Will & Carly – Cathedral of St. Helena and Civic Center Wedding – Helena MT Wedding Photographer

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Sometimes you meet someone and you are almost instant friends…such was the story with Carly and me.  Suffice to say the two of us have shared, ahem, a **few** bottles of wine together over the past year.  Which meant that I was doubly excited for her wedding, because as her photographers and as her friend I knew that this was a day Carly has dreamt of since she was a little tiny girl.  And I also knew that Will is absolutely head-over-heels for this girl and that he was equally excited to begin their married life together.

As is to be expected when you are working with two people who are as nice as these two (and as in love as these two) I wasn’t the only one who had been anticipating this day.  Will and Carly were surrounded by friends and family who were so excited and happy for this union.  When I say there was hardly a dry eye in the Cathedral (which was full.  Full.  As in, there was hardly an empty seat.  Do you know how big that church is?!?) I literally mean almost everyone shed at least a little tear.   Including Father Marc Lenneman (I think you get bonus points if you can make your priest tear up at your wedding, yes?:).

So from the beginning hours of getting ready at  her cousin Carmen’s beautiful house (with tons of yummy food and lots of laughter), to Carly’s dad seeing her for the first time (he cried, Carly cried, her mom cried, I cried.  Yep.  Me crying.  Shocking, I know;), to the pictures and ceremony at the Cathedral (I’ll never get tired of shooting at that church!), to the way the rain stopped and the ugly gray clouds rolled away for our outdoor pictures (as if on cue, ahhhhhmazing!), to the vintage baby blue Chrysler getaway car, to the stunning reception at the Civic Center (the details, ack! the details!).   The whole day pretty much went like this:  happy people, lots of hugs & laughter, more laughter, more hugs, and many many happy tears.  It was a truly beautiful day – in every sense of the word.

Will and Carly, honestly, it was such an honor.  We wish you guys blessings and blessings and blessings.



PS Carly – I’ve got a bottle of wine with our name on it just waiting for the perfect evening to enjoy it!;)

PPS To Carly’s Girlies – It was awesome.  Seriously.   You are officially required to make a date with Carly & me the next time you’re in town, K?

PPPS  To the Meg(h)an’s – Not it!


Without further ado, I would like to open voting on the next Scott vs. Megan Contest for 2013!!!!!  Woot-to-the-hoo


The Scott vs. Megan Contest

For those of you who don’t know, here’s how it works:

Scott and I have each chosen a few of our favorite images from Will & Carly’s wedding and now we want to know which image is your favorite!

Voting is easy:  just leave a Comment below and tell us the Image Number of your favorite picture (Image Numbers are above each picture).

***Feel free to click the “Love This” button as many times as you want – but only comments will be counted as votes.  In the event of a tie the “Love This” numbers will be used as a tie-breaker:)***

If there isn’t anywhere to type your comment the Blog is probably still loading.  Just let the page load/think/spin for a while and then you should be all set:)  If it still isn’t working feel free to leave your Vote/Image Number) on the Megan Lane Photography page on Facebook (www.facebook.com/meganlanephotography).

Serious bragging rights are on the line for Scott and me—PLUS every vote is helping Will & Carly earn credits toward a beautiful mounted print from their wedding.

Can’t wait to see what you guys think about Will & Carly’s gorgeous wedding!


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And there you have it – Will & Carly’s wedding Sneak Peek and this week’s S vs. M Contest!  Leave your votes for your favorite image below – and be sure to spread the word for Will & Carly!:)

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