Bartelso Wedding Photography | Alison & Adam

He fell totally in love with the farmer’s daughter! Even though every one in attendance at Alison and Adam’s wedding surely wished Alison’s dad could have been there in person to proudly shake Adam’s hand and give her hand to him in marriage, his imprint and his legacy was present throughout their day. There were tears, lots of laughter, and love witnessed by all of us there. Throughout the day, Adam shared with me how he met Alison, showed me the exact spot where he saw her for the very first time, how great a person she is, and how he sees her mom and her dad in the awesome woman she is. Their day was so much fun to photograph.  We were glad to be able to witness and capture their wedding – it’s one we’ll always remember!

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St. Louis Proposal | Josh & Kelcy

Got the call a few days ago that Josh is planning to ask Kelcy to marry him Friday evening down by the St. Louis Arch. We arrived at 8pm and anxiously waited for them to arrive. We had our fingers crossed that the drizzling rain would go away and they would arrive there before the sun set. Well, the drizzling rain fizzled away and Josh got on his knee just as the sun was disappearing beyond the St. Louis skyline. Here are a few pics from the eveing…

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St. Louis Wedding Photography | Caitlin & Matt

Eight months ago, I received an email from Matt, saying he’s planning on proposing to his girlfriend and if I’d be available to stealthily capture the proposal. Of course, always being up for a little excitement and the opportunity to witness someone’s life change, jumped at the chance. You probably guessed it … Caitlin said YES to Matt’s big question! We had the pleasure of photographing their special day yesterday. It was great to see their family again – as we photographed Matt’s sister’s wedding four years ago. Congrats Matt and Caitlin – here are a few photos from yesterday (and one from the proposal).

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Tucson Wedding Photography | Cortney & Greg

We had the great pleasure of photographing high school sweethearts, Cortney and Greg’s wedding in Tucson, AZ yesterday. It was a little shocking to step outside the airport into 102 degrees after leaving behind 75 degrees in St. Louis, but the joy of the day made the heat an afterthought – for the most part :). I heard the entire day how great Arizona sunsets are, and man, it did not disappoint!! Here are few of our favorites from their day…

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St. Charles Wedding Photography | Catherine & Bobby

Here’s a quick preview of Catherine and Bobby’s wedding, which we photographed earlier today. For the third wedding [weekend] in a row, spring rain looked like it might put a damper on things, but then eased up just in time. The ceremony was on Main Street in the old historic section of St. Charles and the reception took place at the St. Charles Grand Opera House a few blocks away.

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Quincy Wedding Photography | Sheriden & Joe

We photographed Joe and Sheriden’s wedding yesterday evening in Quincy, IL at the Pointe D’vine Vineyard. Rain, drizzles, and more rain all morning threatened to put a damper on things, but then about 2:00 pm, we had our break. Other than the ground being a little muddy, we definitely couldn’t complain. We had great weather the rest of the way and Joe and Sheriden had a great time. Here’s a small review of the happenings…

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