There were so many highlights of this day, including an emotionally charged ceremony where Brock saw his bride for the first time as she walked down the aisle and the parents of the couple stood up and prayed for them. Another was when Brock danced with his mom later on in the night--the song was from Tarzan and yes, I was a hot mess of emotions. Who gave them permission to use Phil Collin's You'll be in my Heart in that beautiful way?? Another memorable moment was when we attempted the "Dirty Dancing" lift…Read More
This wedding was so special to me for so many reasons and I’m just gonna list a few because you know, pics. I don’t know if I’ve met nicer, more gracious people than Maria and Lance. They and their family treated me like a lifelong friend all day long and yeah, while it’s nice to shoot a gorgeous couple in a gorgeous place on a gorgeous, 70 degree day, you know what’s even better?Read More
The couple had planned a wedding for September in Burlington, Iowa. As the day approached, Blake and Avalon realized that the wedding they were planning was spiraling in a direction that simply wasn’t “them”. They decided they couldn’t wait to marry each other in their own way so they canceled their September plans, and, along with their close family and friends escaped to....Read More
.....a highlight of the day for me was documenting their first “family” look with the couples 4 precious little boys. Even though I love following my couples around all day in true documentary style, when my brides let me sneak them out of their reception at the end of the night for some sun-soaked portraits away from all of the noise and people, thats when my heart just sings. It’s an amazing opportunity to just...Read More
I was so excited for Kelsey and Ben’s wedding, especially after their amazing engagement this past fall. Sometimes, I have to help my couples find a connection, a point of chemistry in the moment between all of the chaos and schedules and well-wishers. That just couldn’t be further from the truth with these two. The two wed in my favorite wedding season, SPRING! Choosing to have a simple and small ceremony at...
Kate and Brandon's wedding was everything I hope a wedding will look and feel like when I book my clients: no fuss, warm, full of emotion and laughter and just plain beautiful with throngs of family and friends around to celebrate the couple with support and humor.
Though it was November, it was an incredibly bright, warm and sunny day, with deep cerulean skies and...(Read More)Read More