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Friday Frames | Happy Birthday America | Justin Trails Wedding Photographer

Happy 4th of July everyone! This is such an American holiday with parades, fireworks and American flags, it screams summer to me. I hope you all go out and enjoy. I get to photograph an AMAZING couple in Stiles, WI on their family property which happens to be minutes from some of my family so I get to spend the weekend with them watch fireworks with them around the campfire! Happy Weekend Friends! storyboarded-42


You know those movies where the princess escapes the castle and runs away into the woods to meet her love and they go frolic in the forest? Yeah, that's pretty much how this felt. 

Maggie & Justin are amazing, sweet, genuine people. I met this over the winter for a little meet and greet and see if we were a good fit. Immediately I felt a great connection with these two and the feeling was mutual. At the session Maggie said she made that tulle skirt because this was their time to show their personalities, make an impact. We talked about connection and how important being a great fit is, Maggie & Justin are a perfect fit for me, they have a vision and understand mine. They know what it takes to make great photos together. Justin Trails Resort in Sparta was the perfect backdrop for engagement photos and their upcoming wedding in August!

This engagement session blew me away so I can hardly wait for the wedding. Enjoy!
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There's really nothing like a farm wedding, all the DIY touches, the easy going day, the space to roam aimlessly and the freedom to do whatever you wantit's seriously one of my very favorite kind of weddings. 

Sarah and Shane really pulled out all the stops to make this their own. The amazing homemade wooden signs, the white tent with rustic details, the red barn backdrop. Simply perfect day and the weather was amazing! Sarah's family is so welcoming and wonderful too. Erin and I were putting the dress up and a branch was in our way and she jokingly said "don't ask for help they are so nice they would come with a chainsaw and cut down the tree for you" and that is exactly true, they were beyond supportive, helpful and most of all happy. 

The day was filled with sunshine, smiles, amazing friends and family and a gorgeous bride and groom. Enjoy the preview. storyboarded-29 storyboarded-4 storyboarded-44 storyboarded-45 storyboarded-2 storyboarded-5 storyboarded-30 storyboarded-10 storyboarded-12 storyboarded-11 storyboarded-14 storyboarded-15 storyboarded-13 storyboarded-24 storyboarded-17 storyboarded-20 storyboarded-22 storyboarded-21 storyboarded-19 storyboarded-23 storyboarded-26 storyboarded-25 storyboarded-27 storyboarded-41 storyboarded-31 storyboarded-42 storyboarded-37 storyboarded-38 storyboarded-35 storyboarded-36 storyboarded-32 storyboarded-39