Earle Brown Heritage Center | Wedding | Brooklyn Park, MN | Leslie Larson Photography | Mark and Corein Wedding

2016-06-06_0017Earle Brown Heritage Center was the location for the entire wedding for Mark and Corein. Here are some of the bridal details and events that took place in the bridal prep room.

2016-06-06_00102016-06-06_0011The “first-look” was a touching moment for these two. Photography is hands-off at this time. I’m positioned far from the couple and nothing is orchestrated.  Its an organic moment in the day.

2016-06-06_0012After the first-look, we walked the grounds of Earle Brown for photos.

2016-06-06_00132016-06-06_0014There was a trellis covered in vines that made for a lovely backdrop at this sunny point in the day.

2016-06-06_0015Mark and Corein were great sports throughout their photos. Lots of giggles and conversation got us through this adventure.

2016-06-06_0016On our way back we stopped at a bench surrounded in rose bushes.

2016-06-06_0018The ceremony took place outside. There was much debate about the ceremony placement as rain was projected for the exact ceremony start time.

2016-06-06_0019The rain held off just long enough and the ceremony was beautiful.

2016-06-06_0020Immediately after the ceremony we shot a few bridal party photos. It was the fastest bridal party session ever because it sprinkled on us during the photos and got stronger by the minute.  I was thankful to be working with amazing and humble people. Not a single person complained about the rain. Everyone was in great spirits and their wonderful personalities shined.

2016-06-06_0024Back inside the reception room, the candles were lit and ready for guests to enter.

2016-06-06_0021Centerpieces were lovely and reflected the brides bouquet with dainty elegance.

2016-06-06_0023I enjoy shooting the rings during the reception because there’s usually candle light that I can incorporate with the ring photo.

2016-06-06_0022The bride and groom paused for one last set of posed photos as their guests entered the room for dinner.

2016-06-06_0025The self-serve dessert bar offered cheesecake and chocolate tarts.

2016-06-06_0026Dancing was theatrical and full of spunk!  I had never seen an entire dance floor serenade each other during the Grease “Summer nights” song.