The Coleman's | Rustic Va. Wedding

To be a second shooter of a wedding means my job is to photograph the groom and his guys.  This groom, calm with anxiety and patiently awaiting his bride, had a steady hand as he tied his tie and placed his grandfathers heirloom ring on his finger.  The fog had set in, as the Friday evening maintained a perfect mist of dreamy romanticism.  Mike talked of the soulmate he had found in Erin, having been together for over 5 years; the bustle of the day that was playing out around him was barely noticed, as he enjoyed the shrewd familiarness in his closest brothers and their (quite hilarious) personal inside jokes.

Erin, a true picture of perfection, also embodied a sense of calm and assurance.  Not the rain nor the Irish mishaps was going to affect her inner self on her wedding day.  She knew exactly who she was walking towards, and she was ready.  To be around a couple who I had only just met, and knowing without a doubt that they had found their perfect match, was a complete honor to be allowed the opportunity to capture their love on film.

This is the authentic photographic wedding story of Erin and Mike, those moments in which the camera sees their true selves, completely in love and starting a life together, along with their family and loved ones.  The beautiful couple married May 12, 2016 in incredible green pastures of Bluemont, Va...