Category Archives: Wedding Stories

Dana & Brian {married}

There were traffic jams, trains stopped, roads closed, obstacle after obstacle on the day of Dana & Brian’s wedding. Things were a little tense, but as each found out the other was at the church and all was fine, the stress simply melted off and the laughter and fun began. It was a beautiful day, the sun was shining, and today was the day they would marry the love of their life. What else would they need?
Enjoy Dad & Brian’s wedding day!!

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Brianne & Jon {married}

Brianne and Jon couldn’t have known when they chose a wedding day in July that the weather would be perfect. They couldn’t have known that the sun would be shining, that laughter would fill the air, that guests would compliment their reception details, that the day would go off without a hitch. They couldn’t have known that their wedding day would be flawless. The only thing they knew was that no matter if the weather wasn’t perfect, if it rained, if no one noticed the details and laughter never filled the air – that they were getting married and that’s all that mattered. Their love is strong, sweet, and deep so nothing matters except love. But the extras certainly made for a stunning day!! Enjoy Brianne and Jon’s wedding!!

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Melissa & Pat {married}

Melissa & Pat brought us up to Peoria IL for the weekend of their wedding. We love being able to see the dynamic of two sets of families on a day less hectic than the wedding day. You learn so much about the foundation of the couple and see them more relaxed and happy. We watched Melissa laugh with her bridesmaids until she cried. We listened to Pat’s grandpa share stories about life and memories. When Melissa’s dad ordered a coffee, we watched as her mom quietly tap him reminding him he’d be up all night if he had too much. Each interaction individually seems small and insignificant, but as a whole they make a family a family. It shows the depth of love, and the solid foundation for which a marriage is built. Being a part of these moments, made being a part of the next day that much more special. Enjoy Melissa and Pat’s day!!

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Stephanie & Chad {married}

They both were on the shooting team for their college. There aren’t many girl shooters, so Chad knew who Stephanie was long before they officially met. They hit it off right away and even though there was a pretty good distance between them, they’d see one another at shoots on the weekends. On one occasion the meet had ended up in a tie between Stephanie and Chad. Everyone gathered around to see the couple do a shoot out and teased about who would win. Chad ended up winning, but the day he truly won was a couple years later when he asked Stephanie to marry him at sunrise on a beach in Cancun and she said “yes”. Enjoy Stephanie & Chad’s wedding day!!!

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Jenna & Lance {married}

The moment I met Jenna I instantly felt like I was talking to a friend. She’s so incredibly enjoyable to talk to and as beautiful as she is sweet. So it was no surprise upon meeting her family that they would all be the exact same way. it makes for a happy day when everyone you meet treats you like family! We’d never met Lance before, and he instantly fit into the mix and you could see how he was Jenna’s perfect counterpart. Supportive and caring, quiet and humble, Lance is certainly the perfect fit for Jenna. The weather, the people, the locations,the couple… the day was absolute perfection. Enjoy Jenna & Lance’s wedding day!

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