They called it a “Planned Elopement,” and that’s just what it was. They fell in love, built a life together, and decided they wanted to get married. The catch was they didn’t want to have a huge wedding. After talking it over and letting thier families know, they moved forward with a teeny tiny wedding with just them,Â theirÂ little dog Harley, the Justice of the Peace, and us.
It’s funny how much you can grow to care about a couple in spending only 3 hours with them… but Dan and I were all in with this one. They charmed us withÂ theirÂ banter andÂ theirÂ laid back attitude towards the details: iPhone music coming from my camera bag, a locked dock that was supposed to be the ceremony location, and who was going to keep an eye on Harley, (he wandered around the whole time free as a bird). What they weren’t laid back about was just how much they loved one another. It was electric. You could feel it. You could see it. It was evident in each and every moment of the time we spent with them.
TheyÂ exchangedÂ vows on the dock, spent a few hours with us taking photographs to share withÂ theirÂ loved ones, and then… we all sat together and shared a bottle of wine, all having taken part in a romantic evening marked by a wedding and photos to go with it.
Justice of the Peace:Â Mary Carey Foley Â | Â Ceremony Location: Wentworth by the Sea