When he- an avid outdoorsman, hunter and fisherman- saw her across the classroom, he knew he had to find a way to get her attention, somehow. And that opportunity came when they were assigned on a group project, and he just had to be in her group. She- a beautiful, organized, and open-hearted girl- agreed to hang out with him outside of class, and eventually they found themselves in the aisles of Fleet Farm, buying boots.
The rest, as they say, is history. They married on a beautiful day in August, with a light breeze and a bright sun, surrounded by their loving and supportive families. Meet Tyler and Melanie:
We started the day outside of their beautiful church, Faith Lutheran in Fond du Lac, shooting her bridal details:
An ode to Tyler's love of all things outdoors: Duck feathers in the boutonnieres!
And a special detail added by Melanie's sister: