To be honest I was a little afraid of shooting a wedding again in Wakkerstroom. This little town has a reputation to go from summer to winter overnight. Never the less I decided to brave the expedition and made sure I packed in at least 3 outfit choices for the day.
Arriving late Friday afternoon and feeling cosy with all our extra warm clothes we joined the bride and groom-to-be and early guests at the local bistro for some tapa’s and gin. It was a great night and I started feeling alot more confident about the next day. And boy did Wakkerstroom not disappoint. Misty, wet and beautiful was the landscape Saturday morning. I know it wasn’t ideal weather, but for Wakkerstroom it was and we embraced it totally. Only to be delightfully surprised with a peak of the sun every now and again.
Adeli was a beautiful bride. I loved her red lips and classic no fuss hair style. I was also so intrigued by her ingenious dress that had two different looks with just a change of the tulle skirt. What a brilliant idea!
The ceremony was so special as Adeli’s dad and wife performed a song. A unique and memorable stamp on their day. And after that up to Bezalel for congrats and the most beautifully arranged canapés. Everything crafted and placed by a friend or family member.
My highlight of the day was sneaking away from the crowd to photograph the newly wed couple. I don’t know how to describe their love, let’s try these few words: old-school, this-is-me, not false or copied. It is really so easy to be around Adeli and Lean. And that is why no matter the weather this day was awesome!
I loved every minute (well, except when the MC landed on his head after a somersault gone wrong) of this wedding. And I have this feeling that these two can make a great success of this new adventure. One plus one equals whatever you want it to be. Adeli and Lean it was an honour!
Just in case you missed their Photo Booth Stop Motion video here it is: