Becky & Nicco | Sunset wedding at Moon River Ranch

It’s always an honor to shoot for someone who is “in the biz” and this wedding was no exception! When videographer Nicco Renna  inquired, I was happy the date was open. If you have been following me on Instagram or my website, you might have already seen how much I love shooting at this Waco wedding venue: Moon River Ranch. The drive out from Austin is a beautiful one, that preps you for your mini getaway. I got more than a days exercise (says my LG phone app)  going between the stunning main cabin lodge and the quaint Hotel they have set up for the bridal party to get ready. (Ok, and maybe a stop by the horses for a selfie, too!) We did not want the soon to be newlyweds seeing each other before the ceremony, but thanks to a small balcony we were able to get the entire wedding party in a photo together. That is NO small feat considering how many close friends these two have. Seriously. We packed 18 guys out there and nothing caved in. The bride and groom chose to keep their dogs (that I only refer to as little bear and polar bear, one day I’ll know their names!) with them for the ceremony, which was adorable to say the least. I don’t think I have seen so much laughter during a service, either. It was sweet, personal and filled with examples of the great love stories in the Bible. Once they were told to kiss, they did it right. Perfect dip. From there, the venue and golden hour were simply on point. I was able to get everything I wanted from silhouettes in the cotton field with the groom’s top hat defined in all it’s glory, to them walking down the long gravel road as the drone from the videographer zoomed overhead. Even their first dances were swept up in romance thanks to the beautiful live music. I am so happy we were able to sneak out for one moment during the reception for a little night shot, and just leave it to these two to dance instead of stand still! It was so fitting. Their guests kept the dance floor packed all night. The night went quickly, as the fun parties do. Between listening to heart felt speeches from those who love them dearest and dancing the night away once the DJ kicked in… before you knew it the bubbles were blowing and they were jumping in the back of the truck to wave goodbye! Thank you to everyone involved in making this day a dream for Becky and Nicco. It was a beautiful day!


8 thoughts on “Becky & Nicco | Sunset wedding at Moon River Ranch

  1. Amy, you hit the wedding jackpot with this couple! Moon River Ranch near Austin is such a beautiful wedding venue and I can’t get over how gorgeous your photography is! I love all the emotion-filled reception images, and the portraits of the bride and groom on the road are so simple, yet SO elegant!! Gorgeous wedding photography!

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    • Thanks so much! Moon River Ranch is such a God send for wedding portraits. This Austin wedding venue makes me thankful to be a Texas wedding photographer! Thank you so much for the kind words ❤


  2. Moon river ranch is a gorgeous venue for a wedding and I love that it was a sunset wedding your portraits are stunning at golden hour. You did an amazing job on bride and groom sunset and night shots.

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    • Thank you so much! I was ecstatic when the sunset was so incredible. You have views for days at the Moon River Ranch’s cotton field. What a great venue to be an Austin wedding photographer!


  3. What gorgeous wedding photography from Waco’s Moon River Ranch! The groom’s tophat is amazing and the bride’s bouquet is stunning! Beautiful, fun candids as well as perfect night portraits. I love this Austin Wedding photographer!

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    • Thank you Lori! So many great wedding moments for those candids! The bride and groom’s accessories were definitely a bonus to photograph. Moon River is always worth the drive from Austin ❤


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