A March wedding in small-town Alabama brings collectively a close-knit family members for celebrations in a tiny church and an in-town tavern in these wedding images from Stephen DeVries. The bride has some pampering at house, acquiring her makeup carried out with veil and hair in place her gown is a confection of sequins, beading, and sparkles on a halter-top bodice with a flowing, straightforward skirt. Matching jewels trim her pale-blue satin heels she takes radiant photos in the nevertheless-empty church. The colors of the day are green and white: they’re on wreaths that grace the church door, as nicely as in the bride’s and maid’s bouquets. The groom is in deep blue with a paisley tie and subtle green and white boutonniere, whilst his mother wears smoky lilac and black, and his future mother-in-law is in pale blue-gray.
At a historic church, the couple says their vows amongst a small gathering of loved ones and buddies — with really young wedding guests, indeed! As the bride and groom leave the chapel, they pause below a white arbor for a swift kiss…and then it’s time for a stroll. Enjoying the glances they’re no doubt obtaining, they proceed down a cinder path, more than a tiny footbridge, and correct into town, on their way to the Primary Street Tavern exactly where the reception’s about to begin. The wedding cake is chocolate — and red the beverage of choice is Coke, in original glass bottles, and the music is mellow and smooth from a small combo holding forth. Right after a flurry of hugs and farewells, the content pair leave at sunset, in a shower of confetti, on their way to a satisfied new life together.