Erin and I had met in Radiology school a few years ago, which was around the same time she met Kenneth. They started dating while working together at a hospital and fell in love. I remember she'd always come into class always blushing or smiling about something Kenny did, they really had the cutest relationship ever. Shortly after graduating from school they went out of state and eloped while on vacation in Florida. As much as she loved this route of getting hitched, she still wanted some formal type of wedding photos that she could have to keep forever. Thats where the idea for this shoot came into play.

Vendor love

When I started planning the shoot, the first place that came into my head was the Hidden Porch in Catoosa, OK. If you haven't met Candace the owner of the venue, you need to. She is the kindest and most fun person to be around, I absolutely LOVE that woman & her place. The gardens outside, the beautiful gigantic window inside the chapel, amazing light fixtures.. it's just an all around beautiful set up for a wedding.

Forever Borrowed was also an amazing vendor to work with on this shoot. This husband and wife duo made our boho visions come alive for this. The greenery setting for our ceremonial scene was to die for and the peacock chairs and black table for the sweetheart set up was my FAVE! The accents of royal blue were so unique and Candace just happened to have the perfect blue velvet chair to tie it all in, I mean.. that lounge area is to die for.

All Things Cake provided us with the perfect minimally iced cake, which tasted just as delicious as it looked.

At the end of the day these vendors truly went above and beyond to make this experience very special for my friends and I couldn't be more thankful for them. Erin and Kenneth both kept saying how it truly felt like a real wedding, we even Facetimed her mom when we got her and Kenneth dressed to give her that special moment as well. I'm so glad we could all come together and give this sweet couple some images they can carry with them for a lifetime.

Erin's Review

"My good friend Haley is such an incredible artist and visionary! Her photography style is not only amazingly chic, but her presence of directing her clients for the photos makes everyone feel relaxed and comfortable. She put in so much time and effort into making our shoot feel like a true classy and elegant wedding! Whether it be family photos, weddings, whatever the occasion...Haley is sure to make it an experience you will never forget. " - Erin

Vendor List

Venue: The Hidden Porch, Catoosa, OK

Photographer: Haley McElroy

Florals / Styling: Forever Borrowed

Cake: All Things Cake

Makeup: Stef Nunez

Hair: Heather McBride

Dress: Vici