I love this wedding so much. I love this wedding because I've known this couple for a very, very long time (#finallysunderland... ahem) ;) and I've known the groom my entire life. I also love this wedding because the entire day was super easy on the eyes... thanks to a stunning venue and the planning skills of the beautiful bride, nothing was overlooked and everything was perfect. The cherry on top? Grabbing an ice cream cone for the bride & groom during their portrait session because, well, why not?! Stillwater is so fun to explore and we couldn't turn down an opportunity for fun portraits with sweets!!
Weddings of people that I know will always hold a special place in my heart; it's amazing enough to witness the moments of the wedding of a friend as a guest, but when I know the couple and get to see those tiny little moments that only my eyes get to see through my lens... the day takes on an even deeper level of love and meaning to me. I am so grateful that Kelsey & Ryan put me in this role for their wedding day and am so THRILLED for their new beginning as husband and wife. I hope you all love these photos as much as I do!!
Venue: The Loft at Studio J, Bridal Gown: Mori Lee @ The Wedding Shoppe, Bridesmaid Dresses: Adrianna Papell, Guys' Suits: Men's Wearhouse, Bride's Shoes: Badgley Mischka, Wedding Rings: Wedding Day Diamonds, Hair & Makeup Salon: Capture Salon, Florals: Lakeside Floral, Caterer: Lisa's Catering, Cake: Buttercream, Bundt Cakes: Nothing Bundt Cakes, Reception Band: The Riverside Hitmen, Invitations: Love Supply Co.
This wedding is so close to my heart. I had the awesome opportunity to return to the venue that I married my dear husband at, and I got to work with an exceptional couple that - I swear - are my style soulmates. Their wedding day was a perfect mix of emotions: tears were shed, love was spread, and people laughed with immense joy with the bride & groom on their special day. Not a detail of this wedding was overlooked, and the team that pulled it together did an AMAZING job. Alissa & Chris are an amazingly fun and genuinely down-to-earth couple and I could work with them every weekend if my job allowed it!! I often have this feeling of sadness when I've packaged up a wedding and sent it off... I don't want my work with my clients to be done. If only I could become BFFs to them all!! <3 Grab a warm drink on this chilly evening and enjoy scrolling through this gorgeous wedding day:
Venue: Camrose Hill, Bride's Dress: David's Bridal , Bridesmaid Dresses: Wedding Shoppe, Shoes: Badgley Mischka, Rings: Shane Co., Jewelry: The Limited, Hair and Makeup: Juut Salon, Florist: Camrose Hill , Caterer: The Deco Catering, Linens: Ultimate Events, Invitations: Minted, Bartender: With A Twist