Wedding, Bridal, & Engagement Photography Based in Brookings, South Dakota - Serving the entire Sioux Empire region and beyond.
My philosophy might seem pretty straight forward: through my lens I capture your special moments and present them back to you in heirloom art that's celebrated for lifetimes to come. But the soul which drives that philosophy runs a little deeper than that:
I've always lived with a fascination for the timeless; nostalgia without a decade time stamp. Because real memories survive in the emotions we capture and stir themselves back up in your heart years from now, as fresh as the day you first felt them. Moments are fleeting, but the pride, the joy, and the love you feel today can be eternal. Allow me show you.
The name Choke Cherry is used in memory of my parents; they were vintners of a variety of wines, with the most popular being chokecherry. Back in the days of citizen's band radio my father went by the handle "Bootlegger" and my mother was known as "Chokecherry".
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"Your fun and spunky attitude was a breath of fresh air. You made planning so easy for us. We loved your personality. Truly you did not once disappoint on any level. The photos make us smile ear to ear every time I look at them. We truly appreciate you more than you can ever know."
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"You have been nothing short of perfect to work with! You are an amazing photographer and designer, and you made the vision of our wedding come to life. Thank you SO much for everything you did for us."
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"Thank you so much for being our wedding photographer. You went above and beyond anything we could have expected! The photos are absolutely beautiful and we couldn't imagine having anyone else."
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"We loved being able to have a flexible, affordable, and yet professional and experienced photographer. And you were so upbeat! We loved how easy going and non-judgmental you were about incorporating our ideas and appreciated your obvious eye at directing us into beautiful poses. We recommend you to anyone who is getting married!"
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"We really liked your energy and enthusiasm, especially for some of our non-traditional ideas. When we chose vendors we looked for people that we had a connection with, people who would we felt we could have fun with. You were a joy to work with! It made our day special and fun."
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Wedding Collections are custom-built based on your needs and hours of coverage. Collections begin at $1900 with intimate and elopement rates available. Engagement Sessions are included in all collections or available a la carte. Interest-free payment plans available.