2013 Wedding Favorites

It’s that time of year again!  Time to showcase all the beautiful weddings I got to be a part of this past year!  The photos below were the most loved pictures throughout the year via blog posts, Pinterest, and Facebook!

Which one is your favorite?

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a hot pink, glam meets rustic flair backyard wedding (Megan + Justin are married!) – Minnesota wedding photography

Growing up in Minnesota I find I have a certain nostalgia for various places.  Two of these places that I adore aesthetically and culturally is Buffalo (my hometown) and Minneapolis.  Michaela + Cole’s engagement shoot satisfied my craving to photograph in downtown Buffalo, but I was still dying to photograph in specific areas of downtown Minneapolis.  Turns out, Megan was dying to do their engagement session in downtown Minneapolis right around the corner from the spots I had been eyeing for years.  We chatted about our ideas and desires and came up with a perfect blend for her to hit up her favorite spots and mine!  It was epic!  I totally spent about 2 hours with them romping around the city because I couldn’t stop photographing them and continued to stumble on even more awesome photo spots.

Needless to say, after such a fantastic experience with these two on their engagement shoot I was beyond looking forward to their wedding.  I was also so excited because I learned very quickly from Megan that I was going to be in charge of photographing a truly unique wedding – she described their look to me as pink + glam meets rustic flair.  As she talked into further detail I learned I was getting to photograph another backyard wedding, my favorite, decorated with chandeliers, black and white all around with hot pink accents, and a little bit of wood and moss in the mix to satisfy Justin’s craving for the natural look.  The combination of the two of their tastes, obviously, was gorgeous!  I loved the personal flavor of the wedding and the DIY/glam feel to the whole day -can’t say I ever would have imagined those two describing words lumped together!

To see the full wedding story and blog post of pictures CLICK HERE.

To see their engagement session CLICK HERE.

To see more wedding photography CLICK HERE.

 

location, location, location…

THE CEREMONY AND RECEPTION VENUE Zwieg Home

 

vendor details…

HAIR Renee Douville and Brenda (friends)

MAKEUP Jodi Favata (friend)

CAKE Road House Coffee Shop

FLORIST Candle Light Floral and Nancy Zwieg (Groom’s Mom)

GRAPHIC DESIGNERS Vantage / Se7en (Justin Zwieg, Groom) and ReneeNicoleDesign (Renee Rodgers, friend)

LANDSCAPE DESIGNERS Jamison Zwieg, Ron Zwieg, Nancy Zwieg and Nicole Daly (Groom’s Family)

WEDDING PLANNERS Nancy Zwieg, Ron Zwieg, Nicole Daly and Jamison Zwieg (Groom’s Family)

MUSICIANS Sara Jeddeloh and Anna Alvarez

CATERER Dehmer’s Meat Market and Catering Services

WEDDING DRESS L’Atelier Couture Bridal by Amanda Kautt (Vera Wang collection)

 

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a Photo a Day | May 20 – 26

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MONDAY  Outside picture fun with the hubs.

TUESDAY After” picture of my hair for Tracey (that means I also took a before)… CLICK HERE to check Tracey out!  You will never go to a different hair stylist again!

WEDNESDAY Portrait Study – Day 6

THURSDAY Philpot Family.  Erin and Ian won my MINI session door prize from my Studio Grand Opening Party several weeks back and we decided it was warm enough to go out and take those pictures!  (full blog post coming soon!)

FRIDAY Newborn Studio Session (full blog post coming soon)

SATURDAY Amy & Kyle got married!  (full blog post coming soon)

SUNDAY lunch at Pizza Rustica with the hubs and mom-in-law!  Everyone has to make a trip here!  SOOOOO yummy and awesome service!

To see more “a Photo a Day” CLICK HERE