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December 20, 2018

2018 Behind the Scenes

Hello there! This has got to be one of my favorite posts to date because it’s packed with behind the scene shots from our 2018 wedding season! This gives you a little insight to what wedding days look like and will help you know…

what you can expect from us on your wedding day:

MBP 2018 Behind the Scenes | Monica Brown Photography | monicabrownphoto.com

Drew will get in nice and close, but not too close, to get some dreamy veil portraits!

MBP 2018 Behind the Scenes | Monica Brown Photography | monicabrownphoto.com

I’ll chat up a storm with your nephew before your ceremony

MBP 2018 Behind the Scenes | Monica Brown Photography | monicabrownphoto.com

Drew will show me when he snaps a picture of you that he’s super proud of

MBP 2018 Behind the Scenes | Monica Brown Photography | monicabrownphoto.com

And you’ll occasionally find me on hiding on the floor during your reception backing up your wedding images

 

MBP 2018 Behind the Scenes | Monica Brown Photography | monicabrownphoto.com

Drew will pick one strand of grass that he thinks is….in the way?

MBP 2018 Behind the Scenes | Monica Brown Photography | monicabrownphoto.com

Sometimes I’ll even shoot and be IN your wedding 🙂

MBP 2018 Behind the Scenes | Monica Brown Photography | monicabrownphoto.com

I’ll chase off ducks who try to photobomb your portraits

MBP 2018 Behind the Scenes | Monica Brown Photography | monicabrownphoto.com

And Drew will fluff your dress (he’s quite a good fluffer!)

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On the rare occasions we are in and shooting a wedding, we’ll get some nice portraits of us with our family too!

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You can always count on me to do a little jig during your reception!

MBP 2018 Behind the Scenes | Monica Brown Photography | monicabrownphoto.com

Drew will makes silly faces testing lighting for family portraits.

MBP 2018 Behind the Scenes | Monica Brown Photography | monicabrownphoto.com

Then he’ll drop your veil to get those shots that will soon hang on your wall!

MBP 2018 Behind the Scenes | Monica Brown Photography | monicabrownphoto.com

Our third shooter (& Drew’s younger brother) JT, will do his classic “blue steel” look…keeping it classy as always

MBP 2018 Behind the Scenes | Monica Brown Photography | monicabrownphoto.com

When your dad has a last minute question before he walks you down the isle, I’ll be there to answer!

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Before your grand ceremony exit, I’ll close the doors

MBP 2018 Behind the Scenes | Monica Brown Photography | monicabrownphoto.comand Drew will poke in to make sure you’re all set

MBP 2018 Behind the Scenes | Monica Brown Photography | monicabrownphoto.com

I’ll be sure to nicely ask bystanders to move out of the background when its raining and the only place we can all go for pictures is the nearby gazebo that everyone is huddled under

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And we’ll be sure to snag some behind the scenes of your incredible vendors (like Mark Batke) who we absolutely love to work with!

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I’ll help fasten your flower girl’s shoes

MBP 2018 Behind the Scenes | Monica Brown Photography | monicabrownphoto.com

And you can always count on Drew and I for silly faces during test shots

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Drew will bring you your flowers whenever you need them

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And occasionally drop his pants in front of all your bridesmaids when he gets stung by a wasp… (I’m forever laughing at this hahaha) MBP 2018 Behind the Scenes | Monica Brown Photography | monicabrownphoto.comMBP 2018 Behind the Scenes | Monica Brown Photography | monicabrownphoto.com

Once he recovers from his sting, he’ll move chairs out of the way for full bridal party pictures

MBP 2018 Behind the Scenes | Monica Brown Photography | monicabrownphoto.com

And I’ll third wheel under your veil with you because who doesn’t love a good veil shot?!

MBP 2018 Behind the Scenes | Monica Brown Photography | monicabrownphoto.com

You can always count on Drew to be the first one out on your dance floor…

MBP 2018 Behind the Scenes | Monica Brown Photography | monicabrownphoto.com

And the go-to boutonnière fastener for your dad and groomsmen.

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I’ll walk ahead of you to make sure you don’t step in mud

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And lend you my winter coat so you stay warm (we’ve found that the BEST way to wear a coat while in a wedding dress in backwards!). I’ll also be sure to hold your dress to make sure you get inside smoothly

MBP 2018 Behind the Scenes | Monica Brown Photography | monicabrownphoto.com

We’ll capture all your bridal party’s groovy dance moves

MBP 2018 Behind the Scenes | Monica Brown Photography | monicabrownphoto.com

And your grand entrance to your reception!

MBP 2018 Behind the Scenes | Monica Brown Photography | monicabrownphoto.com

Occasionally we’ll take a few test shots of us on site before I start photographing your details

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and Drew will smile while shooting your First Look because ya’ll are just THE CUTEST!

MBP 2018 Behind the Scenes | Monica Brown Photography | monicabrownphoto.com

You’ll see some more of JT’s cute facial expressions & he’ll be on bouquet duty too.

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I’ll be sure to capture your sweet dog during your ceremony

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And you can count on Drew to show your dog some love too. Needless to say, we LOVE your furry friends on your wedding day!!

MBP 2018 Behind the Scenes | Monica Brown Photography | monicabrownphoto.com

And toward the end of your incredible day, we’ll always make sure we document everyone cheering to you!!

MBP 2018 Behind the Scenes | Monica Brown Photography | monicabrownphoto.com

On that note,

CHEERS to a wonderful year!

Thanks so much for following along with us in 2018! We are beyond thankful for the couples who have invited us into such sweet seasons of their lives and that we got to document their love stories! Hope you enjoyed a little behind the scene action on all the fun 🙂 Until next year friends!

XO,

Mon & Drew

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