The Oaks at Salem, Apex Wedding
Taylor and Alex were wed at The Oaks at Salem in Apex, NC. I always love photographing weddings here. The Oaks at Salem has so many gorgeous locations throughout the property. It’s basically of a photographer’s dream venue!
Where do you get married?
“We got married at The Oaks at Salem in Apex, NC. We chose this wedding venue because of a family friend’s recommendation; the second we walked around the grounds we knew it was the place.”
What is your favorite wedding day memory?
“My favorite memory is the look on Alex’s face when I walked out to see him before the ceremony.”
What were some of your favorite wedding day details?
“The food! I also loved hearing the reactions from guests when they saw that my dress had pockets; because my vows were in my pocket!”
Do you have any advice for couples currently planning their own wedding?
“Get your groom to help you!!! Do not stress!! Plan food tastings around others things (then he will definitely tag along!)”
What was the most fun part of the wedding planning for you?
“Definitely Ashley’s personality! She honestly made it super easy to take pictures and didn’t make you feel awkward, especially when you share the same quirkiness that she does!!”
Where did you go on your honeymoon?
“We went on a cruise to the Bahamas, St. Thomas and St. Marteen.”
NC Wedding Vendors:
Wedding Venue: The Oaks at Salem
Officiant: Chris Hankins, The Point Church
Hair & Makeup Artists: José Schmidt, JMS Hair Designs; Ashley my older sister did my make up
Florist: Daniel’s Florist
DJ / Entertainment Services: All Events DJ
Wedding Cake: Confectionate Cakes
Catering: Belle’s Catering
Wedding Dress: Mori Lee from Savvi Formal Wear
Bridesmaid Dresses: Versa Dress from David’s Bridal
Groomsmen & Groom Attire: VIP FormalWear
Invitations: Write Image, Cary