mya + chase
mya + chase

You grab the moments when you can!  Mya and Chase had been dancing like crazy and ducked outside under a street lamp to cool off.  

kari + gabriel
kari + gabriel

so much joy at this wedding! The families were filled with love and laughter as we celebrated this wedding INTO INFINITY AND BEYOND!

tyler + simon
tyler + simon

I grabbed this shot of Tyler and her mom in the limo on the way to the ceremony.

genesia + jerry
genesia + jerry

Getting married in Vegas seems easy, no?  But sometimes a bride just needs a moment to breathe.  

 
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katy + chris
katy + chris

sometimes when you run out of light for engagement pictures, you just need a simply walk down a lovely street.

braxton + kiersan
braxton + kiersan

that view and that moment right before they kiss...storm blowing in, who cares?

richelle + mark
richelle + mark

the human disco ball

 
lori + david lee
lori + david lee

escaping the reception just to grab a few minutes alone can be oh, so fun!  

ashton + jake
ashton + jake

something about strolling with your arms around each other...LOVE!

ellie + justin
ellie + justin

the one with the wedding in Strawn, Texas

From play mustaches to historic churches, this ranch wedding was a lovely memory for me.  This image with the groom and a family member is one of my favorites to this day.  Full body laughs filled with joy and love are my favorite!

krysa + justin
krysa + justin

when you aren't completely sure what you just vowed.  

devin + devin
devin + devin
brittani + andrew
brittani + andrew

It's always fun to watch brides getting ready.  The faces they make in the mirrors?  Too funny!

eric + jen
eric + jen

Sometimes, being a bride can be a bit overwhelming.  

tyler+ simon
tyler+ simon

a wedding blessing

kelly + justin
kelly + justin

it's always the moment before the kiss that's my favorite

 
krysa + justin
krysa + justin

We climbed through a break in the fence and chased this gorgeous sunset at their wedding reception!  I'm in LOVE! 
 

 when your squad is fist pump happy about your day   

when your squad is fist pump happy about your day

 
sally + rich
sally + rich

So many emotions to process on a wedding day!

 
amber + tj
amber + tj

Those last few minutes with Dad are just the BEST!

courtney + justin
courtney + justin

As much as you hate for the party to end...

kaylee + jace
kaylee + jace

Even flower girl's have opinions at weddings.

richelle + mark
richelle + mark

a blessing over the celebration, putting God first ALWAYS works in a marriage.  Way to go, you two!

elisha + zachary
elisha + zachary

and they danced...

tyler + simon
tyler + simon

I've never met a groom who could dance all night.  NEVER.  Until I witnessed Simon at his reception.  I don't think he ever left the floor.

 

kaylee + jace
kaylee + jace

something about the fair just screams DATE NIGHT!

 
cynthia + john
cynthia + john

bridal preparations on a wedding day can be relaxing and exciting all rolled into one!  cynthia reminded me of Princess Jasmine from Aladdin!

 
sarah + jake
sarah + jake

Cake cutting...you can be naughty or nice.  Jake was pretty nice.

brooke + spencer
brooke + spencer

what did I say about an exit!  

allison + casey
allison + casey

You can make great photographs when there are 3 things involved.  Moment, composition and lighting.  Alli and her dad got the moment thing down.  This image was made in a hallway outside the bride's room.

 
darian + scott
darian + scott

The term "giddy with excitement"?  I think that sums up Darian's expression all day!

sarah + jake
sarah + jake

Lighting that unity candle can sure be a sweet moment. Especially when your guy looks at you like this!  HELLO!  LOVE!

courtney + justin
courtney + justin

You can do your hair.  You can do your makeup.  But the minute you put that veil on?  HELLO!  It all becomes super real.  "I'm getting married!"

tyler + simon
tyler + simon

You know, if you've never worn a tie before, you might want to practice a few days before your big day.

jenna + chris
jenna + chris

I now pronounce you...

 
laurie + austin
laurie + austin

I think he likes her.  Like REALLY likes her.

lindsay + brady
lindsay + brady

hands can tell you a lot about how a person is feeling

 
ashley + marshal
ashley + marshal

The toasts, or sometimes roasts, can make for some pretty good moments.

sarah + newlee
sarah + newlee

Grandma spent a great moment with Sarah before her vows.

laura + eric
laura + eric

her getting ready moment!

 
laura + eric
laura + eric

I always wonder what they are thinking?  This is Laura and her dad, seconds before she walked down the aisle.  Is she giving him a pep talk?  Is he even listening?  I can sense he's super proud of her and maybe a bit worried was well.  

 

sara + newlee
sara + newlee

a mom is so busy the day of her daughter's wedding.  Even if there's a coordinator involved, there's just so much to do.  So much to take in.  Carla laced Sara into her gown and when she finally got to see the finished product, joy!  She was so happy for her daughter!  So very happy!

sara + newlee
sara + newlee

He sees her.

sara + newlee
sara + newlee

When your mom + dad smile like this during your vows it means they are happy for you.  And they are happy for them.

sara + newlee
sara + newlee

Sealing the deal.

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jessica + coby
jessica + coby

Can you see it in her eyes?  I shouldn't have eaten that donut.

jenna + chris
jenna + chris

Confession...when a guy cries?  I melt.

leslie + ronnie
leslie + ronnie

I understand when they don't invite kids to weddings.  Really I do.  They can be dangerous!

tyler + simon
tyler + simon

Getting the party started.

jenna + chris
jenna + chris

Going to the chapel.

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lindsay + brady
lindsay + brady

Daddy, I'm ready!

Jessica + Shawn
Jessica + Shawn

Hello, pretty shoes.  

Jessica + Shawn
Jessica + Shawn

This groomsmen means business.  

Jessica + Shawn
Jessica + Shawn

You know it's a great day when a "fist pump" is involved.  Yeah!

jessica + shawn
jessica + shawn

I always follow the couple immediately after the ceremony.  You get some of the BEST moments during this time.  Congrats!

 
jessica + shawn
jessica + shawn

thinking about a bubble exit from your reception?  I vote yes!

 
lindsay + brady
lindsay + brady

see?  hands

 
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katie + matt
katie + matt

When dad sees his little girl on the day of the wedding, #feels

 
katie + matt
katie + matt

Yep.  I think he really likes her.

katie + matt
katie + matt

right after their first look

 
richelle + mark
richelle + mark

okay, so I really don't like selfie sticks, but this one?  too cute!

 
katie + matt
katie + matt

clean gums are important people.  

 
lindsay + brady
lindsay + brady

When he writes you a note like this...

katie + matt
katie + matt

Those of you that have older brothers?  Yeah, you get this photograph.

macy + carlyle
macy + carlyle

let's have a blessing for this couple

macy + carlyle
macy + carlyle

vows can be funny

 
lindsay + brady
lindsay + brady

The prayer before the walk.  

katie + matt
katie + matt

What could mom and dad be talking about?  Hello!  

macy + carlyle
macy + carlyle

Mentally taking a picture so she can remember how to bustle the dress.

edie + david
edie + david

I think she likes him.

 
macy + carlyle
macy + carlyle

"I do".

macy + carlyle
macy + carlyle

There's a bride somewhere!

elisha + zach
elisha + zach

kiss ready

macy + carlyle
macy + carlyle

Right now?  In this moment?  It's the BEST!

lindsay + brady
lindsay + brady

LOVE!

macy + carlyle
macy + carlyle

Carlyle's Dad gave a speech.  I don't remember all the words, but I do remember how it moved his son.  A guy showing emotion?  TOP DOG in my book.

edie + david
edie + david

She's looking for the exit?  or the bathroom.

edie + david
edie + david

Girl!  I got butterflies when he dipped you!!!  Dance like this every night!!!  

edie + david
edie + david

If I had to pick, like really pick.  My favorite part of the day?  THIS part.

alicia + seth
alicia + seth

The pep talk before the walk.  You got this, girl.  You got this.

edie + david
edie + david

You are never too old to dance with mom.

macy + mark
macy + mark

Macy looks on at her HUSBAND as he's congratulated by his best man.

jenna + chris
jenna + chris

yeah.  He's ready.  He's ready and he's PROUD!

jenna + chris
jenna + chris

"What just happened?"

edie + david
edie + david

You know that word?  CELEBRATE?  This is what it feels like!!!!

katee + matt
katee + matt

this kiss, may it last a lifetime!

 

macy + mark
macy + mark

I adore the close up shots of the vows.  ADORE!

katee + matt
katee + matt

Just a minute, Dad.  You got something...

eminence + michael
eminence + michael

when people you love are truly happy for you, it fills the room, no matter how big the room, with such JOY.

eminence + michael
eminence + michael

she's so happy for them!

 
eminence + michael
eminence + michael

the first dance is such a magical time!  enjoy it, soak it in, live in that moment.

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rana + bradley
rana + bradley

something about the bridal prep just makes it all real

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mya + chase
kari + gabriel
tyler + simon
genesia + jerry
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katy + chris
braxton + kiersan
richelle + mark
lori + david lee
ashton + jake
ellie + justin
krysa + justin
devin + devin
brittani + andrew
eric + jen
tyler+ simon
kelly + justin
krysa + justin
 when your squad is fist pump happy about your day   
sally + rich
amber + tj
courtney + justin
kaylee + jace
richelle + mark
elisha + zachary
tyler + simon
kaylee + jace
cynthia + john
sarah + jake
brooke + spencer
allison + casey
darian + scott
sarah + jake
courtney + justin
tyler + simon
jenna + chris
laurie + austin
lindsay + brady
ashley + marshal
sarah + newlee
laura + eric
laura + eric
sara + newlee
sara + newlee
sara + newlee
sara + newlee
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jessica + coby
jenna + chris
leslie + ronnie
tyler + simon
jenna + chris
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lindsay + brady
Jessica + Shawn
Jessica + Shawn
Jessica + Shawn
jessica + shawn
jessica + shawn
lindsay + brady
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katie + matt
katie + matt
katie + matt
richelle + mark
katie + matt
lindsay + brady
katie + matt
macy + carlyle
macy + carlyle
lindsay + brady
katie + matt
macy + carlyle
edie + david
macy + carlyle
macy + carlyle
elisha + zach
macy + carlyle
lindsay + brady
macy + carlyle
edie + david
edie + david
edie + david
alicia + seth
edie + david
macy + mark
jenna + chris
jenna + chris
edie + david
katee + matt
macy + mark
katee + matt
eminence + michael
eminence + michael
eminence + michael
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rana + bradley
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mya + chase

You grab the moments when you can!  Mya and Chase had been dancing like crazy and ducked outside under a street lamp to cool off.  

kari + gabriel

so much joy at this wedding! The families were filled with love and laughter as we celebrated this wedding INTO INFINITY AND BEYOND!

tyler + simon

I grabbed this shot of Tyler and her mom in the limo on the way to the ceremony.

genesia + jerry

Getting married in Vegas seems easy, no?  But sometimes a bride just needs a moment to breathe.  

 
katy + chris

sometimes when you run out of light for engagement pictures, you just need a simply walk down a lovely street.

braxton + kiersan

that view and that moment right before they kiss...storm blowing in, who cares?

richelle + mark

the human disco ball

 
lori + david lee

escaping the reception just to grab a few minutes alone can be oh, so fun!  

ashton + jake

something about strolling with your arms around each other...LOVE!

ellie + justin

the one with the wedding in Strawn, Texas

From play mustaches to historic churches, this ranch wedding was a lovely memory for me.  This image with the groom and a family member is one of my favorites to this day.  Full body laughs filled with joy and love are my favorite!

krysa + justin

when you aren't completely sure what you just vowed.  

devin + devin
brittani + andrew

It's always fun to watch brides getting ready.  The faces they make in the mirrors?  Too funny!

eric + jen

Sometimes, being a bride can be a bit overwhelming.  

tyler+ simon

a wedding blessing

kelly + justin

it's always the moment before the kiss that's my favorite

 
krysa + justin

We climbed through a break in the fence and chased this gorgeous sunset at their wedding reception!  I'm in LOVE! 
 

when your squad is fist pump happy about your day

 
sally + rich

So many emotions to process on a wedding day!

 
amber + tj

Those last few minutes with Dad are just the BEST!

courtney + justin

As much as you hate for the party to end...

kaylee + jace

Even flower girl's have opinions at weddings.

richelle + mark

a blessing over the celebration, putting God first ALWAYS works in a marriage.  Way to go, you two!

elisha + zachary

and they danced...

tyler + simon

I've never met a groom who could dance all night.  NEVER.  Until I witnessed Simon at his reception.  I don't think he ever left the floor.

 

kaylee + jace

something about the fair just screams DATE NIGHT!

 
cynthia + john

bridal preparations on a wedding day can be relaxing and exciting all rolled into one!  cynthia reminded me of Princess Jasmine from Aladdin!

 
sarah + jake

Cake cutting...you can be naughty or nice.  Jake was pretty nice.

brooke + spencer

what did I say about an exit!  

allison + casey

You can make great photographs when there are 3 things involved.  Moment, composition and lighting.  Alli and her dad got the moment thing down.  This image was made in a hallway outside the bride's room.

 
darian + scott

The term "giddy with excitement"?  I think that sums up Darian's expression all day!

sarah + jake

Lighting that unity candle can sure be a sweet moment. Especially when your guy looks at you like this!  HELLO!  LOVE!

courtney + justin

You can do your hair.  You can do your makeup.  But the minute you put that veil on?  HELLO!  It all becomes super real.  "I'm getting married!"

tyler + simon

You know, if you've never worn a tie before, you might want to practice a few days before your big day.

jenna + chris

I now pronounce you...

 
laurie + austin

I think he likes her.  Like REALLY likes her.

lindsay + brady

hands can tell you a lot about how a person is feeling

 
ashley + marshal

The toasts, or sometimes roasts, can make for some pretty good moments.

sarah + newlee

Grandma spent a great moment with Sarah before her vows.

laura + eric

her getting ready moment!

 
laura + eric

I always wonder what they are thinking?  This is Laura and her dad, seconds before she walked down the aisle.  Is she giving him a pep talk?  Is he even listening?  I can sense he's super proud of her and maybe a bit worried was well.  

 

sara + newlee

a mom is so busy the day of her daughter's wedding.  Even if there's a coordinator involved, there's just so much to do.  So much to take in.  Carla laced Sara into her gown and when she finally got to see the finished product, joy!  She was so happy for her daughter!  So very happy!

sara + newlee

He sees her.

sara + newlee

When your mom + dad smile like this during your vows it means they are happy for you.  And they are happy for them.

sara + newlee

Sealing the deal.

jessica + coby

Can you see it in her eyes?  I shouldn't have eaten that donut.

jenna + chris

Confession...when a guy cries?  I melt.

leslie + ronnie

I understand when they don't invite kids to weddings.  Really I do.  They can be dangerous!

tyler + simon

Getting the party started.

jenna + chris

Going to the chapel.

lindsay + brady

Daddy, I'm ready!

Jessica + Shawn

Hello, pretty shoes.  

Jessica + Shawn

This groomsmen means business.  

Jessica + Shawn

You know it's a great day when a "fist pump" is involved.  Yeah!

jessica + shawn

I always follow the couple immediately after the ceremony.  You get some of the BEST moments during this time.  Congrats!

 
jessica + shawn

thinking about a bubble exit from your reception?  I vote yes!

 
lindsay + brady

see?  hands

 
katie + matt

When dad sees his little girl on the day of the wedding, #feels

 
katie + matt

Yep.  I think he really likes her.

katie + matt

right after their first look

 
richelle + mark

okay, so I really don't like selfie sticks, but this one?  too cute!

 
katie + matt

clean gums are important people.  

 
lindsay + brady

When he writes you a note like this...

katie + matt

Those of you that have older brothers?  Yeah, you get this photograph.

macy + carlyle

let's have a blessing for this couple

macy + carlyle

vows can be funny

 
lindsay + brady

The prayer before the walk.  

katie + matt

What could mom and dad be talking about?  Hello!  

macy + carlyle

Mentally taking a picture so she can remember how to bustle the dress.

edie + david

I think she likes him.

 
macy + carlyle

"I do".

macy + carlyle

There's a bride somewhere!

elisha + zach

kiss ready

macy + carlyle

Right now?  In this moment?  It's the BEST!

lindsay + brady

LOVE!

macy + carlyle

Carlyle's Dad gave a speech.  I don't remember all the words, but I do remember how it moved his son.  A guy showing emotion?  TOP DOG in my book.

edie + david

She's looking for the exit?  or the bathroom.

edie + david

Girl!  I got butterflies when he dipped you!!!  Dance like this every night!!!  

edie + david

If I had to pick, like really pick.  My favorite part of the day?  THIS part.

alicia + seth

The pep talk before the walk.  You got this, girl.  You got this.

edie + david

You are never too old to dance with mom.

macy + mark

Macy looks on at her HUSBAND as he's congratulated by his best man.

jenna + chris

yeah.  He's ready.  He's ready and he's PROUD!

jenna + chris

"What just happened?"

edie + david

You know that word?  CELEBRATE?  This is what it feels like!!!!

katee + matt

this kiss, may it last a lifetime!

 

macy + mark

I adore the close up shots of the vows.  ADORE!

katee + matt

Just a minute, Dad.  You got something...

eminence + michael

when people you love are truly happy for you, it fills the room, no matter how big the room, with such JOY.

eminence + michael

she's so happy for them!

 
eminence + michael

the first dance is such a magical time!  enjoy it, soak it in, live in that moment.

rana + bradley

something about the bridal prep just makes it all real

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