Amanda + Josh {Wedding}

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I met Josh and Amanda just a few weeks prior to their wedding day.  As soon as I met Amanda at our consultation lunch, I knew she was going to be a gorgeous bride.  Any time I had a question, she was always so pleasant and thoughtful.  I met Josh shortly after when I drove down to Shidler/Pawhuska to check out the church and reception area.  He warned me from the beginning he was not all about taking pictures, so I appreciated the warning. :)  He was very nice to chauffeur me around from one location to the other.

Decor

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The church was small, but packed full of friends and family excited to share their special day.

I loved the decor.  Rustic themed, they incorporated all things country. The wood pieces hanging at the end of the pews were adorable.

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Pre Ceremony

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While Amanda was getting ready to head to the church, I headed to the lodge to snap a few photos of Josh getting ready. The men were in good spirits laughing and joking.  It’s always nice to walk in and everyone is just having a good time.

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The bride anxiously waiting for the ceremony to start :)

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Isn’t she just gorgeous!?

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Ceremony

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Amanda’s little girl Rowdy :)

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First Look

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I love his expression – like he just saw the prettiest woman in the room ;)

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Reception

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The food was A-MAZING.  Most of it was wrapped in bacon!  When in doubt, wrap it in bacon.  BACON NEVER FAILS.

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Look at that spread!  There was a reason the food was so delicious.  Not just anyone can get The Pioneer Woman, Ree Drummond, to cater your wedding except for Josh :)  Let me take a brief moment to express how AWESOME it was to be in the lodge where she films her cooking show.  I did my best to play it cool…so much so, I didn’t even introduce myself  by name.  She only knows me as “the photographer.” Way to go Cristal.

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My mouth is watering…maybe I shouldn’t have blogged these food photos on an empty stomach.

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Tiffany Poe is the mastermind behind this beautiful wedding cake.

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Beautiful Bride

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I love this photo.  Kinda steamy ;)

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My favorite moment: cutting the cake

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Josh delicately feeds Amanda her piece of cake…

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From this photo, I don’t think Amanda plans on doing the same lol.

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BAM!

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First Dance

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I wish Josh and Amanda nothing, but happiness.  Shooting your wedding was an honor and I thank you for giving me the opportunity to capture your special day.  It gave me a chance to get out of the city and see parts of Oklahoma I had never seen. I had so much fun!

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