McKenna and Travis held their beautiful wedding at a Birchwood venue, On Twin Lakes, and I could NOT be happier about it. I’m starting to question if I am REALLY this lucky as a photographer to have all of these AMAZING clients with the most perfect venues and amazing wedding parties. It just seems so unlikely that I would be that lucky! BUT here I am, blogging another beyond perfect day for a couple I just adore!
In addition to being a completely fun, amazing, and SUCH a sweet couple, McKenna and Travis had the most kick-butt wedding party! I LOVE when we can joke, laugh, and have a great time with the bridesmaids and groomsmen while still getting gorgeous images- best of both worlds.
Like many couples, McKenna and Travis opted to have a first look on their wedding day. One of my favorite things about their first look was that they chose a super private location at the venue that no one else had access to. This allowed them to have a moment completely to themselves without everyone watching their first time seeing each other or listening to their reactions. Some people don’t mind at all when family watches, but there is definitely something special about making it a private moment for the two of them!
They also opted to use that private space (a cabin in the woods) as a “bar hopping” getaway for their bridal party after the ceremony- which I thought was a fantastic idea! While the rest of their guests enjoyed hors d’oeuvres and cocktail hour, the wedding party got to have time to celebrate the couple in a smaller group of close friends. And sometimes…what happens at the cabin stays at the cabin….this bridal party knows what I mean..
On top of all of that, we got to do TWO sparkler exits with these two. (OK- it might be because we made the smoke alarms go off with the first one…but it’s FINE everything is fine..) It was worth it in the end! And those late night flash images at the end of this post? Don’t get me started on how obsessed I am.
All that to say- here are a few of my favorite images of this MORE than perfect day! Yes- it may have rained, but that definitely didn’t stop anything from being amazing.
Venue: On Twin Lakes
Cake: Simply Cake Couture
Florals: Just Imagine
Hair: Renelle with Angelus
Bride’s Dress: House of Wu
Caterer: Cookin’ Up a Storm
DJ: Sounds Unlimited