Prima Luce Studio

International Wedding Photographers Based in Austin, TX

We here at Prima Luce Studio are here for one simple purpose: 
to capture the essence of your most meaningful moments in photographs.

Anna + Aaron | Barr Mansion | Austin, Texas

Food, Cake, and Venue: Barr Mansion 

Hair: Deanne Maraffa from Tone 308 Salon
Makeup: Gertie Murray from Gertie Glam
Ceremony Music: Hill Country Strings
Cocktail music: The Flying Club
DJ: Callmedonte
Flowers: Stems
Photo booth : Live Oak Photo Booth

We got into wedding photography because we truly feel that two people falling in love with each other and choosing to spend the rest of their lives together should be cherished and celebrated. It gives us a tremendous feeling of joy and pride to be able to share in each of our couple’s special days. Anna and Aaron are our latest couple, and they have the additional distinction of being close friends as well as clients.

They chose Barr Mansion as the place to say their “I do’s”, and it proved to be the setting for a perfect wedding celebration. Both the bride and groom showed up mostly ready, and only needing to put the final touches on their look for the day. Aaron and his friends relaxed with his famous Apple Pie Whiskey while Anna put on her dress and readied for her trip down the aisle!

Those who know Anna and Aaron will tell you that this couple is one of the most laid back, yet fun loving pairs you will ever meet, and their wedding reflected that. Their ceremony was brief, yet filled with love and laughter, and even a few tears! That said, they were both able to make it through their vows and were promptly pronounced husband and wife. With their love announced to all, it was time for the reception, and let us tell you, these two know how to make an eventful evening.

The couple entered to rousing cheers, and immediately shared their first dance together. An amazing dinner courtesy of Barr Mansion was then served and the party was on! Plenty of amazing drinks (including the soon to be infamous Apple Pie Whiskey), a photo booth, and of course loving friends and family made for tons of laughter, smiles, and warm feelings. When in need of a something delectable, those in attendance were treated to two cakes as well as an assortment of cookies courtesy of the Bride (Better known as “Snookies Cookies!”)When not dancing to the beats of Donte Shepard, the guests got into costume and hit the photo booth. An impromptu  jam session in the main house had to be heard to be believed, and a dance battle between two guests put a fitting cap on the festivities. The guests then all lined up to say congratulations one last time as they sent the new couple off with sparklers and a vintage Rolls Royce.

Anna and Aaron delivered on everything we hope for out of a wedding. Lots of smiles, laughs, and of course love.

Special thanks to all of the vendors who made this day so amazing!

 

 

Anna + Achala | St. Austin Catholic Church + Palm Door | Austin, Texas

What happens when you take three states, two families from opposite ends of the globe, and one couple with love for fun? You get one of the best celebrations of marriage you could imagine!

We were fortunate to photograph Anna and Achala’s engagement session last year, and had so much fun we have eagerly anticipated their wedding ever since. These two did not disappoint us either as they delivered on a day full of love, laughter, and fun.

The day started off with Achala and his groomsmen getting ready at Hilton Garden Inn, sharing laughs and old stories, while Anna and her attendants prepared at the venue, St. Austin’s in Austin, TX. Julia from Luca Salon styled the bride’s hair to perfection while W3ll People finished the look with classic and elegant makeup.

When the time finally arrived, neither Anna nor Achala showed any visible nerves as it was clear they were eager to be married. The ceremony itself was quite simply lovely, with St. Austin’s being the perfect spot for these two to say I do. Family and friends rejoiced as the couple were presented as man and wife, and it was off to the reception.

While the guest headed to Palm Door for the reception, the bridal party took a brief limo trip around Austin. The group was able to share laughs (and maybe a drink or two) and cheer on the new couple before heading to the reception for their grand introduction. The Palm Door was styled exquisitely with gorgeous flowers by Donna from Central Market, giving just the right atmosphere for the newlyweds.

Jorge of Top Choice DJ introduced the wedding party before bringing the couple on to the dance floor for their first dance, followed by the father/daughter and mother/son dances. Shortly after, it was time to feed the hungry crowd, with an amazing array of food being provided by Pink Avocado. Finally, Anna and Achala cut their cake, which was a scrumptious delicacy courtesy of Casey at Central Market.

Finally, the couple was treated to three of the most entertaining speeches these photographers have ever seen, and one slideshow created by Anna’s brothers that had the crowd in stitches! At this point it was time to get down! Jorge got the tunes cranked up and people from Sri Lanka to Idaho and everywhere in between hit the dance floor and made the night memorable.

All in all we feel so lucky to have been chosen by Anna and Achala to participate in their special day. This fun loving couple is always smiling, and have a special way of making you feel welcome. Their wedding lived up to all of our expectations and then some and we cannot say thank you enough. Best wishes to this lovely couple!

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