When a pandemic throws a wrench into your wedding planning, it can be disheartening. For Nicole and Kevin, postponing their wedding was an emotional struggle. Luckily, a team of vendors came up with a way to cheer them up.
Nicole says she knew what she wanted for her wedding, right from day one. “Kevin proposed when I was pregnant, during our gender reveal. I was over the moon, and I couldn’t wait to start wedding planning. We looked at different venues, I knew exactly what I wanted. I wanted to get married outside in front of all my family and friends. We both want a big wedding; I have a bigger family on my side but he has a larger group of friends. Our venue needed to accommodate 250 people. We finally found a venue after looking at numerous places and we booked for September 18, 2021. However, due to COVID our new date is June 18, 2022.”
The couple definitely had a rough pandemic experience. “COVID is the worst,” says Nicole. “It has put a hold on our wedding planning, and the reasoning for this is because while I was on mat leave, my job let me go due to COVID. We just couldn’t afford to plan our wedding. This is why this engagement shoot meant so much to us.”
Loyda, of Modern Functions, says, “Us vendors came together to give them a one-of-a-kind shoot experience and a reason to dress up and feel great! We combined a few adrenaline packed activities to really make this shoot special for them. Love is not cancelled – maybe delayed, but definitely not cancelled. This gallery really shows the love and happiness they brought to the set.”
Nicole and Kevin had an awesome experience. “I felt so many different emotions that day,” Nicole says. “Excited, because this was an experience like no other and I got to share it with my best friend. This engagement shoot got me excited to start planning again. I also felt nervous, because I wanted everything to be perfect! There was also sadness, because it made me think about how we had to postpone our wedding date and how we should be getting married this year. Nonetheless, everything went so beautifully that day and I wish I could relive it with everyone involved.”
Couple: Nicole & Kevin
Photographer: Yildiz K Photography
Videographer: Brilliant Images (watch the video here!)
Coordinator & Stylist: Modern Functions
Venue: Stonebrook Farm
Helicopter: Great Lakes Helicopters
Desserts: Bliss Creations
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