weddings

THE BETHANY MCNEILL WEDDING EXPERIENCE

So, you’ve planned the most gorgeous day. Am I right? You guys are madly in love. But, what happens after the excitement? Let’s be honest, you’re probably going leave those dirty clothes on the floor. It’s only a matter of time. I capture the way you feel on your wedding day. That way, when you’re feeling less than perfect, you can look. See the smiles and the joy you felt at the beginning. Rekindle the flame. You’re building a legacy with your marriage. One day your grandkids are going to see your wedding photos and not be surprised, because grandma and grandpa still love each other like they did back then.

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THE WEDDING PROCESS

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LET'S TAKE A DATE!

Wedding planning is stressful. Believe me, I know! That's why I believe you guys deserve to have 100% confidence in me as your photographer! So, before we get started, I want to meet you and your hubby-to-be! Let's meet somewhere cozy to get to know each other!

TIME TO PLAN!!

Think we're a good fit after meeting? Awesome! Let the fun begin! Once you've officially booked me as your photographer, we'll get your engagement session on the calendar and start planning wedding details!

WEDDING DAY!!!

Wow, it's been A LOT of planning up to this point! Now it's time to enjoy!! You only have two jobs now: marry your best friend and celebrate!! I'll be by your side every step of the way!

ENJOY MARRIED LIFE!!!!

The wedding day is done, now go enjoy your new MARRIED life!! I'll be busy putting the final touches on all your gorgeous memories! Just a few short weeks after your wedding day, you'll have your fully-edited high-res photo gallery in your inbox!

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kelsey & Skylar

IOWA MEMORIAL UNION

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Venue & Caterer: Iowa Memorial Union | Florist: Willow & Stock | Dresses & Men’s Attire: The Bridal Boutique Des Moines | Hair Stylist: Kelsey Ford – Moods Salon + Spa | Makeup Artist: Kati Burns – 965 Salon + Spa | Cake: International Bake Shoppe, La Crosse, WI |Videography: Tim – Weddings by Carue | DJ: Sean – Ultimate Entertainment | Second Photographer: Summer Alisabeth Photography

brian & Kristen

Pointe D'Vine

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venue: Pointe D’Vine  floral design: Lavish Floral Design • cake: Sweet & Flour Cakes • catering: Butcher Block • bride’s dress: Frews Bridal • bridesmaid dresses: Girls in White Satin • mens attire: I Do Bridal • music: Captian Geech and the Shrimp Shack Shooters • hair/makeup artist: Rene Shelton • videography: Aleesha Roach Photography •

Matt & Melissa

IOWA MEMORIAL UNION

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Venue & Catering: Iowa Memorial Union // Coordinator: Soiree // Florist: E’s Florals // Stationery: So Chic Boutique // Styling & Rentals: Borrow My Vintage, Unique Events, Big Ten Rentals // Hair & Makeup: Eden Salon & Spa // Bride & Bridesmaid’s Dresses: Adore Bridal & Specialty // Men’s Attire: Mens Wearhouse // Dessert: Deluxe Cake & Pastries // DJ: Ultimate Entertainment

Katelyn & Brian

NOAH's EVEnt Venue

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Venue: NOAH’s Event Venue • Planner: White Willow Events • Florist: Boesen the Florist • Stationery: Minted • Caterer & Cake: HyVee • Makeup Artist: Jessica Chicone-Culbertson • Hair Stylist: Jenna Dickinson • Videographer & DJ: BCP Weddings • Dress: Second Summer Bridal • Men’s Attire: Skeffingtons

steph & Brett

Bella Sala

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Venue: Bella Sala Event Center • Florist: Melanie Hayes • Stationery: Steph Lilienthal (Bride) • Caterer: Phat Daddy’s • Cake: Elaine Mundt • Makeup Artist: 100% Pure Pro • Hair Stylist: Cassie Vandewalle • DJ: Master Entertainment • Bride’s Dress: XOXO Bridal • Bridesmaid Dresses: Lulus • Men’s Attire: XOXO Bridal

ellen & tom

THE TEA ROOM

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KIND WORDS

"she genuinely wanted to get to know us and cared about our future marriage"

- Carina & Ben

Bethany is an incredibly talented photographer and one of the sweetest people I've ever met! From our very first conversation, I could tell she genuinely wanted to get to know us and cared about our future marriage, not solely our wedding day. She is professional, organized, and calm. She effortlessly made us feel comfortable and did a great job putting us in poses as well as capturing natural moments. Choosing favorites from our engagement session and wedding day was near impossible because we loved every moment she captured!

"She is the most kind, sweet-hearted, and respectful person"

- Aric & Kayla

Bethany exceeded our expectations as a photographer for our special day! She is the most kind, sweet-hearted, and respectful person and truly made the stressful task of finding a photographer, arranging engagement photos, and then coordinating our photos for the big day so simple. We appreciated that she went out of her way to really get to know us as a couple and then capturing our personalities together on camera. We would highly recommend Bethany for any special occasion you want captured on camera!

"Bethany treats her clients like friends"

- Katelyn & Brian

I cannot say enough good things about Bethany. She is truly a gem and we are THRILLED with our engagement and wedding photos. What I liked most about Bethany is that she is not pushy or needy. Bethany was completely in the background and I hardly knew she was there yet she was always there when she was supposed to be. She's also incredibly adaptable and has a very calm demeanor, which kept everyone very relaxed and natural looking for the photos. We really value how Bethany treats her clients like friends and you can tell she's very invested in getting the shots that you want and that you will look at and cherish for the rest of your life. Choose Bethany and you will not be disappointed.

"she stole our hearts with her attention to detail and the love she capture in each photo"

- Mattea & Drew

We can not say enough kind words about Bethany! Once we received our engagement photos she stole our hearts with her attention to detail and the love she capture in each photo. Then came out big day. She was so calm through all chaos but so energetic and passionate about taking our photos! She was so helpful with planning a timeline for our big day which helped make the day so smoothly! Bethany was by our side through every important moment that day to make sure she could capture it all, which she did. Our wedding photos were breathtaking. You don’t just get a photographer, you get the whole package!

"She knows how to capture events in a way that really take us back to the moment"

- Corrin & Seth

Bethany is absolutely AMAZING!! She met with us and got to know who we are as a couple. When it came time for our photos, she captured us so naturally and effortlessly! She treats every session as if they were her own photos, and takes care of you in the same way. She is so easy to work with, can roll with situations on the fly, and made us feel very relaxed with her (which was perfect for a wedding day!). She knows how to capture events in a way that really take us back to the moment. There aren't enough "Thank You's" to express our gratitude to her!! We 100% recommend her to capture your special moments. Once you meet her, you'll definitely agree!

investment

For investemnt details and availability, please send me a message using the contact form. I accept a limited number of weddings each year and the average couple spends about $3500 on 8-hour wedding day coverage

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