SCHUYLLER+SAVANNA

I had a small debate with myself this morning whether or not to post this wedding. The wedding industry is all about being fancy or creative or all “put together” and well-planned. What we lose sight of sometimes is what a wedding really is about. Marriage. A wedding is a celebration with family and friends of two people publicly professing love for each other and committing to spend the rest of their lives in that covenant. Schuyller and Savanna are good friends of mine and their wedding totally encapsulated all of the things that weddings are really about. Sure, it was on a Wednesday, and it was raining, and they didn’t have some large elaborate venue, and the tide came in really fast, but all of the things that REALLY mattered were there.

And I kind of loved it.

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And of course, it ended with sun. A perfect day.

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  • Alex Benge said:

    This post is bomb Benj. This is truly what weddings are about.

  • Matt ferrell said:

    Nice! Love the kid in the tree shots and the get away car

  • Zak said:

    Way to rock this in the rain! Beautiful set Benj!

  • The first few shots really set the mood. And that getaway car is amazing!

  • What a super cute couple. Absolutely love the b&w kiss on the cheek frame. You can tell you have a super connection with these two. My kinda wedding. Congrats Schuyller and Savanna!

  • jeff marsh said:

    i can tell a JP back-of-the-head shot from a mile away. killer colors again man.

  • those are some seriously fun photos!! how wonderful to have a couple that embrace the rain and have fun anyways! great job!

  • Allegra said:

    Your work is seriously gorgeous! So happy I found your blog!!

  • Awesome! You had nothing to be worried about - turned out amazing!

  • Mike F said:

    Dude you killed it! Glad you posted this! Amazing!

  • Dorothy said:

    So good. Thanks for sharing benj

  • Amber Hughes said:

    Really love this wedding - simple and real. You captured it perfectly!

  • sam hurd said:

    uuuuuh yeah dude. these moments are awesome, and your tones rule.

  • Alex Singh said:

    So weddings and rain can go together. Great work. Nice and intimate.

  • rich said:

    Perfection. The shot of them coming back up the aisle, so to speak, is just beautiful.

  • Brian said:

    Awesome, love your style!

  • Love these shots, especially the boy in the tree, so cool! Nice work!

  • Cassie Rose said:

    Rainy weddings are the BEST. These are gorgeous. Great work, Benj.

  • ed peers said:

    Benj. You're too good... too good.

  • yee said:

    You had doubts about posting this? You KILLED it.

  • love. how did you shoot in the rain? and this shot is killer: http://benjhaisch.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/SCHUYLLER+SAVANNA-blog-15.jpg

  • Leo Druker said:

    So awesome, rain or not. They seem so incredibly happy. Nice work!

  • Anton Chia said:

    Beautiful work, the cuddling shot with the boy on the tree watching totally inspires me. Wonderful composition.

  • Ryan Flood said:

    Thanks for the genuine post, and way to keep it real! That first black & white shot of the couple captures true joy.