31 January 2021

Dan + Jess

UNDERSTATED ELEGANCE  | 70 GUESTS | THE WOODS CEREMONY

Hosting an intimate gathering in The Woods, Dan and Jess embraced the secluded space's ethereal feel, enhancing their celebration with warm, earthy autumnal tones of ochre, aubergine, and blush. They walked hand-in-hand across the estate's manicured lawns and explored the inviting garden for their portraits, enjoying a time of connection and reflection as they strolled through the grounds at sunset.

The Details

A man stands in an open doorway with dark shutters, putting on a blazer over his light-colored shirt and pants. He looks down and adjusts the jacket, preparing himself. The image is in black and white.
Two men in white shirts are getting ready in a well-decorated room with a large mirror and candles. One adjusts the other's suspenders, ensuring a neat appearance. The room has a classic and elegant decor with a fireplace and wooden furniture.
Black and white image of a man adjusting the button on the sleeve of his light-colored suit jacket. He is looking down with a focused expression in a dark background.
A man in a light beige suit sits on a brown leather couch, reading a piece of paper. He has short brown hair and is leaning slightly forward, absorbed in the contents of the paper. The room has dark wooden floors and a dark green wall.
A person in a beige suit sits on a leather armchair, looking at a white card in their hand. The text on the card reads "journey" with a date below it. The background is dark and slightly out of focus.
Black and white close-up of an ornate vintage frame next to a delicate lace fabric. The frame features intricate carvings, and the lace shows a subtle floral pattern, emphasizing the textures and details of both materials.
A close-up of a bouquet wrapped with orange, gold, and white ribbons. The ribbons are draped gracefully over a marble surface, creating a soft and elegant scene with natural textures and colors.
Close-up of a white lace wedding dress hanging on a wooden hanger in front of a mirror. The intricate lace detail and delicate fabric are emphasized, showcasing the craftsmanship of the garment. The soft lighting adds a romantic ambiance to the scene.
A woman with long brown hair is looking down and smiling slightly. She is wearing a white outfit with a sheer, embroidered overlay that has floral patterns. She appears to be tying a ribbon at her waist. The background is softly blurred, highlighting her features.
Black and white close-up of a person adjusting the sleeve of a sheer, sequined garment tied with a satin ribbon at the waist. The sleeves have elastic cuffs, and the intricate detail of the fabric is highlighted.
A woman with long, dark hair stands in front of a mirror, holding a white lace wedding dress that hangs on a rack. She is wearing a sheer, polka-dotted blouse and has her back to the camera. The scene is captured in black and white.
A woman in a white lace wedding dress is seen from the back, her long brown hair cascading down. Another person is helping to fasten the dress. The room has soft lighting and wooden flooring, adding to the intimate and tender moment.
A woman with long dark hair, seen from the side, wearing a sheer, long-sleeved garment with lace and polka dots. She holds a white lacy dress on a hanger. The background shows a cushioned chair and a window. The image is in black and white.
A bride with long brown hair adjusts the lace sleeve of her off-the-shoulder wedding dress. The dress features intricate lace detailing. She is looking down with a serene expression, standing indoors with a softly lit background.
A bride wearing a white lace wedding dress and sheer veil stands with her back to the camera. Her reflection is visible in a large mirror. The room has soft lighting, giving the scene an ethereal feel.
A bride with long dark hair stands in a softly lit room, wearing an elegant, off-shoulder lace wedding dress and a veil cascading down her back. She looks down with a serene expression, showing off her delicate pearl earrings.
A bride wearing a strapless white dress holds a colorful bouquet featuring pink orchids, orange dahlias, and various other flowers with a mix of greenery and dried elements. The background is softly blurred, drawing focus to the bouquet.
Black and white photo of a bride holding a bouquet of flowers. She is dressed in a lace wedding gown with off-the-shoulder sleeves and a long veil. She is looking down, showcasing the intricate details of her dress and bouquet in front of a softly lit window.

CEREMONY

A black and white image of a large house with a porch, partly obscured by tall, dense trees and foliage in the foreground. The landscape surrounding the house is lush and verdant, creating a serene and secluded atmosphere.
Outdoor wedding ceremony set-up in a wooded area with trees adorned with string lights. Wooden benches are arranged on the ground covered in wood chips. A floral arrangement of colorful flowers is affixed to one of the trees, creating a serene and picturesque setting.
A close-up of an outdoor floral arrangement featuring a mix of orange dahlias, white roses, peach-colored roses, and other assorted blooms. The background includes blurred greenery and trees.
A bride in a long white dress and veil walks down the aisle, accompanied by a man in a dark suit. They are surrounded by guests standing in a wooded outdoor setting. The groom, dressed in a light suit, waits at the altar, along with an officiant holding a book.
A group of people, dressed in formal and semi-formal attire, sit and stand closely together outdoors in a wooded area. The sun shines through the trees, casting dappled light on them. Some people are smiling, while others appear engaged in what seems to be an event or ceremony.
A black-and-white photo captures a wedding ceremony where the groom, dressed in a light suit, holds a microphone and reads vows from a card while holding the bride’s hand. The bride, in a lace dress with an off-shoulder design, stands facing him.
A happy couple in wedding attire walks down an outdoor aisle as guests throw flower petals. The bride holds a bouquet of flowers and wears a white wedding dress, and the groom is dressed in a light-colored suit. Trees and greenery fill the background.
A newlywed couple shares a kiss outdoors surrounded by guests. The groom, in a light suit, and the bride, in a white lace gown and veil, hold a bouquet of orange and white flowers with long ribbons. Guests stand and smile among trees adorned with string lights.
A couple is walking outside on a stone path surrounded by greenery. The groom, wearing a light-colored suit, is smiling at the bride, who is dressed in a long, elegant white gown, holding a bouquet of flowers and looking back at him. Both appear happy and joyful.
A group of people dressed in formal attire socializes at an outdoor event. They are gathered around white umbrellas and cocktail tables on a grassy area, with trees and string lights in the background. Some are holding drinks, while others are engaged in conversation.

PORTRAITS

A black and white photo of a couple sharing a kiss. The man is wearing a light-colored suit while the woman is in a white off-shoulder dress. They are outdoors with blurred trees and sunlight in the background.
A delicate, translucent white veil gently drapes over a lavender field, with sunlight creating soft shadows on the fabric. The background is filled with blooming lavender flowers and greenery, evoking a serene, nature-filled setting.
A bride and groom walk hand in hand through a lush garden. The bride wears a flowing white dress with a long veil, holding a bouquet of flowers with long ribbons. The groom is dressed in a beige suit. Sunlight filters through the trees, creating a warm, serene atmosphere.
A black and white photo of a bride in a detailed, lace wedding dress. She is holding part of her long, flowing veil in her hand and walking outside, casting a shadow on the ground. The intricate pattern of the gown and veil is prominently displayed.
A blurred image of a bride and groom embracing outdoors. The bride is wearing a lace wedding dress and a veil, while the groom is dressed in a light-colored suit. They appear to be in a lush garden setting.
A blurred, romantic image of a bride and groom kissing outdoors. The bride, with long hair and a flowing veil, is facing the groom, who is wearing a light-colored suit. The background features green foliage.
A couple dressed in wedding attire shares a kiss outdoors. The bride, in a white dress with a long veil, gently holds the groom's face. The groom, in a light-colored suit, embraces the bride. They are surrounded by greenery and trees, creating a romantic backdrop.
A bride and groom walk hand in hand down a garden path. The bride wears a white, off-the-shoulder wedding dress with lace details and a train, and the groom is dressed in a light beige suit. They are surrounded by lush greenery and trees, with lights glowing in the background.
A bride and groom walk hand-in-hand through a grassy area. The bride, in a detailed lace gown and veil, glances back over her shoulder with a soft smile. The groom, dressed in a light-colored suit, faces forward. The monochrome image captures a serene, romantic moment.
A bride and groom joyfully embrace in front of a vintage house. The groom holds a bouquet of flowers and wears a light beige suit, while the bride is in a long, white lace wedding dress. Sunlight filters through the trees, casting a warm, romantic glow on the scene.
Black and white close-up photo of a couple sharing a tender kiss. The woman, wearing a strapless top and drop earrings, is gently holding the man's neck. The man, in a buttoned-up shirt, has his arm wrapped around her shoulder.
A woman with long brown hair smiles down at a man whose back is facing the camera. She gently touches her hair while wearing a white dress, and he is in a light-colored jacket. Blurry green foliage is in the background, suggesting an outdoor setting.
A couple dressed in wedding attire dances on a gravel path under string lights. The groom, in a light-colored suit, twirls the bride, who wears a long veil and flowing gown. They are surrounded by lush greenery in an outdoor setting, creating a romantic ambiance.
A bride with long, dark hair is photographed from behind, holding up her lace-embellished wedding gown. She wears a flowing white veil that drapes over her back and shoulders. The background consists of greenery, indicating an outdoor setting.
A groom in a light beige suit tenderly kisses the forehead of his smiling bride, who is wearing a strapless white dress and holding a bouquet of flowers with orange accents. They stand closely embraced, surrounded by greenery, radiating happiness and love.

RECEPTION

A long, elegantly set dinner table with wooden chairs. The table features a white runner, lit white pillar candles, and a centerpiece of fresh flowers in vases, including pink and orange blooms. Place settings include glassware, napkins, and flatware.
A beautifully decorated wooden table setup for an event. The table is adorned with white tablecloths, scattered flower arrangements in warm, muted tones, and lit candles. A lush floral arrangement with rich burgundy, peach, and cream flowers lines the base of the table.
A two-tier, semi-naked wedding cake adorned with pale pink roses, dried orange flowers, and delicate white leaves, elegantly arranged in a natural, rustic style. The cake sits on a plain white surface with a softly blurred background.
A joyful bride and groom are walking hand in hand through a doorway. The groom, in a light-colored suit, waves happily, while the bride, in a white gown, holds a bouquet up high with ribbons flowing. They are smiling and appear to be celebrating their wedding.
A group of people sit around a long, elegantly set dining table, raising their glasses in a toast. The room is well-lit with large windows and intricate decor. The atmosphere appears festive and celebratory.
A couple in wedding attire stands together, cutting a tiered white cake decorated with pink flowers. They are in front of a large, ornate window, and the setting appears elegant and intimate. The bride wears a white dress, and the groom is in a light-colored suit.
A couple shares a kiss during their first dance at a wedding, with the bride in a white gown and the groom in a light suit. They are under a chandelier in a spacious room with guests watching in the background. The photo is in black and white.
A couple is joyfully dancing and embracing on a crowded dance floor. People around them are cheering and dancing, visibly enjoying the moment. The atmosphere is lively and celebratory. The background is dimly lit, with a chandelier visible above.
A black and white photo of a joyful couple embracing and dancing at a lively party or wedding reception. Around them, other couples are also dancing and enjoying the celebration. The atmosphere is filled with happiness and festivity.