just a sneak peek of things to come. the wedding was amazing and lovely, to say the least.
betty & jonathan are engaged! and one the wonderful parts of being engaged in betty’s culture has to do with a very special umbrella. her family members all said blessings, “putting” the blessings into the umbrella, closing it up and tying it, later to be opened in their home together allowing the blessings to “fall” onto them and bless their lives and home as a couple. what a beautiful tradition, isn’t it?! so, in preparation for our time together, betty asked her mother and grandmother to tell her a few of the blessings and then she printed them on paper and we hung them from a clothesline for the shoot! it was a magical moment for me, as the photographer, to see the two of them under the umbrella, read the blessings and imagine their life in the years ahead! aside from the umbrella, betty and jonathan really love to play games so they brought along a few of their favorites as well as a very special pair of converse shoes and some very cute pinwheels. just my kinda folks!