July 5, 2011

Carl & Amanda

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Dress by Allen Evens – the Rand Collection

The jewelry was stunning!

Dad seeing his daughter for the first time. A very emotional moment. Even I was choking up! But happy tears are good things!

Then we headed over to a friend’s farm to do outdoor photos. This is where the fun begins!

Loved the colors in the garden! (sorry for making you sit on hard rocks, but the photos look amazing!)

Amanda’s flowers were done by The Red Poppy out of Fosston MN. They were stunning! Gorgeous orchids, lillies, and roses. Amanda was telling me that because of the Tsunami she had no idea what color orchids would show up! Not that’s a leap of faith for a wedding day. : )

Love the next shot that my assistant got from the other side of the flower garden:

Enter the Wedding Party:

Umbrella fun!

I just had to grab a photo of the extra attendant that showed up:

Oh YEAH!!!! Wooop it up!

Back to the church for the ceremony. It’s such a cute little church in Fosston.

It’s official – they’re married!!

Love this moment with dad after the ceremony:

I think the reception is probably the most lavish, gorgeous one I’ve photographed to date! Everywhere I turned there were lovely things to photograph! I’m so glad I have my new flashes because there was not one window in the whole room. I’m going to do a post later this week about my new flashes and do a few photos with and without so you can see the difference. For now enjoy the goodness!

Cake by : Cakes by Heather – Mahnomen MN (Ican’t find a website but if I get one from the bride I’ll ad it!)

It’s always cool to see how people use their engagement photos. Wine Labels by Myownlabels.com 

Band: The Front Fenders

Whew. It was 18 hours by the time I got home from Mahnomen. A long fun day!!

Congratulations Carl & Amanda! Thank you so much for inviting me into your special day!

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  1. Rosanne says:

    Pictures are beyond words! You captured the beauty of the day and the couple exquisitely!

  2. […] So not only was I going to get to work with Erin and Erik but I’d get to work with Carl (see Carl & Amanda’s wedding here)  and several of the same characters that were in his wedding party! I knew right away this couple […]

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