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Iowa Backyard Wedding: Emma + Tucker

Posted August 21, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 1 Comment

Emma and Tucker’s Iowa backyard wedding will have you smiling! Their wedding this past May was at Emma’s childhood farm in Sperry, Iowa. The joyous day was filled with heart-warming looks, a marvelous outdoor landscape, and a chic theme with gold colors. Kim from KimAnne Photography captured all the day’s beautiful moments. See the photos and find out more…

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Iowa Engagement Session: Brett + Alivia

Posted March 4, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ Leave a Comment!

Brett and Alivia’s Iowa engagement session was something special. Meet Brett and Alivia! This happy couple’s engagement session this past fall has some marvelous details. One cool detail included in the photo shoot was Brett’s 1965 Ford F100 truck passed down from his grandfather. Photographing their engagement session was Paul, from Catchlight Imaging Inc. Brett and Alivia will be getting married this July. See the photos…

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Celebration Barn Wedding in Solon, IA: Rachel + Bryan

Posted June 14, 2012 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 4 Comments

This Celebration Barn Wedding was a glorious event! Rachel and Bryan’s wedding at the Celebration Barn in Solon, IA was a day they’ll never forget. Rachel’s details include her stunning dress and sleek peep toe shoes. Her bridesmaids wore an elegant one-shoulder green dress that perfectly coordinated with flower colors and wedding theme. Bryan and groomsmen wore a fashionable black tie and grey suit. Their reception at the Celebration Barn had an impressive stone arch under which they were wed. Their wedding had other great elements including fun Mr. and Mrs. signs, cute flower girls, an adorable ring bearer, and a red train car perfect for a lively group photo. Capturing their Celebration Barn wedding and every little detail was photographer Laura from Ruby Shoes Photography. Check out Rachel and Bryan’s wedding after the jump…

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Andrew + Teresa’s Flirtatiously Fun Engagement Shoot

Posted August 25, 2011 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 4 Comments

Andrew and Teresa’s fun engagement shoot was recently photographed in Indianola, Iowa. This future bride and groom enjoyed posing for the camera in wide open fields all while enjoying a picnic with wine and cheese. Following their delicious picnic, Andrew strung a few chords on his guitar for Teresa before a full session of fun broke out with Andrew’s two daughters and one large balloon. Their fun engagement shoot photographer was Allison from Allison Marie Photography. Allison being a friend of Teresa was able to listen to her engagement shoot inspiration ideas and capture them perfectly in some beautiful locations including Buxton Park and Lake Ahquabi. See for yourself.


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Keri + Drew’s Shabby Chic Wedding

Posted August 24, 2011 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 11 Comments

Keri + Drew’s shabby chic wedding is absolutely stunning. Their Iowa shabby chic wedding has so many beautiful details including mason jars, weathered furniture, and flowery greenery that pops. Keri and Drew went out incorporating the color green into their wedding details from the brides shoes and table centerpieces to their delicious green candy table. Using more than just the color green, one of the most unique and creative ideas Keri and Drew used in their shabby chic wedding was the use of plants as guest favors. Photographing their Iowa wedding was Emily from Emily Crall Photography. Emily fills us in on some of the couple’s wedding day fun.


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Love at the School House Engagement

Posted June 21, 2011 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 4 Comments

Are you ready to be schooled in the ways of love? Let’s begin today’s tutorial by learning about this fun and creative school house engagement shoot. Our engaged couple Alex and Robin have quite the cute story on how they met and ended up posing in an Iowa school house for their engagement session. The talented photographer team of Rodney and Jodi Gehman from The Gehmans captured and recreated this couple’s past romantic chemistry adding a lot of old school history into what is known as the “School House Engagement”.

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Nick + Rebecca’s Downtown Sioux City Engagement

Posted April 28, 2011 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 1 Comment

Nick and Rebecca’s Sioux City engagement session began in downtown where they met up with their photographer Christina of Christina Kjar Photography. The urban downtown look and feel proved to be the perfect place for this couple to strut their stuff. Nick and Rebecca thought they were exploring the city’s great alleyways and old buildings for great photo locations, but Christina had a better idea. She captured them doing something greater: exploring each other – together – and looking to start life in a new way.

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Zach and Jenna: Happy Bride, Happy Groom, Sunny Day

Posted October 8, 2010 by EmmalineBride | ♥ Leave a Comment!

Zach and Jenna barely escaped the rain on their June 5th wedding day. Getting married in Lake Storm, Iowa at King’s Pointe Waterpark Resort, would make anyone a little worried about the weather and if their day would end in a splash. But we’re happy to say that this beautiful bride and groom had a fun filled, love filled, warm, wedding day. Their wedding was magnificently captured by Christina Kjar Photography.

Christina tells us,

“I arrived at about 2:00pm that day to photograph Zach & Jenna getting ready and we were to start the photos outdoors around 3:00. Just as I arrived, it started pouring! But as luck would have it, right before we were ready to go outside, it cleared up and it was beautiful for the rest of the day. The ceremony was on the lawn overlooking the lake with a reception that followed in the hotel. We photographed both before and after the ceremony at various areas around the hotel. With the ceremony and reception being in the same spot, all of the photographs had the same general color scheme, which made their album absolutely beautiful when designed.”

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Interested in seeing more weddings from this Iowa Wedding Photographer, check out her site here.

All images courtesy of Christina Kjar Photography. All Rights Reserved.





Chad and Ashley's High Flying Wedding

Posted August 23, 2010 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 4 Comments

We just love these beautiful images from Chad and Ashley’s Iowa Wedding!  Their love for one another was well captured by Christina from Christina Kjar Photography.  Will the bride catch the plane? ;)

Christina tells us, “Chad & Ashley are high school sweethearts.  She says they met in first grade, but he doesn’t remember meeting her til middle school!  Either way – they are one of the cutest couples that I have ever worked with!  They were married at 2:00pm in the Catholic Church in Algona, and the reception followed in Emmetsburg at the Wild Rose Casino and Resort.  Chad, along with his 2 brothers, is a pilot, so it was only fitting that we stopped to do some photos at the airport. I would have to say that this is one of my favorite wedding shoots that I have ever done!  It was definitely unique and the wedding party was great to work with.”

Want to view more images from this Iowa wedding photographer? Check out Christina’s website here.

All images courtesy of Christina Kjar Photography. All Rights Reserved.





Small Town Heart, Big City Feel

Posted August 2, 2010 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 3 Comments

Want to see a one-of-a-kind wedding?  This wedding captured by Dan and Alex from McClanahan Studio is unique – and absolutely gorgeous!

Couple: Jill & John

Wedding Date:  May 1st, 2010

Ceremony and Reception: Scottish Rite

Dan tells us,

“Jill and John’s love for one another was infectious, and their photographs describe it better than words. Everything from their wedding attire to their ceremony location accentuated their personalities. Jill and John are both from small town Iowa but have big plans to move to New York City this summer. We photographed them in a “big-city” fashion, utilizing non-traditional locations and creative lighting to capture their story with a cinematic feeling. Their wedding was a true joy to capture.”

Want to view more images? Check out the studio’s website here.

All images courtesy of McClanahan Studio.  All Rights Reserved.







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