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GOLDEN OAK FARM WEDDING | WEBSTER, MN | MICHAEL & JOANNA (and llamas)

ahhhhh WHAT A DAY! Mike and Jo made a commitment to be present, be grateful and to celebrate love on their wedding day and they lived these things through and through. From the first time I met them, I knew this day would be amazing. We talked about how photos were important to them, but they didn’t want their day to be driven by the photos - and from that moment on I knew we were a great fit. The entire day was at Golden Oak Farm, and it was the truly the perfect setting.

As I love to say, THIS IS YOUR WEDDING DAY!!!!, (not a photoshoot), so don’t let it get away from you. Don’t get me wrong, I think I took more photos than I literally ever have during a wedding day - but these photos are moments, snapped in time for them to relive this day over and over, 50 years from now, and for that, I am forever grateful our paths crossed, and I had the honor to capture this day.

Everywhere I looked there were moments happening. Kids petting llamas, adults swinging on swings, a choreographed dance by the high school girls basketball team behind a small house, a Dad teaching a son how to lead his mother in a dance. Literally everywhere. It was magic. Below is a SNIPPET of the day, and I can’t wait to show them the rest.

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LORING SOCIAL WEDDING | LORING PARK | MINNEAPOLIS, MN | LARA & DOM

I had the great honor of being part of another Loring Social wedding this summer - with Lara and Dom. Loring Social is such an amazing wedding venue in Minneapolis. Such a great space, with an amazing alleyway for photos.

It was HOT, but Lara and Dom choose a late ceremony - with a 7pm start, which was perfect just be getting ready during the hot mid day sun. They had a seating setting with comfortable couches where they did sat for speeches. Food stations all around the room from D’Amico Catering with all of their favorite foods (pad thai, sushi, sliders and churros with carmel dip) . And my favorite part of the night - a packed dance floor:)!

second shot with the amazing Ali Leigh Photo

Day-of Coordinator: Buck & Rose 

Videographer: Alma Films

Florist: Pristine Floral

Caterer: D’Amico Catering

DJ: Nora Events

Baked Goods: D’Amico

Bride’s Dress: The White Room 

Hair: Hair by Theresa 

Makeup: Andrea Holton

Rentals: Linen Effects

Photobooth: Snap Yourself Photo Booth 

Getting Ready Space: Hotel Ivy Minneapolis

Copyright Kelly Russo Photo 2018