Rustic Winter Wedding at the Barn at Harvest Moon Pond

The weeks leading up to this January wedding at the Barn at Harvest Moon Pond in Poynette WI had been unseasonably warm, and then Saturday came and the windchill was -15. While the wind was howling outside, inside the barn was brimming with warmth and a lot of love.

Many of the more intimate venues in the Madison area don't have space for getting ready as well as both the ceremony and the reception, which is important for winter weddings. At Harvest Moon Pond the old hay loft of this barn has been converted to hold ceremonies, and two ready rooms downstairs for getting ready when the weather doesn't play nice.

And there are cool spaces inside the barn that make for beautiful portraits as well.

But we also braved the frigid temps and stepped out for the sunset, between the sun's warm glow and the sweet love that Russ & Tiff have for each other, you'd never believe it was -15 degrees outside!

All around, a beautiful wedding at a stunning location, with one of the loveliest (and toughest!) couples I've ever had the pleasure to work with.