I have been working on this post for what seems like ages now. Sorting and sorting out favorites, having a horrible time narrowing it down, so you know what I refuse. Get ready for a HUGE post, and that is only part one. Today’s featured wedding was really a huge two day event anyway, so how really could one put it on the blog just once. Leia & Tyler were married just a few short weeks ago in the always beautiful Canon Beach, OR at the stunning Surfsand Resort.
The whole event was just lovely, from the rental houses, to the quick trip down to the beach for sunset everything was beautiful. It was also just an amazing day to spend with two of the sweetest people I have even had the pleasure of working with. Leia & Tyler were amazing hosts to a large group of wonderful out of town family members & friends. Everyone we met seemed to be having an amazing time & so did we! I have to shout out a huge thank you to my ever so talented second shooter for the weekend Jenifer Johntson. She did an amazing job taking some of the images you will see below, and of course being my partner in crime & creativity. It is always so nice to have a second shooter that has a keen eye like Jen, it really makes me up my creative game for the photos!
Venue: Surfsand Resort
Flowers: Cannon Beach Florist
Dress (bride & brides maids): J. Crew
Most any other lovely detail: Etsy.com
So lets so some photos shall we?
Leia is a girl who loves her heels, so you will see this beautiful green pair quite a bit. As much as I detest wearing them, I just adore shooting bridal shoes.
Check out our lovely bride, pre hair and make up already looking amazing!
Leia choose a really simple & elegant dress from J Crew for her big day, I just love that. It worked perfectly for an elegant beach wedding. She also rocked out some seriously beautiful details, her antique watch, handbag & Grecian hairband were all perfect. Leia, Jen and I spend most of the morning professing our love for Etsy.com for these great finds.
Leia’s hair diva came out all the way from Eugene to hook up her hair and makeup. She did such a great job, and had me cracking up with our conversation on the “big sexy hair” spray she was using. I can not for the life of me remember her name to give her proper credit here. Hair diva if you are reading send me a link so I can give you proper credit! Updated! Her name is Mindy Weber and she rocks the Gervais Salon & Day Spay in Eugene.
Tyler was also looking stylish in his own right on the big day. These two are the perfect pair, both adorable and impeccable shoe taste! You have to check out his wishbone tie as well, another amazing Etsy.com find. All the groomsmen got a different character on their tie, cool right!
check out our dashing groom. Tyler, looking good man.
Miss Leia and sister putting on some finishing touches.
Our beautiful bride, heavy emphasis on the beautiful here. She was just glowing!
The flowers were absolutely amazing, you will see much, much more of these in the reception post! For the first look we headed down to the beach.
Jen took this set of Leia walking up to meet Tyler and it just screamed photoshop trickery to me! I think the result is rather cool.
Cannon Beach is such an amazing & magical place to shoot!
Smiles all around that day for these two.
The weather was so stunning that day, really you can not ask for more on a Saturday in October in Oregon. I love this set, the sky was just perfectly blue and they are so perfectly in love.
I know I have already posted this one, but I just love it.
We also found these amazing trees on the way back to the house. Too cool not to use.
and one last little set of the rings. Again I have posted these once before, but I just love how they turned out! Much more to come for this wedding, like oh the actual wedding! It was a stunning ceremony on the beach. I just have to share thoes, and the beautiful reception to follow. Tyler & Leia again thank you for having me out to be a part of your big day. You two are amazing, I hope you had a wonderful honeymoon! I will have more to peek then the whole gallery very soon!