May 20, 2020
Tanya and Zach’s summer wedding at the Links in Union Vale is a dear memory for me. I laughed, I cried (a lot), and my heart spent the day smiling. These are special people who are a part of a special family. Tanya is your classic blue-eyed beauty who captivates everyone she meets, she also looks just like Natalie Dormer. She lives life to its fullest(one of my favorite things about her) Zach is her home base, he’s her soft place to land, the way she looks at him is magic
Tanya was surprised by her bridesmaids and family with sweet gifts the morning of her wedding. The first of many happy tears during their wedding day. A FAVORITE memory happened right before the first look. Zach and I were standing by the silos waiting for Tanya and Kim to meet us for the first look, we were just chatting away and he casually mentioned how he hoped that Tanya remembered to “keep it down” as she drove through the golf course (golfers like to focus, Zach golfs and he knows this). Not even 5 minutes later did we hear Tanya yelling and laughing (from like a mile away) as she drove down to meet her man, Zach just chuckled and smiled. Their first look is in my top 3 favorites, and as you look at the images from that moment you will see why.
I could write all day about the sweet moments from this wedding. A groomsmen who could’nt hold it together during the ceremony to parent dances with slideshows of little Tanya and Zach, to Zachs mom looking at a photo of her parents during the ceremony, it was truly a special day. I always say it and its the truth, my couples all hold a place in my heart. Tanya and Zach taught me how to relax, to laugh like there is no tomorrow, and that tears are not for sad days, they are for happy days too. My hope is that this summer wedding inspires you all to do the same.
Tanya did not tell the families that she planned to have photographs next to them. Be warned, you might want to grab the tissues.