With handwritten invitations, hand-painted signs and blue details, Cortni and Hunter’s intimate backyard wedding tells a tale of two souls on a long distance journey destined to be together forever.
This intimate backyard wedding in the heart of Alabama was the setting of this charming wedding. Where the warm southern breeze meets the tranquil waters, a love story unfolded. Cortni and Hunter, two souls entwined in a breathtakingly intimate backyard wedding at a friends home in Theodore. At this time, I had the privilege of capturing the magic of their day, a celebration of love, commitment, and shared dreams.
Cortni and Hunter’s wedding was a true testament to the beauty of intimacy. Their choice of a backyard setting by the water provided the perfect canvas for their love to shine.
Firstly, Cortni and Hunter’s wedding day was a testament to the power of unwavering commitment. At the same time showing the beauty of a relationship that thrives on connection, no matter the distance. As I looked through my lens, I witnessed the raw emotions, the stolen glances, and the laughter filling the air. Their wedding day encapsulated the essence of southern charm and romance. It was by all means, a reflection of the love that will carry them through a lifetime of shared adventures.
At last, hints of turquoise and blues adorned the wedding, woven seamlessly into the tapestry of their day. At this point, Hunter’s blue tux was a reflection of his vibrant personality, stepping out of the traditional. Also note the tiny blue flowers on Cortni’s dress. As shown above, the couple’s attention to detail was evident in every corner. In detail, from the handwritten invitations that exuded a personal touch to the custom-made drink cozies.
A highlight of the day was a sign that simply stated, “Part of our story.” Cortni and Hunter’s love story is one of adventure, of traveling together across almost 30,000 miles. Their commitment to each other was further highlighted by the almost 2,000 hours spent apart yet connected through Zoom and FaceTime. The nearly $4,000 invested in plane tickets was not just an expenditure; it was an investment in a long-distance relationship. Their hope was to have their love blossom into a lifetime of togetherness.
As a wedding photographer specializing in small weddings, my role goes beyond capturing moments. It’s about adding a touch of creativity and helping couples realize their vision. Cortni and Hunter wanted a special send-off, something that would encapsulate the spirit of their unique love story. Drawing on my experience, I suggested a spirit finger arch, an energetic visual representation of their journey towards a future full of happiness and shared dreams. Seeing their faces light up with excitement was a heartwarming reminder of why I love what I do.
To all the brides seeking a wedding that is both intimate and unforgettable, take a cue from Cortni and Hunter’s love story. Embrace the beauty of the little details, and let your shared dreams be the foundation on which you build your journey. Love knows no bounds, and their love story is a testament to the fact that true love is worth every mile traveled and every moment cherished.
– Jesi Wilcox
Are you planning your dream wedding in Alabama? As a luxury wedding photographer, I am committed to capturing the magic of your special day, ensuring that every emotion and moment is beautifully preserved. Contact me today to discuss how we can create a timeless masterpiece that captures the essence of your love story.