• Hunter + Rebecca

Like most wedding days, everything was a few minutes behind schedule. It’s amazing how FAST time flies on your big day! 20 minutes seems like 5! Becca somehow managed to get ready in record time (of course it doesn’t take much to get her ready, she’s just naturally drop dead gorgeous!).  She got in her dress, hugged her momma goodbye and we headed to her First Look with Hunter. Becca explained to me a few weeks before the wedding day that she had been writing letters to Hunter since they started dating (4 years ago!) and she wanted him to read one before he saw her. Perfect. I love stuff like this!! Maybe it’s because I’m a girl… or maybe it’s because I did the EXACT same thing for Michael!

So I got Hunter ready and in place and then handed him his journal. I explained that he needed to read the letter she had written to him for their wedding day and that I would be back in a few minutes with his bride.  Talk about a build up!!! Becca came around the corner and Hunter was literally BEAMING. You just wait until you see the pictures, you’ll agree.  She was stunning. So elegant and such a natural beauty!! I was PUMPED! The excitement from their first look alone was enough to carry me through the whole day!!!


It was a perfect 75 degrees, sunny and picture perfect! My sister helped me out since I had a double decker this weekend and it was my first one of the year! I can’t thank her ENOUGH! And I can’t thank Becca enough for being AWESOME.  Seriously, I’m SO thankful that at this stage in my business I am attracting brides that could literally be my best friends! They love what I love and they will do anything for some amazing portraits! Her timeline was wonderful and it was a photographer’s dream! So Hunter and Becca, THANK YOU for allowing me  to document this amazing day. Your story, your personalities and your love for one another just melts my heart and I’m actually sad that this journey is over. I have loved getting to know you two this year!! Enjoy your honeymoon and this MASSIVE blog post!!! xoxo


I think she’s excited…. just a little.

so beautiful!!


You don’t get moments like these at the end of the aisle:)

So happy:)



Work it girl! You look amazing!

The picture on the right is for Hunter:). He was thrilled that we found a pitchfork of sorts. haha

Please notice the air guitar….



Beware… lots of details coming your way!! Becca must have worked like a mad woman!

Handmade silverware holders!

so cute! for the kids!

Who thinks to make the hand sanitizer cute?! 

A legacy table… 

Some evening portraits!

The light was perfect!

Hahaha See that silly string coming straight towards the camera? Oh it got me! Right in the face! haha (It’s better than being burned by sparklers!)

Ceremony & Reception | Frontier Culture Museum
Dress | Bella Rosa
Event Planner | Sheila Pleskonko at Divine Events
Hair and Makeup |
DJ | King Studios
Cake | Cakes By Cathy Stewart
Catering | Hanks Smokehouse
Bridesmaids Dresses | Nordstrom
Groomsmen Attire | Men’s Wearhouse
Kenneth Cole Pants
Shirt: Saddlebred from Belk
Suspenders from Mens Emporium
Favors | Granola made by Groom’s mother
Honeymoon | Playa Mujeres, Mexico
xoxo, Katelyn
63 Comments Weddings
  1. molly reply

    YAYYYYY! becca your wedding was BEAUTIFUL. everything i imagined it would look like! and katelyn you did a magnificent job capturing it!!!

  2. rachel reply

    first of all absolutely gorgeous and amazing details! Love it :)

    second the things she did for the kids are absolutely fabulous and i was wondering if she had the tutorial, or place she found the idea from to share with me :) I would love to do similar at my wedding!

  3. Leanne Wight reply

    Wow! There is just something so sweet, and beautiful about her. What a lovely couple, and gorgeous pictures! I couldn’t stop smiling as I looked through these pictures. This whole post just makes ya’ feel happy!

  4. Kimber Wassenberg reply

    Wow! What an amazing wedding!!! I love it!! If I were Hunter or Rebekah I would want all these pictures on canvases!!!!!! Just beautiful!

  5. Ashley Jock reply

    Girl, you are amazing!!!! I LOVE these!! :-)

  6. Jill Powers reply

    I might be partial, but you know I love a good Staunton wedding!! :) Just beautiful!! I loved it all! Congrats Hunter and Becca! (PS we’re probably neighbors, no big deal! :))

  7. Abby Grace reply

    Oh man, she went all out with the details! Did she hand make every one of those fabric rosettes?? Their first look images are SO sweet!!

  8. ashley barnett reply

    So cute!!! We have a wedding there this weekend and I’m STOKED! :) Also, I used to work with Nathan King at my corporate job! Small world!

  9. Annetta reply

    Beautiful!! I love her flowers. Amazing job on the details. You did a wonderful job again, Katelyn.

  10. Chamonix Thurston-Rattue reply

    Hey Katelyn! Wow!!!
    If I were shopping for my wedding photographer right now you would have just totally sold me with this blog post. I would be sending you an enquiry email right this second. Seeing as I’m already married, an uber exited comment is going to have to suffice. :P Anyway…you did a stunning job capturing this beautiful wedding. I’m so impressed. It’s by far one of my favourite collections of wedding photographs I’ve ever seen (and I look at loads hehe). I just wanted to let you know how beautiful I think they are. Super job well done! You TOTALLY rocked that wedding with your camera! :D xoxo Chamonix

  11. gayle Driver reply

    Katelyn, these photos are beautiful. I loved this couple’s engagement shoot and their wedding is just breathtaking! Love it, love it.

  12. Emma Barker reply

    These are absolutely breath taking. From the photos I wish I was friends with this couple haha Beautiful photos!!!

  13. Simone Fox reply

    Wow these are beautiful!!!! Definitely one of my favorites.

  14. Regan reply

    Oh my goodness I LOVE this wedding!! You captured it so beautifully!! I felt like I was there! :) Amazing job!!

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  16. Samantha June reply

    I have no words! These couple portraits are amazing/inspiring/gorge/some of the best I have ever seen! LOVE!

  17. Kristina W. reply

    Oh my gosh…I love this wedding. There were so many details!! And Hunter and Rebecca look so incredibly happy! :)

  18. Cassandra reply

    Love these! The details… her smile and the way he looked at her… the silly string…and that pop of light during dancing. May be some of my fav’s

  19. Megan reply

    Wow love these!! Every single one is awesome!

  20. Gabby / En Route Photography reply

    What an absolutely amazing wedding and what an awesome way to capture it Katelyn! I think this is my favorite wedding from you… EVER! ;)

  21. Jenna Wall reply

    I LOVE this!!! They look so excited! Great job capturing the emotions throughout the day, Katelyn.

  22. Sindy reply

    these are absolutely beautiful!!!

  23. Cindy Habel reply

    Absolutely gorgeous photography, couple and wedding!! Love this!

  24. Sarah Heinle reply

    Love, love this!! I love the pictures, the details, the couple. What a wonderful wedding beautifully captured. Love your work as always!!!

  25. Victoria reply

    This is my favorite wedding/couple you have photographed out of the past two years I have been following your blog. Literally everything is amazing, I love how you always captured them laughing! I never comment and I loved this so much I HAD to!

  26. Brannan reply

    OMG! Just amazing! I don’t know how you do it!! But it is a gift from God. I can feel every emotion that this couple is feeling. I agree totally with Victoria and feel the exact same way. I never comment…but this time I had to. Just WOW!!! I can’t wait until one of your classes…I’ll be one of the first to sign up. :)

  27. Girish reply

    Awesomeness. I kept scrolling and scrolling. You sure know how to post and take some show shots, inspiring pictures. That wooden cabin is so cool for a location.

  28. Elise reply

    oh my gosh she’s so beautiful! simply adorable. great photos, kk!

  29. Ali Lovegrove reply

    Absolutely stunning, every last detail! What a beautiful couple, Becca’s hair is amazing! Captured beautifully as always Katelyn, looks like the most amazing day ever!

  30. Jennifer reply

    Oh. My. Goodness. I just sent this post to every girl in my office. Becca is gorgeous and you can just see the love! All the photos are fabulous. Congrats!!! Thank you for sharing and putting a smile on everyone’s face because this wedding shows that happily ever after can be a true story :)

  31. Rhonda reply

    Katelyn – by far – my most FAV couple and blog post!! These pictures are amazing – I wish I had 1/2 your talent!!! Awesome work

  32. Meredith Sledge reply

    She. Is. Gorgeous!! Her hair is to die for! AH! Katelyn, you did an incredible job. I love every single photo. The last one is probably one of my faves. Such a cool moment.

  33. Kari Jeanne reply

    What a happy looking couple! I love how you captured their joy! Amazing photo’s – I’m going to Pin ALL of them!!! haha, kidding – kind of ;)

  34. Lindy reply

    absolutely B.E.A.U.tiful photos!! and what a gorgeous couple. goodness gracious.

  35. samantha reply

    Favorite wedding you have done…EVER! I love this blog post! She is stunning and you captured their joy in every picture. He is the happiest looking groom I have ever seen, he couldn’t stop grinning!!! I think I need to go look at this post again, it’s just too good : )

  36. Andrea reply

    Wow wow wow! Absolutely breathtaking!

  37. katie yuen reply

    every wedding this season competes to be my favorite! so many beautiful details!!! so much LOVE!

  38. katie G reply

    This is without a doubt one of my top fav. wedding posts i have ever seen you do! and i have been following this blog for almost 3 years!!! I LOVE the flowers!!! the bouquets oh my gosh! so simple and wild and free i love them! and what a HAPPY BEAUTIFUL couple. she’s got some beautiful locks! and i LOVE the willow tree wedding topper !!!!! SO CUTE! I LOVE THIS! CONGRATULATIONS REBECCA + HUNTER ! :)

  39. Shauna Youngberg reply

    What a genuinely sweet and beautiful wedding! Their love and romance is everlasting. I can just see that their unconditional love for each other is already blossoming! They are such a happy and sweet couple. I kept scrolling up and down so many times…it was like I had to go back and look at that image just one more time! These images were full of light that just radiated. Katelyn…you are the best! And Congratulations to the couple. I loved ALL the decorations, it was perfect and the globe was just too cute! :)

  40. Jenny Davis reply

    I am in love with every detail of this wedding! It was beautiful, as always… well done Katelyn!

  41. Susan Evans reply

    This is my favorite wedding post of yours ever! I love everything about this wedding – especially the beautiful couple and the happiness that just radiates from them! Katelyn, you did an over-the-moon job of capturing their day – they’ll be able to re-live it through these photos. What a gift!

  42. Rici reply

    Katelyn! This is such a freakin beautiful wedding! I´m so happy with you and for you and the couple looking at what you have captured! Incredible! So much joy and beauty! You are such an inspiration for me!!! Thank you! Saluti from Tuscany!

  43. stephanie fox reply

    Incredible! The couple is adorable, they planned a great wedding with amazing details, and your images are beautiful. This is one of my favorites of yours!

  44. Vanessa Wadowski reply

    Absolutely beautiful photographs. — Friend of friend of bride.

  45. Gail reply

    You had me on this one with the cowboy boots!

  46. Becca reply

    The comments, the photos, all the love from everyone!!! So overwhelmed by it all in the best possible way! Katelyn thank you so much!!! You made the wedding perfect and I was at ease knowing the big picture & details would be captured, sure enough they were- PERFECTLY so I can relive it nonstop. Sincere thanks and love!

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    Those were the most beautiful pictures! The wedding was so unique and very creative! Very inspiring!

  49. karin reply

    this girl is INSANELY gorgeous. I love all the details pictures, too, katelyn! great job!

  50. alice reply

    Magnifiques photos, magnifique mariage, bravo!!!!

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