Each wedding bears a personal touch from the bridal pair, and this unique church ceremony was definitely presented by the bride's musically talented family. Hanna-Mari and Joachim had chosen a Rococo style parish church that is situated in the lush Black Forest town of Bühl for their mutuals.
The bride's brother played the organ to the strains of "Festivo" by Erikki Melartin, while the wedding party moved awe-inspiringly into the church. As the photographer, I also had a brief emotional moment when the bride's Uncle from Finnland sang Bach's "Ave Maria" with such brilliance! To add to a fitting end, the bridal party and guests had left the church to the melody of "Toccata," to be greeted with a refreshing bubbly reception.
The couple's portrait session took place at the 1717 Baroque "Palace Favorite" gardens in Rastatt, Germany, followed by the green surroundings of the Black Forest town of Bühl. Here Bühl has their very own wine and well-known plum growing area where the town boasts their very own plum festival during Autumn.
Thanks to Anastasia the maid of honor for your assistance during the shoot, and to the bridal couple that were good sports (literally running) on the day!
You may also like to take a look at a few pictures taken at Anne & Tobi's registry wedding.