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Sara and John had such a beautiful day.  The details were incredible, the location was perfect, the bride was exquisite, and the groom was in awe of his bride.  The love and emotion that was shared between the two families was simply beautiful.  They were even able to skype Grandma in from the state of Colorado so that she could be a part of their day.

I say over and over again how much of an honor it is to be a part of a couple's weddings.  And, Sara and John's wedding was no exception.  Congratulations and hugs to the two of you!
 


Second Photographer:  Shelly Valentine
Hair:  Fab of Fishers
Makeup:  French Pharmacie (Danelle)
Florals/Decor:  Empty Vase
Cake:  Heavenly Sweets
Band:  The Sly Band
Photo Booth:  Top Hat
Harp:  Jane Aldridge
Wedding Coordinator:  Signature Events by Barbie
Ceremony/Reception:  Mavris Arts Center

Marcia Simmermon says:

Beautiful work as always Melody!! John's mother was a sorority sister of mine and you outdid yourself.....truly gorgeous!!

(09.01.15 @ 07:09 PM)
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I have loved getting to know Maxie and Mike over the last year.  They are as sweet as they come, and know how to have a good time!  Maxie radiated beauty on her wedding day, and Mike was in complete awe of her.  I love that we get to capture moments that will become lasting heirlooms for years to come.

They couldn't have picked a more beautiful day for their wedding...perfect weather (which is hard to come by this summer;)!  They were surrounded by wonderful friends and awesome families!  Thank you for letting us step into your lives and capture your day for you!  Much love to you both!

I LOVED their wedding party!!!  Such a fun group of friends!

I love our CPD brides!  Sweet friendships come as a result of all of these weddings! :)

Makeup: Jillian Maitlen
Florals: CS Accoutrements LLC
Calligraphy: Lettered Life, Caitlin Bristow
Ceremony/Reception: Mavris Arts & Event Center
Cake: Classic Cakes
Videography: Timeless Pictures
DJ: Platinum DJ Productions
Photobooth: Indy Photo Booth

                                                                              

Vangie Lindner says:

Great pictures!--cute little girl! And, cute pose with the guys where one is covering up the little guy's face--ha! Beautiful bride and groom!

(07.07.15 @ 03:55 PM)
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It feels like ages since I've blogged a family session!!  Oh, wait...it has been. ;)  I've worked with so many incredible families over the last couple of years, but haven't been able to share any of them due to all that we've had going on in our personal lives (selling our home/opportunity to buy a new home--more to come on that, :) celebrating the lives of my 2 incredible Grandpas, a busy shooting schedule...and, the discovery that our kiddos also have a schedule these days;).  So, no complaints with what has been going on, but that is the explanation for the crickets you've been hearing. ;)

Anyway, I couldn't help but share this sweet session of the Hendrickson family.  We have quite the history with them...their engagement session/wedding, and many milestone photos for their growing family.  I'm honored to call Katie a dear friend, and am thankful for the many memories I've been able to document for them over the years.  Enjoy these sweet, loving moments of adorable faces, family interactions and lots of giggles!

Love you guys! 


Susan Evans says:

Love these! Looks like they are so happy and are having so much fun!

(07.27.15 @ 09:26 AM)
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It's hard to believe that it was this time last year when Jeremy and I hopped on a plane and flew to the great state of Texas for Jen & Matt's engagement session!  I was so excited to share these photos, but between our move, celebrating the lives of both of my Grandpas (within a 4 month period), and a busy photography season...I didn't get to share them like I had hoped.  So, since we are at the one year mark I thought it was time to share them. :)

We developed such a great friendship with these two!  And, they were just as endearing as they were adorable...love them to pieces!  We got to enjoy a beautiful evening just before a torrential downpour moved through.  Thank you for the memories, Jen and Matt...loved capturing you guys! 


Since Jen and Matt were getting married in Indianapolis we decided to do a quick mini session there, as well!  Love so many of these photos!  And, a special thanks to our good friend, Wade Carignan, for joining Jeremy on their Indy session.

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I couldn't highlight the many beautiful moms we have worked with in the last year without giving the dads a shout-out!  It is such a joy to capture you all with your beautiful children!  It is evident that you all are truly adored.  Happy Father's Day!
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And, a special Happy Father's Day to Jeremy!  He is such an incredible dad to Gabe and Claire!  I am so thankful that we've had awesome role models in our fathers to help guide us through our parenting years.  I am so thankful to have him by my side on this journey.  Love you, dear! 
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