Nicole -N- Sam / Vista West Ranch Wedding / Austin Wedding Photographer / by Melanie Grizzel

The super lovely Nicole and Sam married at Vista West Ranch on April 15 - tax day.

From Nicole: "We met at a funeral in California. Well, we had seen each other before here and there, but we had our first real conversation at a funeral. We started dating right away, and I couldn't get enough of him! A month later I broke the news that I was moving to Boston to attend grad school. Surprisingly, he wanted to come along! It was so exciting! He quit his job, packed his bags and hopped in my car. We hardly knew each other when we were driving cross country! It was the wildest thing ever - moving far away with a stranger. We both had an adventurous, devil-may-care attitude about dating. That was eight years ago, and now we're mister and missus."

From Nicole: "My dress... I tried on dresses for six long months. I knew it would be tough because I wanted to add some custom touches to whatever dress I bought to make it more "me" - more dramatic! I finally found it, it's an Enzoani, on Black Friday at Blush Bridal. The dress fit me pretty well, and more importantly, it  lent itself well to the custom sleeves I was dreaming up in my head. I bought it right on the spot, and met with my seamstress,  Deborah Birch, to tell her all about the sleeves I envisioned. I sketched for her some drapey, double-drop sleeves, and she brought it to life! Plus, she made an extra set of sleeves - fabulous cuffs - that I could change into for our dance. Partying on the dance floor was definitely a must, and my second pair of sleeves allowed me to swing my arms like a wild woman all night. Some brides have a dress change for the reception, but I had a sleeve change! That was definitely my favorite part of the dress."

She-N-He Austin Wedding Photography and Design specializes in making your day...YOURS. We capture your wedding just the way you see it. We're a husband and wife team with backgrounds in Graphic Design/Art Direction and Commercial/Editorial Photography respectively. We bring to you a unique perspective that is romantic, modern and timeless and 15 years experience shooting all over the world. Call us and tell us all about your big day. We're listening. 512-351-9314

Venue - Vista West Ranch / Coordinator - Coordinate This / Catering - Sterling Affairs / Cake - Coco Paloma / Flowers - Petal Pushers / Harmonica Player - Michael Rubin / Curtain Rental - Filo Designs / Dress - Enzoani / Bridal Shop - Blush Bridal / Seamstress - Deborah Birch / Second Photographer James Dvorscak