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Bethany & Rob’s wedding was a day I will not likely forget.  I become very bonded emotionally to my clients and I truly experienced every moment of their day with them.  My eyes were full of tears and my face was plastered with a permanent smile, these two just do that to me.  I am so lucky to do what I do and love every moment of it.  Here is their wedding day:

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Bethany and her girls prepared at her sister’s home in Fort Worth.

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All girls know, red soles = amazing wedding day shoes.

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Checking out her gown from Bliss Bridal in Fort Worth, she looked amazing!

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Rob and his crew of men watched football and prepared at The Renaissance Worthington in Fort Worth.

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Love this glance between Rob and his Mom right before Bethany entered the church, so sweet.Fort Worth City Club Wedding Church Bethany Rob 0008 Bethany & Rob {Married} A Fort Worth Wedding and Reception at City ClubFort Worth City Club Wedding Church Bethany Rob 0009 Bethany & Rob {Married} A Fort Worth Wedding and Reception at City ClubFort Worth City Club Wedding Church Bethany Rob 0010 Bethany & Rob {Married} A Fort Worth Wedding and Reception at City Club

A stolen chat while at the altar.Fort Worth City Club Wedding Church Bethany Rob 0011 Bethany & Rob {Married} A Fort Worth Wedding and Reception at City Club

One very proud Daddy.

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A moment alone at the Unity Candle. You can see it, they just LOVE one another.Fort Worth City Club Wedding Church Bethany Rob 0014 Bethany & Rob {Married} A Fort Worth Wedding and Reception at City ClubFort Worth City Club Wedding Church Bethany Rob 0015 Bethany & Rob {Married} A Fort Worth Wedding and Reception at City Club

Married!

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So I completely fell apart in this tiny room with the newly married couple.  As they rejoiced, hugged, showed off her gown and talked for the first time all day I was a soppy mess.  It was so genuine and perfect and my favorite thing, Rob pulling Bethany close again and again because he just wanted to be close to his wife.

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Oh yeah, rings to prove the nuptials!

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Loved all of Bethany’s super simple and elegant calla lilies by Tami Winn EventsFort Worth City Club Wedding Church Bethany Rob 0019 Bethany & Rob {Married} A Fort Worth Wedding and Reception at City ClubFort Worth City Club Wedding Church Bethany Rob 0020 Bethany & Rob {Married} A Fort Worth Wedding and Reception at City ClubFort Worth City Club Wedding Church Bethany Rob 0021 Bethany & Rob {Married} A Fort Worth Wedding and Reception at City Club

For their first dance they had a guitarist sing a country song.

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I love the relationships these two have with their parents.Fort Worth City Club Wedding Church Bethany Rob 0023 Bethany & Rob {Married} A Fort Worth Wedding and Reception at City ClubFort Worth City Club Wedding Church Bethany Rob 0024 Bethany & Rob {Married} A Fort Worth Wedding and Reception at City Club

Rob showing off his moves….

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A special moment with Rob and his Grandmother at the reception.

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The couple on the balcony of City Club Fort Worth

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These two and their guest had a fabulous time dancing to the tunes by Professor D (Even I danced along as I photographed! It was THAT good.)

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The offices of Tracy Autem and Lightly Photography will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday Thursday through Sunday. Before I left for the long weekend I wanted to give you a sneak peak of the wedding I am working on.  Bethany & Rob you truly melted my heart, made me cry all day and editing your images I am doing it all over again.  Here are 4 of my FAVORITE moments from your fabulous wedding.  Wishing everyone a Happy Thanksgiving!

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I just LOVE this image. Bethany’s expression through the veil and the spontaneous moment of it coming in front of my camera is dreamy goodness.

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Just married and Bethany instinctively rests her head on Rob as they walk down the aisle. Perfection.

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Their first moments alone as husband and wife were the most romantic I have ever been privileged to photograph. They grasped onto one another SO tight.

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I love City Club Fort Worth and this balcony shot is why. LOVE, love. LOVE!!!!

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SarahSymonWedBlog 0024 Sarah & Symon {Married} Fort Worth Weddding at St Andrews Episcopal & Colonial Country Club

On October 30 Sarah & Symon were married at St Andrews Episcopal in down town Fort Worth.  I had a great time sharing their wedding day with them.  Sarah wore a stunning gown from Bliss Bridal and her bridesmaids were decked out in cocktail length frocks from Bella Bridesmaid.  After the ceremony we headed to The Colonial Country Club where everyone enjoyed the entertainment of Trey & The Tritones.  Here are some favorite moments and photos from their day!

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I just adored all the little things Sarah selected from her gown to her sweet purple boots and her bright and patterned invitations.

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Getting into the gown!

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Sarah and her Mom after she became the bride.SarahSymonWedBlog 0006 Sarah & Symon {Married} Fort Worth Weddding at St Andrews Episcopal & Colonial Country Club

Love this shot of the rings on Sarah & Symon’s invitation.

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Sarah and Symon purchased cowboy boots as a gift for all of their bridal party and family.  Here are Sarah and her girls showing them off at the Colonial.
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Many brides don’t have time to take bridal portraits.  Sarah is a busy girl so we took our time on the wedding day to make some beautiful portraits of Sarah.

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Symon preparing. (photo by Sarah Halferty)SarahSymonWedBlog 0013 Sarah & Symon {Married} Fort Worth Weddding at St Andrews Episcopal & Colonial Country Club

LOVE this shot of the flower girl.  She had just given him a kiss on the cheek but I like this one better.  Such a typical little girl.

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I adore this.  As Sarah entered the church she looked over her shoulder to try to catch a glimpse of the sanctuary.SarahSymonWedBlog 0018 Sarah & Symon {Married} Fort Worth Weddding at St Andrews Episcopal & Colonial Country ClubSarahSymonWedBlog 0019 Sarah & Symon {Married} Fort Worth Weddding at St Andrews Episcopal & Colonial Country ClubSarahSymonWedBlog 0020 Sarah & Symon {Married} Fort Worth Weddding at St Andrews Episcopal & Colonial Country ClubSarahSymonWedBlog 0021 Sarah & Symon {Married} Fort Worth Weddding at St Andrews Episcopal & Colonial Country Club

That is how a wife is supposed to look at her husband.

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Trey with Trey & The Tritones is an amazing crooner and singer and he kept the floor packed all night at The Colonial.SarahSymonWedBlog 0026 Sarah & Symon {Married} Fort Worth Weddding at St Andrews Episcopal & Colonial Country Club

First Dance!SarahSymonWedBlog 0027 Sarah & Symon {Married} Fort Worth Weddding at St Andrews Episcopal & Colonial Country Club

Sarah hugging on her Daddy during their dance.SarahSymonWedBlog 0028 Sarah & Symon {Married} Fort Worth Weddding at St Andrews Episcopal & Colonial Country ClubSarahSymonWedBlog 0029 Sarah & Symon {Married} Fort Worth Weddding at St Andrews Episcopal & Colonial Country ClubSarahSymonWedBlog 00301 Sarah & Symon {Married} Fort Worth Weddding at St Andrews Episcopal & Colonial Country ClubSarahSymonWedBlog 0031 Sarah & Symon {Married} Fort Worth Weddding at St Andrews Episcopal & Colonial Country ClubSarahSymonWedBlog 0032 Sarah & Symon {Married} Fort Worth Weddding at St Andrews Episcopal & Colonial Country ClubSarahSymonWedBlog 0033 Sarah & Symon {Married} Fort Worth Weddding at St Andrews Episcopal & Colonial Country ClubSarahSymonWedBlog 0034 Sarah & Symon {Married} Fort Worth Weddding at St Andrews Episcopal & Colonial Country Club

Symon’s Dad was worn out at the end of the night!SarahSymonWedBlog 0035 Sarah & Symon {Married} Fort Worth Weddding at St Andrews Episcopal & Colonial Country ClubSarahSymonWedBlog 0036 Sarah & Symon {Married} Fort Worth Weddding at St Andrews Episcopal & Colonial Country Club

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DuffinWedBlog 00171 Holly & Jason   A Private Residence Black and White Wedding in Kennedale

As Fall begins and the weather cools we also get unexpected rain.  For Holly & Jason’s wedding lots of prayers went up to God asking for the rain to cease and move out.  It may have rained all morning, not the nice misty rain but full out pouring, but in the afternoon the sun came out, the sky was filled with puffy stormy clouds but not a drop of rain fell on their celebration.  It was really a perfect day and I pray the luck and blessings that found them that day follow them every day of their lives as husband and wife.  Everyone got muddy and Holly and her bridesmaids even wore rain boots after the ceremony to keep dry but I believe everyone had an amazing time celebrating with them.  I know we did.  Congratulations you two and thank you for allowing me and Sarah Rizy to be there for your day.

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Holly has a great sense of style and that was evident in all the do it yourself details with a classic black and white theme.

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Jason’s beautiful daughter, Samantha, watching Holly prepare to marry her Daddy.

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Samantha had a little bit of make up to for this special day.

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Holly’s maid of honor zipping her into her gown

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Enjoying a pre-wedding shot

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A moment of happiness and laughter right before the kiss to seal their marriage.DuffinWedBlog 0015 Holly & Jason   A Private Residence Black and White Wedding in Kennedale

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Why I like stormy days:  Killer Clouds

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So happy.

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Fun with sparklers and a S L O W shutter.

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After the guests left we played under the Christmas lights and the amazing moon for some available light only photographs (no flash here folks!)DuffinWedBlog 0030 Holly & Jason   A Private Residence Black and White Wedding in Kennedale

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DavisWeddingBlog 0024 Jennifer & Shane Married! at Piazza in the Village

Jennifer and Shane were married on September 11th at the Piazza in the Village in Colleyville.  It was a beautiful day and Jennifer was a stunning bride in her Watters gown.  We started the day at a local hotel form some primping before heading to the Piazza.  We had such a great time with Jen, her family and bridesmaids laughing and hanging out as they were being beautified by the awesome hair and make up team Jennifer brought in.  Once at the Piazza it was wedding time before we knew it and when those double doors opened Shane was just beaming to see his bride.  During the ceremony they did a unique unity candle lighting where after lighting their one candle they passed the flame on to their parents and across the congregation of the chapel.  I always love to see new and different things at weddings and this was a first for me.   Then it was on to the party!  Here are some favorite photographs that tell the story of their Dallas Fort Worth Wedding day with moments, details and portraits.

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Jennifer's fabulous shoes. I LOVE them.

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I love these two photos, I couldn’t decide between them so I am sharing them both.  Jenn’s Dad has been the guy with the camera all his life and he was running around taking photos as the girls got dressed.  I didn’t mind, it made him feel comfortable.  I did let him know he could trust me and I feel that he did.  In these moments you see him relaxing, watching his baby girl become a bride and the pride and love is clear.  I am a Daddy’s girl myself so these make me melt.

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Jennifer’s HOT Watters gown (Have I mentioned how much I love them, yeah, one of my favorite designers.)

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Double the fun with two of Jennifer!

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The chapel’s door and awesome blue sky

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Finishing touches.DavisWeddingBlog 0011 Jennifer & Shane Married! at Piazza in the Village

The wait was over!  Jennifer revealed at the chapel entrance with her Daddy.

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Shane’s Dad wiping a tear by Sarah Halferty

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That was SOME KISS!  WHOOO!  Married!

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First Dance Twirl

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Scrumptious cake and lighting, the room looked perfect.

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A moment to themselves before the toasts began.

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Jen and her Dad cracking up at Shane’s Father’s toast.

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Dancing with Dad & Mom.

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One of their friends brought these fabulous cut out faces for the photo booth and we had to steal them for a fun photo.  I love it.

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Last moments alone before the big farewell!

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