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I couldn’t resist sharing a few of my favorites from Kristi & Kevin’s beautiful wedding in Minneapolis. Kristi wanted a fall wedding, but not traditional fall colors. It was absolutely lovely! Their wedding was featured on Style Me Pretty, as well as their winter tree farm engagement session!

Kristi & Kevin had an amazing team of vendors:
Dress: Angel Sanchez from l’atelier Couture
Florals: Sadie’s Couture Floral & Event Styling
Stationery: A Milestone Paper Co.
Reception Venue: Calhoun Beach Club

McKenzie - Love her dress!!! The color palette is refreshingly… fresh!

kenz - i love this! great as ever! the color scheme is amazing!

Kristen Drufke - OMG! I love the bright teal color, and the dress, and all the details, and…what a gorgeous wedding!

Alicia Swedenborg - Just beautiful, love the colors!

ETERNITY WEDDING ALBUM » Laura Ivanova Photography | DESTINATION WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER BASED IN MINNEAPOLIS & NEW YORK CITY - [...] been delivering a lot of wedding albums lately and I couldn’t resist sharing a few photos of Kristi & Kevin’s gorgeous black leather Eternity Wedding Album. The simple design really showcases the gorgeous [...]

PUBLISHED | MINNESOTA BRIDE MAGAZINE » Laura Ivanova Photography | DESTINATION WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER BASED IN MINNEAPOLIS & NEW YORK CITY - [...] non-traditional colors for her fall wedding.  You can check out their wedding feature on my blog here or read what Kristi had to say on MN Bride’s site [...]

Kayla Illies - Laura these are stunning! You are truly one of the best wedding photographers that I have the honor of knowing and for photographing my wedding!

WINTER WONDERLAND | BABY HUGH » Laura Ivanova Photography | DESTINATION WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER BASED IN MINNEAPOLIS & NEW YORK CITY - [...] these images on my blog. You can also check out Kristi & Kevin’s engagement session and wedding day, both of which were featured on Style Me Pretty (here and [...]



In addition to organizing a photoshoot in Las Vegas, I also had the chance to participate in another organized by my amazing friend, Amy, of Amy Rae Photography. Amy and the crew did an incredible job pulling everything together and I was in love with the gorgeous details and colors. All images were captured on my Contax 645, Fuji 400H and 160S film.

Wedding Planners/Event Design- Plush Weddings
Venue- Trump Hotel Las Vegas
Florals- Layers of Lovely
Wedding Cakes and Cupcakes- Gimme Some Sugar
Linens- Creative Coverings
Rentals- Rebel Party Rentals
Candy Bar- For The Love of Candy
Paper Goods- Paper Thread Studio
Bridal Gown- Chaviano Couture
Jewelry- Francesca’s
Hair Pieces- Tessa Kim
Tux- TuxOne
Hair & Makeup- Amelia C.

Bill Raab - These are gorgeous shots. I love the color and tonality. Beautiful and “soft”. Love them all!

Emily Steffen - Looooove these details, so pastel and beautiful!! You are rockin’ the film!! :) love!

amy - YEH for film!!!! You did a great job Laura and everything is just beautiful!

Kristen Drufke - Super gorgeous! I love the boutonniere!

Julia Mary - Stunning! Everything is so clean and crisp, and those colors are amazing

Crystal - The colors are INSANE. So pretty. Seriously, this makes me want to shoot film.



Earlier this winter, I had the oppurtunity to second shoot this wedding for my amazing friend, Melissa, who is a wedding photographer based in Atlanta, Georgia. Melissa is so talented and shoots amazing destination weddings all over the world! Be sure to check out her work on her lovely new website!

I flew directly from Mexico (photos coming soon!) to Jacksonville, where Mel picked me up before heading to Amelia Island.  I’ve traveled to the south quite a few times, but Melissa introduced me to grits and fried green tomatoes!  Of course, the highlight of the weekend was Dana & Danny’s beautiful wedding!  Here are a few of my favs.  I was in love with the candlelit details, which included baby’s breath and cranberries!

amy - so cute!!! in love with a good southern wedding on the water! the island is amazing!



kristen - Really, really beautiful work Laura!

Crystal - I can’t look away, every post is so darn perfect. ugh, so many goodies. You are on a roll here – keep posting more…please :)

Nancy Ramer - I have started to joke that we are best friends because I look at your blog all the time. I love your attention to detail. All of your shots of the “little things” show a story. I know there are challenges to shooting people in their wedding dresses because it is easy for the dress to get blown out. You maintained the contrast of her dress and the background very nicely. They truly are beautiful shots.



More film goodness on the blog this week! I helped style and shot this beautiful couple back in December is snowy, cold Chicago. It was SERIOUSLY cold the day of the shoot, so a special thanks to our fabulous couple who did an amazing job snuggling and keeping warm! Also, thanks to my dear friends and “Italy Girls,” Melissa, Molly, Jen, Yazy, and Katie. I met these girls at the Jose Villa workshop in Italy in the fall of 2009 and I am so lucky to call them friends!

Julie Wilhite - Oh my goodness! Love the snow, it is a wonderland. Beautiful shoot!

candis - Gorgeous! Love her grey knitted shawl and gloves. Beautiful details.

Gina - This is SO beautiful. SO SO Amazing. I love your work. The one with the tree, so great I can’t wait for you too us soon! :)

MUCH LOVE. Laura you are amazing!

David, Minneapolis - Awesome pictures! I love the color against the snow. Film or digital?

Laura - Thank you everyone! David, all of the images in this post are film- Fuji Pro 400H, shot on the Contax 645.

geneoh - Love it, Laura! Yay film.

amy - the color and lighting in this shoot is amazing!!

Maggie Harkov - Bea-u-tiful. I detest winter but you made it look magical. LOVE.

Stacy Able - Gorgeous as always– you are so talented! I am honored to have you as a friend!

Chicago Wedding Style Shoot | A Snowy December In Chicago | yazy jo photography - Chicago Wedding photographers - […] had so much fun photographing Natalie and Anthony along with my dear dear friends Laura, Melissa, Molly,  Jen, and Katie. I met these amazing ladies at a photography workshop in Italy […]