Lindsey + John [Iowa City, IA - Our Redeemer + University Club Wedding Photography]

Lindsey and John were married on October 27th, on a beautiful, sunny day at Our Redeemer in Iowa City with their reception at the University Club. I was really looking forward to this wedding because I got to work with several amazing vendors that I just love (Unique Events, Julie's Fountain of Flowers, Stad's Limousine, and the great staff at the University Club).

Lindsey and John live in San Francisco, so we didn't get to have an engagement session, but these two met when they were both grad students at Purdue. It was so much fun to watch Lindsey and John together on their wedding day, they are amazing people - kind, funny, and very much in love. Not only did we have a great time hanging out with Lindsey and John all day, but her family and friends were so gracious and made everything so much fun that I was incredibly sad to leave at the end.

Lindsey and John - I hope you guys had an amazing time on your honeymoon (I can't wait to hear where you ended up going!), and I hope you enjoy this preview. Thank you for choosing us to document your day, we had a wonderful time and everything was so beautiful. Congratulations again you two!!

Feel free to check out their custom wedding website with even more photos HERE.



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The next five photos taken by Josh.
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Lindsey and John chose not to see each other prior to the ceremony, but she did want a moment with her dad. I always love when brides choose to do this! lj-4980 copy

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Below photo taken by Josh.
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Below photo taken by Josh.
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After a minute or so, Lindsey and her dad invited other father/daughter combos to join them on the dance floor. Her sister joined in and I just love this photo. lj-8132


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Lindsey and John's friends, family, and bridal party coordinated a flash mob, Gangnam Style.
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After watching for a few minutes, Lindsey and John joined in. This was the best thing I've seen in awhile - fun and hilarious.
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Macayla + John [North Liberty, IA Engagement]

Macayla and John came down from the Waterloo/Cedar Falls area very early last Saturday morning, where we braved the chilly temperatures for their morning engagement session. I've known Macayla for a pretty long time - she went to school with my younger sister Bri Anne, her brother is my brother's best friend, and her parents are good friends of our family. I have gotten to know John a bit through the time they've been dating, and he is a great guy. So, I was obviously super excited when she and John got engaged and they contacted me about photographing their engagement and wedding!

Macayla and John have a pretty unique "how they met" story, as he was the tow truck driver who rescued her on the side of the road one night! The rest, as they say, is history...and these two are adorable together. I love seeing them both so happy!

Macayla and John - I am so thrilled to be photographing your wedding, and thank you for being such good sports about the chilly weather. We had the best time hanging out with you both - I hope you love this preview!

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Josh took the below photo. Isn't that fog coming off the lake amazing? I adore this photo.macaylajohn-7249 copy

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Macayla and John love to go hunting, specifically deer hunting, and they are incorporating a hunting theme into their wedding next May. Even her ring was specially designed, when you look at it a certain way you notice that the prongs holding the diamond are deer antlers.
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