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June 15, 2011

austin wedding photographer. rivkah and alex

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Their proposal story: “We walked the Camino de Santiago in Spain; a trek that takes you across the north of Spain. It’s all done on foot and you must carry everything you own in a backpack. Literally. It was an incredibly beautiful experience, but wasn’t the most romantic or glamorous vacation (sleeping in rooms with 10 other snoring people, bedbugs, blisters, etc.). The walk came to an end a month later in a tiny fishing town on the coast called Finisterre (“end of the Earth”). When we arrived, I was exhausted, but Alex was insistent on walking to the lighthouse where it was tradition to burn your walking shoes. I was very hesitant as it was foggy and getting dark. However, I agreed and we began the dismal walk to the lighthouse. A trip full of car dodging and cursing. Finally there, we sat on this big rock behind the lighthouse. Then, suddenly (and I swear this is all true) the clouds clear, a soft pink light appears, flocks of birds fly off in the distance, a trumpet begins to play and Alex pulls out a ring, which I don’t even notice because he says: “I walked to the end of the world with you and I’d like to keep going. Will you marry me?” Pure magic. We traveled to Morocco afterward and told no one of our engagement. It was just us. I hope our wedding was an 1/8th as romantic as that!”- Rivkah

You can see more photos on their Ruffled Blog feature here.

Venue: Le San Michele

Photography: Austin wedding photographer Heather Curiel

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Alex Singh : 16:04 June 15, 2011 Reply
Her dress is beautiful and I love the picture of them walking back up the aisle.
Kat Braman : 16:08 June 15, 2011 Reply
these are incredible Heather! I am really glad I discovered your work. You have a killer eye.
michele bowman : 16:45 June 15, 2011 Reply
i just love this wedding! beautiful storytelling, lots of great moments. lovely!
Jason Burns : 18:37 June 15, 2011 Reply
What a beautiful couple and wedding.
Paul Nguyen : 20:23 June 15, 2011 Reply
Great photos! Such touching moments captured on film!
Herman Au : 20:46 June 15, 2011 Reply
beautiful images very classy and beautifully illustrated
Thao Trinh : 22:56 June 15, 2011 Reply
Oh, such gorgeous portraits and details! You captured their story so well! Love it!
Laurie Peacock : 22:58 June 15, 2011 Reply
You couldn't ask for a prettier bride. Lovely moments. Pretty!!
John : 10:14 June 16, 2011 Reply
Love some of those shots with the beautiful window or door light. Nice!
Anton Chia : 08:01 June 17, 2011 Reply
Great filmy colors! Beautiful is the word!
David Strohl : 15:58 June 17, 2011 Reply
W O W ! ! ! ! ! ! ! These are excellent.
Heather K : 20:01 July 5, 2011 Reply
I adore the post work here- and you have such a talent for the portrait feel in these! Awesome!

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