You see, the monochromatic bride and groom represent the old values of the patriarchy us women broke free of in the 1970s!! Yeah, it's a social statement. That's it!
Finally, using Photoshop for good instead of evil! What happens when dad gets hospitalized right before the wedding? A little lasso tool here, some copy-pasta there, and voila! It's like he never missed it (and had the most fun of all)!