Month: December 2018

Stylized Shoot at Haue Valley

Last month we attended a stylized shoot at Haue Valley in Pacific, MO with SSAA (Styled Shoots Across America) and we were completely blown away by the details! The models were amazingly sweet & they did awesome even in the below freezing temps! Heather Benge did an amazing job working to make sure every single detail with the stylized shoot at Haue Valley were perfect. We are so excited to share the images from this shoot with everyone!

Succulents in Wedding Flowers The colors Heather Benge with SSAA chose were absolutely PERFECT. Everything flowed so well together and I personally love all things purple toned – so I was in heaven! The wedding cake was an absolute masterpiece with the gold dipped fresh roses and flecks of gold throughout the design.¬†¬† We split off into four groups to shoot different categories and rotate through the models and details. The group of ladies that we worked with were so talented and sweet! It’s not always easy trying to get ‘the shot’ with little elbow room with other photographers also trying to get their shot – but these gals were super respectful & made sure we all got the images we wanted! I purposely did a few pulled back images so I could show the atmosphere!¬†¬† My favorite part of the whole day was completely unexpected… at the last minute we decided to use the local cows at Haue Valley for photos since the weather didn’t permit the dove release we had planned on. Photographing the models on the rolling hills of Missouri with these sweet cows roaming free was just breathtaking! The sun started to hit the treeline and glow.. just gorgeous! Haue Valley Wedding Flowers Intrigue DesignsTalk about a gorgeous spread of food! Graze Catering did a phenomenal job creating a food display for us to photograph at the styled shoot at Haue Valley. And my goodness – I’m just sad we didn’t get to stay for dinner! Haha! Graze Catering St. Louis Stylized Shoot at Haue Valley Styled Shoots Across America Styled Shoots Across America in STL Haue Valley There are SO many opportunities for photos at Haue.. the giant windows.. the waterfall.. the cows.. and their new(ish) archway that I have no doubt will become an iconic “Haue Valley” spot for photos!¬†Haue Valley Pacific MO Bouquet by Intrigue Designs St. Louis MO Flowers Intrigue Designs St. Louis MO


         HOST | Styled Shoots Across America      PLANNING & CREATIVE DIRECTION | Heather Benge Events

 CATERER | Graze Catering     GOWN SALON | Signature Bridal      JEWELRY | Ariem Treasures

HAIR & MAKE UP ARTIST | Eye Do STL     SHOES | Bella Belle Shoes      BAKERY | Cake House Design

STATIONERY | Okota Weddings      FLORIST | Intrigue Designs      LINENS | Nuage Designs

VENUE | Haue Valley      MODELS | Catie Howard, Dan Mosier, Sarah Shellhorn, Brandon Silvers

A special thanks to the sweet cows at Crooked Creek Beef for posing with our models during our stylized shoot at Haue Valley!

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