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James and Bethany: wedding! :D {missouri state fairgrounds, sedalia, mo wedding photographer}

May 24, 2012

Two more friends have gotten married: James and Bethany :D.Bethany Jennings is now…Bethany Jennings! Haha. That doesn’t happen very often :D. Dan Sem was the main photographer and he asked me to second shoot for him :). It was so fun being a part of the day :D.

The crazy-awesome Rebekah Gates did the hair :D. This is her doing Evangeline’s (Bethany’s younger sister and maid of honor πŸ™‚ ). Evangeline is so wonderful :D.

And here’s Bethany! She is such a sweetheart and just so adorable :).

Bethany’s mom, Mrs. Terri, chatting with Bethany’s good friend Jamie whose last name is now Skinner!! (as of a few weeks ago πŸ˜€ ).

See how precious she is?! πŸ˜€

Bethany was so calm and easy-going :).

And her dress was sooo beautiful!!

and MODEST!! We were all in awe. Haha :D.

I love these sisters so much :D.

Bethany has theΒ cutestΒ laugh :D.

Sooo happy!! πŸ˜€


Siblings asking questions. Hehe :D. (Yeah, the guy on the right is one of Bethany’s younger brothers, Zachary. He’s great πŸ˜€ ).

This picture makes me happy :D.

Bethany’s dad, Bro. Bob, came to see Bethany before the ceremony :).

Guests arriving :D.

Mrs. Terri and Bethany’s older brother Jared :).

James’s parents :).

Bethany’s youngest brother, Evan (who’s great too πŸ˜€ ), and Evangeline :).

And here’s happy happy James!! Yay :D.

Bro. Charles Leiter officiated :).

I loved that James spoke as well! It was so good :).

Bro. Bob spoke too :).

Bro. Wes and Mrs. Jill Belling sang a really sweet song he wrote for Mrs. Jill a long time ago :).

Bro. Tim Conway was the main speaker.


And this is James’s best man: David Luciano :).

So thankful for the Lord allowing Bro. Bob to attend :’). (For those who don’t know, Bro. Bob has had pancreatic cancer for almost 2 years now. I would encourage you to read his journal about life since then; his life is an incredible testimony to God’s grace.)

Hehe :D.

Hooray! They’re married!! :D.
That rooms was filled with some happy people πŸ˜€ (including myself :D).
People watching us outside as Dan took family pictures :D.
Bethany’s family :D.
Bethany’s nephew Ramond. Hehe :D.
James’s family :D.
Wedding party :D.
Seestars :D.
They both looked so lovely.
Reception time! :D.
Decorating the car :).
They did what they could with the meager supplies they found. Lol :D.
Heading out!
They were so happy :D.
Praise the Lord for what He has done :).
With a smile,
{ Rachel Leigh }

comments +

  1. Rachel, God has gifted you to be a marvelous photographer! Carolyn & I are so blessed in viewing these wonderful wedding pictures! Thank you for your sweet efforts.
    So wonderfully happy for a DEAR Godly couple and our prayers will always follow them!
    David & Carolyn Hamilton

  2. Anonymous says:

    These are wonderful photos you took Rachel. I am so glad to have been able to view these. Thank you for putting them up here. There wedding looked fantastic!(:

    Sydnee Clark!

  3. Rachel says:

    What lovely dresses and wedding colors. Great job!

  4. Vivi K says:

    I love her dress and all of the beautiful yellow flowers! Great job! πŸ™‚

  5. Allix B. says:

    These are so sweet and happy! πŸ˜€ and HEllo, Amanda looks spectacular!! Her dress is adorable!!

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