Like a tall glass of champagne – Colleen & Micah’s understated, elegant, wonderful madison wedding

When I arrived to take photos of Colleen and Micah, Jessica (Colleen’s sister-in-law) remarked that in her gown, Colleen  looks like a tall glass of champagne. What a fine description for the totally elegant but understated charm that was Colleen & Micah’s wedding. That same simple charm speak a bit also to their relationship – quietly steady, constantly classic. I was so fortunate to able to document their wedding in Madison. Ceremony: Allen Centennial Gardens Reception: L’etoile Restaurant Cake: Prairie Cafe and Bakery

Wisconsin Farm House Wedding of Friends {Ian & Liza}

Sometimes friendships just sneak up on you: I can’t really place when I became friends with Ian & Liza, but over the years of high school, summer camp, and then as adults, we just sort of fell into a comfortable friendship that I have grown to put the highest value on. I was honored when they asked me to photograph their wedding in Madison, but I also knew that a challenge was upon me: Ian doesn’t smile.  Luckily for me (and for Ian)  it turns out that when you marry your best friend, you are pretty happy, so he and Liza…