John and Mary, the newlyweds pause in the garden courtyard at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church. A few minutes of pictures while the crowd heads for the cars to travel to the reception allowed for a few minutes for a bridal session.
With Jim Rode's advice to let the crowd go first, the couple was able to arrive after the crowd assemble instead of being first and waiting for the people to find their destination.
Mary is the daughter of Dallas photographer William Porter. Choosing Jim Rode to photograph Mary and John's wedding was considered by Jim, a great honor and greater responsibility.2012 (15), December 15 (6), Jim Rode Photographer Dallas wedding (6), John Moretti (6), Maggianos (6), Mary Porter (6), Mike Drake Music Band (6), Rosanna Hughey (6), Roses and More Florist (6), St. Thomas Aquinas Dallas (6), Will Porter (6).