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Consider me one of the lucky few. Megan and Jeff invited me along for the party of the summer at the Minneapolis Club, and of course I said yes! On a personal note, this was the site of my first date with my wife almost ten years ago to the day. You could say that there was a little extra love mojo through my camera lens as we laughed so hard we cried and we cried so hard we laughed. The wedding was planned to perfection and friends came out to celebrate in style. These two are loved to the ends of the earth and back, and I can see why.

Contributing Vendors: Lake of the Isle Church  (ceremony venue), Minneapolis Club (reception venue), Florals by Clare (florist), Keys Cafe (dessert), Bella Bridal (dress shop), KlassBeauty (makeup), Rock with U (music), Rene’s Royal Valet (transportation)

I am going on record in stating the obvious; I am forever a super fan of Vanessa and Brandon! It goes to show you that there is a perfect pairing out there in the world for everyone; you just have to go find it. These two are sweet and quirky and attract incredible people in their life. Vanessa picked their date around my calendar (no pressure, Andrew!) and upon landing the incredible venue of Aria at the Jeune Lune, the day fell neatly into place. After the ceremony, we had almost two hours to scamper out and adventure with me and the camera to make art, and let Janelle Vick, of White Confetti, flip the room along with the talents of team Aria. We popped a bottle of champaign along the banks of the Mississippi. Then, it was then time to see the room…wow! Music played all night as guests came to dance alongside our studio mates, the incredible Flow Event Group, and all left with a happy song in their hearts.

Contributing Vendors: Aria (venue), White Confetti (wedding planner), Brasa (catering), Lady M Confections New York (cake), Cossetta’s (desserts), Salty Tart (desserts), French Meadow Bakery (desserts), Pronovias (dress designer), Brides of France (dress shop), Christian Louboutin (shoes), Heimie’s Haberdashery (groom’s attire), SM Makeup (makeup), Level Salon (hair), Chelsea Press (invitations), Flow Event Group (music)

I just knew this day would rock.  From our epic engagement session adventure around Northfield and the St. Olaf campus, to the cozy downtown area for an evening stroll, these two just lit up wherever they went with a spark and a grin. Charlie’s voice is what grabbed Kelsey’s attention first and she became his a’cappella group’s biggest fan. It was only fitting then that they got the group back together for a special song that featured Charlie’s on lead vocals for their ceremony at Mount Olivet Lutheran Church. Kelsey beamed. Edina Country Club pulled out all the stops for the reception and the fabulous Amy had it all rolling smoothly. Every guest in that room felt like they were a VIP and lucky to join in the journey, myself included.

Contributing Vendors: Mount Olivet Lutheran Church (ceremony), Edina Country Club (reception), Bachman’s (florist), Richfield Flowers & Events (rental decor), Nothing Bundt Cakes (dessert), Diamond Bridal & Tux (dress shop), Spalon Montage (hair and makeup), Night Magic Productions (music), Westwind Swing Band (music)