You know what you never expect for an October wedding? 90 DEGREE WEATHER.
But it didn't matter. Lee Ann was stress free, joy-filled, excited and READY to marry the man of her dreams.
The attention to detail and care that went into Lee Ann and Brad's day was inexplicably perfect.
From incorporated her grandmother & mother's dresses into her bouquet, to combining two different wedding dresses into one to make her day PERFECT, we were awe struck through and through.
Lee Ann & Brad, thank you for your witness. You two are truly unreal.
If ever there was a couple that was so focused on the Lord, it is Emily and Nathan. From the moment we arrived to big bear hugs from Emily, to their First Prayer that left us with tears in our eyes - Emily and Nathan were so genuinely and lovingly focused on the Lord and his goodness of the day in a way we’ve never seen before. He was BEAMING and she was full of all the most perfect tears :)
With a hurricane in tow, Emily and Nathan’s day was full of the best rainstorm a photography team could want! With our clear umbrellas in tow, we made the rain work in our favor and had one of the most fun wedding party portrait times we can remember!
From morning til night, Emily and Nathan brought Jesus into their wedding day, and it was right before we left for the evening that they invited all their guests outdoors to pray. Truly, this couple shined for Jesus on their day!
Emily and Nathan, you two are truly a testament to Jesus’ love and it was a privilege to see you two walk down the aisle TOGETHER as one. Read More
The magic of brown county came alive as Kristen, Andrea, and I made our way to Seth and Leah's wedding in Nashville, IN. We drove through winding roads, curving hills, and settled into one of the most beautiful, quaint towns where we happened upon the dreamiest of churches.
St. Agnes sat atop a hill with perfectly exposed beams and tons of windows showing off the Brown County greenery outside.
From the moment we arrived, we were in awe of it’s beauty and simplicity, and could not get enough of the enchanted forest view that kept us mesmerized during bridesmaids and groomsmen portraits prior to the ceremony.
This day was magical - from beginning to end. Especially when you add in the perfect sunset lighting for their portraits that the rain stopped just in time for.
Leah and Seth, you two are MADE for each other. It was INCREDIBLE to be with you two this past weekend and capture the most beautiful, dreamy day. And if there was ever a couple that could convince us that they liked each other a lot - it’s you two :)
Enjoy reminiscing on your snuggle-fest of photos and incredibly perfect day, you two! Read More
With a double header wedding weekend and rain chances in the forecast, Kristen and I started Madalyn and Corey’s wedding out with a bang.
We could tell from the start that it was going to be a good day, and oh boy, was it! From a SUPER fun wedding party, to a beautiful ceremony, and incredible reception - it was AWESOME - even when the rain started and the humidity kept fogging up lenses!
The moment we walked into the bridal suite at the Courtyard Marriott, we were surrounded by bridesmaids who were just adoring of Madalyn. If there was ever a group of gals that you could tell had the back of their bride, it was this group. From finding details for us to hauling all of Madalyn’s precious items to the Ritz Charles, these girls were gems!!
And that’s not even the half of it! To all the groomsmen out there, this was a group to emulate. Corey, you have one fantastic wolf pack that is devoted to having fun and keeping you calm - and it was AWESOME to be apart of the laughter from morning to night!
More than anything, though, we could tell that Maddy and Corey were MADE for each other. Truly - they were! From the moments of blissful peace during their first look to the first dance where they swayed in each other’s arms while looking at each other with the most loving eyes - we could tell :)
Maddy and Corey, Thank you for the privilege of capturing your day! It was AMAZING, and thank you to the incredible vendor team that made their day so smooth!!! Read More
Nicolette and Rob’s wedding, this was one of the BEST we've had at The Mill Top! From a morning full of light and laughter to an afternoon of incredible action shots, Nikki and Rob were just rockstars - even when the weather and timeline gave us a bit of trouble and changed a few portrait plans!
The moment we arrived at the bridal suite, we couldn’t help but fawn over the absolute beauty Nikki holds - I mean, Nikki, you are serious model material! There’s a good reason all your guests kept saying that, girl!
And Rob - you were a STUNNER, with the absolute best grins and smiles both in portraits and when playing poker with your guys.
Rob was smiling and Nikki was so excited she was jumping around - we knew this was going to be a good day and we knew we were among two lovebirds that just could not wait to see each other :)
Nikki and Rob, your first look was one of the sweetest we’ve ever seen - it’s so obvious how much you adore each other and it was a PRIVILEGE to capture that perfectly special moment, among sooo many others :)
With soo much love,
Your photography team Read More
With much anticipation after almost 2 years of engagement, our team of four drove up to the beautiful Fort Wayne on a humid, hot morning, ready to be with Maggie and Steven throughout their whole day of bliss.
From morning until evening, we witnessed pure joy, full laughter, and magical moments that had us breathless as we captured the beauty and love that Maggie and Steven exuded.
Moments before she walked down the aisle, we cried as we held her hands and prayed that she would see God’s love as she saw her Groom.
Moments after she walked down the aisle, we were awestruck with the wisdom Fr. Dan brought with his Top 10 Marriage Tips:
Your work must always serve your family, rather than your family being sacrified for your work.
Don’t just pay the bills but “pray the bills” each month, so that money worries are given to the Lord and do not become a source of division between you.
You must share your faith to keep your faith -- continually invite new people into your home and life.
If there was ever a wedding couple so relaxed, peaceful, and focused on the Sacrament, this was it.
Maggie, from the dress you wore to the decorum you carried throughout the day - you were serene.
Steven, from the moment you saw Maggie walking down the aisle with a glimmer of love in your eyes to the end of the day where you pulled Maggie in tight with the oldest Derby hat around - you were stunning.
From our entire team to you both, thank you. For trusting us with coordination, calming words, and capturing your testimony from morning til night. It was SO much fun and came with SO many moments of beauty that we are so excited to share with you :)
Courtney, Andrea, and I left when the morning dew was still on the ground to arrive in Northern Illinois for their wedding. With Starbucks in our hands and a mind full of ideas, we arrived at the church in awe of its grandeur.
Reconstructed from two different churches, this beauty was ready to make its mark on Old Mill Creek and we were ready to document one of the most serene weddings before it was fully complete.
And oh, was it serene! From the moment we met Sarah in person to the moment we left hugging each other tight, we were in love with this Bride and this couple.
With leaky eyes, Sarah put on her dress.
With leaky eyes, she saw her father.
With leaky eyes, she held the hand of her groom.
And with leaky eyes, we watched her dance to Return To Pooh Corner with her father before he invited Andrew to take his place.
From childhood memories to new adventures on the beautiful Strawberry Creek Golf Course, Andrew and Sarah blew us away with their young love and playfulness.
Sarah and Andrew, congratulations, you two, and thank you for your tender compassion and the incredibly generous love you showed to both us and your guests! Read More
We arrived in the hills of Tennessee with a glimmer of hope and sweat in our brows. From the minute we arrived at the cathedral on Thursday for a full walk-through to the Sunday mass at the same stunning cathedral on Sunday, we were in awe.
In awe of the gracious, humble couple.
In awe of the absolute beauty of the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart of Jesus.
In awe of the incredible family and friends whose love for this couple was so palpable you could see it, hear it, and feel it in every hug we received.
Hope and Ben, your day was one of the most sacred we’ve ever experienced. From the Sacred Heart of Jesus earrings, to the choral music during the ceremony, to the way you two looked at each other singing out with joy-filled hearts to the God of the Universe.
Everywhere we turned, sacred beauty could be seen and it was like nothing we’ve ever experienced.
If there was ever a wedding where Jesus was revered, loved, and adored, this was the one.
Thank you SO much for the privilege of capturing the holiest sacrament of love and witnessing the insurmountable beauty of your two hearts intertwining into one.
The way her father waited in the car, praying and tearing up before a first look with his baby girl - showed us that this day was going to be wholly full of perfect moments, and from the beginning of the day to the sparkler exit end, we were not disappointed.
After a first look with his eldest daughter, we brought in all four sisters and their mama for a family prayer circle before the day began.
I’ll be honest, I did not expect to tear up so much before the ceremony even began, but the moment that a younger sister’s voice cracked and the whole family of 6 started to choke back tears and finally let them fall endlessly, I couldn’t help but join in.
Mollie, you are so well loved. Not only by the groom, who was anticipating a first prayer with you so fiercely that he almost broke into tears before you even held his hand, but also by the family that has raised you with a fervent heart towards heaven.
Mollie and Andrew, thank you for letting us enter your day of love and in turn letting us enter one of the most spiritually full days we’ve witnessed.
A day full of love, laughter, and God’s light. Read More
When the day begins with a bride leaning her head down in surrender and prayer on your intern’s shoulder, you know the day is truly full of God and grace.
That is how Kimber & Stephen’s day began. With a bit of stress, a bundle of emotions, and a welcoming hug and calming presence at every turn that made for a God-glorifying day because in our weakness, He is strong.
Kimber and Stephen, from our photo team to you - THANK YOU. For showing all the colors of a couple who is desperately following after Christ and wildly in love. We can’t thank you enough for the laughs, hugs, tears, and smiles we ourselves had throughout the day and if there’s one thing we will always point back to and remember - it’s that you two are fully ready for allllll the things that married life brings: the ups, the downs, and the best, happily-ever after endings.
With love and prayers,
Your forever cheerleaders Read More