My tongue slipped and I called them “Chara” while we were shooting portraits, a blend, like Brangelina or Kimye. A power couple name works well since Chad and Cara are such a duo, so perfectly matched in every way. They love the same things, laugh at the same things, and their personalities are so incredibly laid back and kind.
Being able to capture this wedding was very meaningful to me, having known Chad since my sophomore year of college. It’s an honor to not only witness a long time friend find his other half, but to spend 8 hours during one of the most important days of their life capturing it.
This wedding was full of personality and Jewish traditions (Ketubah signing, breaking of the glass and Hora dance) as you’ll see – from the adventurously fun couple, to their very outgoing entertaining friends, the entire day was full of laughter and a great time. The best was a surprise impromptu song from the groom and his buddies, Top Gun anyone? I don’t think I’ve laughed so much behind the lens during a wedding.
Big thanks to Ali and Jessica of Some Like It Classic for making the day go so smoothly, Justin of SKM Entertainment for an entertaining reception, and as always, a pleasure working with Serendipity Cinemas.
Chara, love you guys, congratulations!
“You’ve lost that lovin’ feelin'” was probably one of the funniest things to see all the guys get into it. I was just told by the groom he sent a text out to his friends that morning for them to participate. Love those surprises!
What a fun celebration! Mazel Tov!
Venue: Grayhawk / Event Coordinator: Some Like It Classic / Makeup: Lauren Snow / Hair: Spencer Lebowitz / Bride’s dress: Casablanca / Veil: Lillian Lottie / Bride’s Jewelry: Nadri / Cinematography: Serendipity Cinemas / Cake: Let Them Eat Cake / Florals: Flowers by Jodi / Officiate: Irving Hysom / Entertainment: SKM Entertainment / Stationery: Wedding Paper Divas / Second shooter: Amy Gallagher
Equipment used: Canon 5D Mark III + battery grip / 50mm f/1.2L / 35mm f/1.4L / 85 f/1.4EX / 100mm f/2.8EF / 70-200mm f/2.8EF / Speedlight 580 EXII + 480 EXII / Radio Popper JrX System + RP Cube / Gary Fong Lightsphere Universal Cloud / UNDFIND One Bag + Bloom Theory Strap / Hufa Lens Cap Clip + Think Tank Pixel Pocket Rocket / Lowe Pro Roller x100
Diana Elizabeth says another wedding stays up for the rest of the week, see you on Monday!