Guys are always so funny. Don’t get me wrong, I love documenting the bride getting ready on their wedding day, but on the occasions where I help another photographer out and I have the pleasure of photographing the guys, I am often entertained by the guys just joking around. It is a totally different pace and it’s safe to say that the guys have it easy. Last month I helped Joee out documenting Erin and Jame’s big day. I was assigned to cover James’ prep in the morning. Once I arrived at the location, I was greeted by the guys who were just chilling out with some beers and waiting for a pizza to arrive. With the TV playing a soccer match in the background the guys were joking around freely, recounting stories of their friendship. It was so nice to be there and listen to the plethora experiences these friends have had over the years; some good, some bad, mostly hilarious! I got to learn about their dynamic and it’s nice to be able to experience that level of trust/comfort. Here are some of my favorites of the day.
James received a wedding gift from Erin which was nice. It was apparently sitting in their basement for quite some time and he managed to remain disciplined enough not o take a peak until the wedding day. As he tore away the wrapping paper he got the sign of approval from the guys. “she’s a keeper” one of them said. All this, before he even looked at what it was that Erin got him. He jokingly said that he felt bad for what he got Erin was no where near as thoughtful as the Yzerman jersey he had just received. I found the remark kind of cute.