NEW ORLEANS MULTICULTURAL WEDDING | CRYSTAL PALACE BALLROOM | JESSICA + LANRE

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NEW ORLEANS MULTICULTURAL WEDDING | CRYSTAL PALACE BALLROOM | JESSICA + LANRE

"how quickly we can a strange adopt food, attire, music, even the fine details of a Nigerian wedding 'skit' if you will (Yoruba tribe to be clear) the delicate job of a moderator narrating intentions, interjecting songs and parody. The 'sitting' or receiving families (bride in this case) and the 'standing' visiting family (groom) arriving to ask for the bride's parent's permission to marry their daughter. Oh, the formalities that follow such as the prostrating to show deference, or announcing to the world, once prompted by the ever capable moderator, that, he, the groom,  "begged", (literarily), to marry the girl. This is far from an elopement

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51FIFTEEN CUISINE LUNCHEON | HOUSTON PHOTOGRAPHER

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51FIFTEEN CUISINE LUNCHEON | HOUSTON PHOTOGRAPHER

"If you don't know it yet, I have a secret desire to photograph food. Any kind of food.

I marvel at the talent that goes into a meal preparation and presentation and its ultimate demolition. That, by the way is the right word by the time you lay your fork down, demolished!

Enjoyed? Yes!

Savored? Absolutely!!

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