Thursday, June 25, 2009

Deanna + Gary | June 13

Deanna and Gary, a wonderful couple who dated for several years decided to tie the knot officially at the Intercontinental Hotel on the Country Club Plaza. Gary is the owner of the Sun Fresh Market in Westport and Deanna is a prominent employee at Aristocrat Motors of Kansas City.

Some of the photos below were taken in their Presidential Suite and the rooftop ballroom.


Friday, June 19, 2009

Meet the Edington's

My good friends Brandon and Shelley along with their son Jackson, planned for some really fun family pictures at Loose Park a couple of weeks ago. Jackson, who turned 2, had a blast at the park; he couldn't sit still. If I was his age, I would have been the same way. His cousins also joined in the fun.


Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Walker Pregnancy

Sherman, Iyunna and Iliyah will be expecting a new addition to their family in a couple of months. Iyunna is 7-months pregnant and expecting another little girl.


Sunday, June 14, 2009

Kristina + Jeremy Engagement

Remember the movie ‘Backdraft’?

Jeremy, a local firefighter carry’s a big stick when fighting fires. Kristina, his fiancĂ©e and soon to be wife in September of ’09, loves her man in his uniform. Kristina and Jeremy wanted something different for their engagement photos. Not only did I get my first up-close and personal with a fire engine but I got some really cool images in the fire truck.

Kristina was a bridesmaid in a May 31, 2008 wedding our photographers captured at Powell Gardens. She felt compelled to call upon us for her wedding.


Thursday, June 11, 2009

Elisabeth + Keegan | May 30

Elisabeth and Keegan's wedding was a fun experience for me. Elisabeth was all about business and didn't waste anytime. I must share this story first...

When I arrived at the Redeemer Lutheran Church, the parking lot was packed - as if a church service was going on or the wedding had started earlier. I was scheduled to be on the premises by 4 pm with the wedding starting at 6:30 pm. Needless to say, my heart fell to my knees because I just KNEW the wedding started without me. I rushed into the church and realized that there was another wedding going on - I WAS RELIEVED!

Just before the ceremony started, Elisabeth and the girls were in their dressing room sitting around singing Mary Poppins songs. They had me in stitches laughing so hard because they knew all the words. I might add that they didn't sound half bad either.

While dancing with her father at the reception (Holiday Inn Olathe) during the father-daughter dance, both shared a moment that no one can explain. Mom set afar wiping her tears. I'm always amazed at how emotional those moments are when a father holds his daughter tightly in his arms and dances with her as if no one is in the room. I just hope that when my daughter marries, that we both share that same moment.

Congratulations Elisabeth and Keegan!

A glimpse of some of the hors doeuvres at the reception.


Tuesday, June 9, 2009

Christy + Matthew | May 29

Can we all say fun? That’s the best way I can explain Christy and Matt’s wedding at the Olathe Bible Church. There wasn’t anything ordinary about their wedding. Christy and Matt agreed to see each other before the ceremony so we eliminated a lot of the formal photos just before the guest arrived. Harley, their pet dog, also wanted to take pictures with his owners. Harley didn’t want to miss out on the action so he made a request to see them as well inside the church before the guest arrived.

The reception was held at the St. Andrews Golf Club. Christy’s dad and uncles were the life of the party. From what I was told, it’s a rare that her uncles would be in the same place at one time. Any one could tell that they had a ball.

I enjoyed myself and I want to thank Christy, Matt and their families for giving me the opportunity to document their wedding day.