Category archives: Weddings

Kristin & Michael – Portraits at Dove Ridge VineyardFort Worth, Texas

Check out those sunset hues!  This is why Kristin & Michael selected Dove Ridge Vineyard for their wedding – the stunning hilltop views at this ranch like location are stunning.  These two are so sweet together and were ultra lovey and cute on this rather blustery day.  As the sun set we stole away a few moments for sunset photos twice!  The sky slowly changed and as it did we had to get a photo with these golden and blue hues.

I can’t wait to photograph out here again as the vines in the vineyard below begin to mature and grow!  This place is perfect already and it is only going to get better!

Tami Winn Events – Planning, design & floral

Dove Ridge Vineyard

Marc Roberts Videography

Love + Pout Beauty – Fallon Farmer

Bliss Bridal Salon

Bella Bridesmaid

Brooks Brothers

 

Kristin & Michael – Wedding Ceremony at Dove Ridge VineyardFort Worth, Texas

When a couple walks out of their ceremony just smiling and looking at each other it is the best thing ever!  I love how much Kristin and Michael are into each other!  During this ceremony there were so many smiles, stollen glances and sweet moments.  Dove Ridge is situated on top of a hill with amazing views and this outdoor covered space is the perfect place to have your ceremony out of the bright summer sun!

Thanks to the fab vendor team!

Tami Winn Events – Planning, design & floral

Dove Ridge Vineyard

Marc Roberts Videography

Love + Pout Beauty – Fallon Farmer

Bliss Bridal Salon

Serenata Strings – Ceremony Music

Kristin & Michael – Wedding Preparations at Dove Ridge VineyardFort Worth, Texas

Kristin & Michael are married!!  This lovely day kicked off with preparations on site at Dove Ridge Vineyard.  Kristin, surrounded by her friends, Mom and family dressed and primped for the big day.  There were so many special moments from Mom standing by her side as she dressed to Kristin’s reveal with her Daddy.  Dad came in the room and immediately laid hands on his daughter and prayed over the day, her marriage and it brought me to tears!  Both Kristin and Michael were a little emotional reading each others notes pre-ceremony.  Michael included in his not the receipt from their first date – the moment Kristin saw it she was all tears and smiles and some laughter too!  These two and their families love deeply and are not afraid to show it and that is the best combination EVER!

Always love working with amazing vendors and this wedding was no different:

Tami Winn Events – Planning, design & floral

Dove Ridge Vineyard

Marc Roberts Videography

Love + Pout Beauty – Fallon Farmer

Bliss Bridal Salon

Bethany & Tyler – Wedding Reception at The Ashton DepotFort Worth, Texas

This wedding reception is one I will likely never forget.  At the end of the night I told Tyler that he is one of the coolest and most fun groom’s I have ever worked with.  Tyler and Bethany both are a joy to be around and they made the best of their 4 hour reception.  I am pretty sure they danced, hugged, talked and laughed with at least every guest they had.  From the moment they walked in the tone was set for a killer night – as the doors opened and the band announced the Mr & Mrs and played “All I do is Win”  these two entered the reception arms in the air and tore up the dance floor before their first dance had even begun.  Their entrance was epic and it didn’t stop there.  Reception’s are about more than the couple – they are about all the invited guest and loved ones.  During this party I loved watching the parents interact with one another and their children.  We caught Tyler hugging Bethany’s parents, chatting up his Dad and brother and being a little crazy on the stage with the band.  Bethany sang with the band from the dance floor, had fun dancing beside her husband and stole lots of kisses from him all night.

To top all of that – Bethany and Tyler are my 4th couple in a group of friends I have been so lucky to photograph.  Having 3 of my past couples dancing along side me as I captured this night was priceless.  Building relationships with my couples and seeing them time and again at other friends weddings is such a huge reward.  I’m looking forward to sharing the dance floor with all 8 of them next year at another one!

Bethany & Tyler’s wedding vendor team:

Sarabeth Events

A Stylish Soiree – Flowers

Thompson Pictures – Video

Ashton Depot

Creme de la Creme Cakes

Downtown Fever

Paper Planet

Pronovias Flag Ship Store – Brides’ Gown

Kiss & Makeup

The Black Tux

Jenny Yoo – Bridesmaids Dresses

Men’s Warehouse

Bethany & Tyler – Wedding Ceremony at Robert Carr ChapelTCU Fort Worth, Texas

Hey!  Look at this beautifully remodeled and fresh new look at Robert Carr Chapel!  The iconic church on the campus of Texas Christian University just finished a long renovation earlier this month and I was SO excited to see it finished.  I love the updated color palette, new floors, expanded altar and all the amazing amenities they have added.  Can’t wait for all  my upcoming weddings here!

Okay, enough about the new look at Robert Carr – back to Bethany & Tyler!  Before walking down the aisle Bethany’s friends laid hands on her and prayed over her, the wedding and her life ahead as a Mrs.  It was so sweet!  During the ceremony these two were all smiles and I can’t blame them – I was too!  Their pastor was hilarious – he gave a challenging word of inspiration.  Pushing them to seek after a marriage that was full, overflowing and rich in all things – like a big gulp!  Yes, a big gulp, and he had the cup to drive the point home as a prop!  After saying I do, embracing the idea of a marriage that is MORE they kissed and it was done!  They were married!

Robert Carr isn’t just gorgeous inside, it is outside as well and we took some beautiful photos of these two on the steps and around the chapel.

Bethany & Tyler’s wedding vendor team:

Sarabeth Events

A Stylish Soiree – Flowers

Thompson Pictures – Video

Paper Planet

Pronovias Flag Ship Store – Brides’ Gown

Kiss & Makeup

Robert Carr Chapel at TCU

Jenny Yoo – Bridesmaids Dresses

The Black Tux

Men’s Warehouse

Bethany & Tyler – Wedding First Look and Wedding Party PortraitsTrinity Park, Fort Worth

Look at how cute and excited these two were to finally see each other!  Bethany knew she wanted a location that was green and lush for her first sight with Tyler.  We selected Trinity Park for just that reason and it was gorgeous!  Right before he turned I asked him what he thought her dress might look like and he may have been a little off on his expectations but he was not disappointed when he turned to see Bethany.  After some photos of the two of them alone they were joined by their bridesmaids and groomsmen for wedding party photos.

Bethany & Tyler’s wedding vendor team:

Sarabeth Events

A Stylish Soiree – Flowers

Thompson Pictures – Video

Pronovias Flag Ship Store – Brides’ Gown

Kiss & Makeup

Trinity Park

Jenny Yoo – Bridesmaids Dresses

The Black Tux

Men’s Warehouse

Bethany & Tyler – Wedding Preperations at Renaissance Worthington HotelFort Worth, Texas

Bethany & Tyler are married and this day was so full of emotion, happy moments and lots of partying that I had to split all the awesomeness up into 4 blogs!  Today we are taking a look at Bethany and Tyler preparing for their wedding at the Renaissance Worthington Hotel in downtown Fort Worth.

 

Bethany dressed in her suite surrounded by her friends and Mom.  Her gorgeous  lace gown by Pronovias with a plunging neckline was elegant and sensual and she looked stunning!  Her updo emphasized the dress’ lines and her back.  Bethany wore earrings from the Kendra Scott bridal collection and an heirloom bracelet – we all got a little emotional as Mom placed it on her wrist.  My favorite thing was her reveal with Dad – he entered the room with eyes closed and when told to open them the photo above was the result.  I loved how Mom was looking at her hubby to see the reaction he would have to their gorgeous daughter.  It was super sweet and hugs were quick to follow!

Tyler and his boys had FUN while the got ready (that is kind of his thing!)  He is really a sweet and loving guy who embraces laughter, silliness and allot of dancing.  So his preparation time was full of silly selfies, shots and a side of dancing.

Sarabeth Events

Thompson Pictures – Video

Pronovias Flag Ship Store – Brides’ Gown

Kiss & Makeup

Renaissance Worthington Hotel – Preperation location

Jenny Yoo – Bridesmaids Dresses

The Black Tux

Men’s Warehouse



Liz & Thomas – Wedding Ceremony & Reception at Omni HotelFort Worth, Texas

Liz & Thomas have a love story that is full of hope!  I love these two and getting to know them, their children and friends made my heart so full!  God most definitely brought these two together, living in the same neighborhood and attending the same parish for years these two had never met.  Until one morning Liz was having a house emergency with a major water leak – and Thomas who just happens to own a plumbing company strolled by.  An offer of help, an exchange of a card, an invitation for a glass of wine and now they have fulfilled each others hopes for a soulmate and life partner!  They know how to live life to the fullest and love fiercely – not just each other but every person in their lives.  Hearing the sweet words of their children as they toasted their parents at the reception brought tears to my eyes.  I was an emotion filled day – as you can see from the photo above when Thomas first saw Liz during their first look – but it was overflowing with FUN too!

 

Thank you both for trusting me to be with you, for sharing your family with me and most of all for being such a great fulfillment of the promise of God’s timing and plan.  I know He has great things in store for you and your families!

 

Shout out to the awesome team of vendors that made this party a PARTY!

Tami Winn Events – Planning, Design & Flowers

Amber Joy – Makeup

Omni Hotel Fort Worth

Live 80’s

Creme de la Creme Cakes

Bliss Bridal Salon

Forte Strings

Randy Ro Events – Draping

Bella Accento – Rentals

LeForce Entertainment – Photo Lounge

Beyond – Lighting

DFW Dance Floors

 

Shelby & Whilden – Wedding Reception at Ashton DepotFort Worth, Texas

The Ashton Depot is one of my fave places to photograph – beautiful architecture, a rich history and one of the best teams around!  Their food is out of this world amazing!  Shelby’s color pallete of soft whites and creams with touches of blue and soft peach and pinks was beautiful.  Shelby and Whilden had a fun filled reception.  Thanks to the following team who made the party such a success:

Tami Winn Events – Jamie Lemke – Planning

Ashton Depot

Sugar Bee Sweets

Roof Raisers Band

Sage Fine Florals

It’s Your Night Entertainment – Photo booth & Lighting

Turquoise Video

Grand Slam Glam – Hair & Makeup

Ivory Bridal Atelie

LuLu’s Bridal

Silver West

Brazos Carriages

Shelby & Whilden – First United Methodist ChurchCeremony and First Look

Shelby and Whilden are the cutest!  These two were so excited to get married and they could not wait to see each other.  Whilden was anxious but when he walked out of the door of the First United Methodist Church you could see it all melt away.  Shelby was all smiles to finally be beside her groom!  After some beautiful photos outside of the church with family and friends these two said I do in the main sanctuary.

Thank you to the vendor team who made this day so beautiful and flawless:

Tami Winn Events – Jamie Lemke – Planning

Sage Fine Florals

Hilton Fort Worth

Turquoise Video

Grand Slam Glam – Hair & Makeup

Ivory Bridal Atelie

LuLu’s Bridal