Jonathan + Emily {Wedding: Part 1}

June 17, 2019  •  Leave a Comment

060119-0001060119-0001 The first Saturday in June, I headed to the Coralville Marriott to capture Jonathan and Emily's wedding day. 060119-0003060119-0003 060119-0007060119-0007 060119-0014060119-0014 060119-0027060119-0027 060119-0033060119-0033 Emily shared this about how they first met, "Our mutual friend who turns out to be an expert matchmaker suggested to each of us that we meet. We had worked at the same place for a few years but the University hospital is a small city and our paths had never crossed. We agreed to meet for trivia along with a couple other friends. We spent a fun evening learning how bad we both were at coming up with useless knowledge (or maybe we were just nervous...) Although we finished near the back of the pack, I guess we won each other!" 060119-0038060119-0038 060119-0048060119-0048 The window light in the rooms at the Marriott made it so easy and beautiful to capture getting ready photos and style details. I love window light!! 060119-0051060119-0051 About their first date, Emily shared, "After the first meeting at trivia, we met again a few days later for brunch, which we both have a passion for, although for us brunch is really just late breakfast because breakfast food is the best." 060119-0055060119-0055 060119-0068060119-0068 060119-0071060119-0071 060119-0074060119-0074 Instead of a first look with Jonathan, Emily shared a first look with her father.  What a sweet father-daughter moment! 060119-0103060119-0103 060119-0108060119-0108 060119-0112060119-0112 060119-0119060119-0119 After the father-daughter first look, we popped back inside for a few portraits as the bridesmaids got ready.  I love their robes!! 060119-0127060119-0127 060119-0129060119-0129 060119-0133060119-0133 060119-0141060119-0141 060119-0144060119-0144 060119-0152060119-0152 060119-0155060119-0155 060119-0159060119-0159 060119-0167060119-0167 060119-0169060119-0169 060119-0174060119-0174 Their ceremony was held at St. Mary's in Iowa City. Such a beautiful church! 060119-0192060119-0192 060119-0196060119-0196 060119-0203060119-0203 060119-0235060119-0235 060119-0239060119-0239 060119-0242060119-0242 Emily knew Jonathan was the one, "When he was belting out soundtracks to musicals in the car, and again when he delayed seeing a movie premiere in order to build a cat house for our backyard cats!" 060119-0277060119-0277 060119-0289060119-0289 It is impossible for them to choose their favorite memory together.

"How do you choose one? We've been to some amazing places in the last year, from Hawaii's North Shore to the glaciers and lakes of the Canadian Rockies, to completing a full week of RAGBRAI together."

What amazing times spent together! 060119-0291060119-0291 060119-0295-1060119-0295-1 Be sure to check back soon for more from Jonathan and Emily's beautiful wedding day!

Asst. Photographer | Samantha Owenson
Venue | St. Mary's Catholic Church
Dress | BHDLN
Hair |Aveda Salon
Makeup | Grace Lemke
Men's Attire | Skeffington's
Flowers | Every Bloomin' Thing
Invitations | Designed by Rachel Immen
Cake | New Pioneer Co-op
DJ | DJ Cox Entertainment

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