kaney & lewis are married!

By July 9, 2008Weddings

i’ve mentioned before that i always get a little nervous when we don’t have a chance to meet the bride and groom before the wedding day; this past saturday was no exception. but the nerves that had been creeping in since my alarm that morning were immediately tossed out of the picture when i met kaney. her warm, genuine and relaxed smile assured me we had plenty of laughter and fun ahead of us… and that was my understatement of the day! their whole day was overflowing with excitement and love pouring in from everywhere! in no time at all it became clear to me that these two are surrounded by intensely loyal and loving friends and family; the excitement during the ceremony was practically tangible! …and i’m writing too much and you’re here for the pics, haha, here are a few of our faves:

this piece of lace being worked into kaney’s hair was given to her by lewis’ mom; it’s a piece from her own wedding gown. isn’t that perfect and just so stunning!?

matt’s first homemade macro shot, i’m pretty much in love with it!

lewis’ mom helping him out with his suspenders:

their beautiful ceremony was held at the dekalb history center (old decatur courthouse) and really, what an amazing venue!

kaney’s brother came to meet her to escort her down the aisle; he was so excited for her he could hardly contain himself, it was quite an emotional few minutes!

finally kaney met lewis at the front- after a few hours of not seeing each other these two were more than ready to reunite and get married!

in a very personal part of the ceremony each of their parents read a passage and poured a portion of water into this beautiful basin:

we haven’t done this before but this wedding just begged for some detail boards!

onto the reception in the grand salon and terrace at the fabulous fox theatre!  

i definitely picked up from the toasts that kaney loves to dance but i wasn’t quite ready for just how awesome she is when she hits the dance floor! i wish i could have picked up some dance pointers but i was just in awe pretty much most of the evening!

beautiful white orchids adorned the ceremony and reception sites and were given as gifts at the end of the evening; love it! as we were leaving, kaney gave us our very own orchid to enjoy!  if you know me you know how i love plants and how i tend to love them to death…like…literally. don’t worry, i’ve called my grandmother and she’s mailing me an orchid-care article asap. kaney, it’ll be well cared for, thank you so much!

hip hop pioneer dj red alert kept the dancing going strong all night:

here are a few of our favorite details from the reception, between keri and bold american catering everything was simply beautiful!

kaney & lewis, thank you guys for an amazing day! we are so thrilled that you chose us to capture it all!  you’ve inspired matt to a. learn to dance and b. get into classic hip hop. i’m not sure yet if he’s quite a natural dancer like you. ;) you guys rock and we can’t wait to share with you even more of your beautiful images!


  • WOW! I love everything about this wedding– her dress is amazing! Beautiful details.

  • Rhonda says:

    Beautiful couple, beautiful wedding, beautiful photography! You guys did a great job capturing all the fun and emotion of the day! :)

  • Lia says:

    Seriously, guys – this one is my favorite so far. I truly felt the intensity behind these photos, and I think you both really captured the emotions in each relationship featured. I love them!

  • Suz says:

    what a fun post!

  • Andrew says:

    Hands down my favorite wedding yet you guys have done. You guys are incredible, I love the composite images, really great eye for layout on those that ties together a theme. Really great venues and these guys have some great style too. Well done guys, I wish you’d have done my wedding.

  • William Neal says:

    Thank you so very much for letting Bold American Catering be a part of your special day! You guys were a delight to work with. Great food and fun was had by all!

    William Neal
    Senior Event Specialist
    Bold American Events

  • Carole McIntosh says:

    Hi Valerie,

    I was so happly to get your e-mail and thrilled to see Kaney and her new husband. What a beautiful wedding. I know you’re the proudest
    mom in the world.

    Give the newlyweds my best.

    Love, Carole

  • katealtmix says:

    thank you guys for such sweet comments, kaney and lewis are such a great couple and i’m glad it shows in the pics! :)

  • jacqueline wesson says:

    Hello Kaney & Lewis
    I had such a wonderful time every thing was done in such good taste . It was a beautiful wedding. I am so happy that i could be part of this wonderful occassion. Can’t wait to see the rest of the pics…..

    Congradulations newlyweds….

    Love Aunt Jackie

  • […] Kate, thank you so much for sharing this gorgeous and heartfelt event with us!  More of Kaney and Lewis’ wedding can be found on the Altmix blog. […]

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