Fall is a pretty perfect time to have a wedding in Mississippi. The weather isn’t too crazy and it’s cooled off just enough. Emilee and Ben had a beautiful fall September wedding! The day was filled with Nerf gun fights, giggly flower girls, around the corner hand holding, a Nintendo groom’s cake, and so much love! Seriously. You should’ve seen Ben’s face light up when he saw Emilee! The ceremony and reception took place at Auburn Baptist Church, where is where both Emilee and Ben’s parents were married! Emilee’s grandparents were also married there, so it is so special they were able to carry on that tradition! After Emilee and Ben exchanged vows and rings and said “I do,” they mingled with family and friends in the fellowship hall. They cut their cakes, sipped on Jones soda and filled up at the candy bar. At the end of the day, the two exited to their getaway car with bubbles, it was so lovely! I wish you all the happiness in your marriage, Ben and Emilee!
So if rain on your wedding day means good luck, what does a *double rainbow* mean!? We seriously lucked out on Jen and Travis’ wedding day! The weather was great as the bridal party got ready, and as we did group photos. During the ceremony, it started to downpour with rain! It didn’t damper the mood inside though, and these two had a very touching ceremony that incorporated their parents, friends and everyone else gathered at the church Jen grew up attending. We got lucky with another break in the rain, and we were able to take some great photos at the golf course where the reception was taking place, Chemung Hills! Bonus points: we got to ride around on golf carts! :) The whole bridal party entered the reception in style, and the cutting of the cake was followed by some very sweet speeches by Jen’s dad and her maid of honor, and Travis’ brother/best man. So it started raining again, and once it cleared, we were able to get Jen and Travis’ portrait with a double rainbow!! So awesome! And such a cool story they can tell their kids about their beautiful wedding day! The couple enjoyed the rest of their evening chatting with guests and reconnecting with old friends from high school and college, and dancing the night away! I had such a great time celebrating and capturing memories with Jen and Travis in Michigan!
Ceremony: Shepherd of the Lakes Lutheran Church, Brighton, MI
Reception Venue/Caterer: Chemung Hills Banquet Center, Howell, MI
Florist: Country Lane Flower Shop, Howell, MI
DJ/Photobooth: The DJ Guy
Hair/Makeup: Casa de Bella Salon & Spa
Sara knocked it out of the park on image number 2. (Seriously, the first photo below was an outtake from the very beginning of the shoot and it is one of my favorites!) She was such a natural during the shoot, and we had fun walking around downtown Tupelo taking photos.
We also took some at Tupelo High School’s football field where Sara wore her senior jersey (a cool tradition seniors in the area do! It includes their names/nicknames, favorite quote or Bible verse and really anything they want!). Sara was named the football maid at this year’s homecoming game, and that’s why she chose the football field for part of her shoot!
Thank you for being so awesome Sara, and I’m so excited for you to enjoy the rest of your senior year!