Tuesday, April 10, 2007

Amanda & Will: winter in springtime

Wedding season is finally here, unfortunately, the weather hasn't caught up with the season. I met Amanda over the phone several weeks ago. She is being deployed to Iraq soon and hired me to photograph her wedding before she left.

I met Amanda and Will on the plaza at 8am Saturday morning. It was absolutely freezing! Ice had formed on all the fountains. Several times I thought my hands might freeze to my camera, but despite the cold, it was an honor to be a part of their day. It was just the two of them, as family and friends were all a half a country away. They married at a small roadside park in Mission Hills, KS. My husband came along with me and we both served as witnesses; I even found myself filling in as the role of bridesmaid from time to time. It just goes to show that being a wedding photographer can require wearing many hats. I was very happy I was able to be there for them. It is always fun to watch two people begin a new chapter in their lives together.
This was a great start to the wedding season.
To Amanda and Will, I wish you all the best in your new life together, especially in your time apart.


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About Christina

One of my favorite memories from my own wedding, aside from marrying my husband, was when my Dad walked me down the aisle and I leaned over and whispered to him, "I'll always be your little girl."  I love that moment!
     It's moments that make up our lives, defines who we are, and ultimately create our destinies.  Many such moments have brought me to where I am today.  I began photographing in 2001, and began Sandberg Photography in the fall of 2006.  This has been a huge dream of mine, and I believe that God has given me a gift of capturing unique and special moments; without Him, I am truly nothing!  I owe this dream to Him!

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