Connie + Erik | Minnesota Arboretum//August 21, 2012

bride and groom first dance photos

I knew it. I knew it.

When I met with Connie + Erik, I knew they will have a gorgeous wedding. I knew they cared deeply about photography. When we shot their engagement session (see post here), I learned how natural and beautiful they were in front of the camera. I knew that, since Connie’s heritage is Vietnamese, there will be some great traditions incorporated. As a wedding photographer, this is by far one of my favorite subjects – learning how different cultures celebrate weddings. I also knew that Connie will be wearing two gowns – the last time that happened, I came back home with over 5000 images:)

Well, it was all gorgeous. From the ceremony at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum to the unbelievably delicious food at Hoa Bien, I loved every minute of it. My favorite: Connie and Erik going from table to table during the reception, to hear their guests’ blessings and toast with each one of them. Congrats Connie and Erik!

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Ceremony: Minnesota Landscape Arboretum
Reception: Hoa Bien Vietnamese Restaurant
Dress: All About Brides
Bridesmaids dresses: All About Brides
Tuxes: Savvi Formalwear
Flowers: HP Floral – Heather Pham
Videographer: Capture the Moments Productions
Photo Booth: VIP
DJ: Silver Sound Entertainment

  1. These photos are gorgeous! Congrats again to Connie & Erik!

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