Paynefield Farm | Wedding

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This wedding venue may look familiar to some of you who have been following us for a while! I photographed Meghan’s brother’s wedding a few years ago at this very same farm and venue!

The only difference is that I asked Brandon and Meghan to stand in rows of CORN instead of climbing into a soybean field! This day was beautiful. The weather was incredible! It felt better to be outside than inside! It was almost as if we had sneak peek into fall just for one day with 70 degree temps, zero humidity and a slight breeze! It was the perfect day for Brandon and Meghan to start their new life together!

I’ve known Meghan her entire life. We grew up in the same small town and went to the same country church where my Dad has been the pastor for over 30 years. It felt like this wedding day was a giant reunion…. only with a lot more tiny kiddos running around! My Dad officiated the ceremony, we photographed the day, friends provided food, the venue is owned by a family friend and all of our families were in attendance…. including all of our kids! Micah, Evy, Harper and Graham haven’t been at a wedding that we have photographed in some time and I have to say, I had to work hard not to be too distracted. They looked so precious in their wedding attire!!!

Speaking of wedding attire, Meghan looked beautiful. She’s always been gorgeous but she was glowing on her wedding day and I loved photographing the two of them! Not only are they photogenic, but I shot their entire wedding day with a brand new camera body and I quickly fell in love with it! From their willow tree portraits to the corn field, it didn’t disappoint and I can’t wait to show you my favorites!

Meghan and Brandon, we’re so happy for you guys. Brandon, I know we haven’t known you since you were a baby but we do know the Beasley’s and you’re one lucky guy. You have married into one special family. We’re so happy for you both and it was an honor to be your photographers!!!!


Ceremony & Reception | Paynefield Farm

Dress Store | Ava Laurenne

Dress Designer | Madison James

Florist | King William Florist

Planner | Anna Burke

Hair | Rachel Weirup

Make Up | FBJ Weddings

Entertainment Services | H & W Entertainment

Sweet Treats | The Mix House

Bridesmaids Dresses | Tiffany’s Bridal

Groomsmen Attire | Jos A Bank

Invitations | Simply to Impress

Tent | Topside Tent & Party Rentals

Hand Lettered Signs | Lauren Brooks

Check out Brandon & Meghan’s Engagement Session HERE!

Thanks for reading!

— Katelyn

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