SkyView on Hay wedding | Tony + LaQuondra

Have you ever created your own sunshine on a rainy day?  That’s just what comes to mind as I look back over Tony + La’Quondra’s SkyView on Hay wedding photos.  As weather had us quickly moving from our original plan A, to plan B, and then C, La’Quondra smiled, and then I smiled because this day was going to be beautiful regardless of forecast.

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Fayetteville Wedding Photographer

Complete with insights from the bride!

Share with us how you two met:
We met in 2006 at Fayetteville State University, the circumstances aren’t clear, but Tony was very interested in dating and I turned him down. Three years later I was at the gym and his brother recognized me and gave me Tony’s number under the false impression Tony was eager to link up again. We went to dinner, played pool like we did in our college days, the rest is history.


Tell us about your proposal:
Tony proposed at the same place we had our first date. I knew he had the ring, but didn’t notice he went back to the car to propose on that night. When he got down on one knee I was in disbelief and have no idea what he said, but I said, “YES!” It was late so not many people were around and it was the perfect intimate moment.


How / why did you choose your ceremony venue?
I didn’t see the venue until after it was paid for, I was a simple bride and mom did the work for me :)

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How about the wedding invitations & stationery?
A dear friend from college who just happens to be a graphic designer took the colors and ran. They symbolized everything we wanted the wedding to be: elegant, simple, classy.


And your decorations
Mom has always been a decorator, I am extremely blessed she took the wheel and the decor was beautiful. Damask and purple was not the first choice, but I am glad we went with it in the end, classic.

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Tell us about your bridesmaids …
Very dear friends and amazing people all the way! I was very close with each at different stages of my life and they all have remained constant and loyal in our friendships.


And His groomsmen …
Family coming together! My brothers, his brother and his cousin, plus a college friend who always thought we would end up together.

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How did you choose your ceremony venue?
I didn’t see the venue until after it was paid for. I was a simple bride, and mom did the work for me :)


Was there any particular theme or style for your wedding?
Simple winter elegance.

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What songs did you choose for your wedding ceremony and reception, and why?
The most personal was “I’m Sure It’s You” from the first time I heard it, I knew that would lead me down the aisle to my future. The lyrics speak to how God has been a staple in our relationship and how we’re committed to being each others foundation for the rest of our lives.


How about your photography …
In His Image Photography did a truly remarkable job, we went into overtime, but it was well worth it!

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Any advice for future brides?
Let loose and have good time, enjoy God’s blessing for your future!

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Any final thoughts?
I’m a severely introverted person and I was always nervous about having a wedding, yet I don’t regret one part and I encourage other shy introverts to let loose on their day: take it all in!


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