June 16, 2015

celebration farm wedding : stephanie & matt

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She was in the hotel room. Comfortable, but fidgety. Her hair and makeup were done, she had eaten lunch, and she had carefully laid out everything she would be wearing that day. There was nothing left to do but get into her gown. As I began photographing, she softly moved about, busying herself with any last minute detail she could think of. “I’m so excited,” she said. “I’m anxious to see him. There’s nothing else left for me to do. I’m so ready.”

While their ceremony and reception were being held later on at the Celebration Farm, they both got ready nearby at the Marriott. It was forecasted to potentially rain that day, but instead we got humid sunshine and a very slight breeze. Thankfully, as the day progressed, the weather also got more comfortable!

Stephanie & Matt were not just a beautiful couple to photograph, but a truly gracious couple to work with! I could say a thousand wonderful things about them, but I’ll let the photos speak for themselves.
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CelebrationFarmWedding_SM_EmilyCrall_0822.jpgThis. If you’re on the fence about a first look, this is reason enough to have one. You know in this moment there is no one else in the world but her and him.
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We drove out to Celebration Farm for the rest of the day and were met there with a gorgeous bridal party.

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Let’s take a moment to admire those triceps. Girrrllllll…

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Photography: Emily Crall Photography
Wedding Coordinator: Tweedt Weddings
Venue: The Celebration Farm Amphitheater & Timber Frame Barn
Makeup: Salon La Di Da
Hair: Salon Voche
Bridal Gown: Sarah’s Bridal
Bridesmaid Gowns: David’s Bridal
Suits: Men’s Wearhouse
Florals: Heaven Scent
Cake Artist: Deluxe Cakes & Bakery
Catering: Ruzicka’s Catering
DJ: Big D’s Jamz
Paper Suite: Zephyr Weddings
 

comments +

  1. Carla Whipple

    June 16th, 2015 at 12:50 PM

    Lovely! The aerial view of celebration farm… Helicopter or selfie stick extension??

  2. Judy Hostetler Balbinot

    June 17th, 2015 at 1:23 AM

    Beautiful! Especially love the first look. ♥️ His expression is priceless! And oh my goodness. Who has a drone?! Did you invite Justyn Miller with his drones?

  3. Marcia Peterson

    June 19th, 2015 at 11:54 AM

    Beautiful pictures Emily. Thank you for catching so many of those special moments.

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