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One of the things I absolutely adore about my career as a wedding photographer is getting to know some of the sweetest families that anyone could hope to work with. Darcy and Brad are a part of one of those families, and I am looking forward to their July wedding so much! I first met Darcy at her son Ryan’s wedding to his beautiful wife Heidi. I was thrilled when she contacted me about photographing her intimate brunch wedding to her honey, Brad. Just look at how happy she was as momma of the groom in 2013!

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We met for a cocktail before a brief sunset engagement session on the East side, and I instantly loved these two as a couple. They have so much fun together! As we chatted and indulged in cheese curds, they told me about their upcoming plans to go to a kite-flying festival and Darcy told me how much she loves Brad’s spontaneity. They laughed and smiled together the whole evening. We then set out to battle the wind on Lake Monona!

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I love that “I’m a lucky man” look in Brad’s eyes in this shot.

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The skies we enjoyed that evening just got better and better as the minutes ticked on. I love sunsets like that!

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By the time we were ready to call it a night, the sky was just on fire.

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I just know these guys are going to have an absolute blast at their Olbrich Gardens wedding this summer, and I’m just honored to be able to spend yet another beautiful and meaningful day with their families! Glad we got our sunset in during these engagement portraits!

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It was a beautiful October Saturday, and Nacole and Doug enjoyed a lovely fall afternoon saying their vows at The Speckled Hen Inn. I am so glad they found me and invited me to enjoy their intimate day with them! I love elopements, and not only for the relaxed and shorter day of work. I really do adore the opportunity to be with my bride and groom without the pressure of a hectic schedule and a long guest list. We get to be a bit more relaxed. We get to go at our own pace, explore where we want to, and have a ton of fun before they head off on a casual wedding night dinner.

Nacole and Doug’s day was absolutely perfect. The weather was nice, the fall colors came out to play, and the scenery was stunning!

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My friend Julie of Julie’s Flowers put together a cute little bouquet for Nacole and helped with her hair. Thanks, Julie!

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I did nothing to alter this fun heart-shaped leaf… It just fell off the tree like this! Isn’t it great?!

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The couple enjoyed a quick first look before walking to their sunny ceremony site together.

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This is such a BEAUTIFUL little scene for a small ceremony!

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Nacole & Doug’s matching tattoos say “family” and “love.” So lovely.

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Thank you so much, guys, for inviting me along on your Madison elopement. It was so beautiful, and a great tribute to  your family! I’m grateful to have gotten to know you guys and been a part of your day!

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