Katrina and Carl planned a gorgeous, DIY wedding at the Sandy Creek Fire Hall up in Franklin, PA. You can just tell with one look that these two are so in love. Their family and friends came together to help make their day special, with handmade arbors, centerpieces, and of course, cookies! Their ceremony was outdoors, and the weather was perfect. Afterwards, everyone partied the night away.
- Venue: Sandycreek Township Volunteer Fire Department
- DJ: Millennium Sound Productions
- Florals: EcoFlowers & Anderson Greenhouse
- Tables & Linens: Jones Party Magic Inc.
- Cake: Luscious Layers
- Caterer: Gionti’s Catering
- Hair: Cheri Schiffer's Salon
- Makeup: Fredward Nault
- Photography: Kathryn Hyslop Photography
Katie & Dave had a chilly winter day for their wedding. They powered through pictures outside. Other than the shivering & goosebumps, you could hardly tell they were cold!
Since we all road together to get to the first look location, the groomsmen took great pleasure in blindfolding Dave so that he couldn’t catch an early glimpse of his bride-to-be. Getting him on and off the bus was a challenge, but made for some great moments. The look on his face when he saw Kate for the first time made the wait worth it.
Ally & Ron are a fun-loving, adorable couple and amazing people. I was so inspired by Ally’s vision for the day. As you can see, it turned out incredible! Even though their date was cold and windy, they persevered and got some great photos. A personal favorite moment was when the cookie table was presented - there was dancing involved! Their joy is truly infectious. Everyone had a smile all night long.
Brittany & Scott had a beautiful day. It was a little cold outside, but everyone stayed warm & cozy inside the barn for the ceremony, and dancing always helps to chase away the chill! My favorite moment of the night was sneaking away to watch sunset over the pond (check out the last photos of this post). The colors were just incredible.
Miko & Steve had a small, gorgeous wedding at the Andy Warhol museum. First off, I’m obsessed with her dress - which she MADE herself. Does it get better than that? Their style went perfectly with the museum; which is where we did most of their photos. They didn’t have a wedding party, so we focused on them. They even walked down the aisle together!
What a gorgeous day for a wedding! Ashleigh & Adam got ready at their home (he was downstairs, she was on the first floor) and they drove together to there ceremony. He had to wear a blindfold so that he didn’t catch a glimpse of her in the dress too early! The ceremony took place at Heinz Chapel, and then we drove around the city for their portraits, stopping at the columns, Mellon Park, and (of course) Mt. Washington.
Jim and Maura are amazing human beings. They held an all-American, red, white & blue themed wedding at Presque Isle lighthouse, which was just stunning (just wait till you see all these photos!). Maura got ready at her parents’ house in Erie, while Jim donned his suit at a nearby hotel. They were then married at St. Peter’s Cathedral, a beautiful church.
Melissa & Zach got married in a beautiful ceremony at Cafe Brauer, a venue space at the Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago. They came to me last year for engagement pictures, and we ended up having so much fun they brought me out to photograph the wedding!
Suzanne & Kevin celebrated their 30th anniversary with an intimate vow renewal. We started off the day with portraits at the Walled Garden at Mellon Park with their family (who were dressed impeccably! I’m obsessed with the all light color scheme!). Then we headed down to Mansions on Fifth for the actual ceremony; performed by their friends.