This weekend we got to celebrate the marriage of Mandi and Erik in Dahlonega, Georgia! Mandi and I met through a mutual friend, since we are both flight attendants and right when she asked me about photographing her wedding I knew it was going to be a fun time!
Starting off the fun was the cabin where all the bridesmaids got ready for the big day together with the cutest bridesmaids running around and of course Mandi's pup, Scout, was a part of all the festivities.
Once everyone finished getting ready, Mandi got in her dress with the help of her mom. Mandi had one more finishing touch, a tennis bracelet, that she had asked her dad to put on for her. We had a first look with the two of them on the front porch of the cabin and y'all the tears were flowing!!
Now that her first love, her dad, got to share their first special moment of the day, it was Erik's turn for their first look! We snagged a few photos with the bridesmaids as we waited for Erik and the groomsmen to arrive!
I forgot to add, we had a quick second to get some solo bridal portraits of Mandi beforehand, also! Mandi is pretty always, even when we run into each other in the airport with absolutely no make up on and we are exhausted, but when I say she was one of the most beautiful brides I've seen, I'm not making it up!
Okayyy, now I'll really get back to the first look with Mandi and Erik; I got a little carried away with the bridal party photos! Everyone looked stunning!
With a bridal party of 18 bridesmaids and groomsmen, the party was already starting! We headed to the altar and got these two married right as the sun was peeking perfectly through the trees, where they said I do in front of all their friends and family. The reception was full of so many fun surprises, like her sister's custom cake she made for the newlyweds and Mandi thinking her sisters got her a "dawg", but really brought UGA to the party! I think it's safe to say everyone enjoyed the Willanzheimer's wedding!! Congrats you two!