Drew and Leila’s celebration of marriage on a warm October day at historic venues in Augusta, GA.
The wedding day of Drew and Leila started on a peaceful morning right in the heart of Augusta, Georgia. Leila and her bridesmaids arrived at the Wilcox Cottage at the Augusta Country Club as the classic details of blue and white where captured. Every detail was thought out, from the magnolia broach, to the pink heart on Leila’s bouquet (beautifully done by Garden Gathered Flowers ) in honor of Drew’s mother.
As the day unfolded, watching the deep joy Leila had with her mom, and sisters filled my heart with passion. I have never seen a bride as joyful as Leila. Sometimes, the bridal preparation is just a formality, but Leila took the time to let all of the emotions of the day sink in. Drew calmly awaited his bride at the church as he began to ready with his brothers and groomsman.
As we loaded up to go to the church (on the cutest trolli), the anticipation was building. Once inside the church, Leila’s bridesmaids took time to pray over her and Drew as they begin their marriage covenant together.
The moment Leila and Drew had been waiting for was finally here. As the family walked down the grand asile of Most Holy Trinity, there were smiles, and maybe a few tears of joy, on every face. As the doors flew open and Drew gazed upon his beautiful bride, there was an air of joy that lifted the sanctuary. Leila smiled at every single guest as she graced down the aisle. Once her eyes met Drew’s, no one else was in the room.
Moving into the reception at Augusta Country Club
After the ceremony, family portraits was a loving celebration. Moving into bride and groom portraits, I realized that these two are one of kind in love. They know what the other is thinking and are not afraid to genuinely be themselves. I could not help but feel a complete honor to document the emotion, giddyness, and passion Drew and Leila feel for each other.
Talk about a party! This crew celebrated so hard. Chris, from One Night Entertainment was the best D.J. He brought that country club to life! When it was time to exit, I do not think any one was ready, but we said goodbye to the couple as they started their new life together.
Here is just a small preview into the one of the most affectionate wedding days I have captured yet! The most frequent comment heard when talking about Drew and Leila’s wedding day was:
“She was the most joyful bride I have ever seen”
I can testify no words are more true!
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