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Jenny + Kasey – Albert Pike Hotel Wedding, Little Rock Arkansas

Posted: April 25th, 2013 | 2 Comments »

Last month Leslie and I flew back to Arkansas from our new home in Southern California to photograph the wedding of Jenny and Kasey Stephens. The weather was beautiful and their wedding could not have been any sweeter. Their ceremony was at the Albert Pike Hotel in Downtown Little Rock. Their wedding also happened to be the day before St. Patricks Day so I thought it was fitting to set up their first look in a field of clovers. These are just a few of our favorites from their wedding. You can view all the images from their big day, here. Enjoy!
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Photographer: Eli Murray Weddings
Design/Floral/Coordinator:  Young Designs
Wedding/Reception Venue: Albert Pike Hotel
Caterer: Catering Creations
DJ: Brian Teague
Transportation: Arkansas Destinations
Lighting: Radiant Designs

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Brittany + Matthew – Little Rock Wedding Pleasant Valley Country Club

Posted: March 6th, 2013 | 4 Comments »

After settling into our new home in California, Leslie and I flew back to Little Rock for our first Arkansas wedding of the year. It was a gorgeous wedding and we  are so thrilled we got to be a part of it. Brittany and Matthew exchanged their vows inside of St. James United Methodist church in Little Rock and they had a super rad reception full of details at the Pleasant Valley County Club. Their rehearsal dinner was at the Little Rock Club on the 30th floor of the Regons building downtown. Here are a couple of our favorites from their wedding weekend. Enjoy!
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Photographer: Eli Murray Photography
Videographer:  Chuck Massey
Church Coordinators: Mary Lynn Laning and Liz Morris
Reception Coordinator:  Young Designs
Florals and Lighting: Inspired by Nature
Wedding Venue: St. James United Methodist Church
Reception Venue: Pleasant Valley Country Club
Entertainment: The Rockets
Cake: Mickeys Special Affairs
Transportation: Arkansas Destinations
Rentals: Confetti’s Party Rental

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Ashley + Drew – Arkansas Wedding Photography | Part 1

Posted: August 7th, 2012 | 1 Comment »

This adorable couple were wed at the beautiful Pratt Place Barn  in Fayetteville, Arkansas. We hope you love this wedding as much as we do! Enjoy!























Event planner: Diane Harvey and Permelia Huffman, Star City, AR
Bridal Boutique: Brides in Amarillo, TX
Wedding stationery:  The 3 J’s Design & Studio, Dalhart, TX and Etcetera, Amarillo, TX
Jeweler:  Sissy’s Log Cabin, Little Rock, AR
Florist:  Sweet Peas Florist, Star City, AR
Cakes:  Rick’s Bakery, Fayetteville, AR
Rentals/Lighting:  Eventures, Fayetteville, AR
DJ/Band:  Joe Giles and the Homewreckers, Fayetteville, AR
Bridesmaids attire: Apple Annie’s, Amarillo, TX  Brand: Allure Bridals

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Sarah + Chris – Teaser Arkansas Wedding Photography

Posted: April 30th, 2011 | 5 Comments »

With the storm clouds rolling in and umbrellas in hand, Sarah and Chris were more than ready to risk getting rain on and trudging through an open muddy field. Sarah was ready to do what it takes to get the great shots, and from my experiences, the reward is always greater than the risk. Don’t they look great! More to come, here’s a quick teaser from their wedding day in Altus, AR. Enjoy!




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Brad + Evin – Little Rock Wedding Photography

Posted: April 27th, 2011 | 2 Comments »

Evin and Brad tied the knot April 15th on the balcony of Brave New Restaurant. I’ve always heard good things about this place, but now I can tell you for sure, Brave New is the bomb. All the beautiful floral arraignments were done by Tipton & Hurst. The ceremony was on the balcony on the back side of Brave New with an awesome view of the Little Rock skyline and Arkansas River as the backdrop. I had help from my good friend and fellow photographer Justin James. Check him out, he’s a rock solid photographer. Here are a few of my favorite images from their wedding day. Aren’t Evin and Brad such a great couple together? Enjoy and leave them some love!




















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Krystina + Cullen – Marlsgate Plantation Wedding

Posted: November 22nd, 2010 | 3 Comments »

At the beginning of this month I had the wonderful opportunity to photography Krystina and Cullen’s wedding. I feel really honored to have been a part of their big day! Krystina and Cullen are one of those couples that make you smile just watching them together! Congrats you guys! Here are just a few of my favorites from Saturday. Enjoy!





















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Lani's Bridal Portraits – Arkansas Portrait Photography

Posted: October 16th, 2010 | 1 Comment »

Today, I am super jazzed to be photographing Justin and Lani’s wedding at Marlsgate Plantation in Scott AR!  I can finally share Lani’s beautiful bridal portraits that we shot last month. Here are just a couple of my favorites. Stay tuned for the wedding photos! Enjoy!


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Corey + Kristi – Arkansas Wedding Photography

Posted: October 13th, 2010 | 2 Comments »

Corey and Kristi’s wedding will always have a special place in my heart because their wedding was exactly 3 days before my wedding. It was the last wedding I photographed as a single man, haha. Directly after leaving their reception I drove home, changed clothes, and then Leslie and I drove to the Memphis Airport to leave for our wedding in St. Thomas. It was definitely a long night, but I was so happy to be a part of Kristi and Corey’s wedding. Kristi was so excited to get married, you couldn’t take her smile away! There ceremony was at the Cedar Heights Baptist Church in North Little Rock. I was also happy to have my good friend and fellow photographer Mark Gregory with me.
Here are a few of my favorite images from the first part of the day! Enjoy!








To view all the photos from Corey & Kristi’s big day, please visit the proofing site here.

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Lindsay Davis – Little Rock Bridal Portraits

Posted: June 19th, 2010 | No Comments »

Today Lindsay and Brian are getting married! Lindsay was so incredibly easy to photograph, she was laughing and having a good time the whole way. I just couldn’t wait to show off her bridal portraits that we shot in the downtown, so here you go! Enjoy!

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Michael + Kristie – Arkansas Wedding Photography

Posted: June 14th, 2010 | 6 Comments »

My good friend and really great fellow wedding photographer, Michael Juiliano got married last weekend! I was super excited to be a part of his wedding and completely honored that he asked me to be his photographer. I know how first hand how important selecting a wedding photographer is. Michael and I first met at a photographer’s get-together hosted by one of California’s top wedding photographers, [b]ecker. Michael and I really didn’t get to talk much the first time we met, but we exchanged cards and since then Michael has been coming to my monthly photographer’s lunch meet-ups here in Little Rock and we have become good friends. Some of you may also recognize Michael from around town because he is also the only hot dog cart vendor that I know of in Little Rock. He goes by the alias Hot Dog Mike!
Michael and Kristie are perfect together. The wedding was a beautiful small ceremony at their country home with family and close friends as guest followed by some food and music. Catering curtisy of Hot Dog Mike’s cart, and a cake from the Capital Hotel where Kristie & Michael first met. My favorite moment was their first dance on the grass, under the trees. It was such a unique wedding, I was so happy to be a part of it. Congrats you guys! Enjoy!

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