Kimmia & Brent’s Wedding

Monday, August 16th, 2010

Kimmia and Brent were married this past Saturday in a Persian ceremony at the Hutton Hotel, followed by a traditional Western ceremony at Scarritt Bennett Center’s Wrightman Chapel. Kimmia purchased her amazing dress at The Bride Room, and Stephanie Russell of Hair Mafia styled Kimmia’s hair. Kimmia and Brent had both an outstanding band: Band 24/7, and a solid DJ to keep the party rolling when the band wasn’t playing. Special thanks to the wonderful Gipsy Williams from Enchanted Brides for her help with the portraits!

After working with Kimmia three times now: her engagement session, bridal portraits, and now her wedding, I have to say that my favorite part of photographing her is that she’s not only beautiful but expressive. Kimmia’s happiness is infectious, and it translates marvelously well into documentary photography. But not only is Kimmia photogenic: her entire family are wonderful subjects: witness Daniel’s brilliant portrait of her father, Kimmia’s gorgeous mother and her two lovely gowns, or the numerous instances where her outgoing brother Nima appears in this series.

Obviously, this is a large set of photos… due in part to the extended nature of the coverage. Note that as usual, about 80% of these images are completely un-posed and documentary in nature.

You can register to see the entire wedding once I have it edited by registering at the link HERE.

Kimmia’s mother modeling the first of her gowns

yep, those are some granny panties

Kimmia’s Dad, image by Daniel Shaw

image by Daniel Shaw

Opening the gift from Brent, with bridesmaid looking on

The girls practicing their hip-hop/Persian entry dance for the reception

first look

image by Daniel Shaw

Yes, that’s Kimmia’s brother Nima in the middle rocking his Jason Alexander pose.

image by Daniel Shaw

image by Daniel Shaw

image by Evan Baines & Daniel Shaw

image by Daniel Shaw

As they cut the cake, the piece started to fall over, prompting Kimmia to lunge and catch it

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9 Comments


  1. Gorgeous!! She IS so expressive! I love the pics of her mouth open like she’s in shock. Cracking up over here. You caught some great moments!

    Comment by Melissa — August 16, 2010 @ 4:47 pm


  2. evan!

    i just keep looking at these pics over and over….and am so pleased!
    you are AWESOME….
    thank you sooooooo much for your time. Your excellence in perfection of photography shows in the capturing of each moment!
    deb

    deb bresnahan (aka brent’s mom!)

    Comment by deb bresnahan — August 16, 2010 @ 10:22 pm


  3. EVAN!! you are absolutely amazing!! I loved all of these pictures and am so glad we can remember what a beautiful night this truly was because of your amazing skills! KEEP IT UP!

    Comment by Mana — August 17, 2010 @ 11:44 am


  4. So is using a Canon kinda like shooting an AK-47? I didn’t know the military taught phototgraphy skills too!
    I can’t wait to see the rest of them man. These are awesome. Great job!!!

    Comment by Nima (Bride's bro) — August 18, 2010 @ 8:59 pm


  5. You did a fabulous job!! I smiled the whole time I was looking at them…so glad we have such a great pictures of such an awesome occassion!

    Comment by Tricia — August 18, 2010 @ 9:30 pm


  6. [...] All amazing photos by Evan Baines | Lots more beauty on the full blog post here [...]

    Pingback by Kimmia + Brent | August 14 — August 20, 2010 @ 10:08 am


  7. Evan You are an artist.Your skill , technique, and ability are amazing.It was a treat to see you at work and the product of that skill will be appreciated for generations to come.Thank you so much for capturing this event in such a special way.Bob Bresnahan

    Comment by Bob Bresnahan — August 20, 2010 @ 7:37 pm


  8. WOW! Such great pictures. Such a wonderful wedding and SUCH A LOVELY COUPLE.I wish I were there too. Hope you
    all the best.

    Rana (Kimmia’s cousine)

    Comment by Rana — August 31, 2010 @ 2:06 pm


  9. Beautiful pictures.

    Comment by The Best Crossbow — September 18, 2014 @ 6:40 pm


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