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Amanda + Patrick // Inverness, MS Wedding

We loved spending the day with Amanda & Patrick in Inverness, MS! The letters they read during their first look were completely priceless. Such a beautiful wedding. We have noticed a trend with the brides who book us - most are nurses and veterinarians! We think that is so awesome. All of our couples have big hearts, and we’re very thankful to work with such sweet people. This is not the last video you’ll see from the Mississippi Delta- stay tuned for more coming soon!

Videography: Pioneer Productions

Getting Ready Venue: Thompson House B&B

Ceremony Venue: Inverness United Methodist Church

Reception Venue: The Dunleith Gin

Photography: Letty Weeks

Hair: Dina Pickell and Donna Shamoun

Makeup: Ally Nicole

Planner: HEF Wedding and Event Planning

Florals: HEF Wedding and Event Planning

Band: Jason Miller Band

Music: CHPTRS

Song License: Musicbed

www.pioneerproductions.org

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Rebekah + Alex // Louisville, MS Wedding

One of the best parts of our job is getting to know some amazing people who we may never have had the chance to meet otherwise. We have been really blessed to work with a lot of families who always gladly welcome us into one of the most important days of their lives! That is what made the wedding of Rebekah and Alex even more special than usual. Almost one year earlier, we filmed Alex’s brother’s wedding at Pierce Castle! We even filmed a special moment that happened at the reception between the couple and were able to include it near the beginning of their wedding film. It was really great getting to work with familiar faces and celebrate another happy wedding day with this sweet family! 

We started our adventure by traveling up to Louisville, MS to Legion State Park, where the wedding was being held the next day. We stayed in a little rustic cabin that sat overlooking the lake. The next morning we woke up early to get a shot of the fog rolling across the water- definitely worth it. When we arrived at the cottage where the bridal party was getting ready, Rebekah shared a special first look with her father followed by her groom, Alex. We got to go around and explore some of the park for their portraits- such a peaceful place.

The ceremony took place near the cottage in a little field surrounded by big, beautiful pine trees. The couple’s family and close friends gathered for this intimate celebration as leaves were quietly falling in the background- a perfect fall wedding. Before exchanging their vows, Alex and Rebekah asked their guests to actively participate in a "blessing of the rings" by passing around their set of wedding bands so each person could personally touch the rings and say a quick prayer for their marriage. Another reason why this was so special was because all four sets of grandparents were able to attend the wedding. As you find out in the film, the wedding was officiated by Alex's grandfather who shared heartfelt words during the ceremony. After the ceremony, everyone gathered for a beautifully decorated, brunch reception at the lodge. The bride and groom exited through a tunnel of flower petals on their departure. It was a beautiful day!!


Venue: Legion State Park

Photographer: Riley Stone

Music: CHPTRS

Videographer: Pioneer Productions





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Happy Mother's Day!

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Happy Mother's Day!

This is dedicated to all the moms who planned every detail, cried happy tears, buttoned-up dresses, adjusted ties, and danced the night away. You are so appreciated, and your love doesn't go unnoticed on your son or daughter's wedding day.

Often times for weddings, the mother of either the bride or groom is the first person we meet. They are the unseen heroes of the wedding day- making sure every detail is just right and taking care of everyone around them. 

We’ve put together some of our favorite “momma moments” to celebrate this special week. We feel so privileged to document such an important day for these families. From giving a heartwarming speech to holding an umbrella over the bride and groom while they dance in the rain, these are truly priceless memories!

Happy Mother’s Day!  

 

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Emily + Blake {Wedding} - Natchez, MS

Happy Spring! 

We are almost finished with our busy editing season and will soon move into wedding season again! Our latest wedding we are now able to share with you was set at a venue you may recognize from another film of ours - The Auburn Antebellum Home in Natchez, MS. It was such a pleasure to be part of Emily and Blake's wedding! The groom's reaction as his bride walked up the aisle was priceless. The weather and lighting was perfect during the late afternoon ceremony. The reception was held mainly in the back courtyard, beautifully decorated tables and lights strung across the entire area. Just as the couple was announced by the DJ and entered for their first dance, it started to rain. Ironically, their song was the Adele version of "To Make You Feel My Love" and these are the first lines:

When the rain is blowing in your face
And the whole world is on your case
I could offer you a warm embrace
To make you feel my love

They continued to dance in the rain until it picked up and started to really pour. Just when we thought they would have to come inside and finish after the rain passed, the mother of the bride and a bridesmaid came running to the couple's side with umbrellas in hand. They stood in the rain just to hold the umbrellas over the bride and groom so they could finish their first dance - we thought that was so sweet!

The rain eventually cleared out and all of the guests were able to enjoy the dance floor. The bride and bridesmaids also had been practicing all day for a surprise choreographed dance that they later performed at the reception! We are so glad to have been able to film another Natchez wedding!

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Sydney + Steven {Engagement} - Rodney, MS

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Sydney + Steven {Engagement} - Rodney, MS

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Hey there!

This week we are featuring one of our latest engagement sessions - perfect timing for Valentine's Day! Just as the weather was turning cooler here in Mississippi, we finally found a couple who wanted to brave a portrait session with us in a ghost town called Rodney. We've been out there exploring before but had never done any couples' portraits until now! Sydney and Steven were the perfect clients to go on this fun adventure with. They are such a sweet couple and loved seeing all of these historic buildings with us. 

Rodney sits just northeast of Natchez, MS so it's pretty close to the Mississippi River. There's a few different structures and cemeteries still standing in this little ghost town, but we just stayed around three structures while we were shooting: Old Rodney Presbyterian Church, Rodney Baptist Church, and Rodney Masonic Lodge. The town is not completely deserted; there are a handful of people who still live in the area, but all of the original structures have been abandoned for a long time.

Since the last time we came to Rodney (photo at the bottom of this post), the Masonic Lodge doors have been closed off  - it was in the worst shape out of the three. The Baptist church (circa 1850) is a beautiful white building trimmed with green shutters. Both inside and out, it has so much architectural charm that we love. The Presbyterian church (circa 1829) sits just across the way and is in much better shape. As a tall brick building right off the dirt road, it's hard to miss. It's famous for receiving the brunt of a squabble during the Civil War. According to stories we've read, the pastor at that time invited Union crew members from the USS Rattler gunboat to attend his service. However, Confederates heard about this and burst into the church to arrest them, violating their Sunday truce. When fellow Union crew members found out about the Confederates breaking the truce, they retaliated by firing a cannonball at the church. The damage is still visible on the front exterior. (In the photo below, you can see it in the brick, above the green shutters on the right.)

Happy Valentine's Day!

Until next time,

RD & Ashley

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