“The greatest happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved; loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves.”— Victor Hugo
I met Danielle and David for the first time when they strolled into the Hotel VT lobby. Danielle was fresh from having her hair and makeup done, which looked beautiful. They had spent time in Burlington, VT on vacation in the past and knew that they wanted to return to elope in a place they enjoyed together. Hotel Vermont was the perfect location. I loved that they wanted to get ready together and how sweet David was putting Danielle’s shoes on for her! These two melted my heart.
The ceremony took place on the roof top deck, with the only other witnesses being the two new friends they met moments before. Following the ceremony we took a stroll around downtown Burlington. I felt like we had to get a photo with the iconic town hall in the background and then we made our way down to the water’s edge. Cole and I had gone down to the waterfront park before meeting up with Danielle and David in order to scout a few photo locations. Their wedding day was one of the first really nice days we had in April so the park was full of people soaking up the sun and enjoying the last rays of light. I love some of the photographs we took by the water. I feel like there is always an animal that makes its way into the weddings I photograph and this one was no exception! I believe the little critter that swam right in front of us was a little muskrat! I think one of my next posts will be a compilation of all the various animals that have made an appearance at weddings I have photographed. ; )