Toadtally Us: Couple Portraits

After the first look it was time to get some portraits.

It is very popular around here to get the couple’s shoot days before the actual wedding day, in a different location. But every time I heard that, all I could think about was having to pay for hair and makeup twice, and having my groom see me dressed as a bride days before our wedding day; I was not going to let that happen. So we agreed to have the shoot the day of the wedding at our venue—luckily our venue is gorgeous and has great spots for beautiful shots.

*All photos by Alberto Alcorta Photography

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We are awkward people. We are not posers and we act goofy when others are looking, so I am amazed at how romantic these photos look.

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Little did you know we were making faces and sticking our tongues out at each other when this was taken.

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See? we are awkward posers, but this photo sets the tone for the next one:

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Mr. Toadstool said we absolutely needed to have this shot. Truth is I fall all.the.time, like I’ll be still one moment and the next I’m halfway to the ground, and he’s always catching me, so it was only fitting to get this photo.

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And finally a pop of color. There was a blooming bougainvillea wall in the parking lot and it made for gorgeous shots.

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Are you getting photos taken at your venue? Would you consider having the shoot before the wedding day?

*All photos by Alberto Alcorta Photography

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BLOGGER

Mrs. Toadstool

Location:
Obregon, Mexico
Wedding Date:
December 2012
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    blonde17jess 1290 posts, Bumble bee @ 10:51 am

    I feel the same way as you about getting hair/makeup done twice, having the groom see me in my dress… just not feasible. So day of it is!

    I think your shots are gorgeous and they don’t look awkward at all!

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    mtorres 122 posts, Blushing bee @ 11:13 am

    love your pics! you look so pretty! :)

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    msunicorn 149 posts, Blushing bee @ 11:18 am

    Those colors! That yellow wall and those pink flowers are gorgeous! They look so pretty with your beautiful dress. Gorgeous, gorgeous pictures! You two look so happy.

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    bridesmomma 450 posts, Helper bee @ 11:46 am

    Your photos are beautiful!!!

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    mswallaby 2063 posts, Buzzing bee @ 12:02 pm

    You two are so cute – the photos by the bouganvillea are amazinggg!!

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    genie 723 posts, Busy bee @ 12:13 pm

    You two are so cute! I love the bouganvillea in your shots too!

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    junkpicker 91 posts, Worker bee @ 12:37 pm

    wow look at that photo with the pink trees just beautiful

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    panda 1359 posts, Bumble bee @ 1:38 pm

    you two are just so cute together! you look stunning!

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    priyathescientist 1514 posts, Bumble bee @ 6:48 pm

    Oh these pictures are beautiful! I’m also falling on a regular basis, so I appreciate the fact that your couple shots took that into account.

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    mspony 9265 posts, Buzzing Beekeeper @ 7:03 pm

    These are beautiful, you guys are naturals!

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    airplane 395 posts, Helper bee @ 5:59 am

    You both looked so blissed out — in an awesome “we’re getting married!” way! Absolutely gorgeous photos.

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    msbicycle 718 posts, Busy bee @ 10:55 am

    Girl, you are gorgeous!!!

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    funnelcake 1171 posts, Bumble bee @ 12:40 pm

    Sooooo pretty. You were such a beautiful bride! Your perfect tendrils of hair around your face are too perfect.

    And your photos look so heavenly Mexican… warm and loving. You two look so in love, it is priceless. :) We also had photos at our venue and I can’t recommend it enough when the scenery is there!

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