The Barn Wedding Venue Lafayette Indiana | Whitney & Shawn | 09/17/16

The Engagement-

As most of you that follow me know of this sweet couple. Almost a year ago to the day I Shot tShawn and Whitney’s proposal. It is one of my favorite moments I have captured yet. The blog can be found here if you would like to read about it. Here are a few of my *favorite* shots from their proposal.



The Ceremony

Whitney and Shawn’s day was so perfect. It was a normal Indiana end of summer day raining all morning up until 12:30pm. After that the clouds parted and we had picture perfect weather. The ceremony took place at Grace United Methodist Church church in Lafayette Indiana. What a beautiful church. The pastor there has known Whitney for about 20 years so it was extra special that she married them. In front of 200 of their close family and friends they said I do forever.


The Reception

After the ceremony we all headed to The Barn right out side of Romney Indiana. This little slice of farm heaven is a newer venue in Tippecanoe County. *Oh man it made my farm loving heart go pitter pat. * The food was phenomenal, Of course any food Shoups caters is always top notch. After dinner we did the cake and dances then right before sunset we snuck out to finish our Bride and Groom Portrait session. Oh man I am glad we did. The property is so is so beautiful it made for the perfect backdrop for Whitney and Shawn’s big day.
Once we finished Dj Large (Large Sound) kept the dance floor packed he never disappoints!! Here are some of my favorites from Whitney and Shawn’s special day.


s19p0068s19p0092s19p0367-2s19p0126I loved that they exchanged gifts before. Shawn ordered the sweetest sign for his bride and Whitney had a whole bag of goodies for her groom. In the bag ALSO was a photo book of their story. That was SO cool! OH and the apple rings were a HIT!


s19p0358s19p0283s19p0294s19p0290s19p0463-2s19p0405Before the ceremony Shawn and Whitney shared a moment of prayer. This is one of my favorite traditions for Brides and Grooms that decide not to have a first look.






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After the dancing was finished we snuck away for 20 min for some sunset pictures and man I am so glad we did! Here are some of my favorites from our Bride and Groom time. <3



What a fun night! The Bride’s Brother Robbie stole the show at the reception!




Shawn and Whitney Thank you so much for allowing me to capture your engagement and now your wedding I cannot wait to watch your love and family grow over the years! Love you both!
xo ashley




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