Brian & Sarah |Married! | Kelly-Braman-Modern-Wedding-Photography-Grand-Rapids-Michigan

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Brian & Sarah |Married! | Kelly-Braman-Modern-Wedding-Photography-Grand-Rapids-Michigan


December 12, 2011

Meet Brian and Sarah! I met this lovely couple last year and when they contacted me regarding wedding photography…I couldn’t have been happier! I adore their family and Sarah has the sweetest mama and sister(well, and grandma, and grandpa, and aunt and uncle and dad and and…her whole darn family is sweet! forgive me if I left anyone out…you were all so nice!)! I knew this wedding was going to be laid back, beautiful and joyful! You will see from the images I was all of that and more!

I met with Sarah and her mom, Janel, a couple of weeks prior to the wedding to go over all of the details surrounding the day. Sarah mentioned that her and Brian Loved Mad Men(such a great series!) I came up with a few ideas to tie that in with photography and it was fun to incorporate that feel into their day. Sarah also mentioned Old Hollywood! I think she pulled it off and I LOVE what I captured for them! Sarah was a beautiful bride and simply the sweetest! Brian is a man of faith and I honestly think that was my favorite part of their wedding! The love they have for each other and their committment to God. The ceremony was touching and I loved hearing their story! What a beautiful day!

Brian and Sarah! Thank you for allowing me to document your love. You were surrounded by your closest friends and family and you truly could feel the love in the room! Congratulations and much love!


Thanks to my dear friend, Kmay for braving the temps with me! I always LOVE shooting with her!!

Grand Rapids...view from JW Marriott

LOVE Sarah's Kate Spade shoes! Sparkly and fabulous!




This dress fit Sarah perfectly! I love this shot!



let's celebrate:)


loving on Gram!


Sweet Anna.


I love this mother/daughter moment!






love this! are stunning!




I love the modern feel of this one!





A favorite, for sure! They are so adorable together!


I could have photographed Sarah ALL day! And the light at the JW Marriott was perfect!


We headed outside for some photos! Sarah's coat helped in the freezing temps!




One of my favorite shots of the day!


I adore the little frothy details @ Madcap Coffee House.



Our Mad Men Inspired Image! I Love it! (ps. Sarah is looking into a butter knife:)




I Adore the May Flower Church!



Ludemas Always does such a great job on the floral! I love the winter berries! And of course, Anna is beautiful!




We snuck out for just a couple more shots:)



So adorable!



Another favorite!


Eve at the Bob.




Grandpa's prayer.


Uncle's toast!












awe...father/daughter dance!


mother/son dances get me every time! So sweet!


the guys!





A fun shot to end the post! Congratulations, Brian and Sarah! Muah!



Ludemas Floral               JW Marriott

Eve at the Bob

Madcap Coffee House

Kate Spade NY (shoes) 







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