(CNN)Cold feet before a wedding, very common. A snake chomping on the groom's ankle? Not so much.
Johnny Benson and his new wife, Laura, were strolling hand in hand through a lush green field in Fort Collins, Colorado on Monday. They said "I do" less than two hours before at a church.
As the sun began to set, wedding photographer Madeleine Wilbur captured their intimate first moments together as newlyweds.
Then their photoshoot was photobombed.
A sneaky rattlesnake slithered up to Johnny and gave him an unwanted wedding present -- a chomp on his ankle.
Wilbur, whose business name is Maddie Mae, caught the whole "surreal" ordeal on camera and snapped colorful photos of the couple's wild wedding day.
"I couldn't really help