Christin and Kevin came to me last fall. We had the most magical engagement session down in OTR. Christin insisted the whole time she was awkward in front of the camera. When they received their images back, I'm happy to report she realized she's NOT AT ALL awkward. Fast forward to May 11th, and it's finally the big day. An absolutely perfect day to get married at the Heatherwoode Golf Club. Overcast skies without any rain around, perfect temperature, and Christin arranged a surprise for Kevin that included their dog, Leia. Christin had insisted the dog not come every time Kevin asked, the day would be so much to juggle already and having the dog there would just be too much. A hard no in his mind. A first look to remember though- the anticipation of walking toward your future wife with your eyes closed, then you turn around and open your eyes to take in your bride, 10 seconds later your best friend busts around the hedge with the wiggliest butt you've ever seen. Talk about emotion overload. Talk about perfection. It set the tone for the entire day. The ceremony was flawless, dinner was delicious, the Cold Stone catering was a spectacular hit, and the reception didn't dull for a second. I mean... the pictures really do speak for themselves.
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Favorite part of the day: "Laying on the golf course in our wedding attire after the ceremony and enjoying calling each other husband and wife for the first time."
Since the 7th grade, there are two things that were always associated with my friend Kacie: Princesses and the color pink. Throughout junior high and our first year of high school together, those things never changed. Our daily lives were filled with thousands of laughs, scheming, and ridiculous doodles galore. Flash forward to... oh my god... 18 YEARS LATER... and Kacie doesn't insist you refer to her as Princess anymore, but the color pink is still very much alive. No one in the world can pull the color like her. Well... Maybe her new husband James. Upon our final consult, I learned of James' magenta alligator kicks he was wearing for the big day. My word, did they not disappoint. Talk about stylish. Motorcycles, bubbles, and surprise rain clouds were all a part of their big day, and all of it was pretty perfect. Check out the highlights of their spectacular West Chester wedding below!
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Favorite part of the day: "The dancing!"
Maria and Jon contacted me last year after finding me on Pinterest. They were getting married at a venue I had shot before, which led them my way. Maria and Jon are also currently located in London, so I was excited to know my images were being seen across the globe. They are getting married here in Cincinnati in July, and based on what I've heard so far, are throwing an amazing time. It just so happened that I was taking a European trip this spring, and I talked them into letting me do some engagement photos for them while I was in town. I'm so glad they agreed! We tested our foot strength, our dancing skills, and some balancing and had a beautiful evening together. Check out a few of my favorites below!