July 27, 2017

Sarah and Michael | Mankato Wedding Photographer

Two words we can use to describe Sarah and Michael’s incredible wedding day are LOVE and LAUGHTER!  We think it will be pretty easy for you to see why as you look through this post!!  We had such a hard time deciding what highlights to share with you, so you get the benefit of seeing a very large amount of our favorite moments from their day!

CONGRATULATIONS, Sarah and Michael!!!  We are so blessed to have you as a part of our Malwitz Photography family!   Thanks again for giving us the wonderful honor of being part of your wedding day!

We loved capturing Sarah’s getting ready details in her childhood home!

Beautiful summer florals!

Love this!!

How adorable are Sarah’s nieces?! Love this!

A few pics of the groom as he prepared for the day!

So fun to have Michael’s mom helping with the finishing touches!

How sweet is this?!

Ready to meet his bride!!

Sarah’s turn!!

Love this mother/daughter moment!!

If only you could hear Sarah’s laughter! It just makes us smile!!

Loved it when Dad showed up as well! So many emotions in such a short time!

A special heirloom from Grandma.

Another gorgeous family heirloom, given to Sarah’s mom on her wedding day!! Look at the detail!

A little bit of Irish to add to the day as Sarah becomes a Murphy!!

How about those shoes?! So fun!!

Our absolutely stunning bride! So beautiful!


The lace on Sarah’s dress had such a vintage feel to it! We just fell in love with all of the detail!

Love this!

Awesome bridal hair!

On to the first look…one of our favorite times of the day!!

Love this so much!!

Checking out all of the stunning details of his bride!! 🙂


The gorgeous couple!!!

Michael’s got it made, having his own personal hair stylist!!

Absolutely gorgeous!!

So vintage!!!

Love this!!

We just had so much fun with these two!!

The laughter and fun never stopped ALL DAY LONG!!

A definite favorite from the day!!


There’s that smile again!!

Gorgeous gown and gorgeous bouquet!!!

Michael was looking pretty good, too! 🙂


Sarah and Michael’s bridal party was a blast!!


Love this shot!!

On to the church for a few family shots!! This was one of our favorites!!

How about these three cuties?! Adorable!!

Beautiful young ladies!!

The bride’s parents, celebrating 35 years of marriage next week!!

And the groom’s parents, who celebrated 35 years of marriage earlier this week! How cool is that?!!

Ceremony time! A few pics of some of our favorite moments!

Love this!!

Another favorite!

Musically blessed is a good way to describe Sarah’s family! The ceremony was filled with the beautiful talent of her father, mother and brother!!

She’s still smiling!! Love it!!

Love and laughter!!

A very happy couple!

Confetti exit perfection!!

Reception time!! So many pretty details, perfectly placed by Parties and Weddings Plus!!

Gorgeous sparkle and elegance!

What a wonderful heritage to pass on to your children!

Where the bride and groom first met!

Time to celebrate!!

Lots of fun with the kissing during the reception! We love Sarah’s reaction in the background!!

The speeches by the fathers were two of our all-time favorites!

A quick few minutes away from the reception with the bride and groom allow for stunning golden light portraits! Another one of our favorite times of the day!

LOVE THIS!! So dreamy!!

We have so many favorites from this weddding, and this is for sure one of them!!

Just dreamy!!

Back to the reception for the first dances! Love this!!

We LOVE the look on Sarah’s mom’s face in this shot! So many emotions throughout the day!!

Still laughing and smiling!!!

These two were tearing up the dance floor!!

Bridal Gown:  Encore

Bridal Hair and Makeup:  Abby Valente

Menswear:  Graif Clothing

Florals and Decorations:  Parties and Weddings Plus

Bridesmaid Dresses:  Valerie’s Bridal

Rings:  Williams Diamond Center

Invitations and Programs:  Carlson Craft

Venue and Caterer:  City Center Hotel and 101 Main

DJ/Entertainer:  Silver Sounds & Lights

Cake and Cupcakes:  Diamond Dust Bakery




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