Wisconsin backyard farm wedding | DJ + Melissa

There are so many aspects of DJ + Melissa’s day that we loved.  Outdoor ceremony and reception, country setting (all on the land where Melissa grew up), great musicians, non-traditional bouquets, kids in the party, handmade/homemade/meaningful details, guys wearing casual vests, a stylish bridesmaid dress, an uneven number of groomsmen/bridesmaids, time for photos at sunset, freshly-picked wildflower centerpieces, live music, fireworks, and an incredible amount of faith in us, as their photographers, to just shoot whatever took place… I could go on and on.

You’ll see it in the photos: DJ + Melissa were completely joy-filled and laid back. These two giggled their way through the entire wedding day! I think you’ll find yourself smiling right along with them as you’re viewing the photos from their day. :)

Ceremony and Reception: Family Farm
Musicians: Honey, Summer and Fall

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  1. anda says:

    great work again :) chinese lanterns look awesome at night. i might light one of fmyself later. you’ve inspired me!

  2. Ray says:

    thanks, anda! aren’t chinese lanterns fun? it’s the first time I’ve shot these at a wedding.

  3. jenny says:

    so beautiful! i love your work. nicely done, once again…

  4. Patricia E says:

    hmmm… that tattoo is really great. I always enjoy seeing the way you two capture moments and color.

  5. Ray says:

    thanks, jenny – we’re so glad you still look at our photos. :) we’d love to work with you again sometime!

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