One of my favourite parts of wedding photography is taking pictures of the children in attendance. Usually they are dressed to the nines at the ceremony, on their best behaviour and cute as buttons. By the time the program starts, they are getting restless, and oh-so anxious for the dance to begin. With shoes and care abandoned they take to the dance floor at the very first chance, and definitely have more fun than a large percentage of the adults.
I sometimes have to remind myself that I am there to take pictures, first and foremost, of the bride and groom. The little people captivate my camera!
On the weekend I met a young boy who was passionate about the entire day. From the entrance of the bride and her parents (he ran right up to them with a most enthusiastic greeting), to the telling of stories ensuring kissing by the couple.
Holding that mic (by myself please) was definitely a high priority on this little fellow’s bucket list. When he was finally given the chance to share his story, it was something about chocolate milk and naps. But it worked! The bride and groom kissed. 🙂 Then he ended his speech with “Now let’s get this party started!”