A Wedding in the Cove

Robert and Julia

Robert and Julia

I don’t normally do weddings, or even portraits. But a few weeks ago Julia contacted me, saying that her fiance Robert was returning from duty in Afghanistan and they would be married in Cades Cove. ¬†She liked my Smoky Mountain landscapes and asked if I could take some photos like the ones on my web site, with them in the picture. How could I refuse? I was honored to be a small part of their wedding day and the start of their life together.

What Julia didn’t realize was that she and Robert would end up in my blog, like everyone else who I meet in the Smokies!

Starting a Journey

Starting a Journey

The wedding took place this past week, and Cades Cove responded with glorious, golden summer evening light. We all enjoyed spending some time together, and I hope the pictures were just what she wanted.

Congratulations and all the best wishes, Robert and Julia!

Amazing Grace

Amazing Grace

12 Responses to A Wedding in the Cove
  1. mildred dupuy
    August 7, 2011 | 8:02 am

    this the most beautiful place in the world to be married. You did a great job on the pictures. Good luck to the newly weds.

  2. Pam
    August 7, 2011 | 8:31 am

    fantastic…what pictures for their album!

  3. Richard
    August 7, 2011 | 8:36 am

    I’m like you – no weddings. I prefer mountains, streams and flowers. You talent obviously extends beyond nature. Well done!
    A beautiful place for a wedding and you captured it well.

  4. Reid Adair
    August 7, 2011 | 2:14 pm

    Beautiful shots, William. I’m sure they’re quite pleased with your photographs.

  5. Cheryl Truszkowski
    August 8, 2011 | 1:08 pm

    Julia showed me your photographs of the landscapes and that she had asked you to do pictures for them. Just these few make me realize what a wonderful job you have done. Their happy day will be remembered forever in your work. Thank you for making this day that we were unable to be there for one that we can enjoy too.

  6. Bill
    August 8, 2011 | 1:49 pm

    Cheryl and Melony … it was my pleasure to spend time with the newlyweds!
    Bill Britten

  7. Melony
    August 8, 2011 | 8:17 pm

    My sister never looked so beautiful…. so happy for her and Robert. Thanks for capturing the beautiful memories that we could not be there to enjoy :)

  8. Karen Chew
    August 9, 2011 | 3:17 pm

    What a beautiful job you did for My beautiful neice Julia and Robert. This made me tear up. So glad they will have such wonderful photos.

  9. Bill
    August 9, 2011 | 3:40 pm

    Thanks Karen … we had fun time taking those photos … Bill Britten

  10. Megan Truszkowski
    August 9, 2011 | 5:37 pm

    All of the pictures are beautiful and very nicely done.

  11. Megan Truszkowski
    August 9, 2011 | 5:43 pm

    All of the pictures are beautiful and very nicely done. Though I was not able to be there, I am thankful that you were able to capture my niece, Julia and her husband, Robert’s special day.

  12. Melody Shields-Bullis
    September 3, 2011 | 3:44 pm

    Beautiful!!!!! The photography brings out the amazing beauty around the happy couple.

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