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Ashley + Jim: Married!

Anyone who follows me on facebook may have noticed that it was taking me a while to pick my favorites on this wedding. Ashley and Jim had a beautiful fall wedding on November 6th, 2010. I remember when I met with Ashley initially, I was pretty booked for 2010...but there was something about the way she described her big day, and her photography preferences, that made me think..."I want to shoot this wedding"!

Their ceremony took place at the Graham Chapel on Washington University's campus...it's a pretty neat place...

Chantel caught these moments before Ashley and her father came down the aisle...

Ashley was simply stunning. The gown, the makeup, the hair, just...everything!

And Jim was no slouch!

Her peacock feather theme was interspersed throughout the day's details, without being too much...and Ashley made those clutches!

I never get to shoot over at Wash U...their campus is so perfect!

Her dress was so floaty and ethereal...

At one point during the day, Chantel mentioned..."she just really loves him...you can tell by the way she looks at him". She is so right!

The girls had some fun...
....and we fit in our "urban" portraits :)


The reception was at Windows on Washington...I always think this is a pretty cool city spot for a reception...

Ashley and Jim, I wish you nothing but the best! We had a blast at your wedding :)

Here are some of the vendors from Ashley and Jim's Day!

Wedding dress: Maggie Sottero, purchased from Clarice's Bridal (altered by Sandy's Tailor & Alterations)
Bridesmaids dresses: Mackenzie Michaels, purchased from Ultimate Bride
Tuxes: Ralph Lauren, from Savvi Formalwear
Clutches: Etsy.com, seller syl2830
Feathers: Lamplight Feathers (tonyhill.net)
Florist: Walter Knoll
Transportation: JED Limousines
Catering: Windows on Washington
Cake: McArthur's Bakery
Cake topper: Weddingstar.com
Photobooth: St. Louis Photobooth
Linens: BBJ Linens
Hair: Kate Burpee, from Patricia James Salon
Makeup: by the Bride, purchased from MAC

Thanks to Chantel Sutberry Photography for 2nd shooting with me :)


Lisa Hessel said...

These are great, Beth! BTW, I shot a reception at WOW that night as well and we saw you shooting as we pulled in :). I waved and said hi Beth, but alas, the windows were up so you prob couldn't hear me acting afool :).

Meghan said...

LOVE these! What an awesome dress :)

Anonymous said...

Really, really, REALLY pretty!!! mk

Nikki said...

Beautiful! I love Wash U for pics. That's where we did ours since I went to grad school there. Such beautiful backgrounds!!

Megan said...

The black and white photos are simply stunning!

brit @ landlocked bride said...

So, I'm reading through this post going "I know that bride from somewhere." Oddly enough, I was the planner for the wedding up on 8, and I was hanging out in the lobby where Ashley and Jim were greeting guests. (And, after reading Lisa's comment, too. Her and I were on 8). Gorgeous photos btw!

Beth Berry said...

Brit and Lisa...I wish I would have seen you guys! I have tunnel-vision on wedding days and often don't notice what's going on around me :)

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