Amanda & Brandon at Salomon Farm :: Fort Wayne Wedding Photography

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Some of my favorite weddings are ones where everything takes place in one location. The bride and groom (and everyone else) always seem so much more laid back, and it gives us ample opportunity to duck away and take some great portraits.

Amanda and Brandon’s wedding had all that, plus some really great candid moments, like Amanda’s dad seeing her for the first time, the bridesmaids freaking out about the goats, and the groomsmen getting emotional during toasts.

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Ceremony & Reception: Salomon Farm in Fort Wayne, IN

Coordinator: Marry Me in Fort Wayne

Flowers: DIY Florist

Hair & Makeup: Red Stiletto

Catering: Calhoun Street Soups, Salads, and Spirits

Cake: For Goodness Cakes

Music: Alomar Entertainment

Rentals: A Party Apart

Shannon & Chris at Sylvan Cellars :: Northeast Indiana Wedding Photography

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Shooting a no-fuss wedding like Shannon and Chris’ is often a breath of fresh air in the middle of wedding season. From their simple, rustic, succulent-filled decor to their low-key bridal party (just one Maid of Honor and one Best Man), the whole day was refreshing, laid back, and filled with laughter.
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Ceremony & Reception: Sylvan Cellars in Rome City, IN

Coordinator: Whalen Creative Group

Catering: Shigs in Pit

Cake: Custom Cakes by Megan

Music: Miller’s Mobile Music

Hair: Red Stiletto

Makeup: Red Stiletto

Dress: Custom Gown by The Bride to Be

Emma & Jeff on Clear Lake :: Northeast Indiana Wedding Photography

bride and groom embracing by a lake

Emma and Jeff’s wedding was one-of-a-kind. They were married on a tiny island in the middle of Clear Lake, where Emma’s parents have a lake house. The ceremony was small and personal. As they exchanged vows, the couple was surrounded by pontoon boats filled with fellow lake-dwellers, soaking in a beautiful, hot, and windy summer afternoon.

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Ceremony: Kasota Island in Clear Lake, IN

Reception: Clear Lake Yacht Club in Clear Lake, IN

Catering: Ceruti’s

Music: Doctor Feelgood’s

Wedding Gown: David’s Bridal