People often ask me to tell them some crazy bridezilla stories, but we just don't have them. A Bryan Photo couples are consistently cool, kind, considerate and (like with Lily and Jordan) extremely creative. My favorite aspect about shooting weddings is not the shooting, it's the incredible lives I see week after week. I love that I am friends with my clients years down the road, and I have been extremely blessed to be connected with these new families.
For sometime I have been discontent with how I talk about these couples on the site. I would shoot their amazing wedding yet I felt like I was short changing each wedding, and more specifically each couple, by not sharing what makes them uniquely interesting. The pictures beautifully capture a momentous day in their life but it doesn't show you who they are.
So, I have a new experiment that I want to try out for my blog post on weddings. In order to share with you, the viewer of this blog, we have decided to have the couples tell us a bit about themselves in their words. We have sent them a list of 25 questions and asked them to answer 5-10 of them for the blog. In typical A Bryan Photo fashion, we didn't want to ask the obvious. None of the questions relate to their wedding in any way, but pry more into the deeper questions of life (e.g. favorite cartoon as a kid).
So without further ado, let's hear from Lily & Jordan. The questions will mixed in with the photographs.
Q: All costs covered by Travelocity, you two have 36 hours to be anywhere. Where shall we be going?
A: Jordan says the Moon. Lily: I'll go to the Moon with Jordan--although he'd probably send me to a warm beach with lots of frozen drinks where the weather is less complain-y.
Q: You must spend $1,000 on your husband. What's his loot?
A: Dinner with Morrissey and the Emperor picture vinyl box set. OK, maybe I'm over budget!
Yes, those are intentional ugly face photos:
Q: Whose car is more a mess?
A: Lily's is, but its mostly Jordan's mess. Whoops!
Q: If your other were a fruit, which would they be?
A: Jordan: Lily would be a banana, cause she's so a'peel'ling. Lily: Jordan would absolutely be a pineapple.
Q: Double-date from the history book. Who?
A: Mary & Joseph (Jesus' parents)
Jordan's wedding attire:
Jordan painted a pair of shoes for each of his groomsmen and they wore them in the wedding:
Q: An hour to roam the mall. Where will you be?
A: Following Lily into Forever 21. Lily: Maybe, if were at Northpoint Mall-- but if we're at Lenox he would be following me in to Anthropologie!
Q: It rains all Saturday. The Netflix guy lives next door. What three flicks do you borrow?
A: Pee Wee's Big Adventure, What About Bob, Blood Simple
Q: Your ultimate roll-up-the-rug, dancin' shoes mix CD starts with what tune?
A: Needy Girl by Chromeo (Check out the video HERE. Seriously you want to watch this)
Q: Jordan, you go back in time and get to meet your bride for the first time again. Give us a your best one-liner.
A: Wouldn't change a thing: "I'll have a slice of Neopolitan-style pizza, just cheese."
Q: You can book any band for one night with 100 friends. Who's on the bill?
A: Lily: So hard to choose! I'm going with the Stones circa 1967-69
Jordan: the Ramones circa 1976
Q: Coat and tie, or corduroys and a polo?
A: Neither- jorts and a t-shirt
Q: Best twenty-dollar date?
A: Wilson's Soul Food--with some change to spare!
Q: Oscar, Grammy, or Pulitzer Prize. Who gets which?
A: Lily gets the Lifetime Achievement Grammy for most prolific, original and interesting songs (most of them improvised on the spot for her dog, Ziggy Stardust).
Have anymore questions for them? Leave a comment and they will get back to you!
Branden shot some amazing 8mm at their wedding. Check it out here:
Lily & Jordan 8mm from A Bryan Photo on Vimeo.
To view their album click HERE
Special thanks to Andrew & Natalie, another great wedding couple from this summer who referred Lily and Jordan to us!
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