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It’s Stephanie’s wedding day! Isn’t she beautiful? She hasn’t even put on makeup yet! You might remember Stephanie from her and Justin’s engagement pictures. She’s a good friend of ours, and Jenni and I were lucky enough to be two of three people in attendance at her wedding, the third being Justin’s son, Tristin.

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Stephanie’s wedding was not your normal wedding. It was super small. In fact, the only reason Jenni and I got to be there at all was because Jenni served as the officiant, while I took all the pictures. It was a stark contrast to her engagement party, where almost everyone she knew was in attendance.

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Started off the day with some bubbly.

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While Steph was getting ready, I took some pictures of her flowers. Love that I was able to incorporate their favorite wine, “The Rock.” Justin’s last name is Rock, so it’s very fitting.

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This is the first moment Justin sees Steph all dressed up, and the ensuing kiss. Aww!

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After a few last minute adjustments, it was time to head over to the Indianapolis Museum of Art, where the ceremony would be taking place.

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We had no set schedule, so there was no rush. Once we arrived at the Museum of Art, we wandered around a bit until we found a suitable site. Without any pomp or circumstance, the ceremony began.

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While I usually have Jenni helping me take photos, today she served as the officiant! We’re the whole wedding package, she and I.

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Love Tristin in this photo. It was one of the few moments during the ceremony where he wasn’t actively practicing kung fu.

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One aspect of the ceremony that I really liked was the addition of singing bowls.

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First kiss! They’re married!!!

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This picture is actually from earlier in the day, but I wanted to include it with the next one because these items were both given to Steph to wear from friends who wouldn’t be in attendance. They were there in spirit.

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After the wedding ceremony, we wandered around the museum grounds to take a ridiculous amount of pictures. It’s easy to take pictures of Stephanie and Justin because they’re so obviously head over heels in love with each other.

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After the museum, we had a quick bite to eat at Mesh on Mass Ave. downtown before taking some more pictures.

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Steph and Justin shared a cupcake at The Flying Cupcake. Love this!

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Our final stop for the day was the downtown Indianapolis Canal Walk. Managed to get some amazing shots here, as well!

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It was the perfect day. I am beyond happy that Jenni can marry people and I can take pictures, because otherwise we would have missed this happy occasion. Some people might think it’s crazy to not have a huge wedding with hundreds of people in attendance, but this simple, low key ceremony fit Stephanie and Justin flawlessly. I am honored to have been there to capture every moment. Thanks for being such fantastic friends, S&J!

Take note, blogstalkers. You don’t have to have a huge wedding to have fantastic photographs

-Adam

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