mike + nicholette - the big day!

Y'all remember this perfect adventure I had with Mike and Nicholette last year? It pales in comparison to how flawless their big day was. It felt like AGES that we'd been calling, e-mailing, meeting up and scouting, and just geeking out over this wedding. Maybe it's because the Jourdaks and the Dunleavys go so way, way, way (like, before any of us kids were born) far back that they're basically family, or because this was one of the biggest weddings I've ever shot, but I was -so- anxious and excited and giddy for this day to come. 

Mikey D., representing Ireland + Italy!

I love these big smiles! Just a little moment after the "I do" before the rest of the bridal party arrived at the back of the church.

Be sure to check out the rest of the preview album here - and to all the friends and family, hold tight for their final edit - there's about a gajillion more images from the day! Big thanks to Ryan for being my second shooter for the day.

Congratulations to Mike and Nic!! Thank you both so much for going with the flow when it comes to climbing trees or sitting on cold paving stones to get the perfect shot, for being so wonderfully sweet and easy to work with, and for trusting me implicitly with documenting this fairytale. This was such a wonderful experience, and I'm so glad I got to be a part of it. Wishing you both nothing but love and happiness all your days together! -M

p.s. - boys are silly. (in homage to a certain Sum 41 album cover)

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- Wedding Venue - Mary Our Queen Cathedral || Reception Venue - The Evergreen || Flowers - Shelia Smith || Dress - Garnish Boutique || Catering - Rogue Catering -