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Autumn Wedding Inspiration Shoot at The Bauerhaus

While it seems the whole world has left Fall behind and moved on to Christmas, I’m still over hear with heart eyes for this gorgeous styled autumn wedding inspiration shoot that I organized with some of Evansville’s finest wedding vendors. Every time I have sat down to look at these photos I’m filled with all of the warmth and wonder that Autumn brings with it. All of the incredible artistry and details that went into this shoot completely blew me away, from the hand illustrated stationary and signs, to the fresh, locally grown and expertly arranged florals, to the incredible fireplace mantle and decor. Not to mention the mouth watering, 5 star quality entrees and desserts and gorgeous wardrobes. I’m pretty sure that after seeing this collection of images, every bride is going to want an Autumn wedding!evansville-indiana-wedding-photographer-bauerhaus-fall-inspiration-styled-shoot-_0001evansville-indiana-wedding-photographer-bauerhaus-fall-inspiration-styled-shoot-_0002evansville-indiana-wedding-photographer-bauerhaus-fall-inspiration-styled-shoot-_0003evansville-indiana-wedding-photographer-bauerhaus-fall-inspiration-styled-shoot-_0004evansville-indiana-wedding-photographer-bauerhaus-fall-inspiration-styled-shoot-_0005evansville-indiana-wedding-photographer-bauerhaus-fall-inspiration-styled-shoot-_0006evansville-indiana-wedding-photographer-bauerhaus-fall-inspiration-styled-shoot-_0007evansville-indiana-wedding-photographer-bauerhaus-fall-inspiration-styled-shoot-_0008evansville-indiana-wedding-photographer-bauerhaus-fall-inspiration-styled-shoot-_0009evansville-indiana-wedding-photographer-bauerhaus-fall-inspiration-styled-shoot-_0010evansville-indiana-wedding-photographer-bauerhaus-fall-inspiration-styled-shoot-_0011evansville-indiana-wedding-photographer-bauerhaus-fall-inspiration-styled-shoot-_0012evansville-indiana-wedding-photographer-bauerhaus-fall-inspiration-styled-shoot-_0013evansville-indiana-wedding-photographer-bauerhaus-fall-inspiration-styled-shoot-_0014evansville-indiana-wedding-photographer-bauerhaus-fall-inspiration-styled-shoot-_0015evansville-indiana-wedding-photographer-bauerhaus-fall-inspiration-styled-shoot-_0016evansville-indiana-wedding-photographer-bauerhaus-fall-inspiration-styled-shoot-_0017evansville-indiana-wedding-photographer-bauerhaus-fall-inspiration-styled-shoot-_0018evansville-indiana-wedding-photographer-bauerhaus-fall-inspiration-styled-shoot-_0019evansville-indiana-wedding-photographer-bauerhaus-fall-inspiration-styled-shoot-_0020evansville-indiana-wedding-photographer-bauerhaus-fall-inspiration-styled-shoot-_0021evansville-indiana-wedding-photographer-bauerhaus-fall-inspiration-styled-shoot-_0022evansville-indiana-wedding-photographer-bauerhaus-fall-inspiration-styled-shoot-_0023evansville-indiana-wedding-photographer-bauerhaus-fall-inspiration-styled-shoot-_0024evansville-indiana-wedding-photographer-bauerhaus-fall-inspiration-styled-shoot-_0025evansville-indiana-wedding-photographer-bauerhaus-fall-inspiration-styled-shoot-_0026evansville-indiana-wedding-photographer-bauerhaus-fall-inspiration-styled-shoot-_0027evansville-indiana-wedding-photographer-bauerhaus-fall-inspiration-styled-shoot-_0028evansville-indiana-wedding-photographer-bauerhaus-fall-inspiration-styled-shoot-_0029evansville-indiana-wedding-photographer-bauerhaus-fall-inspiration-styled-shoot-_0030evansville-indiana-wedding-photographer-bauerhaus-fall-inspiration-styled-shoot-_0031evansville-indiana-wedding-photographer-bauerhaus-fall-inspiration-styled-shoot-_0032evansville-indiana-wedding-photographer-bauerhaus-fall-inspiration-styled-shoot-_0033evansville-indiana-wedding-photographer-bauerhaus-fall-inspiration-styled-shoot-_0034evansville-indiana-wedding-photographer-bauerhaus-fall-inspiration-styled-shoot-_0035evansville-indiana-wedding-photographer-bauerhaus-fall-inspiration-styled-shoot-_0036evansville-indiana-wedding-photographer-bauerhaus-fall-inspiration-styled-shoot-_0037evansville-indiana-wedding-photographer-bauerhaus-fall-inspiration-styled-shoot-_0038evansville-indiana-wedding-photographer-bauerhaus-fall-inspiration-styled-shoot-_0039evansville-indiana-wedding-photographer-bauerhaus-fall-inspiration-styled-shoot-_0040evansville-indiana-wedding-photographer-bauerhaus-fall-inspiration-styled-shoot-_0041evansville-indiana-wedding-photographer-bauerhaus-fall-inspiration-styled-shoot-_0042evansville-indiana-wedding-photographer-bauerhaus-fall-inspiration-styled-shoot-_0043

Vendor Credits:

Venue: The Bauerhaus http://thebauerhaus.com Instagram: @thebauerhaus

Event Design, Decorations, Decorative Furniture: OBJ Design http://objdesign.net Instagram: @obj_design

Flowers: Creative Touches http://creativetouchesevansville.com Instagram: @creativetouchesevv

Wedding Dress Boutique and Jewelry: House of White www.houseofwhitebridal.com Instagram: @houseofwhitebridal

Hair Stylist: Carrie Hood http://www.facebook.com/Har-Salon-182822121770304/ Instagram: @carrieulm

Makeup Artist: Maria Coleman http://naavaskincare.info Instagram: @competitionartistryandmakeup

Menswear: Larry Harris at Dillard’s Eastland Mall http://dillards.com Instagram: @dillards

Invitations, Stationary, and Signs: 5 Pink Peonies https://www.etsy.com/shop/5pinkpeonies Instagram: @5pinkpeonies

Catering: The Bauerhaus Catering http://thebauerhauscatering.com Instagram: @thebauerhaus

Cake and Desserts: The Bauerhaus Bakery http://bauerhauspastry.com Instagram: @thebauerhaus

Models:

Roberta Ling Instagram: @nothing_good_

Lyndsey Boling Instagram: @_lyndseyjo_

Tony Wilson Instagram: @tony.wilson_

Eric Wedding Instagram: @eric_wedding

 

Bridal Session at Carmel Mountain Ranch

Nate and Emily are married!!! Their wedding was so gorgeous and I CANNOT wait to share it! But first, I have to share their incredible Bridal Session at Carmel Mountain Ranch Country Club!

About 5 days before Nate and Emily tied the knot, we met up at their reception venue where we shot all of their getting ready photos, details of Emily’s stunning dress, their first look, and their formal bride and groom portraits. It may shock some of you out there that they wanted to not only see each other all dolled up almost a week before their actual wedding, but had an entire shoot done too! I get that most people want a traditional wedding experience, seeing their sweetheart for the first time walking down the aisle and all. And I fully support my clients who want that!

But… let me just tell you why having a pre-wedding Bridal Session was so amazing…. Reason #1 and Done: TIME!!! We were able to take our time getting all of these lovely – no epic – photos that in the chaos of the wedding day may have been rushed if not totally put aside! There was no reminding the bride that it was taking too long for her to button up her gown, worrying about who was where and doing what, or whether or not we were going to mess any of the other vendors up or obliterate a tightly packed timeline because we were taking our time to get THE shot. Nate and Emily were relaxed and candid. I was relaxed too which allowed me to shoot with a clear head and be as creative as possible. AND, we were able to create every shot and record every moment without skipping a thing! The whole experience was pretty much perfect!

So without further ado, I present Nate and Emily’s Bridal Session!

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Erica and Ryan: Take 4 – The Bridals

All weddings are hectic. I don’t care how planned each and every minute and detail of the day are, things will go awry. People will be late, items will be forgotten, wardrobe malfunctions will occur, emotions (and sometimes tempers) become raw…it’s just par for the course. The Wedding Day is such a monumental event and so much goes into those few hours, there’s bound to be something that is missed.
My job as a wedding photographer is to roll with the punches, think on my feet, sidestep disaster, and create beautiful images for the people to who poured their hearts, souls, and bank accounts into their once-in-a-lifetime-fairytale wedding, all while keeping a smile on my face. Sometimes it’s easy, sometimes not so much.
Luckily for all of us, not too much went wrong for Erica and Ryan on their wedding day. And it was very easy to keep a smile on my face while I got to spend the most important day of their life together with them. The only thing that was a little disappointing was that we ran short on time for their formal portraits. We got the family. We got the bridal party. But we only had literally 5 minutes to snap a few shots of Erica and Ryan as the newly minted Mr. and Mrs. Segovia. HUGE bummer.
So, we arranged a separate bridal session for the happy couple -after the stress of the wedding was over and they were all rested up from their amazing honeymoon- in downtown Riverside. What an amazing location! I’m fairly new to the Riverside area so this location was uncharted territory for me, which is always fun, challenging, and a little intimidating. But Erica and Ryan were rock stars and I think we created some beautiful and unique bridal photos for them to treasure for the rest of their lives!
Once again, congratulations Mr. and Mrs. Segovia. You two rock my world! Thanks for everything and best wishes for your very bright future together!
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Erica and Ryan: The Wedding Part I

What a gracious groom and gorgeous bride! Words cannot describe the kinship I have developed with this amazing couple! I am so blessed to have been able to share their wedding day with them!
Erica emailed me and was really excited to get a preview of the photos from her wedding. What kind of friend would I be if I didn’t throw her a bone?! 🙂 These are a few of my favorite images from Ryan’s and Erica’s wedding on November 6th. And make sure you stay tuned to see Part II – the rest of the ceremony, bridals, and reception!
Thank you again, Ryan and Erica, for choosing me to spend your day with. I will always treasure the memories we made together!
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Martha + Andrew: For Time and Eternity

Andrew is the younger brother of my dear friend, Kimberly, who’s wedding I photographed last November. I was so flattered and pleased to be invited back to document another special event for their wonderful family! Andrew is one lucky guy to have found such a beautiful and truly gracious bride to share the rest of eternity with. I had a wonderful experience photographing their wedding and I hope they felt the same way!
Andrew and Martha had a really great set up for their wedding itinerary. They decided to spread their event over two days to minimize all of the stress a wedding can bring and I have to admit, it definitely made my job easier! We started their wedding shoot with a bridal session in the High Desert braving the sand, wind, and heat. I have to imagine it was quite shocking for Martha, considering she grew up in the Mid-West. Could she be any more graceful?
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This sweet couple was married at the LDS Temple in Los Angeles the following morning. The Temple grounds are so lush and green so it was fun to have another backdrop for their wedding collection. Both families and friends of the bride and groom were super easy going and eager to be photographed, which again, made my job a breeze! It was such a pleasure to be a part of this wedding and I hope that Martha and Andrew will treasure the images we created together for the rest of their lives.
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Click HERE to view Martha’s and Andrew’s entire collection.
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