I spend time with each – having fun as they prepare to meet each other at the altar, we have a blast doing their couple shoot after they make their promises in the most gorgeous Church I’ve ever set foot in (the Tuks chapel is beyond amazing!)…
And then, as the speeches start it gets mentioned that there is not only one Olympic gold medalist in the room, but FOUR! Say what? Who?? And yes, the joke is on me – I had absolutely no idea that Matt (the groom!!!) is one of our Olympic gold medalists…yup – do yourself a favour and wikipedia the man – he was one of the awesome team of rowers who brought home gold after the 2012 Summer Olympics!
Anyhoo…it is a testament to the absolutely down-to-earth nature of these two – their open smiles and energy made them such a fun couple to work with. And from the lovely speeches and smiles all around I know that they are special in a lot of hearts.
Thank you Alicia and Matt – for being so absolutely perfect together, choosing me and being so patient while I worked my way through the wedding season – it is much appreciated! I know you are going to have the most adventurous life together!
Oh – and watch out for the Howl Lotta Fun Booth blogpost coming soon!
Bridesmaids Dresses: www.bridaldesigns.co.za
Cake: A friend (Klaudia Gebert)
Church: University of Pretoria Chapel
Venue: Lombardy Boutique Hotel (www.lombardy.co.za)
Flowers: Nerina Florist Centurion
Groom’s Attire: Bogart
Stationary: Designed by Alicia and printed by www.wetink.co.za
Make-up: Alicia (yup…a lady of many talents!!)