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Derek & Kassie – Grand Union Hotel & Ag Museum Wedding – Fort Benton MT Wedding Photography

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Our second home {wedding-wise} has to be Fort Benton, MT. In the past nine years we’ve photographed EIGHT weddings for this wonderful community (which is pretty crazy if you know what a small town it is;). And allllllll of those weddings are connected by some kind of family relationship &/or friendship, which just makes it all the more special for us. Because, really, is there any greater honor than being asked back to the same family or friend group to capture memories for them on their wedding day??? We think not:)

So you can imagine our delight when we were asked to photograph Derek & Kassie’s wedding. We photographed Derek’s sister Kayla’s wedding several years ago and we were absolutely thrilled to be working with their family again!

 

We’ve come to expect certain things at our Fort Benton weddings: friendly ,fun-loving family members and guests, lots of hugs from past clients, amazing food, impressive jitterbugging, and crazy weather of some kind (downpours, monsoons, hurricane force winds, snow). Amazingly, at Derek & Kassie’s wedding we had all of those things EXECPT for the crazy weather. Yes, seriously!! Following several days of dreary rainy days and lots of wind (that was making me preeeeetty nervous) their wedding day turned out perfectly dreamy. Consider us properly shocked, lol.

 

It was also a day filled with lots of love and laughter and support for this awesome couple. You could just feel how happy and excited everyone was for them!

Kassie and Derek, thank you so much for asking us to be a part of your big day. We had an amazing time and we couldn’t be happier for the two of you!!

Enjoy this little Sneak Peek – soooooo many more to come!

 

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Tom & Arynn – Cathedral of St. Helena and Kleffner Ranch Wedding – Helena MT Wedding Photography

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Ok, I’m going to be totally honest here: I’ve been excited for this wedding since the very first meeting Arynn and I had together.  I knew immediately that we were kindred spirits who lurve us some organization (binders FTW!) and are most happy when embracing our Type A-ness:) :)

 

I also found it serendipitous that our family histories go waaaaaaay back: my dad and Arynn’s dad were fraternity brothers and my mom and Arynn’s mom were teachers together. But we didn’t know that when we were first meeting! Crazy, right?!

 

Anyway, needless to say, Arynn and I had many bonding moments over the next year-ish – including looooots of texts, a few 2:00 am emails, and a [brutally] windy engagement session (where Tom and Arynn were pretty much the best sports ever!).  So I went into this wedding day knowing it was going to be amazing.

 

And boy was I right!!!  Leading up to the wedding Arynn had planned all of the details meticulously, but on her wedding day she and Tom were fully immersed in the moment.  They laughed {and cried} and hugged and danced [and completely ignored the fact that the wind was nearly hurricane force that day – legit, it was crazy]. And Scott and I watched and grinned behind our cameras to see their sheer joy and happiness AND the joy and happiness of all their friends and family for this couple.  You could literally FEEL the love filling the Cathedral the Kleffner barn.

 

{{{there were also some shenanigans and a couple epic leisure suits – which, if those don’t make a wedding better I don’t know what will! ;)}}}

 

Tom & Arynn – we couldn’t be happier for you guys.  Your day was beautiful and we are SO EXCITED to share these pictures with you!!  Loooooots more to come, but until then we hope you enjoy this Sneak Peek!

 

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Please also head over to our page on Facebook to connect with us – we love new Likes:)  And if you’re interested in chatting about your own wedding feel free to Contact me anytime!  You can also find more of our work and info about our pricing on the MLP Website.

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Josh & Allison – Cathedral of St. Helena and Montana Club Wedding – Helena, MT Wedding Photographers

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Josh & Allison planned an elegant celebration for their fall wedding in Helena, Montana – and they spent that long-awaited day surrounded by family and friends from all over the country. The bride and the groom both grew up in the South, but their families have since moved to the Helena area and we could tell how much Josh & Allison and their parents were enjoying hosting everyone in their new hometown!

 

It seemed that every detail had been thought of in this beautiful wedding. The bride got ready in the Bridal Suite at the historic Barrister Bed & Breakfast with her mom and maid of honor. The traditional full-mass ceremony was held in the stunning Cathedral of St. Helena, and The Montana Club hosted the evening of dinner and dancing (soooo much dancing!:).

 

After our engagement session {{where these two braved TONS of snow and suuuuuch cold temperatures without a single complaint!}} I knew we were going to have a blast capturing this wedding day. And I was right!! From the toasting and the dancing to the eating and the laughter, it all made for an unforgettable day.

 

Josh & Allison – we couldn’t be happier for you two! We loved capturing these memories for you and we can’t wait to show you the rest SOON!!:)

 

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Kyle & Kayla – Fishing Lodge Wedding – Montana Wedding Photographers

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Kyle & Kayla are a couple that we’ve known for years and years, and I can’t even tell you what an honor it is to be asked by amazing people to capture the amazingly important moments in their lives.

 

{{{{{{{alllllllll the goosebumps guys, allllll the goosebumps!!!}}}}}

 

From the very beginning these guys said that they wanted a relaxed, intimate celebration for their wedding—one that had a “backyard BBQ party” feel. They wanted to spend their time connecting with their guests and enjoying their day, not stressing or having things being too scheduled.

 

That vision came to life and THEN some in this gorgeous celebration!

 

They searched high and low for the perfect venue and the final winner, The Flatwater Lodge on the Missouri river, was STUNNING and oh-so-perfect for this couple. It wouldn’t work for a large (or super formal) wedding, but for a smaller, informal wedding it was ab-so-lute-ly perfect! Scott and I were also super impressed by all of the details that had been lovingly handcrafted by Kyle & Kayla’s families: a handmade cookie tree, popcorn cart, wooden lanterns, hand-painted signs. Everywhere you looked there was another personal detail! I also loved the many nods to Kyle [obsession;)] and Kayla’s [love] of hunting, from the antlers and sheds decorating the ceremony location, to the antler broach Kayla gave to Kyle on the wedding morning to wear in place of a boutonniere.

 

All in all this was a day so filled with love and laughter that I found myself smiling all the way home—that much happiness just filled my heart right up to the very tippy top.

 

Kyle & Kayla – thank you for sharing your special day with us. We couldn’t be happier for the two of you and we loved every moment we got to spend with you!!

 

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And if you’re friends or family to Kyle & Kayla we’ll have sooooo many more amazing images to share with you SOON – eeeeeek!!!  Can’t wait! :) :)

 

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Will & Kristina – the Round Barn Wedding – Twin Bridges, MT Wedding Photography

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We were SO excited to travel to the Ruby Valley for Will & Kristina’s wedding. I’ve known Kristina for many years now and she and Scott have known each other since childhood, so we were super happy for her and her new marriage. Will & Kristina have also known each other since childhood, but it was only after many years and many adventures that they both ended back up in the Ruby Valley and fell in love (awww!).

Will & Kristina’s wedding day was filled with so many lovingly hand-crafted details, from the jars of homemade relish and jelly for each guest, to the {ahhhmazing!!} cheesecakes made by Carolyn, Will’s mom in place of a traditional wedding cake (have you ever heard of a margarita cheesecake? how about carrot cheesecake? YUM!).

Their day was also filled with people who had traveled far and wide to celebrate this marriage with Will and Kristina. It was really touching to see all of that love gathered together.

The location was a brand new one for us (and I was soooo excited to finally see the inside after driving by it for nearly 15 years on our trips to see Scott’s parents in Sheridan, MT and just being fascinated by it’s unique design).  The Round Barn was built in 1882 (you can read more about it’s history HERE) but it’s just in the past couple of years that it has undergone a complete restoration to become an event center and wedding venue. It. Is. Stunning. !!!

All and all it was a beautiful day filled with love and laughter and we had so much fun capturing all of these memories.

Will & Kristina – thank you for asking us to be part of your special day! We can’t wait to share these pictures with you!

 

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Sooooo many more pictures to come Will & Kristina!!! Yay!:)  Thanks again for such an amazing day.

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