Words by Maureen Young
Escaping the chill of Canadian winter for the sunshine of the Dominican Republic with an old high school friend = Awesome!Â We felt incredibly privileged to be at Lucy + Jimmy’s wedding as it was strictly a family only affair & no friends were invited (except us!).Â We had a blast with the couple on our first day in Punta Cana during Lucy + Jimmy’s e-session.Â On a February day they first said hello and, going full circle, on a February day, they’re saying ‘I Do.’Â This wedding was amazing in that it felt like a joint family holiday, well, because it was one.Â The intimate affair was filled with the warmth, love and closeness of being surrounded by the people who are woven into their individual pasts, the present and their joint futures.
Lucy and her maid of honour, her sister Vimy, had a relaxing morning in the spa in preparation for the ceremony.Â While the girls were being pampered, Jimmy was in his room watching Ghost Rider.
P90x worked so well for Jimmy that his belt no longer fit!Â Fortunately his parents were on hand to punch another hole and, voila, the groom was not caught with his trousers down!Â Although the same cannot be said for his shirt… but that comes in part II.
Jimmy had seen Lucy’s dress beforehand so they opted to get ready together.Â It meant we had an Infused Studios first; getting ready shots with both bride & groom in the frame.Â Â We also had an opportunity to do some creative shots before the sunset ceremony and the stone architecture was a fantastic compliment to both Lucy + Jimmy’s classic looks.
The ceremony had a beautiful pre-sunset warmth to it.Â Lucy walked down the aisle with her father and passer-bys couldn’t help but pause to admire the love story unfolding before them.Â With their family as witnesses, Lucy + Jimmy showed how their lives and hearts were now intertwined with a sand ceremony.
Cheers! See you again in Part II.