Tara and Michael's Wedding At The Falls | Southern Illinois Wedding Photographer
I wouldn't be surprised if you have already heard me RAVING about Tara and Michael. The excitement that surrounded their wedding day is contagious! They have been together for a decade, and it was easy to see from the very beginning that these two are best friends. In the last two years, they planned a wedding, became puppy parents, advanced in their career worlds as a lawyer-law enforcement combo (which makes them superheroes in my opinion), and tackled so many other milestones side by side. It has been a pleasure to photograph a piece of their love story!
Their wedding was sprinkled with police puns. Love it!!
The family Chevelle was the perfect wedding getaway car!!
And, the "Just Married" sign was from their grandparents' wedding day!
Can we just all take a minute to awe at how STINKIN CUTE Morgan is?!
After the first dances, Tara and her mom shared a special dance. It was Mother's Day weekend, so they invited all of the mother-daughter guests to join them. It was so amazing to see everyone out there cheering, hugging and dancing to celebrate their moms!
The cheering continued when Grandma and Grandpa were the last couple standing during the anniversary dance.
And, just when we thought the day couldn't possibly get any better, they broke out the sparklers. Congratulations, Tara and Michael!
Second Photographer: Kelsey Burgener
Ceremony Venue: Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Columbia, IL
Reception Venue: The Falls Reception and Conference Center, Columbia, IL
Florals: Gena Ronshausen and Carolyn Teeter
Wedding Cake Designer: Katy Cakes
Hair/Makeup: Vida Verde Studio Salon and Boutique
Bride's Attire: Bridal Manor Waterloo
Groom's Attire: Bridal Manor Waterloo
DJ: Top Cats
Videography: Strike a Pose
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