Michelle & Aaron get Mauied

Michelle and Aaron were married on January 20th at Gannon’s Restaurant in Wailea, Maui. They contacted me on a brisk September day, wondering if I had an opening for an engagement session. I was booked, but I offered to get them in after another family the next evening. As their session was wrapping up I asked them if they already had a wedding photographer. They said they were getting married in Hawaii and would most likely use a photographer there. I responded with a wink and something like, “well just so you know, Tommy and I love shooting Hawaiian weddings, and are willing to travel.” About a week later, before seeing their photos they called and took me up on my offer! What a treat these two are, I am so glad they asked, and I’m thrilled we could accept! Enjoy!1 getting ready M2 getting ready A4 Waileacakeaccesoriesbefore 1st lookFirst Lookmichelle 2Michelleaaron 2Aaron6 stairs891044121314151617181920212224252726282930313235343637404243

Faye & Brian

 

 

Faye and Brian were married on October 10, 2015 at the Fox Hollow Chalet in South Anchorage. As most of their friends and family would agree…”It was about time!” All jokes aside, these two couldn’t be more perfect for each other! I’ve known Faye since she was in grade school and I met Brian in high school…both are exceptional human beings and together…well it’s magic.

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They did their “first look” at McHugh Creek, it was a little breezy, but the colors were still in full bloom! Afterwards, we headed back to Fox Hall for the ceremony and reception!16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 27 28 29 30 88

Dad’s first look at his girl was priceless as well.32

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Faye’s dad, Tim built this gorgeous arbor and stand for her cake and cupcakes. The detail was truly exceptional. 85868935 37 386

 

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The inside story:  Apparantly, Brian drops a lot of spendy items in the water, so his brother thought it was appropriate to safe guard the rings!64 66 67 68 69 70 658171 72 74

Brian’s dad couldn’t help himself, he had to cut in…75 177 78 79

Billy Jean was a hit! Way to move Sean!80

Credits:

Wedding Venue: Fox Hall Chalet

Wedding Coordinator: Rosie Waldren

Photography: Rhae Anne Photography

Flowers: Carrs, Aurora Village

Arbor/Cake holder: Tim Kelly

Cupcakes: Tanya Pont

Catering: Sal’s New York Grill & Catering

DJ: R&R Productions

Bride’s Dress: Alfred Angelo, Anderson’s Bride

Hair: Basia Adkins, Ambiance Salon

Makeup: Sonja Kontra, Body Cafe

Groom’s Attire: Men’s Warehouse

Officiant: Scott Johnston

 

A White Wedding at Crow Creek Mine

Christine and Tony had the most perfect weather for their Crow Creek Mine wedding. It was a spectacular day to enjoy watching these two truly enjoy their day. I shared with Christine how rewarding it was to edit their photos. The bride and groom never stopped smiling, especially at each other. Enjoy!White-87 WhiteWhite-2 White-4 White-6 White-7 White-8 White-9 White-11 White-12 White-13 White-14 White-15 White-16 White-17 White-18 White-19 White-20 White-21 White-22 White-23 White-24 White-26 White-28 White-29 White-30 White-31 White-32 White-33 White-34 White-35 White-36 White-37 White-38 White-39 White-40 White-42White-41 White-43 White-44 White-45 White-46 White-47 White-48 White-49 White-50 White-51 White-52 White-53 White-55 White-56 White-58 White-59 White-60 White-61 White-62 White-64 White-65 White-66 White-68 White-318 White-320 White-323White-76 White-78White-77 White-80 White-81 White-79 White-74 White-81White-85White-83 White-368 White-377 White-397White-364White-437White-397White-84 White-86 White-73Venue: Crow Creek Mine  – crowcreekmine@mac.com

Cake/Cup Cakes by: Melissa Schmidt with Sweet Treats by Melissa  – aksweettreats@gmail.com

Flowers: Carrs on W. Northern Lts/Minnesota – 907-339-0500

Dress: Moments to Treasure – Bothell, WA

Hair: Behind the Bangs – 907-394-3304

Makeup: Jason Carillo – 808-649-9121

Caterer: Master’s Catering – masterscatering@hotmail.com

DJ: Sizzle North Entertainment – bigc1941@gmail.com

Photo Booth: AK Mojo Photo Booth – akmojophotobooth@yahoo.com

Charlee + Marc

Marc and Charlee wed on June 7th, 2015 at Gloryview Farms in Wasilla, Ak and it couldn’t have been more perfect. BLogs1

BlogsBlogs3blogs4blog5blogs6blog7 blog8 blog9 blog10 blog11 blog12 blog13 blog14 blog15 blog16 blog17 blog18blog24blog19 blog20 blog21 blog22 blog23**If you were at this lovely wedding and you graced Tommy with your presence at the photo booth, you should be able to down load your photo at this site:

http://rhaeannephotography.zenfolio.com/photobooth

Event Coordinators: Toast of the Town

Venue: Gloryview Farms in Wasilla, AK

Caterer: Martha Rogers with Peters Creek Catering

Florist: Natalia Price

Cake: Midnight Sun Cakery

DJ: Keenan Troll

Musicians (string quartet): Karyn Grove

Dress: Sarah Seven

Hair Stylist: Sharai Shepherd

Getting out and enjoying Alaska

Sometimes getting  out of your routine, and seeing/enjoying where you live is the best medicine for a heavy heart. That’s just what we did these last few days. Homer is special to us. Maybe it’s the sea air, the ocean life, the simplicity, the colors/textures…just to name a few.

Reger Family

The Regers allowed me to capture their family photos last fall, but because of the crazy wind and the fact that my auto focus was OFF and didn’t realize it, I told them I wanted to do a re-do this winter for an attempt at some clearer shots! Today we “hung out” for all of 13 minutes at Kincaid Park and it turned out great! This family is so gorgeous and fun! Enjoy!