Shotgun weddings are not out of the ordinary. So when I got a call from a friend asking me if I was free to shoot one that same day I told him I was happy to, I happened to be free that evening and it was for a friend. But I became more interested when he told me where it was taking place: in a treehouse.
I've been to casual weddings before but this one took the proverbial cake. I might have chosen to think it was a joke if I hadn't seen the marriage certificate myself. You know the minister means business when he shows up in a hoody and a stocking cap, looks at the walls and says, "I hope this thing can hold this much weight."
Here, in front of a wall tapestry and underneath a plywood ceiling the bride and groom provide some comic relief mid-ceremony. Not that we all needed any, nobody was taking themselves too seriously that evening, not even the photographer. Especially since we all got out alive.