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Amanda + Allen | Dunlavy Wedding

June 5, 2018

The Dunlavy has become one of my favorite wedding venues in Houston, with the beautiful wide-open space accentuated by windows overlooking the water, and hanging chandeliers complemented with candles lighting up the room in the evening. Truly, it is the perfect place for an intimate wedding.

Weather can really set the tone of the day. Ideally, people want clear skies and a warm sunny day. However, rain can transform it into a moody, romantic atmosphere. There is a coziness on a rainy wedding day. Fortunately for me, Amanda and Allen embraced the blustery conditions, which created timeless images. They were focused on spending their day with their loved ones, and the weather changed none of that.

They were married in a small ceremony on the covered terrace overlooking Buffalo Bayou and Lost Lake, surrounded by the greenery and soft pink and white floral arch stylings of Dream Bouquet. After their emotional ceremony, Amanda and Allen escaped for a moment to take some portraits among the surrounding park before it started sprinkling on us. They enjoyed the quiet moments alone while overlooking the cityscape.

These two were so connected with each other, stealing intimate glances at each other. They spent the day with lots of laughter with their loved ones and danced the night away. 

Timeless moment as bride enters a waiting car for her rainy Houston wedding

Bride wearing sequenced sleeves pronovias gown and her father at the Dunlavy

Rainy day ceremony backup location for Dunlavy wedding in Houston

Emotive ceremony moment with a greenery altar with pink and white floral tones

Unique first kiss shot on the terrace of the Dunlavy for a timeless wedding

Bride and groom's wedding recessional on the terrace of the Dunlavy

Textured greenery and green bridal bouquet details

Rainy day bridal portraits on the patio overlooking downtown Houston and Buffalo Bayou

Unique reception layout inpiration of a cream and candlelit wedding at the Dunlavy

Delicious wedding cocktail appetizers of cheese and beef at the Dunlavy

Wedding couple's entrance from the terrace into their reception in Houston

Cake cutting corner by the bar at The Dunlavy near downtown Houston

Fun cake cutting moment for a Houston Wedding lit by candlight

Bride and groom cuddling at their sweetheart table during speeches at the Dunlavy

Romantic kiss during a wedding toast at a candlelit reception

Epic wedding dancy party in Houston

Groom being tossed in the air by his groomsmen at the Dunlavy in Houston

Venue: The Dunlavy  in Houston, Texas | Dress: A timeless fitted ivory dress with embellished gemstone sleeves and bateau neckline by Pronovias Orsola| Florist: Greenery arch with subtle white and pink-hued florals by Dream Bouquet in Houston | Catering: The Dunlavy | Cake: Petite Sweets | Music: LG Entertainment | Hair: A classic updo with a low bun by Elizabeth Day |

If you are looking for a documentary wedding photographer at the Dunlavy I would love to connect with you to talk about your day.

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