5 posts from month 04/2020

Exploring Venues & Planning Your Wedding During A Pandemic

Planning a wedding is stressful.  To now have to worry about the health of loved ones if they have to travel for your special day or even their attendance and being in groups, is surreal.  So we know times are tough right now and it seems like there is no end but I am here to tell you, we, as a wedding industry, are here for you.  Our community in Southwest Missouri, has come together in such creative and amazing ways to only come out of all of this, bigger, better and stronger. Fi...

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Make Them Cozy

Great hospitality isn't reserved only for the south. Here in the Midwest we are known for our warm smiles, friendly nature and welcoming attitude. For those of you who have guests coming in from other parts of the planet, their place to stay kicks off the wedding experience! You know as well as we that when you travel, your hotel can make or break the trip. Everyone wants to be comfortable in their surroundings and needs a good nights sleep. Keeping all of that in mind, there are several ...

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Unique Expressions Photography – Metropolitan Weddings Featured Photographer

Childhood was where it all started for Sue. She began taking photographs as a young girl and soon realized it would be a fun and rewarding job as she got older. After high school, she embarked on earning her major in Fine Arts at Missouri State University, with an emphasis in photography. She learned to shoot on film cameras and processed the film and prints by hand. It gave her a deeper understanding of the art and technique of photography. Sue now has over ten years of experience in ...

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Jessica Yahn – Metropolitan Weddings Featured Photographer

Growing up Jessica was fascinated with her grandmother’s film camera and lenses. She never thought photography would become her career. Acting, music and dancing was more her style; but in college her love for photography began to blossom. Jessica first realized photography was more than a passing interest after frequenting local concerts. The stage lights and their movements mesmerized her and made her want to experiment with lighting and how different it can make subjects appear. ...

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Kellie Michelle – Metropolitan Weddings Featured Photographer

High school is where Kellie knew photography was the correct path for her. She immediately dove into the world of weddings. The high emotion of a wedding day captured her and set her soul on fire to capture once in a lifetime moments. After high school, she pursued higher education and earned a degree in photography and graphic design. She also learned from mentors and world renowned photographers. The session that stands out most in Kellie’s mind was a wedding for a couple who was ...

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