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Katie & Joel ~ Honey Creek Resort ~ Midwest Wedding Photography

August 12, 2019

August 9. 2019– not only the date of Katie and Joel’s wedding, but the joining of their two families. Their day was filled with lots of laughter and joy, and was hosted at the beautiful Honey Creek Resort in Moravia, Iowa. Katie was stunning and Joel was studly, but it was their three sons who beamed throughout the day. I mean, what ten-year-old wouldn’t want his mom or dad to marry the parent of his best friend? The couple opted to do a unique marble ceremony to recognize the bond of their boys and signify the joining of their families.

The weather was beautiful, the scenery amazing, and the love joyfully abundant. Katie and Joel, thank you from the bottom of my heart for trusting me to capture your magical day. Your love and respect and commitment to one another and your boys is so apparent. I am truly honored that I could be a part of your celebration.

Please enjoy a few of my favorites from Katie and Joel’s wedding day.





Second Photographer- Jenni Chung Photography

Venue- Honey Creek Resort

Officiant- Crystal Creations

Florals- Flower-Tique

Cake & Cupcakes- Lula’s Bakery

Entertainment- Bobby Hansen

Hair & Make-Up- Mariah at The Shear Advantage


Sarah DeMaranville Photography is a Midwest wedding photographer providing timeless, joyful portraiture for the crazy in love. We specialize in outdoor photography and love to shoot at locations like The Armour HouseLavender Crest WineryOakwood Country ClubAllerton Park, Honey Creek Resort, and the Illinois Beach Resort.  We accept a limited number of weddings each year. To schedule your engagement, proposal, destination, elopement, or traditional wedding, please email us at sarah@sarahdemaranvillephotography.com or by inquiring here

We are so excited to love and serve you on your wedding day! You just take it all in, and we’ll be there to make sure your wedding day is as magical as you always envisioned!



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  1. Katie Dunlavey says:

    Sarah DeMaranville went above and beyond what Joel and I ever imagined for our wedding portraits! I appreciate her great attention to detail since I’m a very picky person, and thought of new ideas that we never would have thought of! If we wanted to do a particular pose, she would do it, and frequently asked us if we were getting tired or needed a break, keeping our feelings and energy levels in mind. Sarah blended in so well throughout the whole day because she wanted to capture our raw emotions, and was very successful at doing this! Sarah, thank you for the bottom of our hearts for capturing our love for each other through your photos!

    Joel & Katie Dunlavey