Annika and Katie's Surprise Snowy Spring Wedding

When Annika and Katie planned their intimate special day of sharing their vows with a few close guests, snow wasn't part of the theme. This late March wedding was supposed to be a spring fling deep in the Wisconsin woods, where peeks of green would sprout beneath beautiful budding trees. But as anyone from the Midwest knows, Mother Nature likes to have her say in the wedding details. So as a surprise gift to the lovely lady couple, six inches of snow blanketed the ground on the day the two would say, "I Do." Ueda Photography didn't let the white stuff stand in the way of capturing the day, and Annika and Katie say, looking back, they wouldn't have changed a thing. 

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From the bride, Annika:

Our wedding was a gorgeous accidental winter wonderland. It was March 23rd, 2015 and we had no idea it would snow six inches the night before we said our vows. We were in the woods out in Richland Center, renting what felt like a tiny house at Candelwood Cabins. Six close friends, including the officiant, made it through the snow storm that Monday morning to attend our ceremony. On time, regardless of the snow storm, and ready to capture each moment was Romulo from Ueda Photography. Despite the loads of snow in the wooded ravine, he jumped and climbed around unnoticed during our vows to grab shots from every angle.

Instead of the brunch I had planned for after the wedding, we went straight to the dulce de leche two-tiered cake made that morning by Rosie's Coffee Bar and Bakery, and adorned with fresh white flowers on top.

Several family members couldn't attend the wedding, which is why I'm glad I went with Ueda Photography. The pictures taken tell the story moment by moment from beginning to end, as if you were right there with me, the bride. Getting dressed in the loft of the cabin, trudging through the snow to get to the site of our ceremony, and exchanging vows in a winter wonderland, I wouldn't have changed one thing about the entire day.

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