Jennifer & Chris | Alma, Wisconsin outdoor wedding

My last wedding of September took place in Alma, Wisconsin. Everything seemed to fall into place for Jennifer & Chris considering it had rained and rained and rained some more earlier in the week, which caused lots of flooding in many nearby communities along the Mississippi River valley.

However, on this day, the bad weather held off and made for a perfect autumn day to have an outdoor wedding.

Jennifer spent the morning getting ready with a few of her relatives at the Tritsch House in Alma. A few images from there…

Her bouquet was gorgeous. A perfect fit for their autumn wedding…

The setting was perfect for a wedding at Buena Vista…

They covered the pathway and steps with matching rose pedals and tied in nicely with the color scheme…

Instead of a unity candle, they braided a rope, signifying the bond between their love & faith…

After the ceremony, we took some time and made a few stops for some portraits. Two interesting moments occurred during this time. We met a couple visiting from the Bronx at Buena Vista, of which I almost put my foot in my mouth (and probably would’ve ended up down at the bottom of the cliff) as I could tell they had a strong accent. I was thinking they were from Boston. Glad I didn’t say anything…

Then we stopped at a nearby farm. Funny thing is, I thought the farmer who owns the land was gonna shoot me when he pulled up on his four-wheeler. You see, there’s a perfect tree for photos there. We took advantage of it. In actuality, he was more surprised than I was as he’s never seen anyone in wedding clothing ever take photos on his land. We had a nice chat with him…

After about an hour, we made our way to Kate & Gracie’s Restaurant for a nice, private wedding reception. If you ever get a chance, go there and eat. It’s worth it. Trust me.

It has been a complete pleasure to work with you both, Jennifer & Chris. I hope the cross country drive was filled with many memories for you to remember, just like your beautiful wedding day. Congrats again!

At the request of Jen & Chris, please contact them directly for access to the expanded gallery of their wedding photos. Thank You!

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