King’s Riding Golf Club
The wedding was at King’s Riding Golf Club in King City. It was a beautiful venue with loads of light. There were french doors that separated the reception space from the cocktail hour space. However, most guests were on the outdoor patio around sunset. Every area was adjoined to each other so it was easily accessible for guests and the couple. One thing that stood out was the food served during the cocktail hour. I can never tell if my enjoyment of cocktail hour food is related to my starvation near the end of the day, but I did enjoy it.
I love love loved working with Silvana and Kevin. They’re one of those couples whose enthusiasm and happiness is absolutely contagious. They have the most joyful demeanors and absolutely cannot stop smiling whenever they look at each other. They were the same way last year when we did their engagement at High Park. Needless to say, I took far too many photographs on this day.
St Patrick’s Parish
They had a small Catholic wedding ceremony at St. Patrick’s Parish. It was a lovely joining of this Armanian/Italian couple. A special note for any photographers in the future… this church does not allow flash photography. Luckily the groom did let me know about this restriction in advance. I was able to rent a special camera lens better suited for low lit venues like this. The ceremony was filled with laughter and tears. They did a full ceremony complete with mass.
Golf Course Wedding
There are so many other elements from this golf course wedding that I absolutely love, I cannot even begin to sum them up here in words. The staff at King’s Riding Golf Club took us for a special tour of the course. Normally they would take the whole bridal party however the carts weren’t accessible for one of the bridesmaids. So instead we took all the bridal party and family portraits closer to the venue. It was just the couple joining us on the full tour. We saw all the beautiful photogenic spots this had to offer. And Kevin definitely enjoyed driving around on those golf carts.
Wrapping up their evening, the sunset that night had the most gorgeous golden glow. Plus, as if this couple weren’t already a photographer’s dream to work with, they scheduled so much time for this portrait session. Allowing us time to capture some of my favorite portraits of the whole summer. We stayed out until the sun died t but eventually had to head back for the reception starting.
All in all, it’s never the time frame of a wedding that determines its difficulty. Its the couple. And this was my easiest wedding of the year. They gave me full creative freedom at King’s Riding Golf Club and the results are amazing. And even though St Patrick’s Parish was a bit problematic with their no flash photography policy within the church, the advance notice I got allowed me time to properly prepare. Now if only I can get more couples like this, I’ll be all set.
Theron Henry of Powerpack Images captured video for this wedding.