Oak Ridge Country Club | Hopkins, MN | Immaculate Heart of Mary | Minnetonka, MN | Leslie Larson Photography | Wedding Photography| Micki & Shawn’s Wedding

sparkle ring close upMicki & Shawn’s beautiful day began with bridal prep at the Marriot in Hopkins. The brides purse had gorgeous beads which made for a great backdrop for her ring.

bridal prepThe groom was anxiously waiting to see his bride for the first time in her wedding gown.

groom hotelThe bridal suite had a balcony which made for a great first-look location.

marriot hopkinsBefore heading to the church, the guys posed for me in the lobby. I loved the masculine tones this hotel lobby offered.

marriot hopkins hotelI have worked at Immaculate Heart of Mary a few times. I love to be here. The windows provide wonderful light.

immaculate heart of mary catholic minnetonkaimmaculate heart of mary catholic churchFormal photos were done at the alter following the ceremony. I am always asked if I shoot formal alter photos. Of course I do, I just don’t usually post them. Here is a sample of a typical alter photo 🙂

immaculate heart of mary catholicMicki and Shawn had a perfect summer day for outdoor wedding photos on the golf course.

Oak Ridge Country Club brideOak Ridge Country Club wedding bridal partyAfter fun group photos, we sent the bridal party back to the clubhouse so the bride and groom could be alone for portraits.

Oak Ridge Country Club bridalThe grooms mother is a florist and created stunning floral arrangements for the day.  Guests enjoyed the candy buffet before dinner.

Oak Ridge Country Club wedding receptionOak Ridge Country Club wedding detailsAs the couple mingled with guests on the patio, I stopped them in front of the patio doors for some playful poses. We can never get enough portraits on a wedding day!

Oak Ridge Country Club patioOak Ridge Country Club reception danceWhen the dance floor opened up, things got a little wild!

Oak Ridge Country Club wedding dancingOak Ridge Country Club dancing brideTo finish the evening, we went outside for sunset photos. The evening was beautiful and the couple was having a great time. It was a great opportunity to add variety to their photos.

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