WEDDING: Ryan and Emily

Crystal Mountain, Michigan

I have a confession to make.  You know the show The Bachelor?  I watch it.  I also watch sappy movies.  What gets me more than Hollywood love, however, is REAL love.  Emily and Ryan have had a long-distance relationship for years. She was in med school in Florida and Ryan was founding a tech company in San Francisco. From coast to coast, they always found a way to make it work. During their wedding vows Ryan said, “YOU are home to me.”  No episode of the Bachelor or any Nicholas Sparks movie could top that.

I have another confession.  Emily and Ryan’s wedding was one of my favorites.  Besides the whole real love thing, they had amazing friends and family (I mean even Emily’s dad took the time to give me some sound business advice!) It might have also had something to do with that the pouring rain stopped in time for the wedding.  It might have had something to do with the fact that one of my best friends in the world, Carrie Turner, helped me shoot this wedding. It might have had to do with the beautiful location and amazing staff at Crystal Mountain.  It might have had to do with how much FUN Emily and Ryan are.  I mean what bride and groom spontaneously decides to go down an inflatable slide after they get hitched?!

Ryan and Emily, may your love always feel like home.

Second photographer: Carrie Turner
Venue: Crystal Mountain
Videographer: Epic Motion
Florist: Field of Flowers Farm
Cupcakes: Cake Connection
Invitations: The Print House
Dress: Paloma Blanca
Wedding gown sash: Susan Brennan
Reception dress: Anthropologie
Bride’s boots: Ariat
Bridesmaids gowns: Jim Hjelm
Disc Jockey: Double Trouble DJ’s
Band: Mike Davis Trio

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4 responses

  1. Nice work Kendra!!

    August 14, 2013 at 10:22 am

  2. Kendra, I would love to post a photo of the hair on my facebook and credit your photography which is stunning! If you would like to add me to the credits: Hair by Sharron May of Beyond Salon.

    August 15, 2013 at 8:34 pm

    • Will do! Thanks for letting me know. I always seem to neglect a vendor or two unintentionally. 😉

      August 15, 2013 at 8:53 pm

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