Megan & Ross Petersen Wedding

It was a rainy overcast day for Megan & Ross’s wedding but that just means that there are some cool clouds to photograph with!

 Megan and Ross’ wedding day started as a rainy overcast day. But I wasn’t worried. We had a great location at the Celebration Barn to photograph their big day! We were able to set-up their first glimpse of each other in the Timber Frame barn, it has a large round window that allowed lots of natural light to shine through out.

A contemporary portrait with a little attitude
A romantic portrait of the big day! 


Megan and Ross had their ceremony at the Zion Lutheran Church in Iowa City, it was a beautiful exchange of vows! On our way back to the reception at the Celebration Barn we were able to find an ideal location of tall grass fields to photograph. 

These portraits were taken within a few moments of each other. With the knowledge of different lighting techniques, lenses, and camera settings it is possible to get many different looks in the same location
These portraits were taken within a few moments of each other. With the knowledge of different lighting techniques, lenses, and camera settings it is possible to get many different looks in the same location
We didn’t have a lot of time to capture portraits but we got some amazing shots of Megan and the girls. No sooner did they get on the bus did the rain just let lose, but that didn’t stop us from taking some breathtaking portraits in the rain. 
When we got back to the Celebration Barn we were able to photograph some additional portraits while we waited for Megan & Ross to be announced. We used overhangs as backgrounds for some stellar bridesmaids and groomsmen portraits.
Megan and her Bridesmaids rocking the “Bridesmaids” pose
This is a fun series – somebody said something funny and once Ross started laughing, everyone else had a hard time not laughing too! Tuxedos by Skeffington’s Formal Wear   

A great portrait of the bridal party

A beautiful bouquet of flowers by Green Thumbers 
A stunning head shot with the brides bouquet

Megan & Ross’ wedding reception had the couples signature styles written all over it. The Double Round barn had beautiful cathedral ceilings that made for some great shots. The reception was packed filled with family, friends and most importantly LOVE for the newlyweds! 

a great food presentation by Jeff’s Market 

The whole wedding party was a blast to capture through my lens 

The reception was a blast filled with great laughs and a open dance floor allowing for dancing in celebration of Megan & Ross’ big day! 

a great shot of the head table: Check out the Cathedral ceilings-Love them! The Celebration Farm

 

a yummy! creation by Yummy’s Gourmet Cakes

Megan & Ross were able to sneak out from the reception and into the venue’s amphitheater. We captured some great portraits of the couples using the stormy night sky, what some may say is a disadvantage, but for Megan & Ross it was definitely an advantage to capturing some absolutely memorable portraits