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Ballroom at I Street Wedding of MaKayle and Kyrei

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MaKayle and Kyrei Fisher’s Ballroom at I Street Wedding was a wonderful kickoff to the 2021 wedding season! I’ve been a bit antsy to start shooting weddings again after a weird 2020, so this couldn’t have come soon enough.

Ballroom at I Street Wedding where groom kissing bride at sunset

Capturing emotion is my calling.

What I loved most about MaKayle and Kyrei’s wedding was that the day was filled with emotion. From the Dad’s first look to Kyrei’s reaction to his bride walking down the aisle, there were plenty of happy tears shed on this beautiful wedding day.

Dad cries during first look with his bride daughter at wedding at I Street Ballroom in Bentonville
groom cries as his bride walks down the aisle at I Street Ballroom in Bentonville

This also marked my first official wedding working with Brittany at Bloom Design. While we collaborated on a Ballroom at I Street Wedding styled shoot, this was our first real wedding together, and it was flawless. Not only was the couple flawless, with incredible and supportive families, but the timeline was flawless and executed perfectly. Bravo to all the vendors involved! Have a look at this gallery of gorgeous wedding details:

first look with bride and bridesmaids and flower girl

This first look with the bridesmaids, moms, and flower girl is so precious. I love the look of excitement on their faces. And below I just love natural candid moments between the bride and her family.

One of the most special moments of the day was when the bride’s grandmother got to see the special tribute to her late husband. This is what I love about photography.

My favorite time of day is photographing portraits of the couple

I know I’ve mentioned this on the blog before, but that 2 on 1 time with the bride and groom is my favorite. Most often, it’s the first time on the wedding day that the bride and groom get to spend time without the hustle and bustle of the wedding day. Because of that, it’s easy for me to create situations that are romantic and meaningful for the couple. That allows me to photograph them beautifully and authentically. Here is what I mean:

wedding portrait of bride and groom outside of the Ballroom at I Street in Bentonville
wedding portrait of bride and groom outside of the Ballroom at I Street in Bentonville
Ballroom at I Street wedding portraits at sunset
Ballroom at I Street wedding portraits at sunset

Oh how I missed wedding receptions: party time!

I love a good party. Good dancing is a bonus. Donuts are even more of a bonus. MaKayle and Kyrei Fisher’s wedding reception at I Street Ballroom had all of the above. So many people were on the dance floor all night. I think they missed social interaction as much as I did!

bride cries during bridesmaid toast
sparkler exit at Ballroom at I Street
reception at I Street ballroom ending with bride kissing dad goodbye

Vendors for this wedding include:
Photographer: Benfield Photography
Venue: Ballroom at I Street
Planner: Brittany Bloom Events & Design
Florals: Flower To Da People
DJ: Live Events Missouri
Rentals: Eventures
Catering: Simply Divine
Bartending: Mike Koon’s Saloon
Desserts: Larissa’s Little Bakery
Donut Wall: Carmalita Catering
Arch: Mint & Mix
Photobooth: Danceenhance
Groom’s Jacket: The Black Tux
Jade (bride’s sister) did hair and makeup

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