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B and Maria's Madison Wedding

In the fall of 2017 I got an email from B’s mom asking if I could document her son proposing to his girlfriend - I had never photographed a proposal and it was such a wonderful thing to witness. A few months after that I was able to meet up again with these two to photograph some engagement photographs at the Edgewood Campus, which is where these two met. On June 1st, 2019 I got to witness and document these two get married - there was not a dry eye during that ceremony - it was a beautiful day.

Stacy & William's Destination Wedding

A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to travel to Tulum, Mexico to document Stacy & Will's wedding on a Thursday afternoon on the beach. I've been sitting on this blog all week because I couldn't figure out how to put in words how I feel about Stacy & Will and this beautiful trip we all got to experience. I am so grateful for this opportunity to document these two exchanging vows, taking tequila shots with all their lovely friends & family who all took a week off from their lives to come and celebrate these two gems, watching Will and Stacy smash so much cake in each others faces and Stacy, sweet sweet Stacy, laughing so hard about the amount of cake that is in her hair. So much love, so many drinks and dancing in the sand on a Thursday evening was a beautiful thing to document and experience, thank you Stacy and Will for having me be apart of this epic week. 

Maddie & Bret

I left this wedding feeling like I was on a cloud - this wedding made me appreciate community and this wonderful city I live in. On the last weekend of August Maddie and Bret got married right next to the tree I often sit in and read at Giddings Park -- it was such a perfect thing to happen in that beautiful little tucked away park people often forget about. 2015-09-18_00012015-09-18_00022015-09-18_00032015-09-18_00042015-09-18_00052015-09-18_00062015-09-18_00072015-09-18_00082015-09-18_00092015-09-18_00102015-09-18_00112015-09-18_00122015-09-18_00132015-09-18_00142015-09-18_00152015-09-18_00162015-09-18_00172015-09-18_00182015-09-18_00192015-09-18_00202015-09-18_00212015-09-18_00222015-09-18_00232015-09-18_00242015-09-18_00252015-09-18_00262015-09-18_00272015-09-18_00282015-09-18_00292015-09-18_00302015-09-18_00312015-09-18_00322015-09-18_00332015-09-18_00342015-09-18_00352015-09-18_00362015-09-18_00372015-09-18_00382015-09-18_00392015-09-18_00402015-09-18_00412015-09-18_00422015-09-18_00432015-09-18_00442015-09-18_00452015-09-18_00462015-09-18_00472015-09-18_0048 My favorite moment of the day was the New Orleans Second Line March to the reception bar. I'm such a sucker for a community of people supporting a couple in their decision to get married by taking over the streets and dance about it - it was beautiful and it is so lovely to see all the people coming out of their homes to smile, clap and congratulate the couple -- personally I think this is a way better way of letting people know you got hitched than update your Facebook status. 2015-09-18_00492015-09-18_00502015-09-18_00512015-09-18_00522015-09-18_00532015-09-18_00542015-09-18_00552015-09-18_00562015-09-18_00572015-09-18_00582015-09-18_00592015-09-18_00602015-09-18_00612015-09-18_00622015-09-18_00632015-09-18_00642015-09-18_00652015-09-18_0066

Amy & Mike's Tumbledown Barn Wedding

On September 27th, Amy and Mike were married at the beautiful Tumbledown Barn surrounded by their friends and family who traveled from all over to be there to celebrate with them. Amy, Mike and I got together a few months back to talk wedding and to get to know each other a bit better, I heard stories of their recent travels to El Salvador, we discussed our common love for Count This Penny and other lovely Madison bands, I heard about Mike's days working as a forest fire fighter and I got to meet their dog who loved me. On their wedding day I felt like a friend, even with one evening together, they are both sweet, loving and wonderful to talk with -- so, I felt less embarrassed that I happened to shed a few tears during their vows that they wrote, talking about the simple everyday things they do for each other (Mike making Amy tea at night) and their promises for the future, it was beyond perfect. Congrats to Amy & Mike, I had a wonderful time documenting your day. amymike__blogfinal_165amymike__blogfinal_166amymike__blogfinal_167amymike__blogfinal_168amymike__blogfinal_169amymike__blogfinal_170amymike__blogfinal_171amymike__blogfinal_172amymike__blogfinal_173amymike__blogfinal_174amymike__blogfinal_175amymike__blogfinal_176amymike__blogfinal_177amymike__blogfinal_178amymike__blogfinal_179amymike__blogfinal_180amymike__blogfinal_181amymike__blogfinal_182amymike__blogfinal_183amymike__blogfinal_184amymike__blogfinal_185amymike__blogfinal_186amymike__blogfinal_187amymike__blogfinal_188amymike__blogfinal_189amymike__blogfinal_190amymike__blogfinal_191amymike__blogfinal_192amymike__blogfinal_193amymike__blogfinal_194amymike__blogfinal_195amymike__blogfinal_196amymike__blogfinal_197amymike__blogfinal_198amymike__blogfinal_199amymike__blogfinal_200amymike__blogfinal_201amymike__blogfinal_202amymike__blogfinal_203amymike__blogfinal_204amymike__blogfinal_205amymike__blogfinal_206amymike__blogfinal_207amymike__blogfinal_208amymike__blogfinal_209amymike__blogfinal_210amymike__blogfinal_211amymike__blogfinal_212amymike__blogfinal_213amymike__blogfinal_214amymike__blogfinal_215amymike__blogfinal_216amymike__blogfinal_217amymike__blogfinal_218amymike__blogfinal_219amymike__blogfinal_220amymike__blogfinal_221amymike__blogfinal_222amymike__blogfinal_223amymike__blogfinal_224amymike__blogfinal_225

 

 

Joleen & Brendan

I first met Joleen & Brendan back in January to discuss the wedding and take their engagement photographs, it was the week before they moved to Washington D.C and it was about -10 degrees outside, so getting a chance to take their photograph on July 5th, a perfect summer day was wonderful. I arrived to the room with Joleen sitting in her beautiful flower crown with her brother and friend Joanna and everyone was so calm, I knew it was going to be a good day. Joleen & Brendan had a small guest list, a beautiful outdoor ceremony and the best party bus I have seen in all my years of wedding photography. They had lawn games, an amazing meal by Upstairs Downstairs  followed by an epic dance party.  

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Chris & Adria's Garden Wedding

On June 14th I got the chance to spend the day with Adria & Chris along with Adria's daughter, their family and friends at Olbrich Gardens and it was truly a wonderful celebration filled with sunshine, good food and lovely music. I have been able to get to know these two a little bit since they decided to book me for their wedding, we had a pretty awesome engagement session in their home & letterpress studio and Adria has done some pretty amazing graphic design work for me --we've been able to connect on many things and I really enjoy these two, their story and I had such a lovely time documenting their wedding day. adriachris_blogfinal000adriachris_blogfinal001adriachris_blogfinal002adriachris_blogfinal003adriachris_blogfinal004adriachris_blogfinal005adriachris_blogfinal006adriachris_blogfinal007adriachris_blogfinal008adriachris_blogfinal009adriachris_blogfinal010adriachris_blogfinal011adriachris_blogfinal012adriachris_blogfinal013adriachris_blogfinal014adriachris_blogfinal015adriachris_blogfinal016adriachris_blogfinal017adriachris_blogfinal018adriachris_blogfinal019adriachris_blogfinal020adriachris_blogfinal021adriachris_blogfinal022adriachris_blogfinal023adriachris_blogfinal024adriachris_blogfinal025adriachris_blogfinal026adriachris_blogfinal027adriachris_blogfinal028adriachris_blogfinal029adriachris_blogfinal030adriachris_blogfinal031adriachris_blogfinal032adriachris_blogfinal033adriachris_blogfinal034adriachris_blogfinal036adriachris_blogfinal037adriachris_blogfinal038adriachris_blogfinal039adriachris_blogfinal040adriachris_blogfinal041adriachris_blogfinal042adriachris_blogfinal043adriachris_blogfinal044adriachris_blogfinal045adriachris_blogfinal046adriachris_blogfinal047adriachris_blogfinal048adriachris_blogfinal049adriachris_blogfinal050adriachris_blogfinal051adriachris_blogfinal052adriachris_blogfinal053adriachris_blogfinal054adriachris_blogfinal055

Chloe & Mike

  My last 2013 wedding blog post, and the perfect wedding to end the year on. I met Chloe a few years back when I started to freelance at ShopBop, she works there as a stylist/stylist assistance. Chloe and I have working together on a few projects and when she got engaged to Mike I was so happy when they asked me to document their day. Chloe and Mike had a small guest list (around 50 people) and even though it was pretty chilly they still got married in an adorable park in the Monroe St area- their ceremony was beautiful and the guests were cozy with blankets. After they were pronounced husband & wife the marching band started up and we all walked to the reception space, Crescendo  (a coffee shop on Monroe St that is a wonderful place to rent for small gatherings) where we at dinner and danced.  It really was a perfect way to finish my 2013 wedding season.

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Megan & John

Everything about this wedding was perfect, from Megan's dress (with pockets) to the beautiful venue in Minneapolis (Nicollet Island Pavilion). Megan and John now live in Hawaii and came back to the Midwest to celebrate with their friends and family, it was a wonderful ceremony, with written letters to each other that made everyone cry, to vows from The Simpsons for some comic relief. It was a great day to be apart of, filled with beautiful people to photograph.