Bubba + Aleksis are absolutely the CUTEST couple ever. They’re middle school sweethearts - you read that right! These two have been together longer than most couples I work with, and their love for each other really shows!
Aleksis suggested the Capitol Building in Salt Lake City, Utah for their formal session because of the elegance and sophistication of the building. It totally meshed with her style as a bride and also the bride and groom’s wedding attire. I love how big this grand staircase is — we had a lot of fun!
I arrived at the same time as Bubba and Aleksis, so I walked down to help Aleksis change into her dress before coming back up to the staircase to photograph their first look. As we came up the stairs, Aleksis called her sweetheart’s name, and his reaction to seeing his beautiful future wife in her wedding dress for the first time brought tears even to MY eyes! Thank goodness I had my camera to hide behind, because I was a mess, just witnessing their love for each other!
We spent a while taking pictures inside the building and then ventured outside for some quick pics. Miss Syracuse was there taking pictures for her campaign and after gushing over how beautiful Aleksis looked, offered to help hold out her train for a few photos as well.
We ended the session by running over to Temple Square to grab a few pictures on the pedestal outside the Salt Lake City Temple before the sun went down and we called it a night. I had a blast with these two and can’t wait to share their wedding photos on here, as well!