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If you’re thinking about a Fall wedding at Iron’s Mill Farmstead?  All I can say is do it.  The cooler weather was awesome.  The grounds and barn are gorgeous!  Revisiting these images are making me excited for my niece’s wedding in Maine next year (Fall + Barn + Maine = omg).  🙂

Ashton & Steve were a whole lot of fun that day!  So much dancing and so much love!  The sparkler exit was a perfect way to end the day.  It was an honor to be a part of all and here are some of my favorite captures!

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Ceremony & Reception | Iron’s Mill Farmstead

Gown | David’s Bridal

Makeup & Hair | Kim Robertson

Tux | Men’s Wearhouse

Entertainment | DJ LA Shelly

Cake Artist | Cakes by Tammy

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Ever wonder how something goes viral on the net?  I had the chance to experience that first hand the day after Desiree & Christian’s beautiful wedding.  🙂  It started out with one of the sweetest couples.  A gorgeous day and tons of amazing details, but one in particular that grabbed everyone’s attention.  Desiree had a very special relationship with her grandfather who had passed on.  In his memory, Desiree had a cut a heart out of one of her grandfather’s shirts and sewn it to her dress.  What made that different…and I what I had never seen before or since…was that she had sewn it on the outside for the world to see – and, boy, did the world see it!  Branden was the DJ that evening and he shared several photos he had taken along with the story behind the heart on Desiree’s dress.  The next day Branden and Ashley (his wife) came for dinner with a story of their own.  The post was going nuts!  Being liked and shared all over…we couldn’t stop checking it all day long (and for days afterward) and the couple was super excited, as well.  But it didn’t stop there, this was a year ago in August and on the anniversary – the post again took off!  And my Facebook page was growing in likes and I couldn’t figure out why!  That’s when I saw Branden’s post being shared, again, with an image that I took of the couple in the comments (300,000+ likes and almost 100,000 shares!).  How crazy that the internet has made the world such a small place.  The story hit the heart of so many people!  Desiree’s grandfather I’m sure is smiling down.  🙂

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Here are some of my favs from that day!  It was so beautiful, Desiree & Christian, and I’m so happy to say that I was a part of it.  xoxo

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Loved the yellow pop of color in everything!

Loved the yellow pop of color in everything!

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Ceremony | Grace Chapel Community Church

Reception | Magnuson Grand Hotel

Gown | David’s Bridal

Makeup | Krista Esmond – Styling One Salon

Hair | Brianna Hill – Styling One Salon

Tux | Joseph A. Banks

Entertainment | DJ Branden Morales

Cake Artist | Clarencedale Cake

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As this Summer moves along, I spend most of my days either shooting or editing, but swearing to one day finally be caught up on my blog…lol.  Only that can’t happen unless I actually blog, so here we go!  Another beautiful wedding from last summer!  Brittany and Josh share a beautiful love and had a pretty gorgeous day to go with it.  🙂  Their peacock themed wedding was one I won’t soon forget.

New Castle Pa Wedding

New Castle Pa Wedding

New Castle Pa Wedding

New Castle Pa Wedding

New Castle Pa Wedding

Ceremony | Scottish Rite Cathedral

Reception | Mary Mother of Hope

Gown | Deborah’s Bridal Traditions

Makeup | Lindsey Jones

Hair | Mary Turner Day Spa

Tux | Men’s Wearhouse

Entertainment | DJ Branden Morales

Cake Artist | Dominick Mingione

Florist | Dominick Mingione

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On Sunday, Angie and I got to take a ride out to Pittsburgh (one of our most fav places to be!) to meet up with Casey & Matt.  Casey and I tried to meet face to face on Facetime somewhat unsuccessfully (the phone ended up being easier), but while we met long distance – I could tell right away that she was someone I wanted to work with.  Finally getting to meet them both in person, I know that we’re going to have a lot of fun on their wedding day.  🙂

We decided to start on top of Mount Washington that morning and ended in the theater district.  I really do love this city (and these two are awesome!).  And after a full morning of shooting, Angie and I ended the day at Primanti Bros = yum.

See you two, again, this summer!  Can’t wait!

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One last senior for now!  The beautiful Allie!  As I said before, new locations are my absolute fav.  It’s like a clean canvas.  We went to Buhl Park, but then we headed to Mercer for something totally different.  I’m trying so hard to remember what the location was called.  I do know it was an old canal of some sort from ages ago.  The old metal bridge that was there was also very cool.  Here is the lovely Allie!  🙂

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