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Guys I owe you a huge apology…… I have been holding out on you a FABULOUS sparkly fall Stevenson Ridge wedding I did back in October 2013.  Yes you read that right 2013 :(.  Don’t worry Caitlin and TJ got their images about 4 weeks after to wedding so I didn’t hold out on them….

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So the question is does Melissa ever do somewhat dark and moody photos?  Yes she does but only with Amanda Veronee as her subject ;)!  The snow outside reminded me that I shot this with Amanda 2 years ago but never blogged it.  So since there is once again snow outside my window I thought…

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I can still remember it like it was yesterday, the sounds of the arcade games beeping in the background, the smell of popcorn in the air and me in my little pink sparkly skate skirt at the elementary school roller skate night! When the rink was torn down to make way for a new intersection…

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Kenmore Inn Wedding This day has been a long time coming for Kristina and Jason and they couldn’t have been happier about finally saying I do!  Saying their vows was their happiest memory, they were both so nervous and laughing at the same time.  Their ceremony was not your typical wedding ceremony as Kristina and…

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He inspired her, every time they were together.  She just wanted to have a wonderful day for them.  A day to celebrate, with family and and friends.  When planning their Hartwood House wedding Julie said seeing Sean’s face kept her going through the months of wedding planning.  If I could sum up their wedding day…

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