the december wedding. it's been almost 5 months and i just remembered that i haven't posted these.

let's start, shall we?

a few of us arrived at noon. we had lunch at the resort, which was on a mountain. there was this dizzying ethereal glow about the place (perhaps it was simply bright sunlight) and everything felt like a hazy dream. im trying to not romanticize but at the same time, the combination of nerves, anxiety, and being in a place as lavish as this has clouded my memory quite a bit. also, if i don't romanticize a wedding on a mountaintop overlooking the pacific, then what should i romanticize?

lunch with the bride

i had passion fruit shrimp something (courtesy of my phone camera). the waiter dropped two plates of burgers on/next to me when we were being served, but thankfully nothing fully landed on me.

and then we left to set up

the ceremony was going to be held here, but storm clouds were already rolling over the sky.

got her hair did

makeup, dress. hi! (sidenote: how tanned was i?!)

a glitter shoe.

then it began to rain, which was all at once breathtaking and disappointing.

finishing touches

and then we went out to greet guests.

it kept raining and it was glorious.



bride and groom with their respective maid of honour and best man

this was my seat. it was a little strange being both a guest and a photographer. while i had a seat designated for me at a table with the bride's U of T friends, i didn't sit there all that much.

the lights drove me a little crazy because they were unpredictable and cast colours sporadically everywhere, and did a lot of this business unexpectedly:


such merriment.

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