My First Traditional Celtic Wedding
I first met Rob & Lisa when we met at Seven Tubs in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania for their engagement photo shoot. Immediately I knew working with this couple was going to be fun and lighthearted. They were playful and giggly together, clearly in love and happily planning their fall wedding. We explored the trails, climbed down to the tubs, and of course I ended up in the water. I mean doesn't every great engagement shoot of mine somehow end up in with me in the water?
When it came to their wedding day, the sun was shining and the views from Mountain View Barn Rentals in Orangeville, Pennsyvlainia were just stunning. I have to admit, it was my first true celtic wedding in the thirteen years that I’ve been a wedding photographer here in northeastern Pennsylvania. What an experience; I loved all cute and cultured wedding details. The groom wore a traditional kilt and had his family’s pin on his lapel. And let’s not forget about that heirloom sword. I mean, the wedding photography possibilities were endless with that awesome feature! From it accompanying the bride down the aisle, to the knotting ceremony, it was a focal piece for sure and I was happy to be the wedding photographer getting to use it in my pictures. Okay, I even got in a some of them, I just couldn't resist!
More than all the wedding details, I took in the genuine love this couple had for each other. I don’t think I ever seen a bride so giddily excited to meet her groom at the end of the aisle. I was so happy to get to be a part of their wedding day and to be their wedding photographer.
What I Learned
Having a sword at your wedding is awesome
Stones aren't for throwing
Traditions are still some of my favorite elements to any wedding
Love is the best thing to photograph, glad I get to be a wedding photographer in Northeastern PA and BEYOND!