Destination wedding at the Branson Chateau on the Lake

Ah, Branson, Missouri… the Vegas of the Midwest. The little town is packed with glitz and shows, giant wax figures and theme parks, corn dogs and billboards for Yakov Smirnoff, Shoji, and The Baldknobbers. But tucked away on the top of a hillside, there’s a fairy-tale castle hotel overlooking the beautiful Table Rock Lake, the Chateau on the Lake. Jen and Court had their fairy-tale wedding at this lovely location and I was grateful to be the one to document it.

The Lakeway Church wedding of Cecilia + Josh

Cecilia + Josh married each other on a beautiful afternoon in Lakeway. The wedding took place at the church that Josh grew up attending, The Lakeway Church, and where his father has served as the minister for the past few decades. Thanks to Katie for additional photography and some of these great images.

Brett got married!

If you’re wondering why this corner of the interwebs has been quiet for a few months, it’s because I married my best friend Anne last month! And we’ve been on an extended honeymoon adventure in Thailand and Indonesia! The wedding day was perfect. It just went by way too quickly. But even when all the details you’ve been thinking about don’t come together, it’s really all about the person standing next to you. And I feel immensely lucky to have found my wonderful wife. The theme of our ceremony was “extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence”, a guiding principle popularized by …

Barr Mansion Wedding :: Jennifer + Joshua

If lightning struck your wedding venue 2 weeks before your big day, it could put a damper on things. Not for Joshua and Jennifer. The Barr Mansion’s beautiful ballroom was hit and destroyed during a massive Texas thunderstorm. Fortunately the original historic building was left untouched. And the wonderful people at Barr Mansion were quick to assemble the best reception tent you’ve ever seen, while the rebuilding of the ballroom begins. The day turned out to be perfect for an early morning outdoor ceremony. Thanks to Jen and Josh for their relaxed and graceful approach to the day, and the …