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Rachel and Charlie | Kansas City Wedding Photographer

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Rachel had been planning for this day for 11 years. She'd known that Charlie was the one for her for a long time, and there was no need to wait any longer! Charlie and Rachel share a long history and a tender love story and it was a huge honor to capture the celebration and beginning of their new life together (especially after getting to be part of the proposal)!

You know it's going to be a blast when friends ask you to photograph their wedding day... but you know it's going to be even more fun when your husband is in the bridal party! :) I can never get over how much trust we're given as wedding photographers, and what an amazing privilege it is to be able to capture such a life changing day for two people who vow to spend the rest of their lives together. Yay weddings!! 

The day started with soft and lovely details. 

Like these personalized rings! How unique and beautiful are they?? 

Rachel surrounded herself with her tribe of women - supportive and lovely! 

I love the stillness in these photos, as she prepares to go see her groom for the first time! 

First look!! 

They were so excited to be getting married! 

So happy!! 

The noonday sun was relentless and HOT, but they didn't really care. It just brightened their excitement! 

On a day full of people and busyness, these quiet, sweet moments are some of my absolute favorites! 

It really didn't take much at all for these girls to break into giggles! 

And Charlie's guys made sure he was never serious for too long! 

I couldn't get over how glorious her dress was!! 

First kiss as husband and wife!! 

Now off to celebrate with cupcakes and dancing!! 

Rachel and Charlie - CONGRATS!! You did it!! Being married is probably the best thing ever, so enjoy every moment of it as you get started in your new life together. Love you two BUNCHES!! <3 

Kalli and Evin's Wedding | Kansas City Elopement Photographer

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This was the third wedding they planned together, and it felt like an eternity. When more plans fell through for their wedding in March, Kalli and Evin took matters into their own hands and decided it was time to be done waiting. They were ready to finally be married!! 

In under a week, they planned a small, intimate, and beautiful ceremony at Union Station surrounded by just a few family members. The day was simple, yet stunningly elegant. 

Kalli's grey dress, her Tom shoes, and her small bouquet of fresh flowers all matched perfectly - it's amazing what you can put together in just a few days! 

Kalli got ready at home, surrounded by her beloved cats. 

The light behind their house was stunning and made her red hair and lips POP with color!! 

So gorgeous! I'm so glad the sun made an appearance! :) 

Evin was adorably nervous, but was so relieved to see his bride and get married already. :) 

We found a private balcony at Union Station that was out of the way so we wouldn't be bothered. 

My husband officiated the wedding, and it was such a huge honor for us both to be there to support them as they start their new life together. 


(Notice the maintenance guys in the background? Apparently we didn't pick a very private balcony!!) 

Yay!! Married!! 


The light, structure, and decor at Union Station was SO fun to photograph!! I really could've stayed there forever. :) 


So gorgeous, Kalli! :) 

It was chilly and snowy outside, but we kept warm by telling jokes and giggling lots. :)

Love that red hair! 


Favorite!! SO cute!! 


Kalli and Evin, congratulations on FINALLY being married! It's about time, am I right?? Sunil and I were so thrilled to be able to spend New Years Eve with you, and we're so so happy for you guys as you start your new life together. Love you lots! :)