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Cecilia & Evan {Wedding Photography}

Cecilia and Evan’s wedding day dawned sunny & hot. Taking place at the Overlook Lodge at Rim River Ranch, the venue is set back from the highway by a long private drive. Indicative of its name, the Overlook Lodge and grounds oversee a beautiful river-filled valley and acres of farm land.

I’ve never seen a bride so involved with all the details of her wedding day. They set up the dinner area and decorated the lodge the evening before. The lodge has a beautiful view of the Tetons.

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Bridal Preparation is one of my favorite things to photograph and be involved in. The atmosphere is filled with love and excitement with just a touch of nerves and a whole lot of emotion (and some happy tears!)

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I snuck away for a few minutes once the cake arrived to snag some shots of this masterpiece. I loved the theme surrounding their wedding cake and just how natural and beautiful everything looked.

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The bride’s floral hair wreath was to die for! I love images of brides with floral wreaths, so you can imagine my happiness when I found out she was wearing one!

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Cecilia was so involved in the little details, that as part of the bridal prep, she, along with her bridesmaids wrapped their flowers. The arrangements had been put together and rubber banded, but they put on the finishing wire and tape. What a fun memory this will be for them all!

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Time to get in the dress! Mom Melissa, joined the bridesmaids in helping Cecilia get into her dress. And getting all the buttons done up turned out to be a bit of a challenge.

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Dad seeing his daughter in her wedding dress!

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The Dogs of Honor

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I had to include this shot! Cecilia & Evan had their friend Andrew second shoot the wedding and that part of the balcony was our best friend during the ceremony ūüôā

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My favorite part of any wedding is when I get to take the bride and groom off on their own and do their formal portraits. I love this alone time that I get to spend with them capturing the essence of their wedding day. But I also think sometimes its a nice break for them too where they can relax a little from all the chaos that reigns on wedding days (even in the calmest of weddings there is always stress) and let them just focus on one another.

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Kylie & Devon {Rexburg Engagement Photographer}

On Saturday we beat the rain and stuck around town to capture this beautiful couple’s engagements. Devon flew in for the weekend (and pictures) so I am glad we moved our session time up and didn’t get poured on. While we wanted to use some other locations, the rain last week made some areas too muddy for us, and the approaching rain storm left Idaho Falls out of the¬†options.

Kylie is absolutely stunning and her baby blues perfectly complement Devon’s brown eyes. ¬†This couple coordinates their outfits without being ‘matchy matchy’ -They have complementing colors, patterns, and textures.¬†We caught some flowering trees at the tabernacle, some of the last ones left.

Congratulations Kylie & Devon on your engagement and your upcoming wedding in August!

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NaeDene Bridals {Rexburg Bridal Photographer}

In the hubbub of a very busy few weeks followed by the birth of my child, I completely missed out on posting NaeDene’s bridals! I absolutely love NaeDene, she is so fun and genuine and beautiful. NaeDene was one of my first clients 4 years ago, and since then I’ve had the privilege¬†to photograph her a few times. I was absolutely thrilled when she requested a bridal session with me. She is absolutely stunning in her dress and we had perfect weather (photographer’s love when the weather is spot on for their sessions if you can’t tell!).

 

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Jared & Brooke {Rexburg Wedding Photographer}

I get to work with really beautiful and amazing people. Seriously though. When I first met Jared and Brooke I knew they would be a blast to work with, and you could tell they were just so genuinely happy to be around each other. As is par for the course in Rexburg during the winter, these two had to really brave some cold weather during their bridal session. Guen came along to shoot with me and we got some really great shots! We headed up to one of my favorite places EVER to photograph the majority of their bridals…

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Haley & Kyler {Rexburg, Idaho Wedding Photographer}

Oh how I loved meeting this bride and groom! You can tell they are just so excited to be married!

Their day was a little hectic –¬†I filled in for their wedding photographer who was injured the night before and unable to make it. I am so glad I was able to help out this photographer – and I would hope someone would do the same for me if I was in that position! It makes me super grateful for the great community of photographers we have here, and I will miss if we ever leave! It was kind of crazy going to the temple and not knowing what my bride & groom really looked like – and knowing they didn’t know me at all!

Rexburg decided to snow like crazy that day, but it was a beautiful day! ¬†Haley’s dress was absolutely stunning, and her bridesmaids dresses were so fun! I am a total sucker for the gray suits the guys were sporting, I love how classy they look.

They were total champs dealing with the cold and snow. It was hard to step back and realize that their photographer had already done bridals and I didn’t need to capture very many for them – I just love working with brides and grooms!

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Milo & Kelee {Rexburg Engagement Photographer}

A year or so ago I took some portraits of Milo – a few weeks ago I got to take his & Kelee’s engagement photos! I loved working with them as they braved the bitter cold¬†for their session. They were total troopers and we got great photos!

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Tashina & Chad {Wedding Photographer}

Tashina & Chad got married in the beautiful Logan, UT LDS temple. It was an absolutely wonderful day, and we had warm weather to celebrate. They got married just 11 days before our little one arrived, so glad they tied the knot when they did! So glad they braved the cold we had in Rexburg to photograph their bridals.

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Tashina & Chad {Idaho Falls/Blackfoot Engagement Photographer}

So happy that these two have found each other, with a little help from friends! Thank goodness for people who answer promptings to introduce people to one another. So excited for my sister in law and her soon to be hubby. They look so happy together don’t they? Congrats Tashina & Chad on your engagement ūüôā Can’t wait for the wedding next month in Logan, Utah!

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Derek & Kendra {Rexburg Wedding Photographer}

I had the amazing privilege of photographing my cousin’s wedding day in Rexburg! We took bridals a few days before with just Kendra. The wedding day was gorgeous, but a little windy. They had the best reception food too! Thanks Derek & Kendra for having me as your photographer for your special day!

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Terance & Paige {Rexburg Wedding Photographer}

In November I got to shoot my brother-in-law’s engagements, then at the end of May I got to photograph them again¬†for their wedding! It rained crazy lots on their wedding day, but we had a sunny bridal session and reveal. Paige made all the bouquets and boutonnieres! Her dress was so stunning as well! Loved their gray & pastel theme. Happy to have been a part of their beautiful day and welcome Paige to the family!

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