Let's start with the fact that this shoot was very special to me. The Bride, Ericka, is my sister and Patrick has been her one-and-only for over six years! These two love birds met at Upper Columbia Academy and started dating their Sophomore year of high school. They endured the long distance relationship in the summer time, went to almost all their school banquets together, and then finally got engaged to be married 5+ years later.
Ericka and Patrick decided to get married on the beautiful Island of Kauai, Hawaii. I was my sisters bridesmaid and photographer, which I like to call Bridesmaidographer, and it was a lot of work but worth it in the end! I feel SO honored that my sister and brother-in-law trusted me, and my style of shooting, on the most important day of their lives. It's one thing if you take pictures for someone you don't know and a completely different thing to do it for someone that's so important to you (and you care about their opinion). Yes, I might have had to stop shooting a few times because I was crying BUT other than that the day went smoothly.
I am so proud to be apart of such an amazing family and Im so excited to share these beautiful pictures of my sister and our new family addition! I love you Ericka and Patrick! Im so happy I got to capture these pictures for you!