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Cassie and Joe: A Romantic St. Louis Wedding

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“Love, laughter, and happily ever after.”

Dear Cassie and Joe,

CONGRATULATIONS, MR. AND MRS. GALMICHE!!!

This is a special blog post involving the uniting of two high school sweet hearts, generations of love, and ... well, we bet you're TOTALLY in the DARK on how Joe proposed!!!

First and foremost … Joe and Cassie’s story began 7 years ago during high school. Yes … They’re high school sweethearts!!! And after attending 13 dances together, they finally had their first husband and wife dance on September 15, 2018! Imagine what it will be like for them to one day tell their grandchildren that “Grandpa and Grandma were high school sweethearts” … !!! 💕

Oh … that’s right. Back to the story. Let me enlighten you … 🌞

Joe proposed to Cassie during totality of the solar eclipse in 2017. Cassie — completely in the dark (😂 get it!? 🤦🏻‍♂️) — just thought they were at Stone Hill Winery for the eclipse… but Joe threw her a curve ball when he got down on one knee!

Cassie’s ring is very special, too, as Joe put extra love into it. Each diamond is a gift from generations of family, now supported in a custom setting designed by Joe, which he left in bare metal to symbolize the work he does each day.

Their story has no shortage of love, that’s for sure.

Cassie, we’re very proud of you for your hard work planning such a perfect day, and commend you for successfully handing off the reigns once your wedding day began!

Joe, we’ve learned a lot about you over the past several months. Our favorites being your character and chivalry. (We may or may not have overheard talk about your respect towards Cassie’s father, and we already know how perfectly you treat your bride.) Your values are evident, and any man will be wise to take notes. Your father raised a good man.

A special thank you to all of your family and friends. They showered us with compliments and made us feel a part of the family.

And last but not least … we’ve never had so much fun at a reception. Seeing so many guests on the dance floor was fun to witness — especially the kid dance off! Shout out to the DJ, Chris Harris, for keeping the dance floor hot!

Cassie and Joe, thank you for entrusting Amber Mark Photography with your wedding photography.  We wish you many decades of love and laughter. You both have made a positive impact on us, and we hope our friendship continues!

 

Much Love, 

Tiffany Amber & Christopher Mark

Amber Mark Photography

Nick & Miranda, high school sweethearts tying the knot in 2018!

Hey guys! 

Hope you're having a stellar week. We just wanted to give you a break from your busyness to introduce you to the wonderful Nick and Miranda!!

Help us congratulate them on their recent engagement!! CONGRATULATIONS!!

These two lovebirds are getting married in October 2018 in a St. Louis-themed wedding!! What more could you want!? They trekked over to St. Louis from Kansas City, Missouri so we could capture their love in beautiful Downtown St. Louis! 

And they did just that. 

There were a couple hiccups at City Garden with pink tape everywhere due to the grass just being sprayed, but we still got some really great shots! 

Construction at the St. Louis Arch Grounds was no match for this radiant couple. 

... and what's more romantic than a photographer photographing the Bride-To-Be and her Groom in the middle of a busy Market Street in Downtown St. Louis??

I must also mention their ambition ... Miranda has a background in event planning, and shared with us her future goal to become a wedding planner. She definitely has a lot going for her! Girl is on top of it! :) Her vision and motivation is very admirable. And she's got a really great man by her side all the way. Their dream is to one day own a small business wedding venue to serve people with a valuable wedding experience! 

Oh, back to their pictures ... 

We couldn't hold back sharing these beautiful moments at the Riverfront in Downtown St. Louis with the Eads Bridge stretching across the Mississippi River in the background. Can you feel the emotion between Nick and Miranda? We sure can! Wow!

BUT ... their St. Louis themed engagement session (and wedding) wouldn't be complete without some red at Busch Stadium in Cardinal Nation!!

We'd like to give Nick and Miranda a HUGE CONGRATULATIONS on their engagement!!! We are super happy for you and are so excited for your big day!!! See you soon!