Stephen and Tavo’s Fort Worth Wedding at Artspace 111

Posted by Melissa Claire Photography on May 20, 2013 in Weddings | 5 Comments

Stephen and Tavo’s wedding was a truly unique experience. Not only was it May 4th, Star Wars Day (May the 4th be with you!), but their special day was officially my first chance to photograph a same-sex wedding. On top of all of that, the wedding took place in a fantastic warehouse-turned-art-gallery in Fort Worth, Artspace 111. Many thanks to Stephen and Tavo for trusting me to document this momentous occasion and for being such truly wonderful people!

I avoid discussing politics or issues on my blog. However, I just wanted to mention that, regardless of the law, Stephen and Tavo are truly and deeply in love, and I literally felt my soul smiling for them as the day progressed. ALL love is beautiful!

Also, I should mention the wedding coordinator, Olivia McMasters; it was her first wedding, and she did an AMAZING job!

The day started with Stephen and Tavo’s groom & groom portraits!

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So handsome!

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I was loving the tie and bow-tie coordination :)

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The decorations were totally swoon worthy. From the shades of grey and green everywhere, to the beautiful potted succulents and bow-tie shaped napkins, everything really tied together!

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Who doesn’t love Instagram?

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And the cake! Succulents everywhere! :)

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Parents and guests began to arrive.

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And it was then time for the ceremony! Jeff Rodriguez was the officiant, and as usual, he did an amazing job. He brings such grace and elegance to anyone’s wedding vows.

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The lovely wedding coordinators!

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Toasts were had:

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Cake cutting!

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The grooms and the wonderful wedding coordinator!

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First Dance:

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All-in-all, it was a fantastic wedding to document. I was so honored to record such a special day and had a total blast.

We look forward to photographing many more same-sex weddings in the near future :)

5 Responses

  1. Jake
    May 20, 2013

    Amazing work. You guys captured Stephen and Tavo perfectly!

    Reply
    • Melissa Claire Photography
      May 20, 2013

      Thank you so much for the comment, Jake! It means the world, especially coming from a fellow photographer! :D

      It was a truly wonderful wedding!!

      Reply
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