Abby & Jeff

    Ahhh, Abby and Jeff. Such a beautiful couple and a beautiful day for ending the fall shooting season! To say I was honored when my friend and fellow photographer, Lisa Scherer, reached out to me to photograph her daughter’s wedding is an understatement. Lisa is simply a wonderful person, and I knew her family would be too. They could not have picked a more gorgeous location than Baetje Farms, and we could not have been blessed with better weather, fall color, and kindness of atmosphere. Abby and Jeff, the two of you are a pure delight, both to meet and to see together! Thank you for having me with you on this momentous day. Congratulations!!

Thank you also to my ever-amazing second shooter, Cash, and to all of the vendors who made it all happen:

Venue: The Artisan and Baetje Farms
Florist: Hare & Bear Co. HareandBearco

Decor: A Little Boho Co.

DJ: Contemporary Productions and DJ Chris Brown:
Hair: All Things Boho by Kaily (Kaily Heusler)

Makeup: Luke London

Transportation: Ste. Genevieve Trolley

Desserts: Aliya WaldmanInsta:

Abby’s Dress: Signature Bridal Bridal Store | Missouri | Signature Bridal

Bridesmaids Dresses: Revelry
Jeff’s Suit: Savvi Formalwear

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My wonderful, amazing, beautiful clients are to thank for this, because your reviews have made this possible! Thank you so much for appreciating me! I truly, truly appreciate you, too! You have been an overwhelming blessing to work with. It is such an honor!! Here’s to an amazing 2021 wedding season!

Ashley & Brendan

What a fantastic way to end the year! This was one of the first cool, full of color, truly *fall* days we had this year, and it began at the beautiful home of Ashley’s parents, surrounded by them and her bridesmaids. As you’ll see in the photos, Ashley took a minute to present gifts to her mom and dad, and I loved capturing that beautiful moment. The ladies also looked adorable toasting in their matching robes. :) As Ashley walked down the aisle, one photo was not enough to show Brendan’s reaction. He went straight from solemn, to smiling, to tearing up in a matter of seconds, and I just had to show all of that. Ashley was gasp-worthy to see walking down the aisle with her dad, who gave Brendan a little talk as he handed her off. After the ceremony, we enjoyed the beautiful foliage in Lafayette Park, and I had a blast working with this bridal party! They were the sweetest but also so, so much fun! My favorite photos of our time at the park are the last ones, where Ashely and Brendan posed in the foreground of the beautiful bridge. I feel like we are in an ethereal fairy forest! The reception was decked out in rich gold tones and felt warm, inviting, and luxurious all at once. We had a wonderful end to the night with amazing food by Orlando’s and the beautiful sounds of The Phoenix Band. 

Ashley and Brendan, the two of you are a dream! I have had so much fun and felt so appreciated working with you, and your family and friends were just as amazing to spend the day with too! Congratulations on the beginning of a beautiful life together!! Your love for each other and God is inspiring; I was so honored to be a part of this day! Thank you!

Thank you also to my incredibly talented and reliable second shooter, Cash Murray, and to all of the amazing vendors:

Hair Styling - Platinum Salon

Makeup Artistry - Nikki Creacy

Florals - Jill Springer

Caterer/Reception Venue - Orlando’s

Live Music - The Phoenix Band

Cake - Wedding Wonderland

Videography - Tower Studios

Party Bus Transportation - Best Transportation

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