Flashback to the fall of 2014. I was shooting Morgan and Seth’s gorgeous wedding in Roundmountain, Texas, and my second shooter, Sarah, and I sat down for dinner at a table off to the side of the house, slightly apart from the rest of the guests. An adorable couple joined us, smiles on their faces, and we chatted about photography and the couple’s education and career plans. I remember thinking, This couple is delightful!! Man, if only they could get engaged and I could capture their wedding!
Flash forward to spring of 2016. We photographed Falon and Alan’s wedding at Falon’s parents’ home in Lampasas, Texas. In the middle of the reception, my groom, Alan, excitedly reminded me that they were that couple! I about fell over with joy, recalling what a delight it was to visit with them at that time, and what amazing fortune it was to reconnect with them! When I reminded Sarah, she had the same reaction! To reconnect with them was so special because Falon and Alan are special. They are warm and thoughtful and energetic—the kind of people you want to connect with and then never let go.
Falon and Alan officially met in the fifth grade. Blaire, Falon’s good friend, recalls how they tortured Alan that year! They teased him, pulled his chair from under him, and changed his report on Michael Jordan to a report on Michael Jackson. They were up to all sorts of middle school shenanigans, all the while never knowing that they would one day get married.
Alan and Falon knew one another as they progressed through the school years, but it was when Falon joined the theatre club junior year that the two truly caught one another’s interest. Falon and Alan had a casual date at Sonic, and it was there that the two could not stop chatting and laughing together. The date lasted close to six hours, and feelings deepened from friendship to romance. They continued their dates at Eve’s Café in Lampasas where they enjoyed sweet conversation paired with schnitzel.
With Falon and Alan, it is a case of opposites attract. Alan, an engineer, loves rules, structure, and math. Falon, on the way to completing a master’s in counselling, loves spontaneity, freedom, and adventure. The two bring out the best in each other, and as Falon states, together they become the ultimate superhero.
Falon and Alan, your joy on your wedding day was infectious, and it was an honor to work with you!
Thank you so much to a great team of vendors for pulling off the perfect day!
Events by Decisions
Bourbon Oak Tree Photography & Films
Kiss by Katie
Marquee Event Group
Petal Peddlers Gifts and Floral Design
Prickly Pear Farm
Austin Event Lighting