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Carrie + Ben // Wedding Preview Part I // New Orleans Wedding Photographer

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Saturday, March 2, 2013
So I have never done this before…broken up a wedding preview into multiple posts.  As much as I’ve been trying to edit these pictures down over the past few weeks, I still can’t edit down enough to put into one post. I really don’t think this is a bad problem to have!
Last week I gave you a little sneak peak of this lovely celebration when I showed you Carrie+Ben’s wedding rehearsal images.  Carrie has an amazing vision, loads of style and a personality to match and it shown through in every single perfect little detail.  Part 1 of their wedding concentrates on the beginning part of the wedding day (naturally) as both Carrie and Ben got ready at Race + Religious (read up on the neat history here!) and their first look and first few portraits. Over the week I’ll be featuring the rest of the wedding day in all it’s loveliness.  As I don’t have another wedding to shoot until later this spring, I actually think this shall tide you loyal blog readers over as well with a lot of fun posts.
So for now, enjoy the beginning of the day. I was swooning over Carrie’s dress and flowers and couldn’t believe how perfectly the walls and colors of the house lent to the feel of their New Orleans wedding.  I’ll be giving a full recap of the day along with links to all of the talented vendors that helped make this day so special in the final part to the day.
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Carrie + Ben // Wedding Rehearsal

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As a little teaser before the wedding day post…here are a few images from Carrie+Ben’s wedding rehearsal held at the lovely (more on this great venue later!) Race + Religious in New Orleans, where I traveled down to last weekend.

If you think these are fun, wait until their wedding preview post, which is coming up soon (editing the pictures down enough for one post is proving challenging.  Which is why this one I’ve decided should stand alone).

I am crazy in love with Carrie’s dress and shoes.  Amazing right?

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Little Black Dress Bridal Shower >> with Hey Gorgeous Events!

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Can I just tell you all how much I’ve been looking forward to showing off these lovely images!?
Earlier this spring, the adorable and super talented Rhi from Hey Gorgeous Events collaborated with myself and Daisy of Pixel+Hank on a ‘Little Black Dress’-inspired bridal shower.  The result? Bright poppy colors, lovely models and a dream shoot. I was in happy photographer heaven!
If you haven’t had the pleasure of hopping over to Rhi’s blog, she gives a detailed account of our shoot with much much better writing.  So I am going to let you enjoy the pretty pictures and read more about it over on here.
Thank you also to the lovely wedding blog Green Wedding Shoes for featuring this earlier this week.  Enjoy all!
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Photography: Amy Carroll Photography / Venue: The Grand Rapids Art Museum / Floral design and styling: Hey Gorgeous Events / Videographer: Future Focus Media / Hair styling: Jennifer Grace of Tonic Salon / Make-up: Magen Dye of I Dun Salon / Dresses and jewelry: Spring Sweet, Holland, Michigan / Hair accessories: Pixel and Hank / Cake: A Piece o’ Cake / Rentals: Events by I Candy / Paper goods: Lemon and Lavender / Linens + napkins: La Tavola Linen / Models: (real life babes!) Jennifer Doornbos, Spring Sweet, Emily Newhof, Lydia Newhof, Karri Whitney and Kalee Verstrate

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Little Black Dress Bridal Shower >> with Hey Gorgeous Events!

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Can I just tell you all how much I’ve been looking forward to showing off these lovely images!?
Earlier this spring, the adorable and super talented Rhi from Hey Gorgeous Events collaborated with myself and Daisy of Pixel+Hank on a ‘Little Black Dress’-inspired bridal shower.  The result? Bright poppy colors, lovely models and a dream shoot. I was in happy photographer heaven!
If you haven’t had the pleasure of hopping over to Rhi’s blog, she gives a detailed account of our shoot with much much better writing.  So I am going to let you enjoy the pretty pictures and read more about it over on here.
Thank you also to the lovely wedding blog Green Wedding Shoes for featuring this earlier this week.  Enjoy all!
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Photography: Amy Carroll Photography / Venue: The Grand Rapids Art Museum / Floral design and styling: Hey Gorgeous Events / Videographer: Future Focus Media / Hair styling: Jennifer Grace of Tonic Salon / Make-up: Magen Dye of I Dun Salon / Dresses and jewelry: Spring Sweet, Holland, Michigan / Hair accessories: Pixel and Hank / Cake: A Piece o’ Cake / Rentals: Events by I Candy / Paper goods: Lemon and Lavender / Linens + napkins: La Tavola Linen / Models: (real life babes!) Jennifer Doornbos, Spring Sweet, Emily Newhof, Lydia Newhof, Karri Whitney and Kalee Verstrate