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Mary Beth and Ryan were introduced to me by their maid of honor LeAnne who we have worked with a few times (we photographed her mother’s wedding and a few of her friends too). So it was no surprise that we would all get along so great and have so much fun. This couple is so in love and you can’t help but smile! For a wedding gift from Mary Beth, Ryan received beautiful cuff links and a sound recorder. Ryan gave her a beautiful pearl bracelet which she of course put on right away. We headed over to Eden Park for some fun photos with the couple and their bridal party. Walking around the park with the couple for photos was so much fun – we even chased the ducks away. One thing I noticed on the wedding day – Mary Beth has amazing eyes! So I love that we took a close up of her with the greenery of the park in the background to bring out her eyes. We came back to the Bell to do family photos and a few more with the couple. Who could resist a wall covered with ivy or a stained glass window? My favorite part of the day was the end of the ceremony. The couple couldn’t stop kissing! They would do a short kiss and then another short kiss. I know they were just super happy and wanted the moment to last! Grandma even teased the bride that she had never seen that much kissing at the end of a ceremony! I think it is romantic especially with all of the candles behind them. For their cocktail hour the couple joined their guests and had wonderful music from their talented group of brass friends. Their reception followed with dinner and dancing. Mary Beth and Ryan – thank you for inviting us to be a part of your beautiful day. Your smiles and love are truly inspiring. To their friends and family – thank you for being so much fun.

A big thanks also goes to their amazing vendors who truly made this day very special!
Ceremony and Reception:
The Bell Event Centre
Park:
Eden Park
Wedding Dress:
Bridal and Formal
Bridesmaids Dresses:
Bridal and Formal
Tuxes:
Folchi’s
Makeup:
Brideface – Honour
Hair:
Labella Salon and Spa
Transportation:
A Savannah Nite Limousine
Officiant: Zeke Zimmerman
DJ:
CSC Dan Blevins
Lighting:
CSC Dan Blevins
Ceremony Musicians: Brass Group with Friends
Jeweler:
Koop Diamond Cutters
Flowers and Decorations: Mary Schneider, Mary’s Country House of Flower 
Cake:
Jeana’s Great Cakes
Caterer:
The Bell Event Centre

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Mary Beth is a gorgeous bride! Her makeup by Honour from Brideface really brought out her eyes and best features! Doesn’t she look stunning!

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A special thanks to Dan from CSC for lighting the ceremony and reception so beautifully!

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Happy First Anniversary to Sara and Jesse

Category: Misc. | June 26th, 2011

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Happy One Year Anniversary to Sara and Jesse. I always love seeing couples get married on our anniversary weekend! Their wedding day was amazing! The ceremony was at the The Church of the Ascension and Holy Trinity and their beautiful reception followed at Wyoming Golf Club. My favorite part of the day was grabbing the couple after dinner for a few moments of photos on the golf course when it was much cooler.  The lighting was beautiful and I love how the couple could really relax together. We really enjoyed being there to capture all of the great moments! To see more of their great photos check out their blog post.


Congratulations Katie and Shane

Category: Weddings | June 22nd, 2011

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The first time I met Kate I knew she had to book us. Ben worked with Shane downtown a few years ago so part of the meeting was spent with the guys talking computers and us girls chatting about weddings, shopping and shoes! When the wedding day came it felt like we had been planning a long time for this special day to arrive. I was greeted in the hotel with a smiling bride and bright blue shoes. Don’t you just love her something blue! After a few fun photos at the Marriott River Center we headed over to Spring Grove Arboretum for some relaxed portraits. What I love about this couple is how fun they are and how into each other they are.  They make photographing them so easy because they make each other smile. My favorite part of the day has to be after the ceremony when we headed onto the Purple People Bridge. Shane picked up Kate and kissed her good! Then on the way back to the limo one of the groomsmen had a photo suggestion so we stopped and did a fun group photo with the purple poles at the end of the road. Their reception at the Newport Syndicate had plenty of great music and dancing (thanks uncle Jerry for being a great DJ). My all time favorite – takes the cake- award goes to Kate for busting out her Brittney Spears dance! It was awesome! This couple is always so much fun and this really was an amazing wedding. Kate and Shane – thank you so much for inviting us to be a part of your beautiful day! And to their friends and family – you all rock! Thanks for helping to make this day fun. And yes 1 out of 2 photo suggestions worked out great LOL!

Getting Ready: Marriott River Center
Park:
Spring Grove Arboretum
Ceremony:
Our Lady of Lourdes
Reception:
Newport Syndicate
Bridal Gown and Bridesmaids Dresses:
David’s Bridal
Tuxes:
Men’s Warehouse
Hair and Makeup:
Paragon Salon West
Limo:
Motortoys
Flowers: Hobby Lobby
Cake: Laurie a friend of the family
Favors: Magnet Street Weddings
DJ: Jerry Kuley (uncle)

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Custom Photo Thank You Cards

Category: Misc. | June 21st, 2011

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Don’t you just love receiving something beautiful in the mail. In this day email is so popular so it is nice to receive something other than bills in the mail. If you want to wow your guests be sure to send out a custom photo thank you! We can create these quickly for you to share with your friends and family. How many times have you been to a wedding and have never seen a single photograph from the day. Our couples always receive great compliments from these because they are so personal. There are also great paper texture options like watercolor and linen. Receive 20% off if you pre-order before your wedding day.

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Happy Father’s Day

Category: Misc. | June 19th, 2011

Happy Father’s Day to all of the wonderful fathers out there! Thank you for inviting us to document your beautiful relationships.

”It is not flesh and blood but the heart which makes us fathers and sons.”  ~Johann Schiller

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