Hello hello everyone!
I had to get on here and update my #jlpstudioblog as I have missed you all and need to keep you in the know of the studio.
This #jlpstudiowedding is so amazing and I just had to share all the excitement, love, dedication that went into planning this event!
I met Samir & Katie two years ago. We had a few #facetime meetings and amazing endless messages (I love chatting so much with my clients/friends) before we finally got to meet at #nashvillenorth and it was...to say the least....amazing.
The staff gave us the entire venue to ourselves and free range to venture around the grounds and really allow my couple to get the full feelings they had when they first met there.
This was the start of something much bigger for me with these two. The chemistry they have for each other is flawless and something out of a #disneymovie. But the next event that followed this engagement was something I have never experienced before. And man o man do I wish all photographers and guests experience a "Shaving Party." Yep, you read that right. A shaving party to celebrate the upcoming marriage.
A little back story on a #shavingparty.
It starts with the groom being musically brought into the hall and accompanied on the stage with the men of his life who are to "shave" him. Music is loud and excitement in the air is unmeasurable. The men foaming and splashing the cream onto the guests, celebrating the grooms transition into marriage. The shaving cream is supposed to represent a wish of marriage to the single guests. So, if you get shaving cream on you, thats a compliment because that means your close enough to the groom. You might even be given a girly towel with the grooms initials on it to wipe off the cream!
So picture this, I am standing behind the grooms chair camera in hand with the music b