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September 10, 2014

We have had such a beautiful summer for weddings this year...not too hot, humidity has been low...I would welcome all summers to be this way.  The one thing we've had to battle is the rain forecast...many chances for rain.  Sometimes the forecast is accurate, but the majority of the time it is hard to say.  This was the case for Jen and Kyle's wedding.  The 10 day forecast looked awful, but as the day came closer the chances improved...and, what a beautiful day they had!  The weather, the venue, the beautiful couple, the details, their family and friends...I could go on and on. :)

As I mentioned before, I love Jen and Kyle.  They are an adorable couple with hearts of gold.  I've loved joining them on this journey and honored that they chose us to be a part of it all.  God's blessings as you begin this amazing journey! 

Hats off to their incredible vendor team!

Ceremony/Reception:  Mustard Seed Gardens
Hair/Makeup: DL Lowry
Flowers:  Kathy's Kloset
Cake:  Classic Cakes
DJ:  Event One-Jared Wade
Videographer: Spot On Filmworks
Catering: A Cut Above Catering
Line Dancing (!!!):  Jen & Pete Zappulla
Jen and Kyle love to go line dancing together, so they decided to have their instructors teach a few dances.  The guests loved it!

Vangie Lindner says:

Beautiful bride and groom--love the pictures--especially the one where you were looking through something and got her -- very sweet pictures

(09.19.14 @ 03:22 PM)
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September 3, 2014

I have truly loved getting to know Jen & Kyle over the last year.  They are sweet, down-to-earth, and have a love for all things country.  Jen and I have shared some wonderful conversations outside of photography, as well, which always sweetens this journey.  We had a lovely summer evening capturing these two!  Looking forward to sharing their wedding day with you soon!

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And, now the wedding...all I can say is WOW.  I'm still in awe of their day!  There was so much color, beauty, and lots of celebrating.  The love that is shared between these two families could be felt for miles.  It was such an honor being a part of it all.  Both families made us feel so very welcome, and went out of their way to explain the Indian traditions to us!  Many hugs to all of you!!  We loved getting to know each and everyone of you! 

As for Sonia and Pavan, thank you for entrusting your day to us!  We've loved capturing these moments for you.  Much love and hugs to you both!

We had quite the vendor team!!!  And, a huge thanks to our dear friend, Shelly!  She joined us for the day...we had lots of ground to cover. :)

Hair/Makeup:  Karen Hall & Co
Sarees/Kurta:  Seasons & Kalki
Wedding Coordinator:  Tara Nicole Weddings
Videographer: Unique Heart Productions
DJ/Lighting:  DJ Krush
Ceremony/Reception:  Hyatt Hotel
Cake:  Simply Perfection
Florals:  Bokay Florist
Decor:  Elegance Decor
Yellow Carriage

Time for the Baraat!  Pavan drew quite the crowd during his ride to the front doors of the Hyatt.  Did I mention it was quite the celebration?  One bystander even asked if he was a prince. ;)

The exchanging of garlands (mutual acceptance of one another) resulted in Pavan accepting first. ;)

An Indian tradition...a little snatching of the groom's shoes...the groom has to pay the bride's side to get them back. :)

So many favorites... were absolutely exquisite!!  I loved all 3 of Sonia's Sarees, but I'm pretty sure her reception gown was my favorite. :)

Vangie Lindner says:

Just beautiful--almost felt like I had been there, except I didn't get any of that good spicy food! ha

(08.15.14 @ 02:36 PM)
Tara says:

looks like a super fun and lovely wedding :) great images!

(09.07.14 @ 05:00 PM)
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I've been looking forward to sharing Sonia & Pavan's wedding with you for quite some time.  The summer and fall is our busiest time of year, and with that comes family time and the start of school.  So thank you for being patient with this crazy season we are in right now! Now, onto Sonia & Pavan's weekend... :)

I've loved getting to know these two over the last year.  They are as sweet as they are fun to be around.  Their weekend began with the Sangeet which was an evening full of the BEST performances and dancing!  It was such a wonderful event that allowed the many family and friends of Sonia and Pavan to get to know one another better prior to the wedding day.

Of course, we had a wonderful vendor team that did a beautiful to follow!! :)

Venue: Ritz Charles
Wedding Coordinator:  Tara Nicole Weddings
DJ/Lighting: DJ Krush
Videographer: Unique Heart Productions
Decor: Elegance Decor
Sarees and Kurta: Seasons
Hair/Makeup: Karen Hall & Co
Florals:  Bokay Florist

Vangie Lindner says:

Really pretty--such pretty colors. . .and traditions.

(08.14.14 @ 03:53 PM)
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July 14, 2014

Kelly and Joe are quite the pair and a true joy to be around.  Getting to know them over the last couple of months has been such an honor.  Their wedding day was nothing short of amazing that included wonderful families, an awesome wedding party and beautiful locations. 

Congratulations and hugs to the two of you...we've loved being a part of this journey with you both!

Ceremony:  St. Michael Catholic Church
Reception:  The Columbia Club
Flowers:  Posh Petals
Cake:  Simply Perfection
DJ:  DJ Direct/Jeremy  

What started out as a 'Groomsmen walking away from the camera' shot turned into a 'Groomsmen charging the photographers' shot.  Ha! They win....couldn't have gotten these expressions if they were walking. ;)

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