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Photo: Erin Hoyt Photography

Guests Standing During Wedding Ceremony

Champagnes (Tans)
Hoping to create an informal feel for their short-and-sweet ceremony, the pair chose to ask friends and family to stand, rather than having a traditional seated service. “Glasses broke, people were cheering, Prentiss and I had to repeat our lines, our dog got to be up on stage with us,” describes Max. “It was all we wanted and then some.”