After some early preparations in the bridal suite and a first meeting in the Omni Severin ballroom, Adrienne & Ryan enjoyed a gorgeous wedding “in the round,” the second such ceremony I have covered there this year. I particularly like this arrangement because it gives the couple the feeling of being truly surrounded by loved ones as they exchange their vows. The multitude of candles, outstanding decor by Coby Palmer, and eloquence of Rev. Marilyn York only added to the unique ambiance of the event. As a big Beatles fan, I got a kick out of the recessional music, a string quartet version of “All You Need Is Love.”
After some quick shots outside with photographer Zach Dobson (whose wedding I covered a couple of years ago), the couple joined their guests for an evening filled with great food, memorable speeches and nonstop party music provided by DJ Sunny Moon. The candy station outside the ballroom was a sweet way to say thanks to their guests, who in turn bid them farewell at the end of the night with a sparkler sendoff on the way to their horse carriage ride.
Photo by Zach Dobson Photography