Alan and Samantha’s Wedding at Khimaira Farms

Alan and Samantha are definitely one of my favorite couples…

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We’ve had the honor of being with them during their journey to the alter.  In 2014 the couple contacted us, and we did their Engagement Session at Lake Arrowhead.

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Samantha and Alan had the distinction of being the first couple to be married at Khimaira Farm  in 2015.

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It was a beautiful warm Kentucky Derby day, which was the theme of their wedding. A collection of Derby cups spanning the past few decades adorned the reception.

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Samantha’s hair and makeup by In Town Beauty. Using MAC makeup. Bridal Impressions: Maggie Sottera Paula.

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In the unfortunate absence of Samantha’s Father, she wanted to do a first look with her Uncle

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Alan wanted to honor his country by wearing his “Dress Blues’ for his wedding

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The couple choose not to do a first look, but instead wanted to share an embrace and fight temptation before their ceremony.

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Alan and Samantha had an absolutely beautiful day for a wedding,  the skies were a beautiful blue, with awesome cloud cover over Khimaira Farms.

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Alan played his guitar and invited the guests to sing with him in memory of those who couldn’t be with them on their special day.

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The mood wasn’t somber. This was a celebration a long time coming. After 13 years of dating, they made it down the aisle.

After their musical duet came the Garter and Bouquet tosses

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Cake by Fabulous Wedding Cakes. Flowers by Long’s Florist.  Emcee company Big Bad Productions: BB Wolf.  Food and Catering by: Shaffer’s Catering, BBQ, and Deli