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Parker Mill Wedding : A + B

Updated: Feb 1


groom holding bride during sunset on top of the parker mill

Let me preface this one by saying, I don’t think there enough flame emojis to do Alex and Blake’s wedding at The Parker Mill justice! Our first time working with Alex was for her bridal session and we knew we were going to be in for an epic wedding day. After getting to spend that evening with her and getting to know her more on a personal level, we knew Blake had to be an amazing guy. He was every bit of that and a true gentleman.




We also loved their story of how they met, and we think Alex told it best! “We met on Tinder - like all the other great love stories of our time. We went on our first date at a local bar in Greenville, NC in late August of 2017. We learned quickly that we were from two different worlds. He was born and raised on a hog farm in a tiny rural town outside of Greenville.  I was a vegan playing collegiate volleyball from Houston. As it turned out, we had more in common than we thought. We dated for a year, then decided to move to Houston together after I graduated. Blake took a knee and asked me to marry him in 2020 on Christmas morning.  I couldn’t have been more excited.”


That excitement definitely carried on into their wedding day! It was all fun and no stress! From the bridal parties to the dance floor, I don’t think we experienced one dull moment. It was filled with little moments all throughout but where these two shined is when the sun started to go down! Blake and Alex have so much chemistry on camera and combined with the amazing scenery of The Parker Mill, it would’ve been impossible not to have some killer captures of these two at sunset! They absolutely crushed it and if these lovelys brought the heat, their friends & family brought the party! It was an epic day at our favorite wedding venue and one we’re stoked to have you follow along on!


Big congrats to Alex and Blake, and their families!

 


mountain wedding ceremony backdrop at the parker mill

dress and jacket hanging on a barn door at the parker mill

polaroid table for wedding guests

wedding table set up


bride and bridesmaids showing off their pink toenails

bride and bridesmaids hanging in their robes

bridal party taking a shot

vogue bridal party portrait on the couch

bride looking at her earrings in the mirror

maid of honor helping bride with her dress

bride's mother providing finishing touches for bride's dress

bride's step mother helping her with wedding dress


groom's party portrait under pavilion

seated groom portrait under the pavilion

dramatic lighting portrait of groomsmen in the groom's suite

bride and her dad sharing a shot before the ceremony

groom starts to tear up as he sees the bride for the first time

the bride holds back tears as she walks down the aisle

bride and groom holding hands during the wedding ceremony

bride and groom looking at each other during the ceremony

bride and groom dip kissing

bride and groom flex rings as they head back down the aisle

bride kissing groom at the end of the recessional

traditional portrait of the bride and groom at the ceremony site

full wedding party portrait

bridal party portrait in front of the mountains

bridesmaids laughing

bride and groom kissing in front of the mountains at the parker mill

bridesmaids walking while holding bride's dress

groom smiling at the bride during their first dance

mother son dance

father daughter dance

bride looking back at the camera as the groom looks back at her

bride and groom walking towards the mountains

bride and groom kissing in the mountains

traditional portrait of the bride and groom on the parker mill's mountain top

groom kissing bride's temple in front of the mountains

intimate moment between bride and groom holding each other close

dramatic lighting portrait of the bride and groom holding hands

bride being twirled by the groom in front of the mountains


groom picking up bride during sunset


groom dip kissing bride during sparkler exit

A special thank you to all of the amazing wedding vendors who helped to make this day perfect!

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Planning/Coordinating: Avail Weddings




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