Sunday, January 18, 2009

Real Wedding Published in Seattle Met!

We've been published!!! This past summer, Airika and I collaborated with NYC photographer Daniel Bernauer to photograph the wedding of our close friends Sara and Ben. Their wedding was chosen to be featured in the Real Weddings section of the latest issue of Seattle Metropolitan Bride and Groom and we are thrilled! You can check it out on page 50 of the Winter 2009 issue. :)

Thanks to all of the fabulous vendors who helped make Sara & Ben's day incredibly beautiful:

Venue: Lairmont Manor
Wedding Planner: Weddings Sensational
Couture Gown: Andrew Burkhardt
Event Design: Chic Celebrations
Photography: Daniel Bernauer, Airika & Gerald Pope
Invitations: Nicole Mae Paper Design
Flowers: Sweet Peas and Carrot Cake
Catering: A Taste of Elegance
Music: Walt Wagner
Wedding Cake: Let Them Eat Cak

Sara & Ben met while working at Canlis Restaurant in Seattle, in 2004. The tsunami of Southeast Asia struck the day after Christmas that year. Two weeks later, Ben left on a trip with his father (an international director of a missions organization) to Sri Lanka to assess the damage and need. Ben dedicated the following two years of his life to living and working with a local relief and development team in Sri Lanka. During this time, and on his brief returns to the US, he would share his stories with Sara, and their shared passion to serve the people affected by this tragedy brought them even closer together. In the summer of 2006, Sara and her mother traveled to Sri Lanka for three months to serve alongside Ben. Living and working in a third-world country amid civil war and natural disaster, Ben and Sara found confirmation that they were to spend the rest of their lives together.

When we found out that Seattle Met was going to publish their wedding, we decided to wait until the magazine came out to show you their photos. It's been a long, arduous wait, but the time has finally come and we are so excited to share them with you!

Congratulations, Sara & Ben! We love you and are so happy for you!

Gerald & Airika


Jason and Crystal said...

Congratulations guys! You totally deserve it...beautiful wedding!

chriselda said...

your photography is flawless.

J Sandifer said...

Congrats...beautiful images, your clients must be stoked!

Tana H said...

Beautiful pictures! So deserving. Congratulations!

Eddie Bojorquez (Studio 512) said...

Well of COURSE it was published. Look how awesome of a job you guys did! : )

Happy belated '09!


G. Viles said...

This is amazing! Congratulations! These photos are totally deserving!!

Sara and Ben Reed said...

We LOVE you so much! Thank you again for all your hard work and constant encouragement. None of this collaboration would have happened without your brilliant minds and talent! Love Sara and Ben

Me Ra Koh said...

Wonderful work you two! Wow, the images are breath taking. You both did such a great job! So proud of you guys!

Heather said...

AMAZING! and her dress is to die for.

Heather said...

The last one in this post is the one I was talking about! So true, so real and so full of SPUNK!

Mackenzie said...

Congratulations you guys! These pictures are beautiful, you deserve for lots of people to see your beautiful, hard work. You are awesome, we miss you!

Nick said...

Stunning set! You really nailed this one!

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