Category Archives: Wedding

Hiwot & Yohanis | Ethiopian Wedding Part 3

Part 3:  The Mels (Second Reception) One the third day of Hiwot and Yohanis’ wedding festivities, we photographed the Mels.  This is a smaller, less formal reception, meant only for closer friends and family.  The wedding party and many guests wear beautiful, traditional clothes.  The Mels took place at the Moolah Shrine Center’s Ballroom.  It…

Hiwot & Yohanis | Ethiopian Wedding Part 2

Part 2:  The Entrance Ceremony and First Reception         On the second day of Hiwot and Yohanis’ wedding festivities, both families took part in an entrance ceremony.  During this ceremony, Yohanis and his groomsmen and family journey to Hiwot’s parents’ house.  Hiwot’s male family members playfully try to keep Yohanis and his…

Hiwot & Yohanis | Ethiopian Wedding Part 1

Hiwot and Yohanis had a three day wedding celebration.  This was our first time documenting an Ethiopian wedding, and it was such an amazing experience! Part 1:  The Ceremony We started out the weekend with their Ethiopian Orthodox ceremony.  The ceremony began with Hiwot and Yohanis entering the church, along with their daughter, Samaria.  The…

Megan & Mike | St. Louis Wedding

Megan and Mike were married on the most beautiful July day!  Their ceremony and reception took place at the Coronado Ballroom.  Megan and Mike are so in love and they were so excited to see each other for the first time.  And who else were they excited to see?  Their “kids”, Louie and Cammy!  The…

Priti & Binjon | St. Louis Wedding Part 3

Day 3 – The Reception After their ceremony, Priti and Binjon had a short break and an outfit change.  We then met them for some portraits outside, before their reception.  You can’t beat Indian receptions for energy and packed dancer floors!  It’s one of out favorite things to shoot.  Congrats to Priti and Binjon!  It…

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