Here is something I have seen in only my dreams for quite sometime and it was only after I finished shooting it did I really realize, its a total reflection of my Calgary hubby and Southern self.
You see, I am a southern lady from Louisiana who met, and fell in love with this amazing Calgary / Alberta gent. I say things like, 'y'all' and, 'hello there darling' and he just blushes and holds me tightly. So, this shoot is truly a reflection of the kind of wedding that feels a lot like home but while here in Calgary.
I found the perfect real couple who loved all things southern, some local vendors who eagerly wanted to help out and one amazing location to showcase just how warm, no matter the snow, Calgary is to its devoted residents.
What really set this shoot a part from so many other southern inspired shoots was how, I made absolutely sure their was a fusion of both southern and canadian. Here are some examples, the canadian sweet is the butter tart and the southern sweet is the
Stationary & Graphic Design : Bloom Invites
Photography : Christy D Swanberg Photography
Venue : Water Valley Church Events
Florals : Fleurish Flower Shop
Bridal Attire : Frocks Modern Calgary
Men's Attire : Espy Experience
Wedding Cake & Cupcakes : Cake Bake Shoppe
Makeup : Katie Kerr
Antiques & Rentals : Orange Trunk Vintage Rentals
Bride's Shoes : Nine West
Bridal Styling : Kari Bolen
Doughunts : Jelly Modern Doughnuts