Madison Club Wedding – Emma and Al

Celebrations matter. Celebrations matter because we bring our communities, our families, our people together so rarely. A wedding day isn’t the day that two people decide to spend their lives together – that is an ongoing process, started before the wedding, lasting throughout their marriage. A wedding day is simply the day that we choose to celebrate it – that we say to our communities “we have chosen each other”, and that your community gets to finally party! And that is pretty much what happened for Emma and Al’s wedding at the Madison Club. A totally gorgeous day, a breaking…

Madison Wedding at Memorial Union Great Hall – Kris and Michael

Thoughts on a Madison Wedding, finding inspiration, and civic architecture’s role on marriage. But how is a taste in this beautiful art to be formed in our countrymen, unless we avail ourselves of every occasion when public buildings are to be erected, of presenting to them models for their study & imitation? – Thomas Jefferson (in discussing the construction of the Capitol Building in Washington DC) Whenever I find myself in Madison I always hope to spend time at the Madison capitol building, one of the best pieces of civic architecture in the country. It is open to the public…

Blackhawk Country Club Madison Wedding {Bridget + Chris}

Bridget and Chris has a mix of classic and modern for their Blackhawk wedding. Black tuxes and cheese curds never mingled so well.

Goodman Community Center Wedding Madison WI {Cate & Eric}

Even after photographing hundreds of weddings, some days just stick with me. It may have been because we shot their engagement photos by Michael’s Frozen Custard (and if you feed me custard, we will remain friends for life). But it was probably because these two, and their friends, were just such a joy to be around.

Luther Memorial Church & Memorial Union wedding in Madison, WI {Emily & Aaron}

Sometimes it rains on your wedding, and if you are Emily & Aaron, it rains at just the right times. Because, as far as I can tell, they lead an enchanted life together – always laughing and smiling, clearly so in love with each other, and surrounded by many people who care about them. This wedding is just the beginning of a long and happy marriage. Wedding planner: Cherry Blossom EventsBand: Rod Tuffcurls & the Bench Press Hotel: Mansion Hill Inn Trolley: Badger Trolley Ceremony: Luther Memorial Church Reception: Great Hall, Memorial Union Flowers: daffodil*parker Linen wedding album – Emily…