Erin and Mike : Stephens Lake Park Engagement Session • Central Missouri Based Destination Wedding Photographer

StephensLakePark_ColumbiaMissouri_CatherineRhodesPhotography_4059.jpgErin and Mike headed out to Stephens Lake Park for their engagement session last week! It was a beautiful sunny day and the leaves were just beginning to change. A third member of their family managed to join us for some photos, and he pretty much stole the show! Yup, their pup all dressed up in a bow tie had to make an appearance and it was the perfect touch to this beautiful session.  Congratulations Erin and Mike, I’m more than excited to be photographing your wedding next August in Kansas city!

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© Catherine Rhodes Photography 2014 | Destination Wedding and Fine Art Photographer | Columbia,  Kansas city, St. Louis and Destinations World Wide

Elisabeth and Matt : St. Charles Wedding Day • Columbia Missouri Based Destination Wedding Photographer

StCharlesWedding_Missouri_CatherineRhodesPhotography_4014.jpgElisabeth and Matt’s St. Charles Wedding day was a beautiful one to say the least! Elisabeth is just the sweetest and Matt, well  he is certainly her other half. We started the day at Matt’s family home where Elisabeth and the girls got ready. As we loaded Elisabeth into the car, and I mean literally into the back of the car, we headed to the church for these two to become Mr. and Mrs.!

The ceremony itself was a beautiful Catholic mass, with family and friends included in the final blessing. As they made their final exit of the church, we were greeted by a poem reading and a dove release, Elisabeth was pretty excited! Then it was off to portraits we went with a moment spent in Lafayette Park and the remainder of time strolling around Main Street in downtown St. Charles!

The reception was just beautiful, held at The Heart of St. Charles! With a sweet first dance, these two kicked off the celebration and were just as happy as could be! Congratulations Elisabeth and Matt, your day was just wonderful and we made it through without anyone getting sick, high five!

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A Special Thanks To :

The Heart of St. Charles : Reception Venue

Jessica Smith : Second Photographer

© Catherine Rhodes Photography 2014 | Destination Wedding and Fine Art Photographer | St. Louis, Kansas city, Columbia and Destinations World Wide

Christina and Dan : Boston Engagement Session • Central Missouri Based Destination Wedding Photographer

BostonEngagementSession_BostonMassachusettes_CatherineRhodesPhotography_3965.jpgLast week Christina and Dan met up with us for their Boston Engagement Session in the heart of the city! First, we strolled around the Public Garden and then hearded over to their hidden little neighborhood with cobblestone streets and secret gardens hidden throughout! It was a gorgeous evening for engagements to say the least. These two beautiful people are getting married next year and I couldn’t be more excited for their day in Maine!

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© Catherine Rhodes Photography 2014 | Destination Wedding and Fine Art Photographer | Boston, Chicago, St. Louis and Destinations World Wide

Patricia and Curt: MU Wedding Day • Central Missouri Based Destination Wedding Photographer

MUWeddingDay_ColumbiaMissouri_CatherineRhodesPhotography_3947.jpgPatricia and Curt are quite the pair and they said I DO this weekend here in Columbia Missouri! From their sweet Catholic ceremony to the exciting reception at Kimball Ballroom, this day was full of happy smiles! We started the day at the Tiger Hotel where Curt, the sweet groom, had set out a lovely surprise for Patricia the evening before! From there it was to the church to become Mr. and Mrs. After the ceremony, Patricia and Curt had something special planned for their photos, portraits at Farout Field!

Now if you are a Tigers fan, you know how exciting it is to be on that field! We strolled around the stadium capturing some absolutely gorgeous moments. Next, the reception which started with a sweet first dance as husband and wife and maybe a face or two covered in cake! Yes, the day was a beautiful one and I can’t imagine these two having anything less in their future to come!

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A Special Thanks To :

The Tiger Hotel : Getting Ready Location

Our Lady of Lourdes : Ceremony

Kimball Ballroom : Reception Venue

Kent’s Floral Gallery : Florist

Complete Music : DJ

Elizabeth Wallace : Second Photographer

© Catherine Rhodes Photography 2014 | Destination Wedding and Fine Art Photographer | Columbia, Kansas city, St. Louis and Destinations World Wide

October 10, 2014 - 5:28 pm

Julie Magel - Patrician, your pictures are beautiful and so elegant! Congratulations!