to hold onto in life
Each couple has a story. Ours started on July 15th 2005 when I realized I wanted to marry her. I was so excited I wanted to tell my best friend, so I turned to Loraine and got down on my knees and told her how I felt. -Josh
est March 2009
Weddings Days & sessions Captured
Years we've been married
STATES WE'VE BEEN TO AS PHOTOGRAPHERS
LDS Kansas City Temple Weddings- Karen and Christian
There are moments when you feel that time just stands still. That is how it feels when we shoot LDS Kansas City Temple weddings! Even in the extreme cold weather, we love to find beauty in the smallest of things. From the droplets of water flowing from the fountain to the small little birds toughing out the wintery day! I love to see the quiet moments that surround the temple while its walls protect the couple and their family from the cold world outside. In these moments, while Josh probably gets flashbacks of living in Russia, I contemplate the silence broken only by the song of the winter wren. ❤ Though I’d probably prefer to be at a warm beach, I cannot deny the beauty of this place!
I stepped inside every now and then to warm up and to verify if the ceremony was over. We also made sure that all the hand warmers had been handed out to everyone who needed one. We also made sure that someone held on to a few for the bride and groom. Once we noticed that guests were coming down from the ceremony, together we all braced ourselves against the cold weather to await the grand exit of Karen and Christian.
Because this was the first wedding where my Spanish wove in and out of my sentences just as I did growing up in Puerto Rico, it was nostalgia in every sense of the word! This makes me wonder if I should start shooting for quinceañeras. It’s nice to be able to freely speak to Karen and Christian’s entire in both English and Spanish! I’m so grateful for Jennifer for finding us! She decided to give her brother a temple wedding photography package as her wedding present to them!
Once Karen and Christian came out, everyone cheered! After family formals, we were able to capture a few fun memories with the wedding party and the couple. I love how Josh captures funny moments like the guys all trying to huddle together with the cape and while I took the formal portraits of the ladies. These in-between moments always make me smile. The thing I most love about Karen and Christian’s wedding day was that in spite of the cold, they wanted to make sure that they got to take pictures outside together so they can always remember back on the day they were sealed for time and eternity. ❤
Photos by Mojica Photography
"Loraine and Josh both were incredible with making us and our guests feel comfortable."
"The quality of their photos is outstanding and we felt like they really captured our personalities on our wedding day!"
"Wonderful experience with Mojica - our pictures are stunning and perfectly captured our big day. Loraine and Josh were also helpful with other vendors and invaluable when it came to planning the timeline."
"Every time I look at our pictures I can't help but smile. They took my vision and made the pictures come to life."