Elizabeth & Godfrey: Lesotho

 

I don’t know where I find incredibly sweet and in love couples like Elizabeth and Godfrey…or rather, I don’t know where they find me! But I do know that I am fantastically lucky that they DO find me and ask me to be a part of their awesome weddings. Elizabeth and Godfrey are missionaries in Lesotho, and they got married in Butha-Buthe, where they live and work. Despite the fact that there were at least two other weddings taking place in the village on the same day, it felt like the entire village turned out to see Lesotho local Godfrey marry his American sweetheart. Elizabeth’s family and friends all flew out for the wedding, and I’ve never felt so welcomed at a wedding before! Anabela (my 2nd shooter) and I agreed that it was an amazing experience from start to finish, and I couldn’t be happier that Godfrey and Elizabeth found me and invited me to pretty much be a part of their family on this special day.

Elizabeth made all the decor herself, from the bluebirds to the bouquets!

Village Wedding

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This is what the weather looked like at about 9am on the morning of the wedding. Not promising, but I was excited for misty shots!

 

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Godfrey & Elizabeth found this abandoned house with the most perfect blue walls! Love it.

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We trekked a bit to get to this tree, which they loved:

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Thank YOU, Elizabeth and Godfrey. :-)

29 responses to “Elizabeth & Godfrey: Lesotho

  1. wow.. so unique.. you really have experienced such an amazing day.. love the close up portrait shots..

  2. Kelly Garrick

    Soooo very beautiful. Your love for each other and for God shows in every picture. What a wonderful day and week:))) Love you!
    Rex & Kelly

  3. Wow Kat these are awesome.

  4. these are stunning, especially the ones in the beautiful countryside!

  5. Cristelle Snyman

    Love the blue wall, and how did she make that awesome bouquet?

  6. AMAZING! You did a fantastic job documenting an obviously incredible wedding. What fun!

  7. Very beautiful work and you captured the essence of the couple, they look soo much in love. The shots by the unfinished building are really kool and nothing beats the African landscape.

  8. Cute shots of them with the thank you sign! Love the ring shots heaps :)

  9. What a great wedding. They sure did make a grand entrance. I especially love the shots in the field.

  10. Hey Kat, beautiful work. The portraits in the field are stunning and the details at the beginning of the set were captured brilliantly.

  11. they are so cute!!!! i love all the emotion you caught of the couple during the ceremony, gorgeous work!

  12. LOVE the ones in the field.

  13. Love the one of them walking away in the field!

  14. The portraits in the field are nothing short of epic. Absolutely love this wedding.

  15. Beautiful beautiful…

    Their eyes tell a beautiful story themselves..

    Lovely work Kat..

  16. What an amazing location to shoot in. You did a brilliant job of capturing not only the beauty of the day but the environment as well. Hope this is the first of many ‘International’ trips for you.

  17. Absolutely spectacular! Such a happy couple and you captured their emotion beautifully!

  18. This. Is. Stunning. Love the photos with the huge tree and all the great expressions. It looks like a wonderful wonderful day.

  19. love love love the misty portraits, and the golden fields are beautiful. the shot if them with the tree is amazing, great job capturing that light and the sky, beautiful. :) I love the winking shot too, love those moments at weddings. so sweet.

  20. Stunning detail Kat. I love the uniqueness of this wedding and because it brings together two cultures that are vastly different in nature. Love knows no boundaries, it is beautiful. Well done on telling the story so perfectly. You rock my friend!

  21. Jenny Considine

    These photos are outstanding! As always, you captured the essence of the wedding beautifully. From the proud mother of Kat Forsyth!

  22. Thanks for your comment! Thought I’d come return the blog love. This wedding looks like fun! I love all of the outdoor shots. The clarity is great.

  23. The group portrait outside the building is so cute and natural. The mens collars are gaga!!

  24. Great set of images. Last few are very cute. Nicely done :)

  25. I adore the second shot of the couple in the grasslands alone- the one where they’re kissing. Majestic work on such a powerfully beautiful wedding!!

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