Jacob and Megan // Married!

As they moved their paintbrushes in synchronization the sun shone through the stained glass, creating a colorful glow on the church below. I was not surprised that Jacob and Megan painted a painting during their wedding ceremony. Some couples do sand designs, others stick to a unity candle. But Megan and Jake aren’t like most couples. They have two of the most creative, kind souls. That’s one reason why they’re so perfect together. Since their first date they’ve been inseparable. And I was fortunate enough to be there on their wedding day to capture all the beautiful love that this family shares.


I’m obsessed with their custom designed wedding rings. 

Jake really wanted Megan to wear a blusher (for those of you who don’t know… that’s the veil that you wear over your face while walking down the aisle!). So we took the photo above on the right with him in mind. I just love how romantic and ethereal it turned out.

I used the image above as their Facebook teaser. I love The Cheney Place by the way… 

Jake and his groomsmen surprised everyone with a performance to Another One Bites the Dust…



If Jake and Megan receive comments on this post from at least 30 different people they’ll get a free 8×10 of their choice!
Thanks for sharing your day with me, guys.
I’ll be in touch soon (:

- Shannon

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March 11, 2014 - 1:55 am

Megan Boothby - Stunning! So happy for you two! Best wishes!!!

March 11, 2014 - 1:45 am

Carol Richardson - Beautiful pictures of a beautiful wedding.

March 10, 2014 - 9:28 pm

Ruth Strociek - Wow what beautiful pictures Congratulations you two!!!!!!!!

March 10, 2014 - 6:56 pm

Mike Zars - Great photos!! What a fun day that was!!!

March 10, 2014 - 6:13 pm

Alicia Marie - So these are all pretty much amazing. Megan (and Jacob!) you two look stunning!!!! These pictures are gorgeous. Megan and I only began working together a few months ago, but these images truly capture Megan’s personality. lovely!!!!!!!!!

March 10, 2014 - 4:10 pm

Barbara Hall - Looks like you had a beautiful wedding.

March 10, 2014 - 3:46 pm

Chelsea Scienski - Gorgeous photos of a beautiful perfect day!!! Congratulations guys!!

March 9, 2014 - 8:52 pm

Michelle Start - What a beautiful day. So perfectly captured!

March 9, 2014 - 8:03 pm

Kimberly Black - Absolutely beautiful photos!!!!!! I love the “blusher” one!

March 9, 2014 - 4:37 pm

Ximena Tomasik - Like always, Shannon captured the most beautiful moments. Cogratulations Megan & Jake

March 9, 2014 - 1:45 pm

Angela Ressler - Beautiful!

March 9, 2014 - 12:21 pm

Gabrielle Miracle Kelly D - These are absolutely stunning photos!

March 9, 2014 - 6:17 am

Peggy O'sullivan - It all looks so beautiful congrats again xxx

March 9, 2014 - 2:44 am

Lauren Romero - Such a beautiful day!!!

March 9, 2014 - 3:34 am

Autumn Trombka - Such beautiful pictures – I can’t wait to see more. Thanks again for sharing your amazing day with us Megan & Jacob. Cheers to you both <3

March 9, 2014 - 1:37 am

Danielle Williams - Seriously gorgeous!

March 9, 2014 - 1:16 am

Jennifer Alder - Absolutely stunning!

March 8, 2014 - 11:01 pm

Casey Wright - How beautiful!!!! Love everything about it! Can’t get over those little flower girls!

March 8, 2014 - 10:36 pm

Abby 'Spoelman' Warmington - Beautiful photos!

March 8, 2014 - 10:32 pm

Megan Zars - Can we do it again?! Thanks for all the beautiful photos! :)

March 8, 2014 - 10:07 pm

Linny Portelli - These pictures are beautiful & so much fun to look at! Looks like one amazing day was captured perfectly!! Congratulations! :)

March 8, 2014 - 9:43 pm

Sara Baig - So pretty!

March 8, 2014 - 9:25 pm

Holly Marie - Just a beautiful wedding and amazing bride!

March 8, 2014 - 9:22 pm

Paige Haas - Such a beautiful wedding

March 8, 2014 - 9:21 pm

Kaitlin Motley - These look amazing! What a fun, perfect day!

March 8, 2014 - 9:20 pm

Gina Ford Harrison - It looks like everything was just perfect! Congratulations Mr. and Mrs. Zars!

March 8, 2014 - 9:11 pm

Melissa Heiss - Beautiful!

March 8, 2014 - 8:45 pm

Lori Vander Ark Marthens - Thank you Shannon and Sasha for showing just how perfect the whole day was.

March 8, 2014 - 8:40 pm

Kristen Campbell Miles - Congratulations to such a beautiful couple! :) These pictures truly capture the joy of the moment!
Kristen & Ryanna

March 8, 2014 - 8:39 pm

Miranda Zindorf - Amazing!

Payton & Grace // They’re One!

I was SO excited to be able to get these adorable twinners in front of my camera again. In honor of their first birthday coming up, we decided to do a cake smash! Mmmm

But first, a few non-frosting-covered photos…


I used the photo above on the right as Payton’s Facebook teaser.


“Here sister, you have a little something on your face.”

And I used the photo above on the right for Grace’s Facebook teaser.

ughh they melt my heart.

-Shannon

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March 2, 2014 - 12:23 am

Nellie Grasmeyer - Just so precious, I wish I could hold them and hug them, I miss you all, but, I am so grateful to see the pictures so I know how much they are changeing, so sweet.

February 24, 2014 - 2:41 am

Ximena Tomasik - Que cosas tan ricas!!! me las como con frosting y todo!

Aaron&Alex // The Proposal

I remember when Alex first told me she thought Aaron was cute. It was her birthday and I encouraged her to go over and talk to him.
Before the night was over it was clear the two cuties were both into each other.

On the eve of Christmas eve my friends got engaged! Aaron had planned out this beautiful proposal for Alex and I got to hide in the crowd to capture it. I am SO honored to have been able to be there for such an amazing moment in their lives. I can’t wait to watch as their love continues to grow. Love you guys!


Taking a quick selfie before he pops the question.

Love the one above:) 

I posted the top right photo as a Facebook teaser.

The picture on the right… now that right there folks is called pure happiness.
I posted the photo on the left on my instagram: ShannonTomasik

After the proposal we all got hot chocolate and caught up a bit.
Anyway, I’m so so so happy for you two and thanks for letting me be a part of this moment Aaron.

Stay tuned for their engagement pics next year;)

-Shannon

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January 4, 2014 - 1:35 am

Terry Nelson - very nice alex and a-a ron. im happy for you :)

December 27, 2013 - 2:57 am

Ximena Tomasik - I wish we can all have pictures of such a awesome moment.Beautiful pictures!

Tazeea // Senior

We only ended up going with one outfit for this senior session. But I didn’t mind! It gave me more time to focus on the photos and less on which outfit goes with which location. Tazeea was such a natural in front of the camera too. I barely had to give her any direction!


I used that last image as her Facebook teaser. What a beauty! I had so much fun with you guys Tazeea, I can’t wait for you to see all the photos. I’ll be in touch soon!

-Shannon

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