When I got the email from Katie all about Ben and their unbelievably beautiful story and asking to shoot their wedding, I cried. I was over. the. freaking. moon.
I met Katie for the first time a few years ago when I first got to experience all her depth and wisdom that is a level all on it's own. She's one of those women that radiates grace and soul and you can't walk away from a conversation with her without feeling known and loved and encouraged. And then Ben. Seeing how he looks at Katie and makes her laugh and takes care of her and is so tender with her. My heart just burst this whole day.
We made the drive from the Bay area to Point Reyes, stopping for the best grilled cheese on the planet, a little off roading/mudding on the way there, and finally running around Point Reyes in all its glory. None of us were mentally prepared for it to be as cold and windy as it was, like literally none of us checked our weather apps or something because we got there and were like, uh, brrrrr. But thank God Katie brought a blanket that made it's debut pretty much the whole shoot and kept her from getting hypothermia. And I think Ben's beard was all he needed to keep warm.
Love you two. Counting down the days until your wedding.