I’ve set out to be a photojournalist even in the wedding world. Bride and grooms in search of something different, nontraditional, a poignant and intimate view of the day are the best match for me. Though my career as a wedding photographer has been somewhat brief, the hours long, the editing tedious and never ending, I find such beautiful stories in them all. And if I feel I’ve captured the essence of a family, of a couple, the unexpected, the laughable mistakes, the joy, then I have accomplished merging photojournalism into this field. This isn’t a new skill or field, but to accomplish the essence of people in several brief hours is a great feat. And though I find the work often exhausting, the images of life that come to be are worth it all.
Below are some of my favorites from a wedding in May at Ashley Hall: