This was one of my favorite weddings I've ever photographed - every moment and detail was so incredibly personal and intentional. I've never been around a more joy-filled, enthusiastic group of friends and family. It thunder-stormed literally all but five minutes of the wedding day, and instead of being disappointed that they didn't get the sunny outdoor wedding they were hoping for, Emily + Jesse had the most positive attitudes. Everyone laughed uproariously and cried unabashedly (including me) for the entirety of the day.

Some of the best parts of the day:

  • Jesse crying every time he looked at Emily
  • all the Sufjan Stevens-inspired decor and music
  • the ceremony officiated by one of Jesse + Emily's best friends which was basically a super heartfelt and hilarious stand-up comedy routine.
  • an entire bridal party full of actors and comedians. Best personalities around.
  • Jesse + Emily's choreographed first dance
  • light-up flower crowns for all the guests to wear
  • the dance floor energy, especially when "Jesse's Girl" came on



Venue - Blue Dress Barn

Dress - BHLDN

Florals - Truer Design

Videographer - MCA Media

Hair - Michelle Bement

Makeup - Melanie Narbutis