Kimberly and Hyon’s wedding took place in the hills of Parkville at Piropos Grille. Their wedding had two parts. Along with the traditional western ceremony, they also did a traditional Korean ceremony, which Koreans call “Paebaek”. This is where the couple will bow to the parents and honorees present and pour tea.
After they bow and pour tea, the honorees impart some wisdom or advice to the couple. Then they throw dates (for girls) and chestnuts (for boys), which the bride catches in her skirt. It is supposed to symbolizes how many kids they’ll have and what gender. From the amount of dates and chestnuts thrown, I can say that they are well on their way to have MANY bundles of joy! The last part of the ceremony is where Hyon carries Kimberly around the restaurant to prove his strength and support for his beautiful wife.
I had an incredible time learning all the different parts of their ceremony, and to get to know Hyon and Kimberly was a blessing. They are a beautiful couple and I’m so honored to have captured their beautiful day.
Congratulations Kimberly and Hyon! Enjoy love that grows and knows no end!
One of my favorite pics of us all together! My wife, me, mom, grandma ( at a young age of 91) and my little brother – the Groom.
I had so much fun capturing this wedding. Ashley and Keith were married in beautiful Idaho on June 8th 2013 and a few weeks later they celebrated their wedding reception in Kansas City with family and friends. The best part about their session was that it was located at a golf course. With golf carts available, a beautiful summer day and a beautiful couple, we were able to zip over to so many great spots to capture their wedding portraits.