Photographing couples in their youth, the beginnings of their relationship have something sparkling. But photographing a couple who got married in 1963 has something completely different.

These are some images from their wedding. Wasn’t she beautiful? It looks like it should be from a magazine.

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Fifty years later, they are just as lovely, but time has blended their love into something deeper. What better way to celebrate than with a ton of family and friends?

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It was a wonderful party, full of great food and wonderful people.

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Thank you, Bill and Shirley for letting me a part of your celebration! It’s so wonderful to see a couple that truly are meant to be together forever!