I doubt I've ever been able to photograph two people more perfect for each other than Candace and Rodney. Their wedding Friday at The Rutherford in Greenville was the perfect mix of serious ceremony and unabashed joy I came to know Candace and Rodney for since we first met during our engagement session months ago.
The other thing that really struck me (besides Rodney's mad dancing skills) is their immense love for their family and how dearly they hold their closest friends. Although family and friends are common at weddings - on Friday the moments I really saw this couple come alive was times like when Candace saw her father before the ceremony and when she spent a few minutes alone with her grandpa. Or when I saw Rodney get around his closest friends (many from his childhood back home in Lake View) and flash his devious smile, throwback some Fireball, and light up the dance floor all night long. Connections with family and friends isn't just part of their life - it is their life. I feel honored to have been part of their tight circle of family and friends for a day.
Needless to say watching these two together was a lot of fun. Their wedding was the perfect reflection of who they are. Sincere, straight-forward, honest, and fun. Please help me congratulate Candance and Rodney and wish them an entire lifetime of happiness together!
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