The Patterson Wedding | Intimate Backyard Washougal River Wedding

August 21, 2019

So this is long overdue- but we are so excited to share one of our favorite 2019 summer weddings with you all. Tearie and I go way back (she was one of the first people I met when we moved back to Washington!)… so this wedding was extra special for us to capture. Together, with just their closest of closest family and friends… Tearie & Jeremy committed their lives to one another. Their intimate backyard ceremony was perfect from start to finish.

Something we wanted to share about this wedding that we LOVED: Since they were having a more intimate wedding, Tearie & Jeremy had the idea that instead of giving their guests traditional wedding favors, they would gift them with the gift of a new family portrait. HOW SWEET IS THAT?! So everyone and their sweet families came all dressed up to their gorgeous wedding, and were able to get their family portrait professionally taken. It was truly the sweetest idea- one that we will recommend at future smaller gatherings such as this!

From the heartwarming speech from Tearie & Jeremy’s son, Shade, during their ceremony…. to the tear jerking toasts during dinner…. there was so much love expressed during this special day. Another fun and unique twist to a wedding day… instead of a traditional formal departure, Tearie & Jeremy floated down the Washougal River in custom “Just Married” floaties. We figured since they were already in the water- why not make the most of it and get some epic shots?! And then before we knew it half of their guests decided to join them in the water… these pictures don’t even do it justice the fun that was being had! (And we think they look pretty fun so that’s saying something!)

Tearie & Jeremy: You guys are amazing. We have been so gifted to photograph such a sweet season in your lives… and we’re so thankful you chose us to do it. Your backyard wedding was a DREAM, and we hope that these photos of your sweet families and friends enjoying your day will be captured memories that you can treasure for years to come. We love you guys and we hope that you have an incredible honeymoon in Spain!!!!!

A little behind the scenes from their day…

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