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Tyler and Halzie | Wedding

Maybe the best thing about being a wedding photographer is being a part of the journey. The memories. It’s being a part of the things that happen all day leading up to vows and celebration.

Tyler and Halzie had a wedding day that i have never experienced before. It was the most peaceful, Christ-centered, and humbled day. It was the way they quietly dressed. the way their friends and family prayed over them. the way the entire room stopped their preparations to take a moment to do praise and worship. it was just allll so peaceful. and moving.

bwingo000bwingo001bwingo002bwingo003Tyler and Halzie chose to see each other before the ceremony.  I love when couples take time for themselves on the wedding day. bwingo004bwingo005Tyler has been a friend/little brother of mine for a few years now. It has been such an honor to know him and to know his heart. But to know his heart for this woman… Its evident in the way he looks at her, cares for her, speaks of her. bwingo006bwingo007bwingo008bwingo009bwingo010bwingo011bwingo012bwingo013bwingo015bwingo016bwingo017bwingo018bwingo019bwingo020bwingo021bwingo022Tyler and Halzie – i am so so soooo honored to have been your memory keeper and to have had the opportunity to get to know you better as individuals and as a couple. I have so much faith in your relationship and your passion for each other and for God. You will do so many amazing things and are just the kind of people that make a difference in this lifetime and in this world. I am proud to know you. To call you friends. And honored to have been a witness to the way you express God’s love for us to each other. thank you for having me along. i love you both tremendously.

be infinitely blessed

siggy

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Madeleine | Class of 2017

Madeleine is one of those young girls that just kinda sneaks up on you. She is quiet and reserved. But… when your eyes fall on her, you see an abundance of talent and drive and beauty. And then you can’t take your eyes off of her.

My moment came a few years ago from the light booth during a play.  Since then, she has waltzed in and out of my line of sight … all elegant and poised. With the kindest eyes and this smile that makes you feel at home. at peace.

I feel so honored that she would ask me to photograph her as she prepares to graduate this coming spring.

gnmadeleine000gnmadeleine001gnmadeleine002gnmadeleine003gnmadeleine004gnmadeleine005gnmadeleine006gnmadeleine007gnmadeleine008gnmadeleine009gnmadeleine010Madeleine – no photo i take of you could ever do you justice. Or bring to a photo what you are in energy and soul. I loved our time together. Thank you for sharing this with me! I’ll be such a mess come april in magic circle…. such a mess.  this life and this world need more people like you. the ones we can count on. i’ll be cheering you on from the light booth always!

be infinitely blessed

siggy

 

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Carter Family

Once upon a time, a college student emailed me asking if she could interview me for a project she was working on. We met over coffee and (likely) red velvet cake. I immediately loved her. She had a beautiful personality and radiated with joy. It is contagious.

Over the years, i have been lucky enough to be along for Meg and Derrick during their engagement, wedding, pregnancy and birth. But more important are the times we spent between those sessions.  the times they’ve shared their memories with us. or the time meg sat with me while i was in tears and she prayed over me and held my hands.

I rarely meet people as generous and genuinely caring as Derrick and Meg. They are kind and good hearted. The kind of people you want on your side. It is such an honor to help them celebrate their milestones and growth as a family.

16fcmeg000 16fcmeg002Nothing ever seems more manly to me than a man that loves his family. Derrick is a wonderful dad. i LOVE that Coral is so at peace with him. It speaks volumes of their connection with each other.16fcmeg00116fcmeg00316fcmeg00416fcmeg00516fcmeg00616fcmeg00716fcmeg00816fcmeg00916fcmeg010Derrick and Meg – honest to goodness. there are so many things i could say about you and how much you mean to me. i love how big you love and admire you both for being amazing friends, family, and parents. thank you for continuing to share your blessings with me. it truly means the world to me.

be infinitely blessed

siggy

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Wes and McCall

Wes and McCall came to me a month ago with their adorable little pup. They were so much fun to work with and were so kind and generous that i was slightly surprised they didn’t tip me with a new puppy.

::shrug::

all jokes aside, these two beautiful people were a joy to work with.bmmccall006bmmccall007bmmccall008bmmccall009bmmccall010bmmccall011bmmccall012Wes and McCall – thank you for being so sweet. i had a great time with the two (three) of you and hope to see you again in the future!

be infinitely blessed

siggy

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the Klein Family

get outtttt! are these five people not gorgeous?!  They always look flawless. It has been a while since I have had them all together for photos. When they brought me out to a cotton field, paired with cotton candy skies, i practically died.

Also… Mandie is my super awesome travel agent. Get this girl to hook you up!

16kmandie00016kmandie00116kmandie00216kmandie00316kmandie00416kmandie00516kmandie00616kmandie00716kmandie00816kmandie009Mandie – seriously. i could  not have planned this better myself. you are gorgeous. your family is gorgeous. and i always have so much fun photograph you. thank you for all you do in the community and for making me look like a travel queen! cannot wait to photograph you all again

be infinitely blessed

siggy

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