Carla + Brandon ~ Wisconsin Backyard Wedding ~ Wisconsin Wedding Photography

I’ve been excited for Carla and Brandon’s big day since she first emailed me last December almost immediately after they got engaged! 🙂 Carla is a photographer as well, so she has seen quite a few weddings and knew exactly what she wanted for hers! I loved hearing about how all the details were coming together and had a feeling it would be gorgeous – and it ended up even more beautiful than I imagined!

Carla and Brandon were married in the backyard at Brandon’s dad’s beautiful home in Wisconsin, and not a detail was missed. From the adorable banner hanging across the barn, to the pitchers and mason jars holding flowers… everything went along perfectly with the beautiful Wisconsin country backdrop.

But even more than the details was the love at the center of it all… Carla and Brandon’s contagious smiles and the sweet way they love each other! It’s impossible not to smile when you’re around these two – because they are just always so happy! Brandon tries to hide it occasionally by biting his lips, but deep down you know he wants to smile! And if you get him to bust out laughing or into a giant smile – you feel like you won a prize! haha. 🙂 And obviously when Carla is around – he can’t help but let it out! So sweet.

Carla & Brandon ~ Thank you SOO much for having us along for your beautiful wedding day! I just loved hanging out with your family & bridal party all day! You guys had me in tears, and treated James and I like friends you’ve known forever. THANK YOU for that! You put your trust in us and just let us do our thing, and as you know, that means the world to us!! I hope these photos are everything you imagined they would be and more! All our love ~ Christy & James xoxo


How cute are their niece & nephew?! Ahh!

So many happy tears! Just water works!

Carla!!! Just… gorgeous.

Of course we had to get a few with their pup, Colt! Yay!

(You know I’m a fan of that groom’s cake!! ;))


Congratulations again Carla & Brandon!!!


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