Let's take it back to winter of early this year. It was February, and I was prepping my taxes. I have an awesome lady who does my taxes and every time I see her it's like I'm visiting an old friend. Since I knew I was going to start my photography business this year, I asked her a few questions about what I would need gather. Anyways, long story somewhat short, she worked with Blanca and the rest was history!! Well, not with me but certainly with her now husband Cesar. Blanca and Cesar have been together for a while now and he popped the question at just the right time in their lives. I remember taking their engagement photos and seeing the sweet chemistry that comes from trusting someone for a long time. It's a bond that comes from a strong foundation, which I say is hard to find these days.
On the big day, I saw that chemistry again between Blanca and Cesar and I just melted inside. The ceremony was at Most Holy Trinity Church in San Jose where their family and loved ones gathered to see their union. One thing I noticed about the Catholic tradition is that the couple has a lot of support. It's represented by the gifts that are given to them and passages of reading from a variety of couples who they hold dear. I think that's such an important thing to think about in marriage-- your family and friends are ALWAYS there to help and support.
Next, we all headed our way to The Loft Bar and Bistro to celebrate Blanca and Cesar's marriage! The first thing I heard were mariachis blasting music that welcomed them into their day of celebration. It made me smile so big because I knew it was going to be a great time!
Blanca danced with her father. Cesar danced with his mother, and you could feel the warmth of love in the space. The two finished the celebration with toasts, a money, and cake! Mmmm I love cake!
Blanca and Cesar-- congratulations on joining your lives together. I feel so privileged to be there to document this special day and I hope these memories will last a lifetime for you. Thanks for trusting me, and allowing me to take part in a day that you will always remember. Cheers to you both! -Christine
Hair by Heidi Johnson
Makeup by Sitting Pretty
Reception at The Loft Bar and Bistro