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Danielle and Brad | 78 degrees in July (!) at Mildale Farm

August 5th, 2013

I mean really, who has a 78 degree day for their wedding in Kansas in JULY? Danielle and Brad do! What a gorgeous day to have an outdoor ceremony at Mildale Farm in Edgerton, Kansas! I’ve known Danielle through the horse show world for years, so this wedding was a lot of fun for me […]

 

I mean really, who has a 78 degree day for their wedding in Kansas in JULY? Danielle and Brad do! What a gorgeous day to have an outdoor ceremony at Mildale Farm in Edgerton, Kansas! I’ve known Danielle through the horse show world for years, so this wedding was a lot of fun for me (and made me feel a bit old, to boot – her siblings are all so grown up now!). Here’s a sneak peek at their beautiful, almost fall-like wedding day.

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Ceremony and reception: Mildale Farm
Floral: Teefey’s Flowers
Band: Lost Wax
Video: Shotgunmik Media
Planner: Hitched Weddings and Events
Catering: Brancato’s
Cake: Take the Cake KC

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Samantha + Jamison | cold day, warm hearts

October 12th, 2012

For the second weekend in a row, second shooter Nancy Sikes and I were treated to a farm wedding; Samantha and Jamison got married on a private farm near Baldwin City, Kansas. Unfortunately, Mother Nature had some strange sense of humor last Saturday for their outdoor wedding ceremony and tent reception; with near record lows […]

 

For the second weekend in a row, second shooter Nancy Sikes and I were treated to a farm wedding; Samantha and Jamison got married on a private farm near Baldwin City, Kansas. Unfortunately, Mother Nature had some strange sense of humor last Saturday for their outdoor wedding ceremony and tent reception; with near record lows forecast for Saturday night, and overcast, breezy skies during the day, it was, well….cold. These two never ONCE griped about it, or lamented about how much warmer or nicer it could have been – they just marched right on with their day. And you know what? That tent stayed pretty darn warm! What a gorgeous venue for a gorgeous wedding – Samantha put so many personal touches into her details, and the house and barn were so gorgeous, that the entire day was full of eye candy for us photographers. And what better way to cap it off than some bride and groom photos in a field of wildflowers? Enjoy! (And Sam and Jamison, just so you know, got away from the cold to sunny, warm Costa Rica! I hope you all are enjoying it, because you DESERVE it!)

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Ceremony/reception venue: private farm
Videographer: Cinematic Occasions
DJ: Myers Mobile Services
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Meghan + Scott | a gorgeous Lake Quivira wedding

September 19th, 2012

Meghan and Scott deserved a gorgeous wedding day; as they were forced to shoot their engagement session in frigid cold temperatures last winter. They were both temporarily moving to Colorado for school; so didn’t have the opportunity for a reschedule. It still ranks as one of my favorite sessions! They are such a sweet couple, […]

 

Meghan and Scott deserved a gorgeous wedding day; as they were forced to shoot their engagement session in frigid cold temperatures last winter. They were both temporarily moving to Colorado for school; so didn’t have the opportunity for a reschedule. It still ranks as one of my favorite sessions! They are such a sweet couple, and their wedding was just as enjoyable as their engagement session. (Meghan and Scott: Mike Tsai and I appreciated our “sweetheart table” at the reception! 🙂 ) Lake Quivira served as a gorgeous backdrop for their wedding reception, and some outdoor photos – no one seemed to mind the sand in their shoes. And of course we HAD to do a night shot on the docks. Congratulations you two!

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Ceremony: Wesley Chapel, Church of the Resurrection
Reception: Lake Quivira Country Club
DJ: Two Guys, a Girl and Some Speakers

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Stephanie + Brady | one very fortunate Kansas wedding!

April 19th, 2012

I felt for Stephanie and Brady as the forecasts became more daunting. Simple forecasts of rain became more strongly-worded; starting with “chance for severe weather” to “severe weather likely Saturday” to the formidable usage of “tornado outbreak”, “strong tornadoes possible” and “high risk area for tornadoes”. With my phone radar in hand, I headed west […]

 

I felt for Stephanie and Brady as the forecasts became more daunting. Simple forecasts of rain became more strongly-worded; starting with “chance for severe weather” to “severe weather likely Saturday” to the formidable usage of “tornado outbreak”, “strong tornadoes possible” and “high risk area for tornadoes”. With my phone radar in hand, I headed west into the “high risk area” for Stephanie and Brady’s Topeka wedding last Saturday. Well, we were lucky. And had a FANTASTIC day. Stephanie had arranged for us to gain access to the Topeka Capital building if we had bad weather, so we’d have a really nice indoor area to shoot. When the time came to head out for Stephanie and Brady’s first look and portraits, we made the call to take the chance for outdoor photos, and I’m so glad they did – they turned out SO gorgeous! This was another day of wonderful families and friends and so many touching moments, besides the luck they had on their side in the weather department. I mean, who would NOT cry when Stephanie opened up Brady’s gift – a ceramic piece he made in ceramics class, and not just any class, but the very class where they met? A joyful (and sometimes funny! I reference the unity candle 😉 ) ceremony followed, then a wonderful, NON-STORMY reception. In fact, the sky was just starting to illuminate with lighting as I left the reception, and I thought back to how fortunate we really were, as I heard news reports of tornadoes causing damage literally all around us.

Stephanie and Brady, thank you for allowing me to be a part of your wonderful day! I’m sorry I brought the wind with me to both your engagement session and wedding day, but I think it still worked out ok 😉

Stephanie and her sister get a look at the shoes that their grandmother painted for Stephanie to wear on her wedding day.
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the Woods’ adorable brood of canines hide out from all the commotion
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…on to the church, where as Brady and the guys hung out….
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…Stephanie opened his gift.
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Ceremony: 1st Congregational Church
Reception: IBEW Hall
Planner: Lyn Scardina, Events!

Catering: Carino’s

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Kylie + Chris | a 75 degree March wedding day in Holton, Kansas

March 30th, 2012

I mean, it rained ALL week. Six days in a row! Friday, rain FINALLY got itself moved on eastward and the skies parted partly cloudy for the most picture-perfect wedding day ever last Saturday. Since when do you have a 75 degree wedding day in March? Since when are the trees already blooming, and the […]

 

I mean, it rained ALL week. Six days in a row! Friday, rain FINALLY got itself moved on eastward and the skies parted partly cloudy for the most picture-perfect wedding day ever last Saturday. Since when do you have a 75 degree wedding day in March? Since when are the trees already blooming, and the grass already tall and green in March? An odd weather pattern we are in, to be sure. We all may be hating it come summertime, but right now, brides and grooms all over the midwest are rejoicing in fantastic, beautifully warm wedding days.

I’d never been to Holton, Kansas before last Saturday – so I didn’t know what to expect, other than what Kylie had told me about the town. What I found was a wonderfully clean and quaint farming town about 30 miles north of Topeka, with an idyllic town square and lots of places to shoot. Including a golf course where I came about two feet from being clocked by a golf ball while shooting! But “almost” only counts in horse shoes. Nancy Sikes, my 2nd shooter, and I felt so wonderfully welcome from the moment we arrived at the salon where the ladies were getting ready.

As usual, I’m putting myself in overdrive to stay on schedule, and it’s late on a Friday evening so I’ll quit talking about how wonderful this couple and their families were and just let you see for yourself. 🙂 Congratulations, Kylie and Chris!

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Ceremony: Evangel United Methodist Church
Reception: Holton Fairgrounds
Planner: Events! Lyn Scardina
Bride’s Dress: Mia’s

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Tiffany and Roy | a gorgeous evening wedding at Terrace on the Green

February 29th, 2012

You probably remember Tiffany and Roy. Who could forget a couple who did their engagement session in a donut shop (one of several that Roy owns) and a movie theater? I certainly didn’t. Their wedding day was equally as memorable: a warm, breezy, almost spring-like February day, Tiffany’s bright royal blue and purple colors, and […]

 

You probably remember Tiffany and Roy. Who could forget a couple who did their engagement session in a donut shop (one of several that Roy owns) and a movie theater? I certainly didn’t. Their wedding day was equally as memorable: a warm, breezy, almost spring-like February day, Tiffany’s bright royal blue and purple colors, and a tear-jerking serenade by Roy to Tiffany during the ceremony – completely to Tiffany’s surprise. This couple has been an item for FIFTEEN YEARS, folks! They definitely made it official in grand style. And now they are honeymooning in grand style – in ICELAND. Seriously, how incredibly cool is THAT?

Congratulations you two!!

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Tiffany’s dance with her dad was so fun and unique! 🙂
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Ceremony and Reception: Terrace on the Green
Catering/Planning: Baber’s Catering and Event Planning

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Kristen + Brendan | Ball Conference Center wedding (and some gorgeous light!)

October 19th, 2011

Kristen, Brendan, their families and wedding party were a blast to work with. Their wedding last Saturday at Hillcrest Christian Church (and reception at Ball Conference Center) were CHOCK FULL of personal touches – Kristen’s mother did the decor! This was truly a fall wedding – everything about the colors and the day screamed out […]

 

Kristen, Brendan, their families and wedding party were a blast to work with. Their wedding last Saturday at Hillcrest Christian Church (and reception at Ball Conference Center) were CHOCK FULL of personal touches – Kristen’s mother did the decor! This was truly a fall wedding – everything about the colors and the day screamed out “October!” And our stop after the wedding to do bride and groom and wedding party portraits? I really don’t need to say anything, just look at the images below. Timed oh-so-perfectly with the absolute best light of the day, these are some of my favorite images of 2011. Big thanks to Kelly Knetter for assisting, and BIG congratulations to Kristen, Brendan, and their proud families!

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Ceremony: Hillcrest Christian Church
Reception: Ball Conference Center
Floral: KC Flower Girl, Erica Smail
DJ: Premier DJ

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Danielle + Tyler | Redeemer Lutheran and Ball Conference Center wedding

September 28th, 2011

The second of last weekend’s doubleheader was Danielle and Tyler – they of the right-up-my-alley aviation-themed engagement shoot last spring 🙂 These two had just as gorgeous a day as Ashlee and Chris had the day before – sunny, light breeze, PERFECT temperature. It was another awesome day and this one was so filled with […]

 

The second of last weekend’s doubleheader was Danielle and Tyler – they of the right-up-my-alley aviation-themed engagement shoot last spring 🙂 These two had just as gorgeous a day as Ashlee and Chris had the day before – sunny, light breeze, PERFECT temperature. It was another awesome day and this one was so filled with emotion and “awww” moments that myself and second shooter Mike Tsai were able to capture, that there’s a fair amount of photojournalistic shots in this blog post. From Danielle’s touching, tearful opening of Tyler’s card and present to all of the incredible moments we captured during the reception, this day was SO full of “awwww….” moments. Here they are!

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Ceremony: Redeemer Lutheran Church
Reception: Ball Conference Center
Floral: Buds to Blooms