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This Morris Estate wedding in Michigan features a white chapel ceremony and tented reception. Satin sage green bridesmaids dresses accented the florals which were a combination of neutrals with touches of blush and toffee roses to accent the fall colors of Michigan. The bride donned a classic gown with a mermaid silhouette and sweetheart neckline. […]

Morris Estate Wedding by Michigan Wedding Photographer Courtney Rudicel

September 7, 2023

When Cailey told me about her vision for her engagement session I about died!! And I had been anxiously awaiting to see it come to life! She said “I’m thinking of a city hall elopement in my hometown at the courthouse” and I immediately said YES GIRL. That white blazer mini-dress just makes the whole […]

city hall elopement chicago wedding photographer courtney rudicel photography

August 17, 2023

This summer wedding at The Pavilion at Orchard Ridge in Rockton, Illinois features pale rose petal bridesmaids, light grey groomsmen suits, a fitted backless bridal gown and a cathedral-length bridal veil. The florals were neutral with touches of blush pink and the grounds of the venue allowed for so many beautiful portrait locations.

Indiana Wedding Photographer Courtney Rudicel

June 27, 2023

Your wedding day is one of the most important days of your life so why shouldn’t you include your fur baby in all the festivities? Today, in honor of #NationalLoveYourPetDay, I’m sharing some unique and fun ways you can include your beloved four-legged baby on your wedding day!

Dogs in Weddings How to include your dog in your wedding by Courtney Rudicel Wedding Photographer in Indiana

January 10, 2023

Brittney and David drove over five hours to have their engagement session and I am SO THANKFUL Fort Wayne showed off with some beautiful weather and Metea Park, as always, with her gorgeous sunsets! It was so great to finally meet this couple after months of waiting for the weather to shape up and for […]

Indiana Wedding Photographer Courtney Rudicel

July 12, 2022

This sweet sunset summer maternity session took place at one of my favorite locations near me, Roanoke Park. I just love the tall grasses and that little bit of glow it gives me! Last night we celebrated little baby Eiler and his arrival coming next month! This boy is so loved already and I can […]

Indiana Wedding Photographer Courtney Rudicel

June 30, 2022

Katie and Jake radiated joy from every ounce of their being. On their family farm and surrounded by their friends and family, they commited to one another and celebrated until the cows came home! Their country wedding featured burgundy bridesmaids Azazie dresses and navy blue suits while Katie’s classic ball gown was absolutely breathtaking and […]

bride and groom portraits willow tree Indianapolis Indiana wedding by Courtney Rudicel wedding photographer in Indiana

September 21, 2021

What a sweet evening I had with Emily and Seth! This summer engagement session at Metea County Park in Fort Wayne features wildflowers, a coral pink maxi dress, glowy sunset light and too many mosquito bites to count — but it was worth it!

Photo of engaged couple at Matea County Park Engagement Session by Courtney Rudicel Wedding Photographer in Indiana

September 2, 2021

Bailey and I met randomly met through the wedding industry and it’s crazy to me to think that she’s been a close friend for like three years now! She was working at Blush Bridal Boutique in Fort Wayne and I wanted to meet with them about setting up a styled shoot (that we never even […]

Wedding Photographer in Indiana Downtown Roanoke Engagement Session

August 13, 2021

solute showstopper!! From the low back to the incredible two-layer train, it had a vintage-romance yet modern feel. She described it as having that “wow” factor and, boy was she right! It paired perfectly with the pale blush bridesmaids’ dresses and neutral bouquets with accents of pink!

Blush and Dusty Blue Wedding at The Wooded Knot by Courtney Rudicel Wedding Photographer in South Bend

July 27, 2021

This flower garden engagement session features a rainbow of lush blossoms as we explored Matter Park in Marion last week! With her ivory body suit and high-waisted jeans, Mackenzie rocks some serious Joanna Gaines vibes!

Flower Garden Engagement by Courtney Rudicel Wedding Photographer in Indiana

July 19, 2021

This session features a stylized beach picnic with charcuterie and champagne and views of Lake Michigan at the Empire Bluffs trail overlooking a stunning Michigan sunset.

Michigan Engagement Photos at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore by Southbend Wedding Photographer Courtney Rudicel

July 2, 2021


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