Category Archives: weddings
I have a special place in my heart for Ginny and Mark! These two have a contagious joy an love that is undeniable. You guys, Karin and I had the greatest time – you, your friends and your families were so fun, and incredibly kind to us. Thank you SO much for inviting us to be a part of your wedding day!
Ceremony was at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church (which is so pretty that when I went to tour it, my three year old daughter called it the “castle church”) and reception at Woodhill Country Club. Another awesome part of this wedding? We got to work with my talented friend Cally with Mother of the Bride wedding planning. Wahoo!
Looking good, guys!
This is one of my favorite pics – these two are pretty excited to be married. :)
Epic fluffy cloud wide angle shot of church and couple, coming your way!
These were a fantastic group of bridesmaids!!
We really lucked out, with one of the most beautiful days of weather possible in July!
Hands down, some of the best toasts I have ever heard!
The dance floor was packed!
A slow motion, freeze frame at the end, Saved By The Bell high five moment for a fantastic team of vendors!
Wedding Planner: Cally Scholtech with Mother of the Bride wedding planning
Florist: Molly’s Flower Studio
Hair & Makeup: Creative Beauty Agency
Reception Band: The R-Factor
Rentals: Après Party & Tent Rental
Samantha (Sam) and Aaron – are two of the nicest people… and thanks to Rachelle with Style Architects the details of this wedding were a dream to photograph! The ceremony was at St. Joseph’s in St. Paul (who I want to give a special shout out because they are so nice there!), with reception at A’Bulae. Prepare yourselves for a mega blog post. I had a difficult time limiting the photos I wanted to post. Enjoy! :)
My amazing 2nd photographer took these portraits of Aaron. Lookin’ good Aaron!
The photos of Sam getting ready with her little pup nearby are the cutest! :)
Before the first look with Aaron, Sam had a “first look” with her dad. So sweet!
Time to explain the photo above: Aaron plays hockey, so I asked if any other other guys are hockey people. They are, so I joked that “it’s taking everything in me to not make you do the flying V right now.” To which they responded “yeah, let’s do it!” So we did the flying V while I yelled “Emilio, Emilio!” #lifegoalcomplete
This setting was perfection for the styling and color palette of this wedding!
Yeah, a lot of pics of Sam. Sorry I couldn’t help myself… she was such a stunning bride and I couldn’t make up my mind on which pics to post!
Loved the styling of the cocktail hour patio.
Details, details, details!
One of my favorite things about these first dance photos are the family and loved ones behind Sam and Aaron.
This style of reception mixed dancing and dinner – never a dull moment!
The timeline allowed us to go out for sunset photos, which we don’t always have the opportunity to do. Gorgeous lighting, veil, and couple. Nailed it!
A huge thank you to my friend and talented photographer Katie Thering for being such an amazing 2nd photographer!
Bravo, to a fantastic dream team of vendors!
Flowers: Sadies Floral Couture
Linens and decor: Après Party & Tent Rental
Dessert Table: Cocoa & Fig
Videography: Vibrant Films
Calligraphy: Rosann Konieczny Calligraphy
Invitations and day of paper: Spark Letterpress
Hair and Makeup: Lianna Rose Beauty
Elizabeth, you are so pretty!
Amit was just a little excited to see Elizabeth- these photos are so adorable!
A beautiful tent setup at the club.
It was WINDY and I was worried the storm was going to happen over our ceremony… Luckily, while it was super windy, the storm passed us by!
These two had so many sweet moments during the ceremony, some of my all-time favorite ceremony pics happened here!
The black and white pic on the right is one of my favorites. :)
Now for lots of pretty details!!
I included a picture of the salad (below) because it was the BEST salad I’ve ever had at a wedding. YUM!
A killer dessert bar… MMMMmmmm!
The R Factor always delivers a great party!
Weddings are fun because I have the opportunity to work with so many other talented people (and friends!). A big thank you to:
– Band: The R Factor
– DJ, Ceremony sound, and lighting: Instant Request
– Décor / Rentals: Après Party & Tent Rental
– Floral: Zinnia Design Florals
– Stationery: Katie Murphy Stationery
– Makeup: Nan Fletcher
– Cake & Desserts: Cocoa & Fig
Desi and Tyler and the most BEAUTIFUL wedding day with ceremony at Family of Christ Lutheran Church and reception at one of my favorites, the Lafayette Club. A big thank you to Rita with Premier Planning Services for coordinating such a beautiful event!
… and approximately one million pictures of their first look, because it was the sweetest!
Desi is as nice as she is beautiful. :)
Details galore! The color palette and romantic detailing fit the Lafayette Club perfectly.
I’m in love with the below photos. I knew the lighting meant I needed to turn the flash off and make these soft and romantic looking – Desi and Tyler worked the camera perfectly for these!
Desi and Tyler, I am so thankful that you chose me to be a part of your wedding. You two have been the BEST! You are going to totally rock marriage and I can’t wait to see what adventures life will hold for you two!
A big thank you to an all star team of vendors who made this such perfect day!
Wedding planning: Rita with Premier Planning Services
Flowers: Floral Logic
Venue/Food: Lafayette Club
Cake: A Country Cake Cupboard
Band: The R Factor
Videography: Northern Lights Videographer
Wedding Dress/Shoes: The Wedding Shoppe
Bridesmaid Dresses: The Wedding Shoppe
Tuxes/Suits: Savvi Formalwear
Hair/Makeup: Lisa Reinhardt Makeup & Hair Artistry
Jeff and Theresa were married in a beautiful intimate ceremony at Oxbow Park just outside of Rochester. We started with one of the most fun and unique experiences I’ve had the opportunity to photograph – we got to meet and hold Owls (and another type of bird, but I can’t remember what… Sorry little guy)!
The private ceremony was held at a meadow clearing just off of some of Oxbow’s trails. The view was incredible!
The right photo below is one of my favorites. So adorable!
After the ceremony we headed back to a tent just off the river for toasts and food. It was perfect.
Jeff and Theresa, thank you so much for including me on such a special day. Congratulations and best wishes on your move and the next chapter! :)