Abby & Glenn’s Scottish Rite Wedding in Des Moines

When I heard Glenn & Abby’s proposal story, I couldn’t help but laugh and know that we were going to have a good time together at their wedding.  When bugs, a lighthouse, and a garage are all involved, and the girl says yes, you know it’s love!  And when they request engagement photos in camo gear and chuck taylors, but she shows up in a swanky skirt and blouse and he’s got a tie on, I knew we’d get along great.  Abby and Glenn are truly the perfect mix of elegance and country.  They are kind, laid back, not to mention incredibly photogenic!

Abby & Glenn exchanged vows at the Scottish Rite Consistory in downtown Des Moines on Sept 1st in front of many of their friends and family, with a celebration to rival all others immediately following.  I have to give a HUGE thanks to both of their families – they were so incredibly sweet and such a breeze throughout the day.  Abby’s dad, Kurt, kept bringing us bottled water and offering snacks!

One thing I love about the Scottish Rite is the insanely gorgeous surroundings and beautiful natural light.  It was so much fun to photograph there!

All of the lovely florals were provided by Chicken Shed Primitives

Custom Chuck Taylors!!!

Abby, you are seriously the most STUNNING bride!

I guess I liked the photo on the right so much, I used it twice!

I looooooooved Abby’s veil.  So beautiful and long and fun to play with 🙂

Next to photos by my second shooter, Jim Stepp  (thanks for all your help!)

Glenn was seriously the easiest groom to photograph – so relaxed and easy going.

Their reception was held downstairs in the ballroom.  Their yummy cake was provided by Glorious Desserts

Glenn asked us to all sing happy birthday to his grandma who turned 80 this year!

I teared up as soon as I saw her dancing on her daddy’s feet…

Grandma & Grandpa “won” the anniversary dance!

CONGRATS, Abby & Glenn!  Leave them some comment love 🙂



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