A Verulam Farm Wedding

  • Matt + Tara

There some venues that just take your breath away… Tara and Matt’s venue was one of those venues. From the moment we arrived, I was (like usual) getting nervous about all that we could accomplish here! The house, the driveways lined with trees changing colors and spectacular views were just amazing and I knew it was going to be the start of a beautiful day!! Matt and Tara went to CNU and so we have mutual friends that attended their wedding. We love these weddings! It’s such a win-win for us! We get to photograph a couple that we know AND we get to hangout with friends from school!! We love our job!! Throughout the day, there was a constant theme that seemed to float around conversations and toasts about the new Mr. and Mrs. Hayes.

The reoccurring comment about Matt and Tara was that they were both constant, loyal, and genuine friends to everyone in their life.  My favorite part of the day was hearing friends and family stand up at their reception and just praise and encourage them with such kind words. That’s so good for the soul to openly express how incredible your best friends are and thank them for being there for you. I have noticed more and more that I enjoy the toasts at weddings because that is when you really get to see what kind of a couple they are.  Tara’s maid of honor mentioned that Tara always told her to “Choose Joy” and I loved that! I’ve been reminding myself of that quote all week! We loved being a part of Matt and Tara’s wedding day and I can’t wait to show you their day from our perspective!! Enjoy!!!

Ohh Tara… how beautiful you are!!


Man of the hour!!

Most beautiful setting for a wedding!


Haha… don’t ask.

Love this!!!!

Yep…. I love barns… it’s official.

Remember these two gorgeous people?!! :)

Ceremony | Verulam Farm

Reception | Verulam Farm
Dress | Formal Envy
Groomsmen | Men’s Wearhouse
Coordinator |  Val Englert
Invitations | Lisa Mears
Cupcakes | Julia Craig
Catering | Rick’s BBQ
xoxo, Katelyn
33 Comments Weddings
  1. Melissa Farmer reply

    I LOVE that sweet little flower girl looking in the mirror, what a great shot of her :) And the freedom of the bridesmaid’s outfits always makes me happy :)

  2. Elise reply

    Love the colors! I’m missing Virginia Falls especially much today.

  3. Lynn Szakolczay reply

    I love how you capture all the little details of your couple’s wedding day! Just beautiful!

  4. ashley barnett reply

    You rocked this wedding!! I absolutely love it!! :)

  5. Tiffany reply

    Beautiful edding and couple!! Where is this venue? It’s gorgeous!

  6. Rachel Saltarelli reply

    Katelyn and Michael these are GORGEOUS!!! You captured Tara and Matt perfectly. What a joyous day!

  7. Gabrielle C reply

    SO. MANY. CANVAS. WORTHY. PORTRAITS! I can’t even stand it. Beautiful.

  8. Ashley reply

    Wow!!! Katelyn this is gorgeous! I love the colors, the venue, the couple! This is absolutely beautiful!

  9. Kendal reply

    LOVE everything about this wedding!!! You are so wonderful Katelyn, oh and happy anniversary to you and Michael!!!!

  10. Kimber Wassenberg reply

    I love this wedding! The colors of the bridesmaids dresses, the men’s suits, the bride’s beautiful dress, and the great location makes this wedding a favorite for me! And I was looking at all the bridesmaids and was like “I think there’s a past KJP bride in there…” and i was so excited to see that picture that confirmed my thoughts were true!! Beautifully done!

  11. Michelle reply

    wow katelyn! these are amazing! what a beautiful bride!

  12. Mandy reply

    Oh my goshhh!!!! One of my new all time favorites! Tara you are such a stunning bride :) :) The colors and setting were just gorgeous and you captured it all so well KK! Love love love it! Congratulations Tara and Matt enjoy marriage!!

  13. Meredith Sledge reply

    So so gooood!!! Love every one!

  14. Anna Liz reply

    WOW. wow, wow. These are all just wonderful! I think that batch in the gorgeous light right after the ceremony are some of my all-time favorites of your work. =D

  15. Kathryn Grace reply

    Wow! Gorgeous!

  16. Gayle Driver reply

    Oh My! What a beautiful wedding! Katelyn, this is gorgeous!

  17. Shaina Koren reply

    These are gorgeous! I am always a sucker for trees when I am filming – so this farm is PERFECT! Yet another amazing wedding from you two – Cannot wait to work together again soon!

  18. Elisa :) reply

    WOW – Absolutely PERFECT!!!

  19. Abby Grace reply

    That barn looks like how I imagine the interior of Noah’s ark. Such beautiful portraits- goooorgeous!

  20. Dona Aubin reply

    This is truly one of THE most amazing wedding pics I have ever seen!! absolutely beautiful.. and a beautiful bride & Groom… I would have loved to see the bride’s mom more ( yes you Wendy ;-)) )

  21. Becca reply

    LOVED this wedding. they look so sweet :]

  22. Rebekah Hoyt reply

    Wowwwwww what a gorgeous fall wedding! I love it all!!

  23. Erin Fetterhoff reply

    These are all GORGEOUS! This wedding has got to be one of the most beautiful I’ve ever seen! Definitely an inspiration to me as a future bride!

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  25. Lena Busscher reply

    These are beautiful!!

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  27. Jackie mcdougall reply

    That was one of the most memorable wedding I have ever attended what a beautiful couple. Many had wished that they had had this photographer. What an excellent piece of work. My best wishes to Tara and Matt.

  28. Jackie mcdougall reply

    That was one of the most memorable wedding I have ever attended what a beautiful couple. Many had wished that they had had this photographer. What an excellent piece of work. My best wishes to Tara and Matt.

  29. Cindy Hayes reply

    Thank you for taking such beautiful pictures and never hesitating to take another we desired!

  30. Sarah Adams reply

    What a dreamy wedding! So gorgeous, love their colors!

  31. MarLeah reply

    Another perfectly amazing wedding! I love every detail you captured!

  32. Jean Brown reply

    I am Matt’s Grandmother . How do I obtain copies of some of the above pictures.
    :Thank you and I love them

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