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Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Eric & Jodi Wedding

On Saturday I got to hang out with two awesome people and their friends. Eric (Murph) & Jodi's wedding was just beautiful, taking place at St. John's Lutheran Church in Des Moines. The architecture is gorgeous and it was just what Jodi wanted. Following the ceremony we headed out to Glen Oaks Country Club for the reception. I love to take pictures there it's such a wonderful venue. I think I saw some of the funniest and most original toasts yet, needless to say they lasted quite a while and most of them poked fun at Murph in some way! Following dinner we headed outside for the dance. The hot weather of the day gave way to cooler temperatures and a very comfortable breeze. Jodi and Murph had a great time partying with their friends and I had a great time capturing it! Here are a few pictures from their day.Thanks again for everything guys, you were awesome to work with and so so laid back! I hope you are having a great time in Mexico and can't wait to hear all about it. Talk to you soon!

Erik - Inspired Images

Friday, June 26, 2009

Heather & Jay's wedding

On Saturday I had the privilege to take the wedding photos for two great friends of ours Jason er...I mean Jay and Heather :) With the way that storms were popping up daily last week we were very happy that the rainy weather had taken the day off though the heat was still there big time! It put a damper on some of our outdoor picture opportunities but we got as much in as we could. The wedding was beautiful taking place in Wyoming, IA with the reception following in Cedar Rapids. They had a great band at the reception called The Swing Crew Seriously if you want to have a good time at your reception you should look into hiring these guys. They played a great variety of music and even had some hilarious crowd interaction. One of the best parts was when they asked for a 4 year old volunteer to come up and my little buddy Wyatt quickly raised his hand. While the band had wanted him to pluck a string on the violin for the "Pop" in Pop goes the weasel, he had other ideas and sang the greatest version of Red River Valley that I have ever heard! It was so cute. Here are a few pictures from their day.
Bling - I can't say how happy and proud that we are for you guys! We love you so much and wish you all the happiness in the world! Thanks again for allowing us to be a part of your wonderful day, and we hope you are having a wonderful time in Nashville!

Erik - Inspired Images

Monday, June 22, 2009

Shane & Marcy

With Shane and Marcy coming into town from Ohio for a wedding and me leaving town for a wedding in Eastern Iowa we had very limited time to take their engagement pictures. We made it work and were able to do them at 8:00 in the morning. I was worried that we may not be able to get them in with the very thick fog that had settled in the night before but throughout the shoot the fog continued to burn off giving us some great light. Shane and Marcy were great and didn't even mind that I took them down some muddy paths to get to the lake, of course I was the only one that lost my sandals and had to go barefoot the rest of the time! Here are a few shots from our shoot.

Thanks again guys for making arrangements to make it here before we had to head out! I'm really looking forward to your wedding and hope that you had a safe drive home. Talk to you soon!

Erik - Inspired Images

Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Nick & Michelle's wedding

I had a great time at this wedding last Saturday, Nick and Michelle are such fun people and have friends that are just as fun. The wedding was held in Halbur with the reception following in Carroll. I had remembered from their engagement pictures that Nick wasn't big on being on the receiving end of my camera and during some of the pictures at the church it was apparent again. The pictures that we took after the wedding were a different story though, now I'm not saying that the goings on in limo ride to the park had anything to do with it, but it probably didn't hurt! :) Here are a few of the post wedding shots!

Thanks again guys, it was awesome hanging out with you. You are a great couple, good luck with all of your ventures! I'll look you up this fall and we'll have to tailgate at some IA games. Talk to you soon!

Erik - Inspired Images

Saturday, June 6, 2009

Kevin & Jennifer's wedding

Kevin & Jennifer got married today in a great little church located in the Living History Farms in Urbandale. It was a great location and we were able to take advantage with the weather giving us a break as well. Outside of it being extremely humid we lucked out and the rain that fell in the morning held off the rest of the day. Their wedding was beautiful and made even better by a fun group of friends and wonderful family. Here are a few of the shots from their day.

For any of you future brides out there, be sure to check out Cynthia Betts at Weddings in Iowa, she did a great job with the planning at Jennifer and Kevin's wedding!

Thanks again guys for everything, we'll talk to you soon!

Erik - Inspired Images