Sometimes, in life, you cross paths with your soulmate way before you know they're the one–that's exactly what happened to this happy couple. After years apart, the universe brought them back together again and they finally tied the knot! Their beautiful ranch wedding ties in rustic elements with the bride's Samoan family traditions and the result–a vibrant fall wedding full of love, laughter, and of course...dancing!
Keep scrolling to see all of the beautiful photos by Joann Jones Portraits & Weddings of this special day at Redbird Ridge Event Venue. You can see all the images in the full gallery. Read on to hear more from photographer, Joann Jones.
Nicolette & Mogake grew up together as children playing in the suburbs of Washington. Mo was introduced to Nicolette through their childhood friend when he was caught playing on their private basketball court. They grew up together and eventually began to date in middle school. As life had it, they broke up but met again as adults and could not shake that love.
A SPECIAL PLACE
The owner of Redbird Ridge, Shannon Protho is hands-on and has an eye for picturesque moments. Her family opened up shop in 2016 and they provide a wedding venue with a breathtaking view of Texas Hill Country.
MAKE IT RAIN
This fall wedding at Redbird Ridge Event Venue in Burnet, TX boasted a beautiful rust and burgundy color palette with a gorgeous ranch backdrop. Nicolette who is Samoan delighted her family and guests with a dance from Samoa called the "money dance" where she danced under the rain of dollar bills by her close family members.