Stephanie & Ryan – {Indiana Wedding Photography}

This wedding was by far, one of my favorite weddings I’ve had the pleasure to photograph ever in my career. The details were so beautiful and creative, and completely DIY from Stephanie and her bridesmaids…. the venue was fresh and amazing. The couple was adorable. We had plenty of time for photos. The bride and groom were not only beautiful, but were also so much fun and completely kind and thoughtful to us. We had an amazing time and I have been so so excited to blog this wedding. Stephanie and Ryan… enjoy your previews… you had a beautiful day. Congratulations again!

This beach wedding was amazing because of the ocean in the background and the beautiful sunset. I also thought that the dress was very pretty and it was so soft. I had an amazing time! I have only used their service once and I already know I will be returning in the near future. This is definitely an “instant” getaway. I highly recommend this place for anyone who enjoys going to a secluded beach and enjoying the beautiful surroundings.

Just as a general thought:

A beach wedding is typically a time for the bridesmaids to make an appearance, but the groom-to-be might want to wait until after his big day, when the whole bridal party will be at the beach, enjoying the sunshine and warm weather. This is because bridesmaids don’t want to be late because they want to spend time with the groom, not because they are being paid. It’s much more respectful to give a bridesmaid’s time off to the groom and his family.

What to do in case of an emergency

If you find yourself stuck in a situation where there is no time for the bride and the groom to be at the beach, but you don’t want to give up on the wedding, here are some things you can do:

Call the wedding coordinator to ask how to get back on time.

Ask someone who works for the wedding vendor or the officiant about the weather conditions.

You know they are an AWESOME couple when they end their reception like this 😉

Indiana Wedding Photographers

June 23, 2012

Ceremony: New Brunswick Christian Church, Lebanon, IN

Reception: Dulls Tree Farm, Thorntown, IN

August 2, 2012 - 3:56 pm

Rebecca Shehorn - Oh my gosh! What an adorable wedding. I was looking into getting married there too! You did a great job capturing the day

July 31, 2012 - 8:44 pm

Taffy - I saw you post this while I was on vacation and had to come back and comment! Amazing job capturing their day! Love the reception venue!

July 26, 2012 - 6:40 pm

Becky Brown - gorgeous images! Love the bridesmaids in cowboy boots. And that solo shot of the bride looking down is perfection :)

July 26, 2012 - 1:11 pm

Lana Carpenter - Makes me want to cry. We love you guys so much and miss you already! Thank you for letting us be a part of such a special time in your life!

Lana

July 26, 2012 - 1:08 pm

Annette Mueller - The couple is beautiful and an inspiration to our future. The photos are wonderful.

July 26, 2012 - 12:43 pm

Luke Guenrich - Killer boots man!!

July 24, 2012 - 8:36 pm

Megan N - These are gorgeous photos!! You did a great job, Mandy!

July 24, 2012 - 4:43 pm

Vickie Black - I love the details in this wedding. The venue was fabulous. Great job Mandy!

July 24, 2012 - 10:48 am

Sarah Fisher - ABSOLUTELY BEATIFUL pictures!!! Love how artistic the shots are, the lighting, love how you captured each and every detail. It was as if I were there going through the photos. How wonderful that they will be able to look back after so many years of marriage and be able to remember it so vividly because of your photos! (side note)LOVE the what the Bridesmaids are wearing..hehehe..too cute! Great job as usual Mandy!!! You sure are talented.

July 24, 2012 - 7:45 am

Crystal Gol - This is a great shoot! You really captured the bride and groom and I felt like I got a great feeling of what the wedding was like. Beautiful images!!

July 24, 2012 - 6:16 am

Melody Stiles - OMG, you do SUCH good work! I LOVE this wedding! You did an amazing job of capturing who these people are, AMAZING! I felt like I knew them by the time I was done looking at these:)) And, for those who want an old-fashioned country wedding, this girl chose the perfect decorations! PERFECT! Her eye is just dead on. WOO-HOO, Mandy!

July 24, 2012 - 4:41 am

Angela - LOVE LOVE LOVE! The lighting, the shots, the decorations..the bride and groom photos are amazing! Love everything about these photos! Looks like it was a beautiful wedding with a lot of special touches. Fine job! :)

July 23, 2012 - 6:15 pm

Brian Conley - The execution of visual details look as if it was done by a team of 50, however it was one girl with a dream to marry her best friend one day and her dream came true. Congratulations.

July 22, 2012 - 12:53 pm

Stacy Green - The MOST gorgeous wedding EVER! LOVE the photos, Mandy!! The last one deserves to be as big as the barn!

July 21, 2012 - 5:14 pm

Jessika Feltz - What a beautiful wedding! I love shooting at Dull’s Tree Farm! They are such nice and generous people there!

July 21, 2012 - 6:28 am

Nicole - Beautiful couple! What a classy country wedding. I love all the bright colors, especially during a drought. Beautiful pictures.

July 21, 2012 - 4:32 am

Tricia Williams - Beautiful pictures Mandy!!! Amazing wedding! Love all the details! What a beautiful Bride and Groom. They truly look like they enjoyed every minute of the day. Wishing them a lifetime of happieness 😉

July 20, 2012 - 8:26 pm

Liz - Mandy, these pictures are so beautiful!!! I love the country theme!! So awesome!:)

July 20, 2012 - 7:29 pm

Stephanie Ropa - What beautiful pictures of a lovely couple. Great job, Mandy!

July 20, 2012 - 6:37 pm

Steve Carpenter - Great pics Mandy. You did a great job of capturing the spirit and fun of their special day. As father of fhe bride I just wanted to thank you for capturing this day for them and those of us who love them.

July 20, 2012 - 6:01 pm

Windi - Love the pictures of them (the one of him picking her up in the field and them on the porch swing are my faves), but I ADORE the pictures of all the details. I know they bride will love that she’ll be able to look back on all the beautiful little touches she so painstakingly worked on and figured out.

July 20, 2012 - 5:55 pm

Megan - wow! I pretty much love everything about this wedding–the cowboy boots, the men in jeans, the dress–oh the DRESS! The mash-ups of the details are look-book worthy. What a beautiful wedding!

July 20, 2012 - 5:42 pm

Marie - Beautiful pictures!! What a gorgeous wedding! :-)

July 20, 2012 - 5:00 pm

Katie Destry - We love Dull’s tree farm!!! They are awesome!
Great job on their wedding :)
Love the images of the bride and groom in the field.

July 20, 2012 - 4:59 pm

Abby hacker - Great photos and such a beautiful wedding! Looked like so much fun!! Wish I could have new your second shooter so I could have seen it all in person :)

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