Hollie and Micah
April 4, 2008
We traveled to Omaha last weekend for Hollie and Micah’s wedding. They got married Friday at a church where Hollie grew up. Her father was the pastor, so her family lived in the parsonage next door to the church when she was a child. The ceremony was especially beautiful and personal because her father officiated. It was wonderful to watch the pastor escort the bride down the aisle.
Hollie and Micah have fun, laid-back personalities, and they added lots of personal touches to make their wedding suit their style. I loved their idea of board games at the reception!
Hollie and Micah, I hope you’re having a wonderful time in the Alps!
The day began at Hollie’s grandmother’s house, where the ladies were getting ready. While Mike was preparing our equipment, Hollie’s two little sisters were fascinated by all the cameras. Mike gave them a photography lesson, and they seemed to pick it all up quickly, including Pocket Wizards. All three of them were adorable.
Meanwhile, I photographed some of their details, including Hollie’s tiara.
Micah designed the fabulous invitations.
Hollie’s little sister with their friend’s baby
We met up with Micah at the church.
Micah had Scrabble cufflinks, which fit in well with the board games at the reception.
Micah’s mother, watching the guests arrive.
A hug from Hollie’s grandfather before the ceremony
Hollie’s adorable little sisters again.
One of her sisters gave her a note before the ceremony.
“It just says Hollie,” she explained as Hollie tried to open it.
Hollie’s dad, before the ceremony
Just before walking her down the aisle.
Micah’s grandparents during the ceremony.
A hug from Micah’s dad.
As their wedding gift to each other, Hollie and Micah bought a 1978 VW van and drove it from the ceremony to the reception.
I love this one.
Hollie carried a locket with Micah’s baby photo with her bouquet. It was a gift from Micah’s grandmother.
Their reception took place at Bellevue Berry Farm in a huge barn.
I loved the look on Micah’s face as they peeked in the door when they arrived.
There were dozens of different games placed on tables throughout the room.
The tablecloths were paper, with crayons for doodling. I liked this drawing someone did of Hollie and Micah.
They had an old typewriter for guests to type messages for Hollie and Michah. Here’s Hollie’s mom.
The photo booth was a huge hit. I loved spying on people in the booth;
sometimes they never saw me there, and sometimes I caught them by surprise.
Look at Hollie’s sisters as their dad gives his toast.
Mike found a fun angle for the cake cutting.
I like this shot of Hollie and her cigar
They ended the night with a sparkler send-off for the bride and groom. This is a cool shot of Micah’s dad.
Some of the resulting calamities!