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Britt + Ben >> Cozy + Creative Mayowood Stone Barn Wedding (Rochester, MN)

Britt + Ben >> Cozy + Creative Mayowood Stone Barn Wedding (Rochester, MN)

It’s always so funny to me when wedding guests strike up conversation during dinner, asking whether I’m friends of the couple or if I’m a hired vendor. Because we may have started out as strangers, but throughout the emails, the engagement shooting, and the pre-wedding meeting, I can’t rightly say that Ben and Britt aren’t my friends. (Anyway, we shook on it at the end of the night. It’s for real, for real now.)

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James + Courtney >> Retro + Whimsical Barn Wedding at Coop's Event Barn (Dodge Center, MN)

James + Courtney >> Retro + Whimsical Barn Wedding at Coop's Event Barn (Dodge Center, MN)

First: tunes.
Please go locate and queue Better Man by James Morrison.
It's a song I've discovered this last week (srsly, go find it) and it's the one that's been making me tear up every time while I've been digging into James and Courtney's wedding edits.

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Marissa + Ryan >> Stylish and Intimate Barn Wedding (Hillsdale, Wisconsin)

Marissa + Ryan >> Stylish and Intimate Barn Wedding (Hillsdale, Wisconsin)

I wonder what they must have thought, those travelers headed south down Highway 35 that afternoon.
They would have had only a sliver of a moment to see.
Ryan on bended knee and ring in his hand.
Marissa standing before her boyfriend in disbelief.
A cop looking on, having pulled them over moments before, on the side of the road.

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