Oh my goodness, the wedding party — PREPARE FOR ALL THE LAUGHS because these are always some of my favorite photos! A bride and groom hanging out with all the people who bring them joy on their most joyous day… it’s actually quite hard for me to get the “model face” shot!
There is not one Rose Courts couple who DIDN’T have a fun wedding party! I always get such a kick out of these photos because there is always a couple (or maybe even several!) party members making crazy faces!
If you’re planning your wedding, invite some people to your wedding party who are JUST AS EXCITED about you two getting married AS YOU ARE! If your friends aren’t this jazzed during photos then you’re not picking the right people. LOL
During wedding party portraits, it is my goal to make them FUN and also EFFICIENT. I know your friends may just be humoring me during the photos and I also know they’re ready to get back to the PARTY. So my #1 goal is to make sure everyone is having a good time and we get all the photos you want in the least amount of time as possible! Heck, maybe some of these “excited” photos are just when I said “alright, one more and we’re done!” haha!
But either way, these are some of the funniest photos of the year. And some may even have a story to go along with them… starting with this one!
You’ll see several photos from this wedding party! These wanted to skip away, arm in arm lol I loved it! haha
? BACKSTORY: I asked Elise and Harrison to kiss while everyone was hooting and hollering and all their friends wanted to jump in their air instead. I was ALL FOR IT. Well, Harrison didn’t get the kiss memo. This first pic shows everyone, including Harrison, jumping while Elise is sitting there like “uhhh” Honestly, one of the funniest wedding party shots ever haha. Second from the left would be Elise’s brother pointing and laughing at her lol.
I got the most beautiful laughs and giggles from Torie and her girls on this day. These images just light up!
This moment will remain in my heart FOR. EVER. I was taking groomsmen portraits and all of a sudden they ALL reacted with an “AWWW!” as they looked over to my right and I snapped this photo. When I turned, it was the flower girl in her pretty little white dress and she made ALL THE GUYS’ HEARTS MELT! ? It was THEE sweetest thing I’ve ever seen.
Trying to get a serious “model face” photo but the window of time to get one of those with these two girls was very short haha!
And another one… Elise’s brother in this one ? I can’t handle it
My goodness, some of these guys are just too funny. The two on the right! ? SO FREAKING PUMPED.
That small window of time that I mentioned before where I got the shot of these girls looking FIERCE ???
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Courtney Rudicel is an Indiana Wedding Photographer and Educator. Her specialty is fun, colorful & playfully romantic wedding photography for classic and timeless couples and branding photography for boss business owners looking to enhance their overall brand with compelling imagery that tells their story. Within Indiana, she serves Fort Wayne, Indianapolis, Carmel, Noblesville, Zionsville, Lafayette, Bloomington and South Bend. Areas in surrounding states that she serves: Columbus, Dayton, Cleveland, and Cincinnati, Ohio; Ann Arbor, Battle Creek and Grand Rapids, Michigan. She is available for destination weddings, engagements, and branding sessions. Contact her for more detailed pricing.