Another bridal portrait session from the archives…Rachel is such a special bride to me. I love her and Jack’s love for each other and I love the way they love ME! I’ve always made it my mission to find couples who really value what I want to bring to them on their wedding day and the Pate’s are the perfect example of that.
Then when it comes to being a bride, Rachel is also STUNNING. Simply beautiful. She and Jack had a fall wedding at The Firehouse in downtown Goldsboro, NC and they had one of my favorite color palettes I’ve ever seen. Chelsea and Lauren with Bearfox Studios absolutely killed her florals and decor. If you’re getting married in the fall, check out their blog for major inspiration!
For Rachel’s bridal portraits, Rachel chose to go to her venue and make a day out of it with her sweet mama. We so enjoyed our evening together letting Rachel spin around in the neighboring field and truly looking and feeling like a princess.
As much as I loved Rachel’s bouquet, I also LOVED her veil. The lace detail around the edge was gorgeous. Rachel did such a good job putting together her entire bridal look, including her Kendra Scott earrings that I thought were the perfect touch.
Rachel, should we go back and do this again?!?? I would live for that!!!
VENUE: The Firehouse
FLORALS: BearFox Studios
MAKEUP + HAIR: Silver Ceiling Beauty
WEDDING DRESS: Essence of Australia from New York Bride & Groom of Raleigh
BRIDE’S SHOES: Kaileep
WEDDING RINGS + BANDS // Tacori / Diamonds Direct Raleigh
I’m Dakota, a Wilmington, NC-based photographer Helping engaged couples feel comfortable in front of the camera and creative businesses grow with purposeful brand imagery.
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