These two. <3

Jessica and Ben met online and were engaged in Walt Disney World, so it was only right that these amazing Aussies came back to their favorite place to get married.

It’s always a wonderful thing when we get our first inquiry email from a new couple and immediately get that feeling that they’re a perfect fit for us. Our first communication was from Ben, who wrote, “We love being around each other and even trips to the grocery store are whimsical adventures when we’re together.”

I mean… He had me at hello. Oh, and did I mention they’re also Australian wedding photographers? You can find their business Facebook page here. :)

Boardwalk Sea Breeze Point Wedding and Prop Shop Reception 001 Boardwalk Sea Breeze Point Wedding and Prop Shop Reception 002

Jess and Ben got ready at Disney’s Boardwalk Inn before their Sea Breeze Point ceremony. :)

Boardwalk Sea Breeze Point Wedding and Prop Shop Reception 003 Boardwalk Sea Breeze Point Wedding and Prop Shop Reception 004 Boardwalk Sea Breeze Point Wedding and Prop Shop Reception 005

Jess, you were gorgeous. :)

Boardwalk Sea Breeze Point Wedding and Prop Shop Reception 006 Boardwalk Sea Breeze Point Wedding and Prop Shop Reception 007 Boardwalk Sea Breeze Point Wedding and Prop Shop Reception 008 Boardwalk Sea Breeze Point Wedding and Prop Shop Reception 009 Boardwalk Sea Breeze Point Wedding and Prop Shop Reception 010 Boardwalk Sea Breeze Point Wedding and Prop Shop Reception 011 Boardwalk Sea Breeze Point Wedding and Prop Shop Reception 012 Boardwalk Sea Breeze Point Wedding and Prop Shop Reception 013

Teresa Knox always officiates her ceremonies with such joy and class.  You can book her here! :)

Boardwalk Sea Breeze Point Wedding and Prop Shop Reception 014 Boardwalk Sea Breeze Point Wedding and Prop Shop Reception 015 Boardwalk Sea Breeze Point Wedding and Prop Shop Reception 016 Boardwalk Sea Breeze Point Wedding and Prop Shop Reception 017 Boardwalk Sea Breeze Point Wedding and Prop Shop Reception 018 Boardwalk Sea Breeze Point Wedding and Prop Shop Reception 019 Boardwalk Sea Breeze Point Wedding and Prop Shop Reception 020 Boardwalk Sea Breeze Point Wedding and Prop Shop Reception 021 Boardwalk Sea Breeze Point Wedding and Prop Shop Reception 022 Boardwalk Sea Breeze Point Wedding and Prop Shop Reception 023 Boardwalk Sea Breeze Point Wedding and Prop Shop Reception 024 Boardwalk Sea Breeze Point Wedding and Prop Shop Reception 025

Oh yeah- We were greeted that morning with this huuuuge basket of Aussie sweets!! I’ll always remember their wedding as the day we fell in love with Tim Tams. :)

Boardwalk Sea Breeze Point Wedding and Prop Shop Reception 026

I love that even after ~8 years of photographing Disney weddings, there are still venues we’ve never photographed before! Jess and Ben had their reception at the Disney Hollywood Studios Prop Shop.

Boardwalk Sea Breeze Point Wedding and Prop Shop Reception 029 Boardwalk Sea Breeze Point Wedding and Prop Shop Reception 027 Boardwalk Sea Breeze Point Wedding and Prop Shop Reception 028    Boardwalk Sea Breeze Point Wedding and Prop Shop Reception 030

Their first dance started off incredibly sweet…

Boardwalk Sea Breeze Point Wedding and Prop Shop Reception 031 Boardwalk Sea Breeze Point Wedding and Prop Shop Reception 032

… And ended with the bridal party joining them for a choreographed dance to “Everybody” by the Backstreet Boys. :)

Boardwalk Sea Breeze Point Wedding and Prop Shop Reception 033 Boardwalk Sea Breeze Point Wedding and Prop Shop Reception 034 Boardwalk Sea Breeze Point Wedding and Prop Shop Reception 035 Boardwalk Sea Breeze Point Wedding and Prop Shop Reception 036 Boardwalk Sea Breeze Point Wedding and Prop Shop Reception 037 Boardwalk Sea Breeze Point Wedding and Prop Shop Reception 038

Another first for us? Some quick wedding portraits around the Tower of Terror! Jess and Ben are awesome and surprised their guests with a private ride. :)

Boardwalk Sea Breeze Point Wedding and Prop Shop Reception 039

Favorite. <3

Boardwalk Sea Breeze Point Wedding and Prop Shop Reception 040 Boardwalk Sea Breeze Point Wedding and Prop Shop Reception 041 Boardwalk Sea Breeze Point Wedding and Prop Shop Reception 042

Jess and Ben, we love you dearly. Come back and play sooooon! :)

Boardwalk Sea Breeze Point Wedding and Prop Shop Reception 043

» 4 comments so far. Jump in!

Memphis Wedding Photographer Memphis Wedding Photographer Memphis Wedding Photographer

» 3 comments so far. Jump in!

First comes love (and a pug named Lugnut), then comes marriage…

RootWeddings164

… Then comes Madalyn! <3

Downtown Celebration Family Session Photographer

Downtown Celebration Family Session Photographer   Downtown Celebration Family Session Photographer

Sarah and Michael met us in Celebration for a family session! I can’t believe how quickly time has flown by since their wedding.

Downtown Celebration Family Session Photographer Downtown Celebration Family Session Photographer

Oh, Lugnut!!!! <3

Pug Family Session

Sarah and Michael love Lugnut like we love Huck. We often see/hear people talk about how your dog really becomes a “dog” once you become a parent, but I was thrilled to see that Lugnut is truly treated like their first child. <3

Downtown Celebration Family Session Photographer Downtown Celebration Family Session Photographer Downtown Celebration Family Session Photographer Downtown Celebration Family Session Photographer Downtown Celebration Family Session Photographer Downtown Celebration Family Session Photographer Downtown Celebration Family Session Photographer

Faaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaavorite. <3

Downtown Celebration Family Session Photographer Downtown Celebration Family Session Photographer

Sarah and Michael, thank you for making the trip up. Love to you four!!

Downtown Celebration Family Session Photographer

» 3 comments so far. Jump in!

I love that we never know how our couples will find us.

Maybe it’s a phone call from my Mom to Capitol One Card Services that ends up in a session booking, and this time, it was a brief ride on a safari truck!

Yep-When we boarded our safari truck to photograph Jenna and Liam’s wedding portraits on the savannah, I was seated by Krista, the cast member assigned to our group. We made small talk on the brief ride to and from the savannah, and I found out Krista was newly engaged and likely planning a wedding up north. As I was getting off the truck, she asked for our card, and I assumed we’d never see each other again.

Just a couple months later and we got an email from Krista saying she and her fiance, Kenny, would be eloping at the Lake County Courthouse and wanted some portraits after their ceremony. There’s such a special energy associated with elopements and they’re my favorite thing to photograph, and always make me think of our wedding day. <3

Krista and Kenny, we had a wonderful time getting to know you both and wish you the happiest ever after! :)

Orlando Elopement Photographer 001 Orlando Elopement Photographer 002 Orlando Elopement Photographer 003 Orlando Elopement Photographer 005 Orlando Elopement Photographer 006 Orlando Elopement Photographer 007 Orlando Elopement Photographer 009 Orlando Elopement Photographer 010 Orlando Elopement Photographer 011 Orlando Elopement Photographer 012 Orlando Elopement Photographer 013 Orlando Elopement Photographer 014 Orlando Elopement Photographer 015 Orlando Elopement Photographer 016

» 4 comments so far. Jump in!

Lindsay and Jackie’s Engagement Session

Lindsay and Jackie’s Wedding Part I

Looks like it’s time to wrap up Lindsay and Jackie’s wedding week!

Disney World Same Sex Wedding Grand Floridian 030 Disney World Same Sex Wedding Grand Floridian 031

This is Bill, the organist at Disney’s Wedding Pavilion and one of our favorite faces of the DFTW team! :)

Disney World Same Sex Wedding Grand Floridian 032 Disney World Same Sex Wedding Grand Floridian 033

I love that their four legged kids were represented at the wedding. :)

Disney World Same Sex Wedding Grand Floridian 034

Faaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaavorite. This one has me itching to give our website galleries a serious overhaul this year.

Disney World Same Sex Wedding Grand Floridian 035 Disney World Same Sex Wedding Grand Floridian 036 Disney World Same Sex Wedding Grand Floridian 037 Disney World Same Sex Wedding Grand Floridian 038

Their reception was at Ariel’s.

Disney World Same Sex Wedding Grand Floridian 039 Disney World Same Sex Wedding Grand Floridian 040

Nate couldn’t remember their first dance song, but it looked happy! :)

Disney World Same Sex Wedding Grand Floridian 041 Disney World Same Sex Wedding Grand Floridian 042 Disney World Same Sex Wedding Grand Floridian 043 Disney World Same Sex Wedding Grand Floridian 044 Disney World Same Sex Wedding Grand Floridian 045 Disney World Same Sex Wedding Grand Floridian 046 Disney World Same Sex Wedding Grand Floridian 047

Waaaaaah I am miiiiiissing! :(

Disney World Same Sex Wedding Grand Floridian 048

Hands down our favorite Disney DJ, Charles Miles. Book him, Root DisBrides! <3

Disney World Same Sex Wedding Grand Floridian 049 Disney World Same Sex Wedding Grand Floridian 050 Disney World Same Sex Wedding Grand Floridian 051

And while I layed in a hospital bed catching up on Girl Meets World, Nate photographed Lindsay and Jackie’s dessert party solo and did AMAZING. If I didn’t love shooting these events so often, I’d make Nate go on his own from now on! :)

Disney World Same Sex Wedding Grand Floridian 052

You. Guys. <3

Disney World Same Sex Wedding Grand Floridian 053 Disney World Same Sex Wedding Grand Floridian 054 Disney World Same Sex Wedding Grand Floridian 055 Disney World Same Sex Wedding Grand Floridian 056

Lindsay and Jackie, we’re so excited to have you in our little Root Photography family! Hope to see you again soon!! :)

Disney World Same Sex Wedding Grand Floridian 057

» 8 comments so far. Jump in!