Some couple love having a huge wedding with hundreds of guests and then there are some that prefer to have a smaller, more intimate wedding day with only their close friends and family. Either way you choose will be wonderful but today we want to share with you an intimate wedding in Bergen, Norway between Alida and Jarle.
Benny Ottosson with OttossonPhoto was lucky to photograph this couple on their special day. Here is a little of what Benny had to say about the couple and his experience in Bergen during Alida and Jarle’s wedding:
“Alida & Jarle has gone through some tough challenges in life. Maybe it was just because of that they enjoyed their wedding day and took advantage of every minute. Bergen has become a regular destination for us. I think we have done 7-8 weddings there over the years. And we are very happy for that. Now and then we give away a wedding photography on Caroline Berg Eriksen’s big blog. This was just such a wedding. And I felt when I met them the first time that it had ended up with the right couple. Another nice thing about this wedding was that the party was held in the same location as I held a workshop a few years ago. So it was fun to get back to Urdihuset in Bergen.”
Here is a little from the couple’s on the story of their wedding:
“Briefly, the wedding went exactly as we had hoped it would; a nice party with family and good friends! We were a total of 50 people at the wedding, including ourselves. Everything went as planned. Having been through some downs as when we had to cancel our original wedding, it was so nice to finally get the wedding Alida and I had longed for. Alida looked absolutely gorgeous in the dress. We had friends who sang absolutely beautiful during the ceremony. Party location were nicely decorated, and with lots of family and friends gathered in the same room to eat, drink, talk and laugh together. The atmosphere at the wedding was amazing. Each guest helped us create the great atmosphere. Alida and I feel we finally got the wedding we wanted.”
Here are the couples highlights of the day:
”Mariken singing Can’t help falling in love during the ceremony. It was absolutely beautiful. Furthermore, Sondre and Elise’s duet in church.
We got a pleasant surprise when my mother, Gun Karin, played “Amazing Grace” alone on saxophone when we came into the party hall.
The atmosphere and speeches during dinner.
Male Choir ”Arme Riddere” who sang during the party. They were very funny.
The dancing afterwards, along with cakes. It was sublime!
Not least: We had an amazing nice Swedish photographer! ;) We were impressed with how professional and how easily he and his wife took their roles as a photographers.”
Here are the vendors from their wedding day:
Flower: Flower Pavilion Interflora
Bride skirt: Lusan Mandongus, Atelier V in Bergen
The bride’s shoe: Noe
Grooms dress: Hugo Boss, Hans H.
Rings: Theodor Olsens Eftf AS Jewels
Hair: Oddbjørg Steinland (mother of the bride)
Makeup: Alida Steinland (bride)
Church: Årstad kirke, Bergen
Party location: Urdihuset, Bergen