Chris & Victoria | Salt Lake City Wedding


Victoria’s mother put a diamond necklace around her only daughter’s neck and gave her a look of pure adoration. Victoria smiled up at her dad with tears in her eyes as she took his arm and headed down the aisle. You wouldn’t think that Chris’s grin could get any bigger until he looked up to see his bride. The nerves were there but calmed since the couple had just shared a special first look together away from family and friends at the NMHU. They stood hand in hand and shared the vows they had written for each other, and tears streamed down Victoria’s face as she listened to her new husband share how deeply he cares for her and will continue to care for her for the rest of their lives.

This wedding day was special to me for so many reasons. Not only did a previous KM groom officiate the ceremony, but the day was spent at one of my favorite locations, the Natural History Museum of Utah on the University of Utah campus. The NHMU is an incredible venue for a wedding. There is a ceremony location with a gorgeous mirrored wall reflecting the Wasatch Mountains. The mirrored window allows you to see the entire Utah Valley, and it is absolutely stunning.

To Chris and Victoria, all I can say is thank you. Thank you for trusting me to capture your beautiful wedding day. Thank you for making me feel so included in your celebration. Thank you for allowing me to get to know you and your family throughout this process together. One of my favorite moments was being able to invite you into my home, sit down together, and enjoy each other’s company with a beautiful charcuterie board and some sparkling cider while we created an heirloom album that your family will be able to cherish for generations to come. It is clear to me that the two of you are meant for each other, and I cannot wait to see the beautiful life you will build side by side as husband and wife.

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Creative team: 

Venue: NHMU @nhmu

Hair and Make up: Marisa Rose @marisarosemph

Gown: The Perfect Dress @theperfectdressbridal

Bridesmaid: Azazie

Groom and grooms man: Indochino 

Florist: Colleen at Lux @luxfloralanddesign

Day of coordinator: Janet Reynolds 

DJ: Richie Steadman: @richietsteadman

Caterer: Lux catering: @luxcateringandevents

Jewelry: Tiffany and Co, Trevor Black 

Wedding Cake: Lux catering

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As someone who wears a lot of hats (wife, momma, nurse, and photographer). I know that those once in a lifetime moments can truly fly by. My mission is to capture those beautiful moments so that you can come back to them years down the road and relive them! The best way to do that if to find out who YOU are and what type of moments YOU treasure the most.

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