Trina & Jeff | Micro Wedding at the Aster Cafe - Minneapolis, MN
When Trina and Jeff began planning their wedding, they both knew early on they wanted to keep it small and intimate. On a sunny, Sunday morning in July, they made it official at Aster Cafe's River Room in Minneapolis, surrounded by their thirty closest friends and family.
Although they chose not to have a traditional wedding, they knew they wanted to keep one big wedding tradition for their day -- they chose to wait to see each other until the ceremony. We did about half their photos before the ceremony: bride and bridesmaids, groom and groomsmen, and their respective families.
The ceremony was short, sweet, and love-filled. My favorite moment was at this point -- at the end of the ceremony, the kissed twice. The first time for the "traditional" kiss shot, and a second time, so I could stand behind them, with their guests looking on.
We finished photos after the ceremony, with a final set of family photos, wedding party photos, and couples photos. Their day finished with a brunch meal, toasts, a beautiful Scandinavian dessert spread, and a lot of hugging. It was a beautiful way to spend my Sunday morning, and I'm so thankful Trina and Jeff had me there!
Photography: Rachel Lahlum Photography
Venue: Aster Cafe - The River Room
Bride's Dress: Bridal Aisle Boutique
Bridesmaids Attire: Etsy - thedaintyard
Hair & Makeup: The Beauty Bar by B
Dessert: Taste of Scandinavia
This spot is the my favorite photo spot in all of Minneapolis, just across the street from Aster Cafe!
A first wedding kiss from a non-traditional angle - I love seeing how happy their friends and family are.
A gorgeous wedding party with fun florals!
Congratulations Trina and Jeff!
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