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Sean & Jill Married {Part 2} | Southeastern Minnesota Wedding Photographer

Tuesday, August 27th, 2013

 

 

 

 

After formal pictures, it was time for the ceremony to start. It was a lovely ceremony following by a balloon release and bubbles as the couple exited the church to climb into this sweet car. After the church, the couple made the trek to Rose Creek to wind down a bit before the reception. While in Rose Creek, I managed to get the couple to pose for “just one more”.

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Emily and I headed back to the Legion first and then the couple arrived. The meal was served and some very funny toasts were made. They cut the cake and shared some laughs over that.

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Then it was time to hit the dance floor.

First came the first dance.

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Then it was time to PARTAY!!

 

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I asked the couple for “one more picture that you want everyone to remember your day/night by” and this is what they gave me.

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Sean and Jill,

Thank you again for trusting me on such an important day. Enjoy your trip up north. 🙂

Amanda

Sean & Jill Married {Part 1} | Southeastern Minnesota Wedding Photographer

Sunday, August 25th, 2013

I was really honored and nervous to shoot Sean and Jill’s wedding. It’s my first wedding as the main shooter and I didn’t want to disappoint them. I was joined by my friend Emily, who is a photographer in the cities, and that made me feel more at ease. Sean and Jill were so laid back that it made it a breeze to work with them and join them on their very special day.

We started our day with the girls as they prepared for the big day. There was some music and a lot of laughter – even a few tears.

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While the girls got ready, I snuck over a got a few of the guys getting themselves ready.

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This little guy was super adorable though he wasn’t that fond of being in the group pictures.

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When the guys finished getting ready, I took them behind the church to grab some shots.

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These little girls were too cute for words. Loved this picture.

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Meanwhile, Jill was finishing up getting ready.

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When she was ready, it was time for her dad to see her for the first time as a bride. I love the emotion in his face.

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Next, we coordinated the first look. Jill wanted a picture of Sean blindfolded using the special hanky she had given him as a gift, but also wanted them holding hands without seeing each other. We had some tricky lighting to work with, but we got both pictures accomplished without them seeing each other before the field.

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Then the entire bridal party braved the hot temperatures to get group shots before the ceremony.

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Stay tuned for Part 2 tomorrow

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