There are so many things I need to be doing right now. First day of December and the rush of the fall has now carried over to the winter.
In all honesty, there are so many facets to being a photographer that most of the time the best part of it gets lost. It isn’t until the whole house is asleep and I get a moment to put a few favorites together that I get to remember the part of it that makes me swoon inside.
See, I have a horrible memory. I’ll probably say that a million times on this blog, but it is depressingly true. My memory seems to be so linked to the rest of my senses that it’s either all there or I nothing is. Then, oddly, there are those random things that just unexplainably stick.
Like the day I first met this couple. We sat and chatted over coffee and tea. As Mariam grew excited talking wedding details, she smiled her big and beautiful smile and Matt looked at her with a warmness in his eyes and said “I love to see you smiling.”
And that small moment just stuck with me.
It was real and sweet and unexpected and… well, it left an impression.
So now seeing again just how much Mariam smiled on her wedding day makes me so happy because it is bound to make him so amazingly happy.
Sigh. I wish we lived in a world where smiles were enough for everyone sometimes.
Well, tonight we do.
Thanks, Mariam and Matt.