Ashlee + Ray :: Country Chic wedding at Boulder Springs, New Braunfels

April 22, 2011

I am so excited to post Ashlee and Ray’s wedding images.  This couple is beautiful both inside and out and have been together since high school.  Let me tell you, there were lots and lots of people excited to see these two get hitched.

They had a gorgeous outdoor ceremony at Boulder Springs in New Braunfels.  Ashlee had a country chic theme, incorporating mason jars and casual floral arrangements.

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Bride getting ready in the brides room at Boulder Springs event center. Austin Wedding Photographer, Jenny DeMarco,

Ashlee had this gorgeous necklace made with a drop chain in the back.

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Ashlee and Ray opted to see each other before the wedding, a ‘first look’ so that they could have some private time along before all the guests arrived.

Ashlee and Ray's first look. Wedding photography by Jenny DeMarco. Austin Wedding Photographer, Bride is wearing a casa blanca dress, groom is wearing a tan suite

Ashlee and Ray's first look. Bride and Groom see each other for the first time because the ceremony. Wedding photography by Jenny DeMarco. Austin Wedding Photographer,

They decided to write each other letters and read them during this time.  It was intimate and sweet.  It gave them a chance to reflect on the day and their relationship.  One of my favorite shots.

The bride and groom decided to exchange letters during their first look. Boulder Springs, Wedding and Event Center, New Braunfels, Texas Old Town

Love these bride and groom portraits.

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Lets see….. sunset, golden grass, gorgeous bride and groom – the makings of my favorite kind of wedding images.  Lovely honey delicious light my friends.

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Black and White portraits of the bride and groom at wedding in New Braunfels at the Boulder Springs Event Center. Wedding Photography by Jenny DeMarco. Fine Art Wedding Photography in Austin Texas

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Groom and the groomsmen walk out to the ceremony in a single line. The groomsmen are wearing tan suites with Tiffany blue ties. bridge, outdoor ceremony

Bride and father walking down the aisle, Grooms face when he sees the bride, Austin Wedding Photographer, Jenny DeMarco,,

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Flower girl watching the wedding ceremony. Mother of the Bride is resting her hand on the shoulder of the father of the bride. Austin Wedding Photography, black and white photography, fine art,

The owners of Boulder Springs are the same owners as Texas Old Town. Both venues have these gorgeous large pavilions to get married under. I love the dark stained wood.

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Now….this is a KISS!!!  Way to go RAY!!!!  Best way to say you are now husband and wife…finally!

The minister pronounced them man and wife. Groom dips and kisses his new bride. Crowd cheers, wedding ceremony, superman, groom, hero.

Bride looks at her friends and family and she and her new groom exit their ceremony. Bride is holding a white bouquet. Groom is waring a Lilly as his boutonniere.

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Ray’s groomsmen were hilarious!  Good looking group don’t you think?

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Yeah, trying to get them to taking formal photographs seriously was a bit of challenge.  I am calling you out Chad, RJ, Goldstein, Stephen, Kevin, Luke and Bryan!  But seriously, Ray has some long time friends with him and they made sure their good buddy had a great day.

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I love the copper bridesmaids dresses.  Ashlee made sure her girls looks gorgeous.

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Love the boots.  So were these in all the girls closets, or were some purchases made for the occasion?  I don’t think I would have minded the excuse to go buy a cute pair of cowgirl boots!

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Bride and Groom's First Dance

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This photo cracks me up. Great dance move dude!

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This one too…great dance move!  I may have to hold a contest to whose wedding had the best dancing at the reception.  I think we have some good contenders!

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I decided to end this blog post with Ray and Ashlee’s last dance of the night.  I love this shot.

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A big congratulations to Ahslee and Ray.  They were a wonderful couple to work with.  Thank your for your trust and access during such an important event in your lives.  Seriously big hugs to you, your family and friends!!!

Would you like to see more, please watch the slideshow.

Ashlee-Ray from Jenny DeMarco Photography on Vimeo.

No wedding happens without the combined effort of all the fantastic vendors!  Roll the credits please…

Venue: Boulder Springs

Dress: Casa Blanca

Cake: Serendipity Cakes

Florist: Petals to Go
and the Reception Flowers were by Courtney Goss of Pink Peony Events

DJ: Tunes Across Texas – they were at Tali and Donny’s wedding also.

Hair Stylist: Joffa & Co

Caterer: Caterall

Austin based wedding photographer, Jenny DeMarco