Words cannot express how much I adore this wedding. The moment I met Jessie and Doug in my home studio, I loved them. I loved them as a couple, I loved how adorable Jessie’s style was, I love how practical and steadfast Doug was… everything about them was a perfect fit.  Then, as I was hosting this consultation, the power went out. Yep!  There we sat in my home studio, with 1 candle and some window light.  They were so very gracious and understanding, and I was thrilled to hear they wanted me for their photographer after their not-so-perfect meeting. I am so glad they did!

You might remember their fantastic engagement session at the State Fair, and because it was so full of color and lights, I thought it would be hard to top it for their wedding.  Well, I was wrong!  As soon as we arrived to capture their day, I couldn’t believe how perfect everything was. I was swooning over every last detail.  It made me want to have a wedding all over again. The peonies, the lace, the cupcakes, the beautiful mountain backdrop, the sprinkles, the confetti… it was so perfect.  Jessie was perfectly calm and happy, making all of her bridesmaids laugh and she soaked in the joy of the day. Doug was steadfast, strong, calm, and ready. The way he looked at her as she walked down the aisle melted my heart.  These two are perfect together.

So Jessie and Doug, thank you. It was such an honor to be there to capture your day. I hope you enjoy these photos for a lifetime!

And thank you to all the amazing vendors who helped pull of this spectacular event!
Event Designer/Planner : Viva L’Event
Venue : The Camp at Eseeola Lodge
Catering : Eseeola Lodge
Florist : Callista Designs
Wedding Dress Designer : Monique Lhuillier
Shoes : BHLDN
Bridesmaids Dresses :  J Crew
Menswear : Jos A Banks
The Waller Family Band

Love love love her BHLDN shoes.

I only wish you could hear this music! The bluegrass was a perfect fit for this rustic wedding.

Love this next shot that Will captured…

One of my favorite images of the day:

Congratulations, Jessie and Doug!

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This is my first time visiting your site & your work is just beautiful! Such talent.

LOVE this wedding. I love shooting at that venue too! Great work and congrats on SMP feature! :)

Gorgeous….that dress is stunning~

one word…ah-ma-zing! you captured such a special day so perfectly!

What creativity in such a simple way! The details make it. Beautiful coverage!

Doug and I are thrilled with the pictures! You are the best!

Nancy, what a beautiful wedding and you did a superb job capturing it in pictures. You are a very talented photographer! (I knew that you would be one ever since I saw your creative dancing in middle school). Thank you for sharing these photos.

Wow Nancy, beautiful work! The picture of her slipping into her gown is simply stunning!

1. That VEIL! Amazing!
2. I LOVE the confetti when they come back down the aisle!
3. A getaway boat? Epic!!

Your photos are absolutely lovely. I was so pleasantly surprised to see it on SMP earlier this week!! Yay! Also, I’m keeping an eye out for Branches and Light :)

swoon. swoon. swoon. WOW!!! LOVE!

Nancy, Your work is absolutely incredible, you are such a gifted artist, you make God smile :)

Wow, what a beautiful wedding and couple! Love it!! :)

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