Tess + Zach •  Lost Mission Wedding

Random fact… about half of our CURRENT brides/grooms are friends of PAST brides/grooms… the appropriate business-y word for it would be “referral business…” but we prefer to call it the best compliment ever. It means sooo much to us when our couples love their wedding photos so much that they send their friends our way! In this case, they sent their FAMILY (even better!) Two years ago, we photographed Zach’s brother, Drew’s wedding. When Tess called us about photographing *her* big day… our answer was “UM… HECK YES WE WILL!”

Tess and her amazing mom, Ann (AKA: Mama T!), planned TWO weddings! Their original plan was to get married in Denver, but Covid-19 did what Covid-19 does, and that plan had to be scratched. It can be stressful to plan one wedding, but to have it all planned and then have to change cities, venues, vendors!?! These guys were such troopers!

Ann was the sweetest Mother of the Bride ever. Like, ever ever. She thought of every. single. detail. and was so much fun throughout the whole day. (Side note: Tess and Zach incorporated SO many personal touches into their wedding details. Kaylinn and I exchanged 3 phone calls and I-don’t-know-how-many texts to try and narrow down our favorite images for this post). Alas, here are the photos we chose! There’s a lot more than usual… but we just couldn’t narrow down anymore! -Jenn

PS – HUGE thanks to Katy Padilla with Scarlet Rose Events. She worked her magic on every detail of Tess and Zach’s big day. If you’re looking for a coordinator, Katy neeeeds to be your first call!

Tess and Zach, this was the BEST DAY EVER! Thank you for letting us celebrate with you!!


Wedding Ceremony: St. Anthony De Pauda
Wedding Reception: Lost Mission, Spring Branch TX
Wedding Coordinator: The AMAZING Katy Padilla, Scarlet Rose Events
Photographer: Bend the Light Photography, San Antonio TX
Bride’s Hair/Makeup: Madame Hair and Makeup, San Antonio TX
Floral: Blume Hause, San Antonio TX
Bridesmaids Dresses: Bella Bridesmaids, San Antonio TX
Wedding Cake: Cakes by Cathy Young


Bend the Light Photography specializes in wedding photography and engagement portrait photography in San Antonio, Texas and surrounding areas. San Antonio Wedding Photographer

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