Posts Tagged ‘wedding’

So Erin & Kyle are this awesome couple residing in Texas.  We met for the very first time on FaceTime.  Modern day tech still amazes me that you can actually meet face to face with a couple even though they are a thousand miles away…it’s so cool!  I knew right away that I wanted to work with them and was pretty excited that they felt the same way.

Fast forward to Summer, finally we get to meet in person!  They chose to do a first look – which is when the couple see’s each other prior to the ceremony.  This is such a great choice when you don’t want to have a big break between the ceremony and reception or even if you just want to get rid of the jitters before walking down the aisle.  Seeing each other in private is a sure thing and such a romantic moment.  So we met up with them at Lanterman’s Mill for the reveal and then took care of all of their bridal party formals before they even said “I do”!  Then we headed to St. James in Boardman Park.  I loved the “tying the knot” irish tradition that they added to their ceremony.

DJ Branden kept the party going at Avion and with such a great group, we ended up with a lot of fun dance shots!

Thank you, Erin & Kyle, again!  It was such an honor (and so much fun!) to be a part of your celebration!  🙂

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I L-O-V-E this! :)

I L-O-V-E this! 🙂

Ceremony | St. James Meeting Place

Reception | Avion on the Water

Entertainment | DJ Branden Morales

Florist | Andrea’s Florals in Canfield

Cake | Das Dutch Haus Bakery

Dress | The Winner

Suit | Men’s Wearhouse








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Rebecca & Rick could not stop smiling and laughing.  Well, except for the tears when they first saw each other that day.  🙂  They seriously gave me all the feels.  So sweet.  The location they chose for their formals was, also, pretty much awesome.  I had never been to these old coke ovens before, but I definitely will be going back.  It was amazing.

The Links at Firestone was the site of their reception and they made sure they had plenty of time for more pictures there.  I had such a great time exploring with them.  I’ve been to The Links several times and didn’t realize there was a waterfall there!

A lot of great Irish details throughout the day and some beautiful embroidered doilies that meant a lot to Rebecca (here grandma had made some of them and she and her mom made the rest).

All and all, it was a perfect day.  So glad to have been a part of it!  Thank you so much for including Andie and I in your celebration, Rebecca & Rick!  🙂

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Ceremony | St. Patrick

Reception | The Links

Entertainment | Mark Anthony

Cake Artist | Bride’s Aunt Kathleen Kuns

MUA & Hair | Bella Rose Salon

Dress | Universal Bride

Suit | Jos. A Banks

Bagpipe | Glenn Duncan







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Grace & Joshua are high school sweethearts who can’t stop smiling at each other.  Angie & I had so much fun celebrating the day with them.  Their friends and family were awesome (one of the guys held an umbrella for me to keep my gear from getting wet…thank you!)  The details they had at The Davis Center in Millcreek were beautiful!  I loved the tea bar and the cookies…wow.  So many to choose from (Youngtown weddings are the best for cookie tables!)!  🙂

Check out some of my favorites from this sweet couple’s day!

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Wedding: St. Rose

Ceremony: Davis Center at Fellows Riverside Gardens

Entertainment: Jimmy Naples

Dress: Jacqueline’s Bridal

Suit: Rondinelli

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Time to play catch up, again, starting with this sweet couple’s wedding in Sharon, PA.  The Corinthian was the perfect setting for Mandy & Steven’s gorgeous reception.  So much color!   We were thankful to have the beautiful architecture of this old building for formals that day, since it was a rainy one (lots of good luck for them!  🙂 )  The rest of the night was spent with plenty of their friends and family on the dance floor!


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Thank you so much for having me and Angie there to capture your day.  Best of luck to you both up North!  🙂

Ceremony: St. Stanislaus Kostka

Reception: The Corinthian

Florist: Green’s Floral Shop

Cake: Clarencedale

Dress: David’s Bridal

Tux: Rondinelli


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So I was more than super excited that my bride, Jessica, had a Rock the Dress session planned in my very favorite city of Pittsburgh after her wedding.  The fashion magazine modeling look that I love is what I set out to bring to this and I can’t even say how natural it was for Jess.  She was awesome!  We had an amazing time just strolling through the city listening to the “congratulations” and the cat calls (lol) as people noticed how gorgeous she was in her gown.  We truly had the best time.  You can see how it came out for yourself below.  My wish is that more and more of my brides sign up for these.  They’re just so much fun!  You’re relaxed, natural and you get to rock your beautiful dress, again, which is so worth it.  How many people get to wear theirs twice and get a totally different look to go with their wedding images?!

Thanks for having faith in my vision, Jessica!  You totally rocked it!  🙂

The view from the yellow bridge <3

The view from the yellow bridge <3

Making our way through the cultural district!

Making our way through the cultural district!

Jess even glams up the parking lot! :)

Jess even glams up the parking lot! 🙂

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