Collin + Emilee {Prairie Links Wedding: Part 1}

October 30, 2020  •  Leave a Comment

101020-0002101020-0002 We could not have asked for a more perfect day for Collin and Emilee's wedding day!  Seriously, it was gorgeous in every way!! 101020-0011101020-0011 I love when I have time to really style and capture the details on a wedding day!  It sets the tone for the rest of the day visually and the images really enhance the couple's wedding album.  101020-0015101020-0015 101020-0020101020-0020 101020-0022101020-0022 101020-0035101020-0035 101020-0038101020-0038 The handkerchief above was Emilee's grandmother's.  I love when brides (or grooms) have heirloom details!  101020-0046101020-0046 Emilee's was STUNNING!  Clean, classic, gorgeous!  Gave me all the Audrey Hepburn vibes!! 101020-0047101020-0047 101020-0055101020-0055 101020-0058101020-0058 Emilee's mother and sister assisted her in getting ready.  101020-0061101020-0061 Her dress had pockets!  I love it!!! 101020-0066101020-0066 101020-0076101020-0076 The window light was dreamy!  Emilee got ready in a condo and one of the upstairs bedrooms was a photographer's dream.  Beautiful neutral tones and gorgeous window light.  Lovely!! 101020-0087101020-0087 101020-0100101020-0100 The guys got ready at a nearby hotel.  Love his details! 101020-0104101020-0104 101020-0108101020-0108 101020-0111101020-0111 101020-0126101020-0126 101020-0129101020-0129 Before the first look, Emilee shared a first look with her father.  These always get me right in the feels!  101020-0137101020-0137 101020-0140101020-0140 101020-0146101020-0146 Before their first look, Collin and Emilee read cards from each other.  What a beautiful way to add even more love and emotion to such a beautiful moment! 101020-0166101020-0166 101020-0173101020-0173 When it was time, they held hands and turned around to see each other.  Such a beautiful moment!! 101020-0180101020-0180 101020-0188101020-0188 101020-0196101020-0196 101020-0218101020-0218 We did a quick series of portrait with the black painted wall before head off to the golf course at Prairie Links.  101020-0223101020-0223 101020-0239101020-0239 Collin and Emilee are naturals in front of the camera!  They made my job so easy!!  101020-0248101020-0248 Emilee's bouquet was so gorgeous!!!  The whites, the blush, the gold, the textures, everything was stunning! 101020-0255101020-0255 101020-0258101020-0258 101020-0270101020-0270 101020-0278101020-0278 Further down the course, we found some beautiful pops of fall colors, so we invited the bridal party to come join us. 101020-0285101020-0285 This was such a fun bridal party! 101020-0290101020-0290 Look at all those sweet little flower girls!  So adorable!! 101020-0299101020-0299 101020-0304101020-0304 101020-0320101020-0320 Collin and Emilee's bridal party consisted of eight on each side.  I love the black dresses and tuxes against the fall colors! 101020-0323101020-0323 101020-0326101020-0326 Their videographer prompted them to stand about 15 feet away from their bridal party and have the bridal party run in for a group hug.  How fun are these shots from that??  Love it! 101020-0330101020-0330 101020-0332101020-0332 101020-0337101020-0337 We moved up to the clubhouse for the family portraits.  I just love that the brick walls were painted black, which tied in perfectly with Collin and Emilee's wedding colors! 101020-0359101020-0359 101020-0362101020-0362 101020-0367101020-0367 101020-0374101020-0374 101020-0409101020-0409 101020-0412101020-0412 101020-0424101020-0424 101020-0441101020-0441 Before the ceremony began, I had some time to capture the reception details.  They're acrylic sign was so pretty and a unique way to welcome guests! 101020-0444-1101020-0444-1 101020-0458101020-0458 101020-0462101020-0462 They're attention to detail was wonderful!  I love the acrylic place cards for the head table, the "we do" cookies for guests, and all of the floral elements around the room! 101020-0471101020-0471 101020-0472101020-0472 101020-0476101020-0476 101020-0482101020-0482 Such a gorgeous day!!  Be sure to check back soon for more from Collin + Emilee's wedding!!

Venue: Priaire Links Golf Course & Event Center
Hair & Makeup: Beau Monde
Dress: Essence of Australia
Bridal Boutique: Elegant Occasions
Menswear: Milroy's - Waterloo
Florals: Ecker's Flowers & Greenhouses
Invitaions: Design - Emilee Ritzman Print - Karen's Print Rite
Cake: Rach's Kitchen
Decor/Rentals: Hilltop
Videographer: Milestone Film Co.
Catering: Randall's
DJ: Abby Road Entertainment


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