Bride and groom standing in front of Salt Lake City Temple with sunflower bouquet wedding photo

After doing engagement photos and wedding formals for Kim and Greg, I was really excited to do their wedding photos and see them actually tie the knot. I had already gotten to know all of the siblings, so I felt more like a guest than a photographer at times (except for the 40-pound bag of camera equipment I was carrying, of course).

The wedding was held at the iconic Salt Lake City Temple on Temple Square which is also where we had done their wedding formals session just two weeks earlier.

Both families are from the Salt Lake City area, so there was quite a turnout. We actually had a difficult time fitting everyone on the stairs for the big family photos.

One of the great things about having done wedding formals already was that there wasn’t nearly as much for us to do after the ceremony as far as posed photos. After doing all the traditional family and group photos on the steps, I took the bride and groom with me to get a few shots on their own, and then we all went over to the wedding luncheon at the Lion House.

The Lion House was a great venue for the luncheon (fantastic pot pie), and the speeches were about the best I’ve ever heard: sweet, heartfelt, and hilarious. The photo of Kim and Greg at the microphone below basically sums up how fun it was.

The reception later that evening was held at a private residence in Millcreek that was absolutely gorgeous. It had a creek running through the property (THE Millcreek, I assume), huge trees, hanging lights, a disco ball, and lots of room for guests.

One especially fun fact about Kim and Greg is that they both love dinosaurs which made for some unique additions to their wedding details. Greg was wearing dinosaur socks (photo proof below), and their wedding cakes even featured little triceratops cake toppers. Triceratoppers, if you will.

The whole party ended with a 100-person dance march through the trees and a first dance that involved all of the kids wrapping ribbon around the happy couple.

It was a fun tradition and a great way to end the day.

Greg and Kim make a pretty amazing couple, and I’m so glad I had the opportunity to capture their special day!

Bride and groom black and white wedding photo exiting Salt Lake City Temple
Bride and groom exiting door of Salt Lake City Temple wedding photo
Groom dipping bride for a kiss in front of doors at Salt Lake City Temple wedding photo
Black and white wedding photo of bride and groom smiling while walking next to Salt Lake City Temple
Bride and groom wedding photo standing next to lamp post with Salt Lake City Temple in the background
Black and white photo of wedding ring hanging on wedding dress button
Black and white wedding photo of bride and groom kissing under veil at Salt Lake City Temple
Bride and groom kissing behind sunflower wedding bouquet with Salt Lake City Temple in background
Bride and groom smiling with Salt Lake City Temple in the background wedding photo
Wedding bouquet with sunflowers, white roses, and purple flowers
Bride and groom under bridal veil with Salt Lake City Temple in the background
Black and white photo of bride and groom with Salt Lake City Temple in background wedding photo
Bride and groom looking at reflection in gold mirror at The Lion House on Temple Square wedding photo
Laffy Taffy on The Lion House wedding banquet table
Black and white photo of groom kissing bride on the forehead at The Lion House on Temple Square
Bride and groom smiling at each other while sitting at wedding banquet table in The Lion House at Temple Square
Bride and groom with foreheads together at wedding banquet table in The Lion House at Temple Square
Bride and groom laughing together at microphone while givig a speech in The Lion House at Temple Square
Black and white photo of head banquet table with bride and groom in The Lion House at Temple Square
Reception table with wedding photos at Millcreek wedding reception
Flower girls with sunflower crowns sitting on rocks at wedding reception
Bride with bridesmaides in purple dresses at wedding reception wedding photo
Groom with dinosaur socks and groomsmen showing their socks
Flower girls watching slideshow at wedding reception
Colorful fruits table at wedding reception
Black and white photo of flower girls at wedding reception with sunflower crowns
LDS missionary name tags on top of wedding cake with flowers
Lit tiki torch at wedding reception
Bride at Millcreek Utah wedding reception with light strings in the background
Cold stone ice cream with waffle cone at Millcreek wedding reception
String of lights at Millcreek Utah wedding reception
Black and white wedding photo of young boys wearing bow ties
Multiple wedding cakes with sunflower cake toppers at Millcreek Utah wedding reception
Triceratops dinosaur wedding cake toppers
Bride and groom cutting wedding cake at Millcreek Utah wedding reception
Bride and groom touching pieces of wedding cake to each other nose at Millcreek Utah wedding reception
Black and white wedding photo of bride and groom feeding each other wedding cake
Bride and groom wedding photo eating wedding cake at a wedding reception
Wedding photo of bride and groom laughing at Millcreek Utah wedding reception
Bride and groom dancing at Millcreek Utah wedding reception
Wedding photo of bride and groom having first dance wrapped in ribbons
Wedding photo of bride and groom having first dance at Millcreek Utah wedding reception
Sliced funfetti wedding cake at Millcreek Utah wedding reception

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