I met Erin a loonnnnggggg time ago when she was just youngin. She was hired as a cashier back when I was managing, also know as when I was losing my hair and going gray. Lucky for us we had a mutual dislike for a people that we were stuck with and nothing bonds you faster than sharing a dislike. I left that job not too long after but we kept in touch through Facebook and I would stop into our old store from time to time to buy some things and say hi. I tell you that story because photographing wedding is not about shoes, flowers or the venue. Strip all the fluff away and what you are left with a couple that is in love. That is where the story starts and begins. Yes, every couple will spend hours and hours and lots of money making the surrounding elements as beautiful and grand as possible and I will spend time and effort wrapping my couples in those elements. Make no mistake though, without the couple, those elements mean very little. So going into this wedding I knew Erin very well, I knew her backstory, I had seen her ridiculous horse outfits, I had photographed Erin and Josh’s engagement session… this allowed me to be almost a friend who was shooting their wedding.

Erin and Josh, you gave me so many great stories and so many great memories. Thank you for letting me be a friend who got to photograph your wedding!











































Venue: Williams Tree Farm

Caterer: Brian’s Trade Rite

Dress: Bridal Boutique of Naperville

Suit/Tux: Men’s Wearhouse

Hair and Make-Up: Be SpaCific Salon

Flowers: Balloons & Flowers by Haley

Cake: Patricia’s Patisserie

DJ: Andrew Robinson

Videographer: Dugan Studios of Cincinnati, Ohio

Officiant: Pastor Bill Ward

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