Couple’s Choice Award 2017

Wedding Wire Couple’s Choice Award 2017

We couldn’t be more thrilled to be chosen as one of Wedding Wire’s top 5%!! We are so grateful for all our current and past clients that have allowed us to capture and be apart of such an important part of their lives. Trusting us to tell their story. Thank you. It means so much!


Aloha Kelly Photography, Honored For Excellence With 2017 Wedding Wire Couples’ Choice Award

St. Louis, MO – January 10, 2017 – Wedding Wire, the leading global online marketplace for the wedding and event industry, announced Aloha Kelly Photography as a winner of the esteemed 2017 Wedding Wire Couples’ Choice Awards for Wedding Photography in St. Louis!

The Couples’ Choice Awards recognize the top five percent of wedding professionals on Wedding Wire who demonstrate excellence in quality, service, responsiveness, and professionalism. The prestigious awards are given to the top local wedding professionals across more than 20 service categories, from wedding venues to wedding photographers, based on their professional achievements from the previous year. Winners are determined solely based on reviews from real newlyweds and their experiences working with Aloha Kelly Photography and vendors are distinguished for the quality, quantity, consistency and timeliness of the reviews they have received from their past clients.

“The Couples’ Choice Awards’ ninth year features one of the most impressive groups of dedicated and acclaimed wedding professionals yet,” said Timothy Chi, CEO, Wedding Wire. “It is our honor to work with high-caliber merchants who not only make a couple’s big day possible, but also contribute to the more than 2.5 million U.S. reviews represented. We congratulate all of this year’s winners on their achievements.”

Thank you to all our amazing clients! Let’s do it again next year!!


Katie & David | Engaged


Sometimes you find your people. The ones who share your visions as an artist and are game for anything. Sometimes, it just works and you find yourself telling their story better than you expected to! It must be an Irish thing….

Katie + David are getting married in March next year on the scheduled day of the Annual St. Pat’s Day run (which I typically participate in). It’s also the day of the St. Pat’s Day Celebration in St. Louis…which means party ALL day. Plus, we get to rock out at the Top of the Met and watch the sun set over the city. I don’t think it’ll get much cooler than that.

We decided to try a pretty little park in Chesterfield called Central Park – it looks like it was built for photographers in mind! Super gorgeous location. We literally shot until we ran out of light and then continued to shoot until almost dark. These two were fabulous to work with!! I can’t wait to celebrate with you two!

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Caitlin & Kevin | Engaged


We had an unusually warm and windy fall day. The sun was out, the park was covered with fallen leaves and we had just enough time to make it across the river for a spectacular sunset. Caitlin and Kevin are getting married next Spring and we can’t wait to share their day with them! My daughter (and budding photographer) tagged along with us too and she managed to get quite a few good shots too. 🙂 #proudmomma

These two were a joy to work with. I love ‘love’ and I LOVE when my couples are expressive. You can tell how much they adore each other in every single image. Their love is loud! 🙂 I love images that speak a story….I’m truly blessed to experience and tell theirs.

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Katie & Steven | Engaged


Puppies!!! I love when client’s bring their fur-babies to sessions! Seriously. It’s awesome. Zoe was fabulous. She was calm, listened well and even smiled for a few. She’s truly loved.

These two ‘humans’ (according to Zoe) are getting married next September. Katie wanted a Victorian feel for her pictures, so we hit up Lafayette Square for the beautiful wrought iron fencing that surrounds the park and the gorgeous bridge that adorns the middle. We shot until we ran out of light! 🙂

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Chelsea & Michael | Engaged


We’ve been training a new associate here at AKP! Through which we had the opportunity to meet sweet Chelsea and her soon to be hubby, Michael! This was also our first ‘session’ where Ciara, our newbie, got to shoot alongside us! I’ve attached a few of her shots at the end! She’s got talent!!

On this gorgeous fall Wednesday in October, we got spectacular weather and a sunset to die for! We started off shooting at Lafayette Park (my go-to, cause, I mean, look at it…) and headed to Malcolm Memorial Park afterwards to catch the sunset and twilight colors!

We got to meet their adorable puppies, captured beautiful golden light and a perfect blue sky to end the evening. These two lovelies will be married next September and we can’t wait to be a part of their big day!!

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AND Ciara’s debut: