Kansas City Wedding with a Backyard Reception

Destiny and Ross were planning their wedding during the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic. They opted for a Kansas City wedding with a backyard reception. Celebrating with their friends and family while also keeping everyone safe and comfortable was their main priority.

When I first spoke with Destiny I was eager to hear all about their wedding day plans. She told me how excited they were to just be married already. They wanted to keep their wedding on the smaller side but still throw an awesome party. Destiny and I connected instantly. She told me they wanted their photographer to be someone that was easy to talk to, shared their vision, and that they could trust to capture all of their most important memories from their day.

After our first conversation Destiny was sure I was the photographer for them. I always stay well connected to my couples in the months leading up to their wedding, especially during such an uncertain year of 2020. I kept them informed on any new guidelines or restrictions that were put in place for Kansas City and the Independence Area. My couples know they have my support 100% and that I am here to help make their experience stress free from the minute they inquire to the end of wedding day, gallery delivery day, and beyond.

Finally wedding day was here!! It was a beautiful summer day in early September. Destiny and Ross had their ceremony outdoors at Stoney Creek Hotel in Independence Missouri. The lush trees and pond were a gorgeous setting for their intimate ceremony.

We then headed to their family backyard for their reception. Great weather, good drinks, and upbeat music was all this couple needed celebrate their new marriage with their friends and family.

I was so happy I was able to be a part of Destiny and Ross’ big day. They were able to completely be themselves while I was there to capture photos that were authentic to them. Photographing important moments form their Kansas City wedding with a backyard reception that they’ll remember for years to come.

detail photo of traditional bridal accessories, pearl jewelry,
wedding dress from Stephanie's Bridal in Independence Missouri, blue and white floral bouquet and invitation suite
bride getting ready for her summer wedding in Kansas City photographed by Natalie Nichole Photography
bride helps bridesmaid put on her necklace and they share a candid laugh together
bride wearing a white lace robe zips up her bridesmaids mauve dress from windsor
bride helping button mother of the brides dress
bride helps her mom with her dress by a sunlit window, a candid moment photographed by Kansas city photographer Natalie Nichole Photography
mother of the bride and bride getting ready, mother of the bride wearing a navy dress, bride in a white lace robe,
mother of the bride helping button brides lace wedding dress from Stephanie's bridal in independence Missouri
Kansas city bride getting ready before her summer wedding
details of a lace wedding dress from stephanie's bridal in independence Missouri, buttons down the back and beaded detail
bride putting on her earrings to match her wedding dress from stephanie's bridal in independence missouri
brides mom watches her put on her pearl earrings on her wedding day
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bride seeing herself in her wedding dress in the mirror
bride and bridesmaids cry when bride sees herself all dressed up in her bridal attire
brides first look with her little sister, kansas city wedding photographer captures the priceless moment
bridesmaids wearing mauve off the shoulder dresses from windsor
brides mom puts her wedding veil in brides hair, veil has beaded edge
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Kansas city wedding at Stoney Creek Hotel, dramatic window light on bride
bride getting ready before her summer wedding in Kansas City
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vintage inspired bride smelling her lush white rose bridal bouquet while wearing her lace sleeveless mermaid wedding dress
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Kansas City bride photographed by her wedding photographer
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bridesmaid wearing off the shoulder bridesmaids dress in mauve, matches summer color palette
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Kansas City wedding with a backyard reception photographed by Natalie Nichole Photography
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bride with her sisters and honorary junior bridesmaids
flower girl wearing a lace white dress
brides niece as the flower girl kisses the brides cheek
smiling groom on his wedding day wearing a grey suit jacket and navy tie, excited to get married at Stoney Creek Hotel in Kansas City
groom smiles at camera with his blue vest and navy tie then buttons his grey suit jacket
groom buttons his grey suit jacket while wearing a navy tie and handmade boutonniere
casual groomsmen having fun at their friends summer wedding in kansas city
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groom with his two groomsmen in gray suits with navy ties
wooden welcome to our wedding sign decorated with white flowers, blue flowers, and greenery for an outdoor wedding ceremony
Kansas City outdoor wedding ceremony at Stoney Creek hotel in independence Missouri with wooden arbor, florals, white draping and unity candle
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guests arrive at outdoor wedding ceremony in september at Stoney Creek hotel in independence missouri
wedding guests greet each other
grooms parents walk down the aisle at the outdoor wedding ceremony at Stoney Creek Hotel in Independence Missouri
brides parents walk down the aisle
bridesmaids walk down the aisle in their mauve bridesmaids dresses
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bride and her father right before they walk down the aisle at her outdoor wedding ceremony
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mother of the bride watches the father of the bride walk their daughter down the aisle at their intimate summer wedding in kansas city
bride and her dad walk down the aisle during her summer wedding ceremony
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summer outdoor wedding ceremony at Stoney Creek Hotel in independence Missouri, lush green trees and golden hour make a beautiful kansas city wedding
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wedding guest prays during ceremony
bride and groom sharing their vows during their intimate outdoor wedding ceremony
bride and groom light unity candle during their wedding ceremony
bride and groom light their unity candle during their wedding ceremony outside at Stoney Creek Hotel in Independence Missouri photographed by their kansas city wedding photographer
bride lights the unity candle during her summer wedding wearing a lace sleeveless wedding dress from Stephanie's bridal in independence missouri
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Stoney Creek Hotel in Kansas City hosts an outdoor wedding ceremony
groom places wedding band on bride finger during their outdoor wedding ceremony
Kansas City bride and grooms first kiss as husband and wife
bride and groom smiling after wedding ceremony and walking back up the aisle ready for their backyard wedding reception
Kansas City wedding with a backyard reception
bride and groom after their outdoor wedding ceremony
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Whole wedding party, two bridesmaids, two groomsmen, flower girl, ring bearer, grey suits, mauve dresses
groom and groomsmen pick up bride for a fun wedding photo, silly candid moment photographed by Natalie Nichole Photography
groomsmen picks up groom in their grey suits and navy vest for a fun wedding photo
Kansas City couple gets married at Stoney Creek Hotel and then hosts a backyard reception
couple on their wedding day at golden hour, the best time of day to take pictures
Kansas City bride and groom get married at Stoney Creek Hotel in Independence Missouri and then host a backyard wedding reception
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bride and groom show off their wedding bands during their couples portraits on their wedding day
Kansas City photographer takes pictures of bride and groom dancing after their outdoor summer wedding ceremony
black and white photo of bride and groom kissing under the brides veil
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bride and groom arrive at their backyard wedding reception
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bride and grooms first dance at their backyard wedding reception photographed by their Kansas City photographer
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wedding guests watch bride and groom during their first dance at their backyard reception
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cool Kansas City bride and groom party at their backyard wedding reception, toasting their drinks and having fun, real couples enjoying their wedding reception
bride and groom hold up their drinks for a photo at their backyard wedding reception photographed by Kansas City photographer Natalie Nichole Photography

Interested in having a summer wedding? find more inspiration from Anna and James’ wedding at The Hawthorne House, Mckenna and Micah’s wedding at Mildale Farm, and more all on the blog.

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