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Megan & Brett | An Alabama Farm Wedding

July 9, 2012

Filed in: Wedding

Happy month-aversary to Megan and Brett! Their blog post was supposed to be up last week, but this is one of those situations in life that being friends with a client is a blessing and a curse. It’s a “curse” for Megan because I know she’ll still love me even if her blog post is later than hoped… and of course a blessing to me to know this : )
Brett Long and I loved every minute of Megan and Brett’s wedding weekend. We were able to attend the sweet rehearsal and dinner the night before and I even got to stay with Megan and Brett L. with Brett R. the night before the big day.
I could go on and on about all of the lovely details throughout the weekend. One of my favorite things from the big day was having all of the bridesmaids stay with the bride in a beautiful Bed and Breakfast! This made for lovely getting ready photos and a super stress-free atmosphere. Hint for future brides: finding a lovely setting for your getting ready photos with your bridesmaids is the way to go!
The church where they exchanged vows was perfect for them. I’m pretty sure I have never seen so many joyful tears throughout a wedding day… my tears included. gah! Even the (pouring) rain couldn’t put a damper on the joy-filled afternoon.
Thankfully the rain came and went during (mostly) the right times of the day, allowing for everyone to enjoy the beautiful scenery of Alabama. These two worked so hard to transform Brett R’s family farm into the perfect reception location. Everything turned out beautifully!
I’ll let the photos do the rest of the story telling…^ These AWESOME red boots were Brett’s wedding gift to Megan. Well done indeed!^ Megan looked awesome in her dress from Dianne’s Formal Affair.
s^ The adorable Bed and Breakfast was amazing for a few bridal portraits before we headed to the church!^ This over-joyed groom set my tears off. Way to go Brett… you made me cry. ;  )^ The sweet “first look”^ I’m loving Brett’s peach, paisley tie. Great job on the details Meggs!^ The florals by Bonita Hamlin were beautiful! They fit the style of the day perfectly. ^ Y’all looked pretty fab in your peach dresses ladies. ^ Megan designed all of her wedding stationery! Invitations, thank you notes, programs… and the list goes on. Beautiful!^ Sweet prayer time with friends followed by her dad giving her an “emergency poncho” as he has done many times before. ^ Notice the “emergency poncho” makes its appearance! I loved this… I also adore the shot of her daddy and new husband taking care of their girl. * tear^ A fabulous simple and elegant cake! ^ Strawberry shortcake table for the groom’s “cake”^ Perfect favors for the drive home. ^ That’s right. They left in Brett’s BIG, green tractor. ^ Here’s a little surprise for the Bride and Groom that took place after they left. Good times… good times…

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  1. Allyson Basden

    July 10th, 2012 at 12:36 am

    So amazing Rebecca!! Great job with these pictures. It was fun to look back and remember the special day. Megan was a gorgeous bride!

  2. Megan

    July 10th, 2012 at 1:16 am

    I am blown away!!!!!! You did a BEAUTIFUL job!!!! Thank you so much for documenting this special day so perfectly! I will treasure these forever Rebecca…

  3. Emily Francis

    July 10th, 2012 at 3:58 am

    I just went from smiling to tearing up to laughing looking at these pics. Rebecca, you’re AMAZING at what you do. What an awesome gift. Megan and Brett – you two are beautiful together. These pictures do such a great job of capturing how incredibly kind and loving you are, not to mention photogenic!!

  4. Rebecca

    July 10th, 2012 at 5:44 am

    So many sweet words! Thank you friends! I loved being there and I certainly love the story I got to tell in photos. Very thankful 🙂

  5. Taylor

    July 10th, 2012 at 2:44 pm

    Rebecca!! These are perfect! This day was so perfectly suited for them and you caught every detail!! I love them!! Meg, I know I saw you that day, but you were stunning..

  6. Marty McArthur

    July 11th, 2012 at 1:22 am

    Oh my. These bring forth the same tears of joy I shed one month ago this very day. What an indescribably wonderful day you manage to describe to a “t” Rebecca! Every time I see your work, including your accompanying commentary, I think you have outdone yourself, only to learn I was wrong the last time I thought that! And when I think we all can relive this amazing day whenever we want thanks to Rebecca and Brett Long…oh my!!! Wonderful!

  7. Carolyn Hopkins

    July 12th, 2012 at 2:38 pm

    Megan and Brett,
    These photos are truly a gift to relive the memory of this
    joyful and happy day. To see our oldest Granddaughter, who brought us so much joy from the time she was born, watching her grow up, and bloom into such a lovely young lady. Now,
    witnessing her falling in love with Brett, her best friend,
    and now her husband. God has truly blessed Megan and our
    entire family…welcome Brett! Thank you, Rebecca for capturing
    this beautiful love story in your photos.

  8. Rebekah

    July 15th, 2012 at 3:44 am

    This was such a sweet and beautiful wedding! Rebecca, you did a GREAT job as always. Of course, you did have some beautiful subjects!

  9. Lynn Rushing

    July 17th, 2012 at 1:40 pm

    It is raining in Alabaster and I am strolling thru the lovely rainy day pictured on your blog. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve looked at these lovely pictures… maybe everytime I go past my computer????You did a wonderful job documenting this special event for us!! You are a talented young lady and a very special friend of the newly weds. Thanks again!

  10. Rebecca

    July 18th, 2012 at 6:24 pm

    It WAS a lovely, rainy day! I loved being with all of y’all and I’m so excited about the photos! So glad y’all are enjoying them and thank you for letting me know 🙂

  11. Bonita Hamlin

    January 3rd, 2013 at 9:39 pm

    Megan and Brett were the most wonderful couple to work with. They were just as beautiful in the inside as the outside. They knew what they wanted and it turned out great. I’m so excited to have run across these photos today when I was playing on the computer. See, I failed to take my camera that day and I love the photos. I can not say enough about Megan and Brett, just what a precious couple they are I have enjoyed so much looking at the pictures that you did a wonderful job on. Thank you so much.

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