Melissa & Ismael – Marty Leonard Chapel + Chateau at Forest Park, Fort Worth Wedding Photographer

2015-07-25_0049I am so thankful for these two and the part they have played in my career. I haven’t known them long. In fact, I met Melissa just a few weeks shy of their actual wedding day. Before that we had just spoken on the phone and through email correspondence. They actually live in Galveston so meeting in person proved to be challenging. We met over coffee one day when Melissa was in town and chatted like we had been friends for something like 3 hours and I loved every second. This couple knows who they are as individuals and together. The chemistry and unconditional love between them is practically tangible. After their private first look (which was so sweet and intimate, by the way) we went into shooting romantic portraits of the two of them. Melissa said “Can you believe it? This is our wedding day. We are taking wedding photos!” She was in awe of the love surrounding them and how it had all come together for a perfect day – just for the two of them. She was taking in the moment and it reminded me how amazing my career is to share in days like this for special couples. A very well deserved day. It was a honor to be your shadow as you started your new life together as MR & MRS. You two could not be more genuine and kind and it shows in how you treat everyone. Looking forward to our friendship and the new seasons of your life. XOXO!

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