KEITH + ALLISIN | BACKYARD SUMMER WEDDING | MARYLAND WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER
"Seven years ago, I somehow convinced you that I was cool." These are the opening words of Keith's vows, followed by humble words revealing how much he absolutely adores Allisin, "Sin" for short. He holds her hands and makes her laugh, while vowing in front of all their closest family and friends to be her everything from this day on.
Keith + Allisin's wedding day was stunning, set in the backyard of Allisin's parent's home in Monkton. Their details were simple, yet classic, with white rose florals accented by a single peacock feather - Allisin's favorite. Allisin was gorgeous in her vintage lace trumpet gown, long black curls, purple hue rock earrings and bold red lipstick. An incredibly talented tattoo artist, Allisin had beautiful work that brought even more original style to her look. She was one of the most elegant brides I've seen, scrunching her nose with her smile every time anyone made her laugh. When Allisin tapped Keith on the shoulder for their first look, that moment they saw each other for the first time was breathtaking. Keith took in every detail, standing in awe of his bride-to-be there in front of him. They held each other close, snuck in kiss after kiss, and couldn't stop laughing as they enjoyed every single moment together even before the ceremony began.
During formals, each and every family member or friend present was beaming with joy, like this day wasn't just exciting for Keith + Allisin, but for everyone. We even grouped all of the people Allisin had tattooed into one photo, they loved it! After the newly married couple was introduced into the reception, the speeches began and Keith's sister Ashley, one of my own past brides, was first. She spoke of how Keith (aka Bubba) was her first friend, her confidant, and secret keeper. She told Allisin how she admires her passion, how she wasn't joining the family that day, she had been a part of it for years now. It was as if Ashley was speaking for everyone when she said "Separately you two are amazing people, but together you are complete".
Once the reception kicked off and everyone was enjoying dinner, Keith and Allisin shared their special dances with each other, Allisin's dad, and Keith's mom, and then all of a sudden DARTH VADER showed up! Despite Keith's epic light saber moves, he was ultimately defeated by Vader (aka Niko, Keith's nephew). How can you not love a reception that includes Star Wars?!
From beginning to end, Keith + Allisin's wedding day was amazing, surrounded by unconditional love and encouragement. True soulmates absolutely made for each other, Keith + Allisin have an incredible love story to continue ahead of them. Congrats you two - cheers!