Kara and Nathan’s wedding hashtag was #hoffmansswipedright since the couple actually met on Tinder. This dating app is where their relationship began and you have never met 2 people more compatible and in love!
Their April 14, 2018 wedding was everything they hoped it would be. The sky over Lake Norman at Trump National Golf Club was a perfect Caroline blue. The temperature was perfect and the breeze kept everyone nice and cool. When a bride plans a spring wedding a year in advance, THIS is the day she dreams of.
We have captured about 10 weddings as a studio at Trump National in the past 2 years and we continue to be dazzled by this property. Not only is the lake view perfect for the ceremony but guests love watching the sunset over the water during cocktail hour. The staff is AMAZING and happily provided a golf cart for the newlyweds and even drinks/appetizers while we were shooting romantics post-ceremony. Heck, WE even had plated vendor meals…complete with place cards! Talk about service! Trump National is truly one of our favorite wedding venues in the Carolinas and our brides always rave about their experience there too!
Scrolling through the images below, you will notice that even though Kara and Nathan had a first look (and the majority of photos before the ceremony), she still took his breath away coming down the aisle. She cried. He cried. (I cried but shhhh…..) Clients often wonder if seeing one another before the ceremony steals some of the magic of that “aisle moment”. See for yourself, we absolutely disagree. If anything, the first look just creates ANOTHER sweet moment for the happy couple. **And, since we accomplished so many photos before the ceremony, that left us plenty of time to assemble one big group photo immediately following the ceremony. What an awesome keepsake for the couple!**
To the new Dr. and Mrs. Hoffman, I am so grateful you chose Old South to tell your story AND that you both swiped right 😉 Wishing you both (and little Ella) a lifetime of wedded bliss ahead!
Special thanks to our vendor partner-
Venue: Trump National Golf Club– Mooresville, NC | Bride’s Gown: Hayden Olivia Bridal | Bride’s Hair: Colour by Candace | Bride’s Makeup: Adrian D. Howe Beauty | Stationery: Elisabeth Rose | DJ Entertainment: Split Second Sound | String Quarter: Dean’s Duets | Videography: Reel Weddings | Florals: Bookout Blooms