It's about to get awesome intergalactic style around here. Get ready for a Star Wars, superheroes, nerdist, rockabilly wedding day celebration ahead! Get a reminder when Phil & Kelli's photo gallery is ready to enjoy! May the Fourth be with you!
Before the month of March is completely gone I wanted to wish a very happy first and fifth anniversaries to the two first friends I had and whose wedding anniversaries are in the same last week of this month - my sisters. Congrats to my "younger-older" sis Aliya and Ray on your 5th anniversary today! Meanwhile back in reality... this is how →
Here's a sneak peek at the reception slideshow from Emily and Tomas' beautiful snowy December wedding day! It was a chilly but very sunny day at the Log Chapel and around campus at Notre Dame university. Check out the full-screen version here Like our Facebook page & see more photos or get a reminder by email here when the full →
Congrats Emily & Tomas! Click here to sign up for a reminder when all the wedding day photos are available!
Congrats newlyweds Heather and Courtney! To get a reminder when more photos are ready click here!
Here's a sneak peek at the reception slideshow from Katie & Lawrence's beautiful outdoor October autumn wedding day! Thanks to all the guests who were raving about the photos, we've added more to enjoy a flashback of yesterday's colorful celebration! Check out the full-screen version here Like our Facebook page & see more photos or get a reminder by email here →
Congrats newlyweds Katie & Lawrence! To get a reminder when their full wedding day photography gallery is ready you can get a reminder here. If you dare to see snowy engagement portraits on such a warm summer-like October weekend, check them out here
If you find yourself dancing along to the reception music after 12 hours of wedding day photography... you're doing it right. We had a way fun day celebrating with Anne & Marty, their families, the West Side Porpoise Club, and enjoyed the non stop laughs from start to finish! Congrats, Newlyweds! TONS of photos to share soon! Keep an →
Following the preview of their Notre Dame Log Chapel love story wedding day, here's a look at how Elizabeth and Justin's photos came together for a wedding album. Congrats newlyweds! Check out the album in full screen here. Check out our updated Wedding Album Design gallery
Here's a peek at the album design for Katie and Brian's June wedding day story. Their story started in Plymouth, Indiana with preparation and informal portraits at their parents' homes. From there it was on to Saint Michael's church to celebrate with the wedding ceremony. The newlyweds traveled north to South Bend for portraits downtown near the Morris Performing Arts' →
Can't wait to get the printed version of Melissa & Jim's album back soon! Here's a sneak preview of their wedding album designs including a Catholic wedding mass at Saint Monica's Church, colorful outdoor wedding portraits at Battell Park and Beutter Park along the Saint Joseph River, and reception to celebrate the evening away at Knights of Columbus just across →
On a sunny August afternoon on Notre Dame University campus, Elizabeth and Justin became husband and wife. They exchanged vows, shared tears of joy, and celebrated their union under the timbers of the Log Chapel. Justin and family awaiting Elizabeth's entrance. It has always been and will always be an honor to tell a wedding story through my photography. One of the →
What a perfect sunny August afternoon to celebrate Elizabeth and Justin's wedding at the Log Chapel on Notre Dame University campus today! Here's a sneak peek of one of my favorites from their outdoor portraits around ND campus this afternoon, more photos on the way! Congrats Elizabeth and Justin! Thanks for inviting me to share in your celebration and tell your →
Happy Anniversary Mom & Dad! On a sunny afternoon at Bendix Woods park, between the E and the R* of the pine trees that spell out "Studebaker," my parents were married 35 years ago today. Mom had a lovely dress and a bouquet of white and yellow flowers. Dad and the groomsmen had a snazzy white tuxedo, mom picked light yellow dresses →
One of the skills I've found essential to wedding photography is that of flexibility. I love the spontaneity of wedding day photography. Even if I've photographed in the same church and reception venue for brides with the same first name two days in a row (and did a few years back) it's never the exact same day twice. I've collected a →
Congrats newlyweds Katie & Brian! It finally feels like a summer weekend, and just in time for Katie & Brian's wedding celebration! We started off in Plymouth while everyone prepared then headed to Saint Michael's church where the newlyweds were married. After a drive north to South Bend it was time to celebrate the night away at the Palais Royale ballroom →
Never know when ideas will strike like lightning in a summer thunderstorm. After a great meeting with two cool Soonlywed friends over coffee I tossed an idea out and a creative lightning storm hit as the groom-to-be totally one-upped my idea with something that... has given me chills brainstorming ideas the last two hours. Free tips from today's brainstorm - If you →
Thanks everybody for the flood of requests for reminders to see the wedding photos! While I'm working on the edits... In my 8 years of wedding photography I've never before personally seen a bride and groom put together such a dance routine mix, and even more to have the entire bridal party - a pregnant bridesmaid, the bubble girl and everyone →
Holy smokes, what a celebration with Melissa and Jim earlier Saturday night! If you haven't seen youtube videos of the bridal party thriller dance, JK wedding entrance (or The Office reenacting it) just STOP right now. They all just got served. Melissa, Jim, and their bridal party just stepped it up a notch in the choreographed bridal party group dance department tonight. →
Congrats newlyweds Melissa & Jim! To get a reminder when their wedding day proof gallery will be ready, click here! While keeping an eye out for a reminder, check out their Indiana University engagement portrait session in Bloomington last summer here. Lots more photos coming soon!
Happy 5th anniversary newlyweds Dianna & Brian! We get lots of compliments on the red trimmed wedding dress Dianna styled in her May 2006 wedding! Very vibrant day out on the greens at South Bend Country Club. The newlyweds cut one of the first wedding cakes we photographed with custom topper (or middler) - a model of Brian's Grand National used →
Congrats to Kristin & Nathaniel on your 6th Anniversary! It's as bright and sunny today as it was on your wedding day in 2005, hope it's a wonderful anniversary!
Happy anniversary and a flashback from 4 years ago of Kristyn and Patrick's spring wedding at Tippecanoe Place here in South Bend. It was a great celebration at the old Studebaker mansion in the historic district downtown. Enjoy some of our favorites from the celebration! Kristyn made a dramatic entrance to the landing of the grand staircase at the mansion. I →
What a great day to close out April, sun shining again after what felt like weeks of April showers in Indiana. Today marks two big milestones - first and foremost the 6th wedding anniversary for one of my friends I've known since kindergarten and her husband! Congrats Rachelle and Josh! Bride and bridesmaids leaving the old country schoolhouse to walk to →