Thursday, May 24, 2012

James and Bethany: wedding! :D {missouri state fairgrounds, sedalia, mo wedding photographer}


Two more friends have gotten married: James and Bethany :D.

Bethany Jennings is now...Bethany Jennings! Haha. That doesn't happen very often :D. Dan Sem was the main photographer and he asked me to second shoot for him :). It was so fun being a part of the day :D.





The crazy-awesome Rebekah Gates did the hair :D. This is her doing Evangeline's (Bethany's younger sister and maid of honor :) ). Evangeline is so wonderful :D.



And here's Bethany! She is such a sweetheart and just so adorable :).





Bethany's mom, Mrs. Terri, chatting with Bethany's good friend Jamie whose last name is now Skinner!! (as of a few weeks ago :D ).



See how precious she is?! :D



Bethany was so calm and easy-going :).



And her dress was sooo beautiful!!



and MODEST!! We were all in awe. Haha :D.



I love these sisters so much :D.







Bethany has the cutest laugh :D.









Sooo happy!! :D



Lovely.



Siblings asking questions. Hehe :D. (Yeah, the guy on the right is one of Bethany's younger brothers, Zachary. He's great :D ).



This picture makes me happy :D.



Bethany's dad, Bro. Bob, came to see Bethany before the ceremony :).



Guests arriving :D.









Mrs. Terri and Bethany's older brother Jared :).



James's parents :).



Bethany's youngest brother, Evan (who's great too :D ), and Evangeline :).





And here's happy happy James!! Yay :D.







Bro. Charles Leiter officiated :).









I loved that James spoke as well! It was so good :).





Bro. Bob spoke too :).





Bro. Wes and Mrs. Jill Belling sang a really sweet song he wrote for Mrs. Jill a long time ago :).



Bro. Tim Conway was the main speaker.





:D









And this is James's best man: David Luciano :).



So thankful for the Lord allowing Bro. Bob to attend :'). (For those who don't know, Bro. Bob has had pancreatic cancer for almost 2 years now. I would encourage you to read his journal about life since then; his life is an incredible testimony to God's grace.)



Hehe :D.


Hooray! They're married!! :D.



That rooms was filled with some happy people :D (including myself :D).



People watching us outside as Dan took family pictures :D.


Bethany's family :D.


Bethany's nephew Ramond. Hehe :D.


James's family :D.


Wedding party :D.


Seestars :D.


They both looked so lovely.


Reception time! :D.




Decorating the car :).



They did what they could with the meager supplies they found. Lol :D.




Heading out!




They were so happy :D.



Praise the Lord for what He has done :).



With a smile,
{ Rachel Leigh }

8 comments:

David M. Hamilton said...
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David M. Hamilton said...

Rachel, God has gifted you to be a marvelous photographer! Carolyn & I are so blessed in viewing these wonderful wedding pictures! Thank you for your sweet efforts.
So wonderfully happy for a DEAR Godly couple and our prayers will always follow them!
David & Carolyn Hamilton

Anonymous said...

These are wonderful photos you took Rachel. I am so glad to have been able to view these. Thank you for putting them up here. There wedding looked fantastic!(:

Sydnee Clark!

Rachel said...

What lovely dresses and wedding colors. Great job!

Vivi K said...

I love her dress and all of the beautiful yellow flowers! Great job! :)

Allix B. said...

These are so sweet and happy! :D and HEllo, Amanda looks spectacular!! Her dress is adorable!!

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