Bethany Leisure

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I’m excited about how Wellspring Photography is growing and through that I am able to learn more as well as venture into new areas of photography. We now offer packages for any events in life, from as big as weddings and births to as small as your child’s first time making chocolate chip cookies. We are now even doing school photographs from preschool through high school, as well as family, pregnancy, and baby sessions. Any photography need you have, we would be honored and excited to fulfill it.

Here at Wellspring Photography we love photography and love capturing the important moments in life. Any moment worth remembering is worth photographing.

Archive: ‘Vow Renewal’



Nathan and Ashleigh {Vow Renewal Photography}

Thursday, September 1st, 2016

This was not a normal vow renewal or session. These two have been married 10 years now, when Ash asked me to photograph her vow renewal I had assumed it would be a big deal, big party, food, dancing all the works. They had something smaller in mind. They wanted a ceremony just them with their babies. I was touched by the simplicity of it and the meaning behind it. They got married at age 18 and Ashleigh had expressed how it didn’t mean as much as it does now with having weathered 10 years together and how she was disappointed in her photos from that day in general so she wanted some fresh photos. This translates to I GET TO GO CRAZY BECAUSE THERE IS NO SCHEDULE!! Yes..I did go mildly crazy.

Watching these two, it was like they were getting married for the first time. They were giddy, and teary, and so full of joy and all this with KNOWING what marriage is like. The hard work and sacrifice and the decision to choose each other everyday over yourself. The diaper changes, the laundry, the bills, the laughter, the crying- all of it. They didn’t need fanfare, didn’t need a crowd. Just being together with their babies was all the celebration they needed. Watching them just so in love, and choosing each other all over again-imperfections and all- just really touched me. Even a few days after I just kept finding myself smiling thinking about it.

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Seeing his girl.

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Their oldest son Brock walked her down the aisle. It was adorable.

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The kids did so well! After awhile they did wander off but Ashleigh and Nathan didn’t even notice. Kids were digging in sand and playing in the water and still, Ashleigh said it was so perfect and just meant so much.

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Yes, he twirled her….could they be any cuter!?!?!

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They are a good looking bunch.

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Time for cake!

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Their kids are all so sweet with each other. I was loving it.

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Yeh…They are so so cute!

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Now on to photos of the bride and groom!

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Yeh- she’s entirely gorgeous.

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There’s her fella.

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Nathan and Ashleigh thank you so much for asking me to be a small part of your special day. I agree, I think it was perfect and truly you guys inspire me- to love deeper, fight harder, and serve more selflessly. I know another 10 years will fly by…next time…let’s get a D.J.!

~Bethany

wellspringphoto@gmail.com

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Ron and Kathy ~Vow Renewal {Toledo Wedding Photography}

Thursday, June 9th, 2011

GAH! Ok so I totally LOVE these two! They have been married for 30 years and want to renew their vows! They met in college at a math party ::sigh:: so cute! She went up to him and told him he had a nice chest. Talk about a way to flatter a man. She said he was the only one worth snagging out of that group and I think it worked out pretty well! When they got married originally they decided to forgo the rings which is something they realized they missed so sweet Ron saved up and got her some bling bling! Kathy has been so excited to plan her vow renewal and she wanted 'engagement' shots before their (second) big day! Really wish I was going down to Hocking Hills to photograph their ceremony! I know it will be so sweet and meaningful! They are too cute and flirty together and such a great example to follow! I hope thirty years from now my own hubster and I are still flirty and having that much fun with each other! PS Kathy makes the BEST scones and fudge! I heard a rumor she wants to begin a fudge related dessert bar for wedding receptions….so brides….really. Go check her out!

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Look how gorgeous she is! You wouldn't know they aren't newlyweds! She is just glowing, and I think he is happy to be her stud muffin.

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Her BLING BLING! She told me it's one diamond for every 10 years!

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LOVE the flowers!

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They are just too stinkin cute!

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Kathy and Ron, I hope you enjoy your photos! I can't wait to show you the rest! They will be available tomorrow! I wish all the blessings for you and your business!  You guys rock! (Our fudge is almost gone already!)

~B

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