Lake Moultrie was the backdrop for Ashley and Johnathan's April wedding as they stood hand-in-hand just steps away from the rocky shoreline of Somerset Park in Pinopolis, SC.
As childhood friends, Ashley and Johnathan's friendship turned into a first date. Three years ago, that first date turned into finding their soul mates in each other. On this day, they found their forever... I have no doubt that Ashley and Johnathan will someday celebrate their 50th anniversary just as in love then as they are now.
Ashley's wedding day began with hair and makeup. She wore a beautiful gown designed with so many little details and her turquoise cowgirl boots. The 8 bridesmaids wore turquoise dresses to match. The groom and groomsmen were handsome in their tan suits with turquoise vests and ties. Ashley and her dad shared one of the sweetest and emotional first looks. Ashley is Dads oldest daughter and was to be married in just a few short hours. The love and bond these two share was apparent in every way.
Eight years ago, almost to the day of the wedding, Ashley and her family lost a beloved sister and daughter. Present in spirit, a beautifully hand-painted portrait of Amber in not only her favorite color, but the same turquoise dress, along with the other 8 bridesmaids, stood beside Ashley on this special day. As the tears streamed down my face, I witnessed the unconditional love, hurt, and happiness this day had, all wrapped in to one.
Ashley's baby sister was the flower girl and Johnathan's little brother was the ring bearer. Both moms were gorgeous. Standing by his side was Johnathan's best man, Michael. As Ashley and her daddy walked arm-in-arm down the ivory lined isle, he hugged and kissed her one last time as she began this next chapter of her life.
Ashley and Johnathan wrote their own vows and read them to each other before sealing their commitment with a kiss.
So glad you had a gorgeous sunset over-looking Lake Moultrie we could take advantage of. The night came to and end with a bubble exit and a cool high-jump from Johnathan.
CONGRATULATIONS ASHLEY & JOHNATHAN! I KNOW THE CRUISE WAS A BLAST!!!
View Ashley and Jonathan's Engagement Session
View Ashley's Bridal Session
Wedding Venue: Somerset Park, Pinopolis, SC
Lead Photographer: Kelly W Lucas Photography, Columbia SC Professional Wedding Photographer
Assistant/Second Photographer: Helen Tackett of Calico