Seth + Samantha | A Rustic Red Barn Wedding in Mackinaw, IL

December 26, 2021

Sam and Seth blew us all away on their wedding day… literally! But the insane wind couldn’t take away from the beauty and joy of this day, though it may have added some humor to their photos. (Scroll to see what we mean. 😉)

We had the best time capturing every moment of this day. Everything was amazing and so fun… from the beef jerky and popcorn bars to the beer boys passing out a cold beverage to enjoy during the ceremony. Sam and Seth thought of it all!

They are simply beautiful people, from the inside out. It’s clear they live to enjoy life and to love with everything they have. It shows in the way they both love Sam’s daughter, Elena. Elena was rooted in every minute of this special day. And we may have been fighting back tears as Seth spoke vows, not only to his beautiful wife, but to this beautiful daughter now too.

This sweet family has so many wonderful days ahead of them. And we feel honored to have witness such a special day in their history books.

Thank you, Sam, Seth, and Elena, for letting us capture this beautiful season of your lives. We love you and we can’t wait to see where your journey takes you!


Bridal Dress // Adagio Bridal

Bridesmaids Dresses // Relvelry and Dear Cleo

Groom + Groomsmen Attire // The Black Tux

Ceremony + Reception Venue // The Red Barn

Florist // Picket Fence Foundation

Hair // Amy Moeller

Makeup // Skin, Lashes and Make Up by Alexa

Videography // Evan Schultz

Cake + Sweets // Hy-Vee

Catering // Ed Betts

Invitations // The Knot

DJ // Mic Entertainment

Rings // Rogers & Hollands


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