Sometimes when I prepare a blog post, I find that I’ve earmarked too many photos to use — I recognize that not everyone wants to scroll endlessly through every image from a session or a wedding. Today, however, I am completely without restraint. Completely. I typically deliver between 700 and 1000 images to my wedding clients, and I had a hard time not including every single one of them in this blog. Go get yourself a hot or cold beverage of choice, kick off your shoes, and settle in, because you’re not going to want to miss a single minute of Kelly and Dana’s simply gorgeous White Cliffs wedding.
As I mentioned in the post about their engagement shoot, I knew the moment I met Kelly that I wanted to work with her and Dana — they are salt-of-the-earth kind of people and I never fail to have fun when I’m with them. That feeling now extends to their friends and family, who all welcomed me (and my super awesome second-shooter Randy) with such graciousness and hospitality on the day of the wedding. Kelly’s bridesmaids are the BEST and I basically just made myself an honorary member of the squad while I was there. The looks on their faces when they first saw Kelly in her dress were so genuine, which is not surprising since Kelly might be the most beautiful bride I have ever seen (I know I saw that about all of my brides, but seriously. CHECK. HER. OUT.) Randy got to hang out with the guys (including Kelly’s brother Matt who was technically the Maid of Honor, which is the best thing EVER) and when we all met up at the church, everyone was already in wedding heaven.
It was a beautiful ceremony and we made a quick stop right afterwards to the fire station where Dana works — a giant thank you to the Marshfield Fire Department for indulging us with an epic location for bridal party photos! Then we were off to White Cliffs where we rode the tram down to the beach and took advantage of the beautiful setting. The reception was hopping from the moment it started, and I think I may have shed more than one tear during the speeches. Kelly and Dana are clearly surrounded by love and joy in all that they do, and it was such an honor to see how much everyone around them loves them. I am so happy to call them my friends, and I hope you can see how fantastic they are in the following photos. Enjoy!
(and seriously, check out Kelly’s shoes. AMAZEBALLS.)
Venue: White Cliffs Country Club | Makeup: Walsh Pierce Styling | Hair: Nikki at First Impressions Salon | Floral: Flowers by Mary Ellen | Transportation: A Formal Affair | Entertainment: Sweet Tooth and the Sugar Babies | Cake: Veronica’s Sweet Cakes | Bridal Gown: Blush by Haley Paige | Shoes: Valentino | Bridesmaid’s Attire: BHLDN | Groom’s Attire: Jos. A. Bank |