I can’t even begin to put into words how completely magical Cameron and Hannah’s Western Montana wedding was. Unique and beautiful don’t even scratch the surface. Upon arriving at the venue I was like a kid on Christmas morning, let me explain … three traditional tipi’s flanked the ceremony site with snow capped mountain views in the distance. 1 white Tipi stood majestically at the end of the aisle for Cameron and Hannah to get married in front of (and serve as one of the most amazing wedding gifts I have ever seen). The other two beautifully hand painted tipi’s sat across from each other at the beginning of the aisle, 1 for the Bride and Bridesmaids to come out of to begin the ceremony and one for the Groomsman. It was certainly a site to see and an unforgettable wedding to be a part of.
And oh the shenanigans. The ceremony was so perfectly beautiful but I have never laughed so hard at a wedding ceremony before. A Groom brought in with hands bound by rope, a shotgun, a pirate band singing poems the bride (aka Mantis) wrote as a child, and peanuts instead of bird seed tossed at the Bride and Groom during their recessional compliments of the “peanut gallery”. This little shenanigan inspired a unique ring shot you should be sure to check out below.
Cameron and Hannah thank you so much for trusting me to capture your perfect wedding day. Knowing both your families so well and Cameron being my first senior portrait client to have me photograph their wedding, your day meant a lot to me and it was such an honor to be a part of it. It truly was a magical, unforgettable day and I can’t wait for you to see all your photos…. for now please enjoy a few of my favorites.