Teaser Tuesday | Sally + Joe’s Kansas City wedding photography

Teaser Tuesday | Sally + Joe’s Kansas City wedding photography

This has been a crazy fall with weddings every weekend since September except for one. As I see the end of the season coming soon it has been a fantastic ride with some fantastic couples. Sally and Joe are no exception. They are such wonderfully thoughtful people who had a very personal wedding on Saturday at Village Presbyterian church with reception at The Intercontinental on the Plaza. I had a blast documenting their day made even better by being able to work with some of my favorite people in the business. Holly Davidson of Simple Elegance always makes it a pleasure to work with her. She runs a tight ship and always keeps her cool. The sign of a really good wedding coordinator. It was also a wonderful surprise to see Michael Beers and his band there when I entered the reception. I have been working with Michael and his band of awesome people for years and they always bring the party. All in all it was an amazing night to celebrate Sally and Joe. Here are two of my favorite images from the day. Congrats Sally and Joe! Thanks for letting me be a part of the fun. Love this image of when Sally was united with Joe at the end of aisle right after her dad gave her away. Sally and Joe dancing together at the end of the night to the sounds of the Michael Beers band....
Cate + Stephen | A Kansas City Short Wedding Film

Cate + Stephen | A Kansas City Short Wedding Film

A great way to make your wedding day more meaningful not only to you but to your family and friends, is to build as many personal elements into your wedding as possible. Including these elements in my wedding films makes my film more than just a quick trailer, they become a window into the heart of my couples. Nothing is staged, everything is real. Cate and Stephens film begins at the rehearsal with Stephen unable to continue talking about his bride without choking up, and then launches into Cate remarking about how precious he is. We love telling stories with moments like these. On the wedding day, beyond the looks and smiles that everyone delivers while getting ready, we also see Stephen as a joker and a football fan. When we get to the church, we see that it not only is the same church Cate’s parents were married in, but they drove the same route on the way to their own wedding. Reading the same vows that have echoed through her family for generations, Cate and Stephen were wed amongst their family and friends in a relaxed, familiar setting. After the ceremony we watch Cate lean back with happiness and excitement before the first kiss as man and wife. I include very few static details in my films, but have included a cake topper and cardinal as it has significant importance to the family. These details with family stories attached to them I feel are most important to relay to future generations. And then came the dancing. When half of your wedding night is full on crazy dance...