Alyssa & Andy
I first met Alyssa & Andy for a drink at Macados in Roanoke, Virginia and quickly recognized their faces. I couldn't pin point how but, I knew I knew them. We talked about their visions, their venue & their dreams of how this was going to be one of the best weddings I would shoot. All the way through the months leading up to their wedding day, Andy kept telling me "our wedding is going to be your favorite". Well Andy, I hope these images truly show just how much fun I had not only being a part of your wedding day but how it truly is one of my favorites!
Their day had finally come. As I drove up to West Manor Estate in Lynchburg, Virginia, it brought me back to when I had attended a workshop with one of my favorite photographers in the previous year. But finally, I was the photographer capturing the beauty of this gorgeous venue! The sun was shining bright & the summer heat was in full flare and West Manor could not have looked any better than it did that day. Andy and his groomsmen sported navy blue suits, the bridesmaids complimented them in different styles & shades of taupe dresses and Alyssa wore a silk gown with a lace overlay. The ballroom was decked out with an elegant glow & the dancing was far from dull.
We started our day with letters to each other, followed with a first look & from that moment - their expressions said it all - today was definitely their favorite day. They said their "I Do's" and as the storms rolled in, the toasts kept coming but, the storms wouldn't stay for long. We finished their day with some post-sunset pictures, more random dancing & a sparkler exit that will definitely be recorded for the books. Andy & Alyssa, I wish you all the best & I can truly say - your wedding is a favorite to last for a lifetime! Congratulations you two!