Victoria and Dalton

Victoria and Dalton

A Knoxville wedding at Fairfield Inn

On Friday the water level of the Tennessee river was high, very high. There were warnings for possible flooding. And the rain was expected to continue right through the night and into the next day.

The wedding day started off raining.

When I tried to get to the hotel to meet Victoria and her bridesmaids as they were getting ready, one road was already closed with a car drowned in the middle and water halfway up it’s door.
I took the highway around and drove through 4″ of fresh water flowing over the exit ramp. The on-ramp to the interstate was already closed with another drowned car in the middle of a growing lake that used to be a road. Luckily the hotel was on a hill!

As we were nearing the time to go to the ceremony venue, Hunter Valley Farm, we got word that the road was now under water and closed.
We then went with plan B. Right there at the hotel.

Through all of this, Victoria and Dalton had the most amazing attitudes. Sure, these events were not what any of us wanted for their wedding but we made it work! It was perfect!!! Their hotel wedding had all that really mattered, their friends and family there with them.

You can read about the flooding at their original venue here in this article by WVLT

Victoria and Dalton, thank you for inviting me to share in your wedding day! I hope you are enjoying your honeymoon in Savannah and come back even more in love. I wish you many years of happiness together.
Thank you for trusting to be your wedding photographer.
Love, Nelya

pink rose with wedding jewelry on a white background. and two keepsake photos in miniature frames.

little pink roses. and a wedding ring on an invitation

girl in floral robe with her makeup freshly done. And bridesmaids sitting on a bed with the bride laughing and talking.

little photos in mii frams. and wedding rins on top of a wedding invitation.

bridesmaids helping bride with her dress.

bride and mom reflection in a mirror. and Bride's mom hugging her.

all the girls in the wedding party gathered around the bride in a hotel room.

bride reading a letter from her groom. and hands holding a letter.

bride looking out window with bridesmaids in the background

bride and dad seeing daughter in her dress for the first time on the wedding day.

bride laughing holding up a gift.

hands holding an orange with a smiley face drawn on it.

bride and bridesmaids inside a hotel room

bride looking out the window at the rain.

guy adjusting his friend's bowtie.. and a young groomsman in navy suspenders and white button shirt

groom and groomsmen reflected in a mirror

groomsmen in tan pants and navy suspenders.. And groom wearing a dusty pink colored tie and navy suit.

guys inside a house with blue walls joking around

groom in blue suit looking out a window

guy in blue suit in a chair by a window. and hands winding a watch.

groom in a navy blue suit and dusty rose colored tie.

happy bride and groom outside in knoxville in the rain

wedding couple standing next to Fairfield Inn sign on snyder and Campbell station road in Knoxville

the confirence room at the Fairfield Inn in west Knoxville. and a book with gold lettering on it.

groom's reaction to seeing his bride walk in the room at their hotel wedding ceremony

inside wedding ceremony in a confirence room

smiling faces during wedding ceremony. And officient reading from the bible.

imprompto wedding ceremony in a hotel confirence room due to all the flooding in Knoxville

bridesmaids inside at hotel wedding

indoor hotel wedding ceremony in Knoxville

bride reading her wedding vows at the indoor wedding ceremony

groomsmen standing at indoor wedding ceremony

knoxville musicial playing guitar at wedding

This is Judd, Dalton’s brother. He wrote a song for them and performed it at the wedding!

wedding ceremony at a hotel due to the flooding in Knoxville

bride and groom running out of the door at the Fairfield Inn on Campbell station rd in Knoxville

rainy february wedding portraits of bride and groom at hotel

outside winder wedding portraits in the rain.

full wedding party under the portico at the Fairfield inn in west knoxville

groom in blue suite and bride outside of hotel on their wedding day

guys in charcoal colored jackets and bridesmaids in pale lavendar dresses.

wedding couple outside on gray rainy day inKnoxville

pink and navy wedding party outside at fairfield inn

wedding couple walking across wet parking lot behind Fairfield inn in knoxville

bride and bridesmaids outside in rain in february.

jumping groomsmen

 

fairfiels inn exterior. and wedding couple dancing in front of the fairfield inn in knoxville

guys in gray jackets and groom in navy blue suit

groom leaning in for a kiss with his bride in the rain

bridesmaids in pink dresses

wedding couple outside in knoxville on rainiest month of the year!

wedding couple walking wearing blue suite and white wedding dress

two people outside with parking lot in background in knoxville

happy wedding couple with white bouquet

wedding couple in front of hotel on rainy wedding in knoxville

reflection of wedding couple walking in the rain

bride and groom in the court yard at Parkside Grill in Knoxville on Peters rd at night

wedding couple at night. and couple in front of Parkside grill restaurant in knoxville

Dinner and a few bonus night time photos were at the Parkside Grill.

couple outside at the patio at parkside grill in knoxville

wedding couple on the sidewalk in front og parkside grill in west knoxville TN

Many thanks to the creative team for making the day so wonderful

Wedding ceremony Venue: The Fairfield Inn -West Knoxville

Wedding Reception Venue: Parkside Grill

Cup Cakes: Magpies Cupcakes 

Wedding Dress designer: Essense of Australia

Wedding Dress Shop: Blue house bridal

Bridesmaids dresses designer: David’s Bridal

Groomsmen attire: Mens wearhouse

Hair and make up: Southern Belle Beauty

Flowers: Swank floral

Videographer: Rob Welton Videography

Photographer: Nelya

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