the ache for home lives in all of us, the safe place where we can go as we are & not be questioned / maya angelou
we get to travel quite often for weddings, which is something we always love so much. there is something about seeing a place with the eyes of a newcomer and being able to capture the beauty you see that someone who’s been there their whole life might miss or just have gotten used to. well, for anna & dan’s wedding the tables were completely reversed. just as much as we love traveling, we are also big fans of ‘buying local’ in our everyday life, and it couldn’t have gotten more local than this one.
we love our little neighbourhood where we live… so when anna & daniel were first in touch about their wedding we couldn’t believe they literally live a short walk away & loved the junction just as much as we did. on the day of the wedding they both got ready at home with their cats & then we all headed over to the big park just across the street for some photos & quiet time amongst the flowers before things got underway… their ceremony & dinner was held at what is seriously our top favourite place to go for a drink & hang out… we are there quite often actually… they brew their own selection of beers & have the best staff & their food is seriously among the best. the celebration was lovely, cozy, fun, & just right.
honestly it was so strange but nice to wake up in our neighbourhood, and to capture a piece of it for a couple who calls it home too… to take photos in both our favourite spots & theirs, that are a part of our every day, but for a wedding… & i love that anna & daniel wanted just that, to have little bits of things they already love to be a part of the day, like their two cats shiloh & arlie, the park where they go on walks, the brewery where they hang out, even riding in their beloved little car miffy was a part of it… it was all just right & our immense joy to document. a peek into their indie alehouse wedding, through a stop-motion video, & images to follow.