We made a weekend road trip to Richmond, Virginia for Genevieve and Jeff’s wedding. Listening to the weather forecast we were a little unsure as to whether it would rain or not, but we were prepared for anything!
Natalie and I were really excited for this wedding. We got to photograph some really great friends of ours, we met some new friends, and it was our first Messianic Jewish wedding. Thanks to everyone who made our stay so much fun.
The wedding and reception all were held a Messianic Jewish synagogue in Richmond VA called Tikvat. Luckily it only rained before the wedding and then cleared up for the rest of the day. We arrived at the synagogue and took photos of the bride and groom getting ready. The girls took the usual few hours to get ready and the guys the usual 15 minutes ;)
We snapped a few quick photos inside the church and then went outside for some fun portraits just outside the synagogue. The ceremony was super quick but packed full of fun Jewish tradition. When it was time for family portraits we nixed the local park idea due to all the rain. Instead we chose the city streets of Richmond, which was rich with photo opportunity. The reception was an absolute blast with a lively wedding party and guests that danced and partied till wee hours of the morning.
It was such a culture filled wedding with the Messianic traditions and Genevieve’s extended family attending from Nicaragua.
Genevieve and Jeff, we love you guys and wish you all the best in your new life together!
All the flowers and decorations were done by Genevievs close friend Rebecca.
The color in the sky appeared out of nowhere and was only there for about 3 minutes, just enough time to grab a few quick shots.
We love how candid shots capture real emotion.
The chair dance… So much fun!
Who needs champagne for toasts when you have Corona?