Just a bride and groom chillin in a creek after eloping to Tennessee #Wedding Porn#barefoot bride#eloping#groom gear#hat#multi-colored dress#tattooed groom#tennessee September 17 | Chris Wolfgang mswolfgang Photos by: You Are Raven Photos by You Are Raven People, look through these photos and just bask in the love radiating from Gabriel and Kemberly. They eloped to Gatlinburg, Tennessee, for a super-duper-private DIY wedding. Photographer Raven Shutley tells me that, "The officiant came for the quick ceremony, but she was really only there for a few minutes. Mostly, it was just the four of us (the couple + me and my assistant)." Raven captured one of the sweetest first looks I've ever seen: Gabriel is giggling, he's so excited. I had to include all of those pics because his expressions are… you've got to see them. You've also got to see their AMAZING OUTFITS YOU GUYS OH MY. Gabriel has an honest-to-goodness pompadour. Elvis would be jealous. And Kemberley made an amazingly colorful print and tulle wedding skirt. You'll want to get all the way to the end though — that's where the O Brother, Where Art Thou?-inspired mountain stream photos are. Gabriel and Kemberly look like completely relaxed badasses, soakin in a creek with a cigarette. Like you do. Vendors Photographer: You Are Raven Reporter Name * Reporter Email * Original text Enter the original text here. Edited text* Enter your suggested copyedit here. Notes You can add a note for the editor here. * Required information. Fix Typo Chris Wolfgang Chris is a writer and editor in Omaha, Neb. She'll talk your ear off about independent webcomics, animated film, and Ultimate Frisbee. @chriswolfgang @mswolfgang PREVIOUS Lauren & Chuck's Old Hollywood goofball wedding NEXT Why elopements are awesome, cheap, and seriously the coolest Show/Hide comments [ 9 ] Although this couple is figuratively smoking I wish offbeat bride had put less literal smoking photos in this set. While I understand putting one in if its an especially amazing photo, there are four in this set. As a former smoker and someone who's mom died from lung cancer, I realize I'm extra sensitive on this issue but this post was quite jarring. 34 agree Reply While I understand your sensitivity to the issue on the smoking, this was their wedding. They eloped in the fullest extent and they should we celebrated for making it theirs. We as a society need to hold our personal choices, personal. I am a non-smoker, who never smoked. I think that is is a terrible, unhealthy, expensive habit, my hopefully soon to be fiance' is a smoker. I would love for him to stop, but it is a part of him, I love him and always will. I personally love this set of pictures since it seem to represent the couple and not images that the "normal" of society would approve. Please remember that this is OFFBEAT bride. 1 agrees Reply These pictures are so amazing. 6 agree Reply I want to know what made the officiant pull that face! lovely atmosphere of the first look too 7 agree Reply Yes, from the raised eyebrows on the officiant and the belly laugh from the groom, the bride must had some very interesting vows. 1 agrees Reply This wedding is all about these two, no pretenses, no show. Just two people who are obviously made for each other. 9 agree Reply OMG! That fabric! That skirt! The glee! The— EVERYTHING! Congratulations and…please excuse me while I have a sewgasm over here. Ahem. =) 1 agrees Reply LOVE these photos!!! LOVE! Reply This wedding immediately screamed "authentic" to me. It's so clear that this couple's wedding reflects EXACTLY who they are in their everyday lives. They seem so comfortable and genuine (and stylish!). I love that. Seeing so much smoking is a little jarring because it's just not that common to see in wedding photos, at least not in posed, "glamorized" portraits. But as much as I dislike smoking, I can appreciate that these photos are really authentic. I'd rather see a wedding (and its photos) reflect a couple's true identity than have people looking really uncomfortable because they're trying so hard to be someone other than themselves. 11 agree Reply Join the conversation Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment No-drama comment policy Part of what makes the Offbeat Empire different is our commitment to civil, constructive commenting. Make sure you're familiar with our no-drama comment policy. Biz owners & wedding bloggers Please just use your real name in your comment, not your business name or blog title. Our comments are not the place to pimp your website. If you want to promote your stuff on Offbeat Bride, join us as an advertiser instead.