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Ashley and Jacob

22 Sep

What an awesome and memorable day for Jacob and Ashley.

My day with them started off at El Tres for a “first look”, then off to Waverly to meet with the family and wedding party for pictures, and finally off to Mt Baldy for the rest of the night.

It was such a hilarious day with this awesome couple, plus an amazing crowd including tons of old pals!

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First look at El Tres
Ceremony and Reception at Mount Baldy
Ashley’s fur shawl: Jewels of Crown
Flowers: Thuja
Catering: Local Motion Food Truck
Drinks: The Swinery
Desserts and Cake: Milk and Water

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Meghan & Benjamin’s Wedding – Preview

20 Aug

Meghan and Ben have quite a lengthy love story that stretches back to their youth, making today a big deal.  A much awaited union, after 9 years of dating, college, getting a dream home, two children, they finally tied the knot.

Now I know Ben is a wonderful guy from what Meghan has said, not to mention the best man’s touching speech.. but I have lots of firsthand experience at how lovely Mrs. Meghan is.  We went through the SSW program at Con College together.  She’s a shining diamond.  A loving mother, caring friend, and kind soul.  Knowing how sweet she is makes me all the more happy to see how happy she is.

Now, join me in screaming over these shots from their wedding

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Julie & Spencer – sneak peek

10 Aug

My second destination wedding – and I can call this a destination wedding, right?  Lutsen may only be two hours away, and the landscape is pretty much the same as home, but the resort is just so beautiful it feels like you’re away somewhere special.

There is lots to say about this awesome couple and their incredible wedding.

Like, 1. they are really fun and nice, and put on an awesome party.
2. They each have a large group of friends that adore them.
3. They are really loving parents! Julie kept saying: gee this would’ve been a lot easier if we did the wedding BEFORE kids! But half the bridesmaids had infants there anyway so it was a total baby party with a fun vibe.

The wedding itself was so cool – Lutsen Resort has an amazing layout for a beautiful outdoor wedding.  Grassy area for the ceremony, covered deck for cocktail hour, view of the expansive lake.

Highlights of the day include:

So many tiny babies
The “first look”
Curly blonde toddler stealing the show (multiple times)
The most insane storm and downpour
Double rainbow
Ending the night with a bonfire, first time s’mores

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This series on the bridge is their First Look

 

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Minutes before the rainstorm and a defective umbrella

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Couldn’t capture just how hard the rain was, but it was intense

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Air guitar bride

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Natasha and Jeremy

24 Jul

A very intimate wedding at Mink Mountain Resort brought in a handful of out of towners to enjoy the sweet celebration on a piece of paradise on the north shore.  Their reception will follow in Winnipeg this fall.

 

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Joey & Raymond – wedding preview

28 Feb

I could easily call this wedding of the year and it’s only February.  J & R threw a colossal party, honestly making guests feel just as special as them I think.  It was a true celebration of the love between them AND the love that surrounds them.

Hair & Make Up for the wedding party – Glamour by Grace
Venue – Valhalla Inn
Florist / Décor – Glamour & Glow
Cake – Sweet Escape
Wedding Planner – Maid for the Bride
Stationery – Knotted Design

Congratulations Joey and Raymond, thank you for having me there for your amazing day!_dsc6676

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I swear the perfect sparkler photos on Pinterest are photoshopped

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Trial and error until near perfection… or when you run out of sparklers 😉

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The Blanchette Wedding – sneak peek

28 Jul

This is a huge sneak peek of Janey and John’s amaaaazing wedding day!  So much fun and just such a beautiful couple.  It was a day full of happiness and laughter, with many memorable moments such as the bride and groom’s entrance and dance, speeches, and the MC, whom thanks to, I will never refer to Mr. and Mrs. Blaaaaanchette without a southern drawl ever again.

I got to shoot alongside Curtis and his crew from Apple Wagon Films
Makeup was done by Kim of Vanity Custom Beauty
and floral arrangements by The Posh Posy

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Sarah & Andrew – wedding sneak peek

23 Jul

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A preview for Sarah and Andrew, who had such a wonderful day – rain clearing up at the perfect moment, the sun shining down for their celebration of love!