Heidi & Ian. Wedding.

You could say that it was the day that everyone was waiting for. Heidi & Ian have been together for ten years & if you know them, you know that they are each other’s perfect match. Theirs is a love that is made up of trust, time & laughter. They have seen each other through life’s good times as well as the bad & decided that their wedding would just confirm what was already in their hearts: that they really are each other’s perfect match. As I arrived at Heidi’s hotel room, she was starting the process of putting on her kimono. “I just can’t believe it’s here! I’m getting married today!” Heidi exclaimed over & over. Her excitement spread across her face & as the final touches were done on her makeup & wardrobe, Heidi truly glowed.

Their ceremony was beautifully intimate & held at the beautiful Hakone Gardens in Saratoga. The calm November air & the falling leaves were the perfect backdrop for their long awaited day. It felt as if we had been transported to Japan just for the wedding! After their ceremony, ¬†they spent the afternoon dining with their closest family & friends- laughing & sharing the love that Heidi & Ian have with one another. I loved the details of this wedding- Heidi’s incredible bouquet, the leaf shaped wedding favors, & the table settings named after places in Japan (where Heidi & Ian spent their two week honeymoon- can you say jealous?) Every detail was perfect & fabulous!

Heidi & Ian- you are two of the most genuine & sincere people I’ve ever met. Your joy for life shines for all around you to see. I know your married life together will be amazing- just as your lives together these past 10 years have been. Thank you for giving me the opportunity to photograph your truly incredible day! With much love…xoxo, marielle.

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