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Becca+Stefon: A Modern Barn Dance

She peeked out the curtain.  The sun was peeking over the barn – setting the dew-laden prairie grasses into a glistening dance in the early morning light. It reminded her of a fairytale.  The kind that only happen in books.  in movies.  Not the princess kind of movie.  No.  more like …. Little House on…

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Dillin+Chantelle: Married!

She hopped up onto the toilet and strained her neck to look out the only window that looked over her ceremony site. As she peeked over the deck and into her parent’s beachfront backyard – she could hardly contain her excitement. or nerves.  As all of her family and friends poured into the backyard, she…

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Kyle + Dani: Married!

This day didn’t seem real.  Dani looked around the room the moment before she stepped into her dress. Her sisters, her closest friends. And there , standing in the corner, holding up her dress was her mom.  She looked at her smiling face.  What a journey this had been.  From the time she became engaged until now,…

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September 9, 2011 - 12:59 pm

Echo - Shawna you did an amazing job capturing the day!

Missing …

I had just settled into my hotel room.  It had been a good day.  I was so excited for Lara and Matt.  They were getting married the next day – and I was so excited to be there to photograph their day.  I had been looking forward to this wedding all summer.  As I was…

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September 8, 2011 - 5:16 pm

Auntie Faye - You brat. You made me cry again. What a story. So happy that everything worked out ok. I can’t wait to hear the story from Darren.
Love you Auntie Faye

September 19, 2011 - 8:48 pm

Matt & Lara | Calgary Wedding Photographers » Melissa Rae Photography - [...] Matt & Lara’s wedding day took place at the beautiful Sirocco Golf Club overlooking the course. We met Lara just hours before her ceremony as our friend Shawna needed us to cover their wedding. She has a way with words….and you can read about it here. [...]

Awesome According to Shawna: August Edition

On tuesday, I was in a real funk. Darren wasn’t feeling well, I was exhausted … and I felt like I had lost my mojo. As I poured myself out of bed and lazily slithered around my house on tuesday morning I could not have been more grumpy. It was an epic morning of silence…

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August 19, 2011 - 11:53 am

Julie - Shawna that video was great! Thanks!

August 19, 2011 - 12:52 pm

Becky - YES!!! I made it in a Fresh Blog post and am not engaged or married! Whoop High Five to Me! Glad the funk has passed! xoxo!