Paul and I studied Computer Science together at the greatest university in the world (As a member of the Rat Pak, I also rooted Paul on as he played on the National Champion Football team in 2003 — Go Johnnies!). Ellen went to the sister school of St. John’s, St. Bens – the same school my wife went to. I knew Ellen would make a fabulously beautiful bride (training for a marathon the week of her wedding – uhm, wow!), and, of course, Paul is cut from marble. 😉
So when I got the chance to photograph their wedding up in St. Joe, MN (home of CSB) and the plans included a jaunt to SJU for some photos – I was more than pumped. And you already know all about the photo station.
The day was cloudless and sunny, and there were quite a few setbacks (94, the main route from the Twin Cities, got shut down for a bit; the flowers showed up late; there was another wedding at SJU when we arrived for photographs; construction up the wazzoo, etc…) but the day ended up being a complete blast. “Out of Control” doesn’t even begin to describe some of what went on. And, man, we got some astounding images: