Some of the most genuinely joy-filled smiles I've ever seen come just after the first kiss as a married couple. The aisle walk to the back of the venue is all too easy to photograph, as every moment is pure happiness. Even the blurred out faces of the crowd are usually smiling. 

This was my first beach wedding, and it was in Detroit Lakes. It had been raining all day, but the sun popped out and dried the sand just a couple hours before the ceremony was to start.

Not only did it stop raining, but it became extremely hot. I wasn't wearing a suit jacket, but I felt bad for those who were. But with the blazing sun came gorgeous blue skies.