One of my goals for Lights Out Weddings for this year was to book an out of state wedding. When I set that goal, I had no idea that the Petroff wedding was on the horizon. But luckily, Abby contacted me about filming her coastal South Carolina wedding. She told me "it's only about 45 minutes outside of Savannah" and she had me. Anyone that knows me knows that I LOVE Savannah, Georgia, and any excuse to get anywhere near there works on me.
We started out with Abby and her bridesmaids at her parents' home in Bluffton. This neighborhood was stunning-right on a river. Her father told us about all the amazing features being a resident comes with. Kayaking, biking, a restaurant, shops....they had it all! Abby and her girls were so kind and welcoming, and we even got to meet her sweet dog!
After Abby was ready, we rode over to meet the guys in a gorgeous spot by the river for Abby and Alex's first look. Once again, I had to hide my weepiness!
Alex and Abby were married at the Oldfield River Club, underneath hundred year old trees and overlooking the river beyond. It was breathtakingly beautiful. Before their reception, we snuck away with the newlyweds and their amazing photographers to get some sunset shots by the water. You guys, I couldn't make this up if I tried...two dolphins swam up while we were filming. It was unreal.
Their reception was one of the most fun we've ever experienced. Everyone was so excited to be there, and you could feel their joy for this fun couple. The word "fun" doesn't do these guys justice, but that's exactly what they were: so laid back and happy and all around fun to be around. We even learned the Ohio State fight song!
Most of the reception centered around a patio overlooking the river, with twinkle lights hanging from the tree branches above. When the sun went down, it looked like something out of a movie. You'll see it in the video: everything was picturesque.
Alex and Abby, thank you so much for sharing your coastal wedding with us! It was absolutely perfect in every single way.
love & light,
Mrs. Lights Out