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Brianna & Randy | Waupaca, WI | Indian Crossing Casino | WISCONSIN LUXURY WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER

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September 10, 2018

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I woke up on Saturday September 8, and started looking through Randy and Brianna’s engagement session to use one for social media to start of their wedding day! I remembered how much fun we had as we shot confetti all over as sweet Jaleene, one of her bridesmaids, threw the confetti into the photo over and over

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That was so much fun! After we left Spencer lake we went over to the Red Mill where they would sit and talk for hours by the water when they first started dating. They wanted to re enact some of the in-visions they had from years past and it was so precious. Afterwards they even bought ME coffee, I told them I would get them back. When we met and sat for a few hours again that next month at another coffee shop I knew this couple was such a perfect fit! Randy and Brianna just belong together, and if you know them you know how true that is!

So fast forward again to the day of, and I walked into the house where the girls were getting ready and they all were glowing! They all had adorable pink matching robes on, serious on point makeup (thank you Aj Miller!) and they had the music going to get them ready for the day! I walked in and saw Brianna’s dress and melted. Ah! I walked back out and saw her bouquets and literally just melted again. Branching out and Company seriously nailed the bouquet and floral design. Then, Brianna walked in and had a flower crown. I’m pretty sure my entire body was just screaming because I’ve secretly been dying to shoot a bride with a flower crown. I mean come on, they are gorgeous! Brianna was the most perfect bride for a flower crown. When we got to the park to take some photos prior to the first look she placed it on her head and it was like she was always made to wear a crown. So stunning!

We had fun with the girls, and got some fun bridesmaid photos and then it was time for the first look with Randy and Bri! This is one of my most favorite times in a wedding day. It’s a time where the bride and groom get to see each other prior to the wedding to take some time for themselves and calm nerves and get ready for the ceremony. This time was so precious. Randy and Bri had tears in their eyes as they admired one another
We went to the ceremony, which was also at the Red Mill as it was only fitting since that’s where they had so many amazing memories. It was set up so perfect. They had their closest family and friends beside them as the officiant nailed the ceremony. He had Everyone laughing while Bri and Randy recited vows and everyone cried. One super unique idea they had was to write love letters that day and put them in a box for them to open up in 10 years. They nailed it shut and it was defiantly a memorable time in the ceremony!

After the ceremony, family formals, and bridal party photos as the bridal party headed out to have some fun, we headed to the Indian Crossing Casino to get reception details! I loved their set up here, it was so beautiful! They had gorgeous geometric shapes with flowers and the theme flowed so nice! They also such a cute idea of a frame and as you took a photo of yourself and your group with a Polaroid, you’d sign it and place it in the frame! Ah! I died. Such a cute idea! Also, they had an ice cream sandwich bar. So, to say the least that was also incredible.
The speeches and memories given were so memorable and there was so much laughter, and many happy tears shed. Then we slipped out for some gorgeous sunset by the water photos! Again, absolutely amazing!

I think I could go on and on about this day, and could talk your ear off on how the details were ever so perfect. How Randy and Brianna were so gorgeous. How the bridal party was SO FUN and how they helped make this day amazing. But I’m sure you just want me to get to the photos.

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Anyways, thank you two so much for allowing me to be a part of your day. I am so honored you chose me to capture the most important day of your life. I can’t wait to see what the future has in store for you guys

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