Trey and Annie’s Hunter Museum wedding by the riverfront of the Tennessee river had us head over heels! We love these two and their connection, and couldn’t have been happier to document their beautiful day packed with love and laughter!
We love the fact that Annie and Trey share such a tender but simultaneously fun relationship that has been a dream to photograph from the start. They’re confident, they’re kind, and they’re a blast to work with!
You’re sure to feel the energy in the photos below, and it’s clear that we were working with a very talented group of planners and vendors!
Event Coordinating: Soirees Weddings Parties and Events
Chattanooga Wedding Venue: Hunter Museum of American Art
Gown Boutique: Ever After Bridal & Formal Wear
Cake Artist: Cakemakers, Etc.
Catering: Black Tie Affair
Florist: Humphrey’s Flowers
Linens: Events with Taste
Makeup Artist: Candace Hernandez
Hair Stylist: SpaGo
Ceremony Musicians: Amabile Strings
Event Designer: Wedding Paper Divas
Lighting Design: SoundForce
Videographer: Nine Line Productions
Let’s take a second and talk about the fact that Annie is so fit and flexible that she was able to pull off an epic air guitar WHILE IN HER WEDDING DRESS. You know it’s going to be a fun day when the bride pulls this off to get things going.
Trey and Annie decided not to have an official first look before the ceremony, but they did choose to have a few moments holding hands around a corner. We love the emotion on their faces as they stood near each other, praying together without seeing each other yet.
One of our favorite moments of the day was during their reception. After the traditional bride and groom first dance, along with father/daughter and mother/son dances, Annie and Trey surprised their guests with a phenomenal, choreographed jive and made us all want to sign up for dancing lessons. Immediately.
Here’s the dance story background in Annie’s own words: “Trey and I were inspired by watching Dancing with the Stars, when Alfonso Ribeiro (a.k.a “Carlton” from The Fresh Prince of Bel Air) danced a jive with Whitney Carson. Trey and I watched it over and over again, until we finally decided to give it a try for our wedding! Trey asked around at work for suggestions on where to go, and someone was very emphatic about taking lessons from Kyle Barels at Dance Tonight Chattanooga, because he is simply “the best.” We decided to give it a go, and immediately knew after our first lesson with Kyle that we a) had tons of potential as dancers, and b) had absolute faith and confidence in Kyle to carry us through. Side note: Kyle is not only a phenomenal instructor, but he truly made us think about the way that we communicate with one another, how we listen, our verbal/nonverbal language, and the purpose/role of male/female relationships. It felt like free (well, not so free I guess, ha!) marriage counseling. He is encouraging, graceful, and ridiculously FUN! The song we danced to was 369 by Cupid”