Some couples seize the primary time the groom sees the bride in her gown (in any other case referred to as “first look” pictures), however for 23-yr-previous hairstylist Jordyn Cleverly, her grandmother’s response was equally necessary. She deliberate to shock her grandma by sporting her wedding ceremony gown from 1962.
When the time got here to select somebody to seize the emotional second, Jordyn requested Kortney Peterson, a photographer who additionally works as a cosmetologist at Jordyn’s salon. It was Kortney’s first time capturing a “first look” between a bride and grandmother: an expertise she told CountryLiving.com was “absolutely beautiful, emotional, and amazing.”
Jordyn’s grandmother had no idea the dress was in her possession, so she was completely taken aback. Kortney said Jordyn’s grandmother became very emotional when she realized her granddaughter had kept her dress.
“Her reaction was one of the sweetest reactions I’ve ever seen,” Kortney told CountryLiving.com. “Tears were automatically brought to her eyes, and her grandma kept repeating, ‘1962….Your grandfather would have loved to see this. I married my high-school sweetheart in this and now so will you.'”
Most brides won’t even say the word “rain” for fear of it ruining their big day, but when it began sprinkling as Jordyn walked out to see her grandmother, it actually made the moment more special.
“We all viewed the rain as teardrops from heaven looking down,” Kortney told CountryLiving.com. “Teardrops from her grandfather. It made the moment just that much more beautiful and special.”
Photos used with permission from Kortney J. Photography.