Semple Mansion Wedding – Ashley and Brandon

Ashley and Brandon’s Semple mansion wedding was a warm celebration away from a cold December day. Their guests entered the mansion right into the intimate ceremony, and then were rewarded with a wine cellar cocktail hour before adjourning to the ballroom for dinner. From photos with their (adorable!) pup Kimchi to their elegant friend-led ceremony and some hilarious toasts, the night was full of laughter and joy. I particularly enjoyed their eclectic group of friends, many with theatrical backgrounds, who made the speeches and the dancing and the general banter so lively throughout the evening. It is clear that Ashley…

Virginia Street Church + WA Frost winter wedding {Jessica + Brent}

Winter wedding in St Paul’s cathedral hill

WA Frost Winter Wedding – St Paul MN

“It is pretty dark down there – is that going to be a problem” – that is a good question to ask your photographer when you are getting married in the wine cellar basement of WA Frost. And Erin & Paul did their due diligence when we met. “Every challenge brings a new set of opportunities.”  When you have the right bag of experience, every location becomes a playground of possibilities – sometimes you want to show the location, sometimes it is all about the people, sometimes you want to bring  a touch of the unexpected  – using the right…