This was our second destination wedding in beautiful Jamaica and our third trip in one year. Our flight was a 4 hour direct flight with Air Jamaica and another two hour transfer from MoBay to Ochie. We stayed at the Riu for 4d/3n. Mao and I were immediately greeted by Niki and Erik upon arrival at the resort lobby and we all met up a couple of hours later for the rehearsal.
The following day, we chilled on the beach, played beach volleyball, ate jerk, got ready to shoot and walked three doors down to the Niki’s suite. Why can’t every wedding be like this? I haven’t shot a beach wedding in a while and we had an amazing time. Folks at Riu were very accommodating even though resorts typically prefer to use their in-house photographers.
The ceremony on the beach was quick. We then shot the formals and walked around the resort with Niki and Erik before the reception started. The reception was divided into two parts with dinner served at one of the ocean front restaurants and the dancing was on the beach.
I also want to give props to Elite Travel Management Group. They helped book everyone’s travel arrangements including ours and we were extremely pleased with their service.
I’d love to take credit for this picture, but it’s Mao who captured the moment. This is classic.
A nice intimate dinner with 30+ of their closest friends and family.
After the last dance, Erik came up to me and said “we’re going in the water”. What a way to end the day!