Thursday, May 29, 2008

Coe Lake in Berea

Sunday turned out to be a perfect day for Nicholas and Rachel. They were married at St. Paul's in North Royalton and the reception was at the Airport Marriott. In between we stopped at Coe Lake in Burea for some fun with their huge bridal party. An Arabic band provided the music for some lively dancing and set the mood for the evening. Just about everyone was on the dance floor at some point having a great time!

Wednesday, May 28, 2008

Hudson Community Chapel

I always enjoy being at the Hudson Community Chapel. It is such a beautiful church with a lot of interesting architecture and great locations. Ashley and Steve were married there Friday evening. Ashley was a bridesmaid in a wedding I photographed last September so it was good to work with her again and to see Allison and Adam too! We went to downtown Hudson for some photographs by the gazebo and then on to the Hilton in Fairlawn for the reception. After their honeymoon they will be moving to Marietta Georgia and I'm sure they will be missed by everyone!

Tuesday, May 20, 2008

Hilton in Fairlawn

Saturday was very windy but at least we didn't have any rain to deal with! We started at Bethany's house for a hair and make-up session and proceeded to the church for the ceremony. It was too windy outside for the girls so we used the lounge area with wall to wall windows that let in lots of natural light. The ceremony was at Greensburg United Methodist Church where the dark wood and rows of stained glass made a beautiful setting. After the ceremony we went to a local park for some fun with the bridal party. Someone thought it would be fun to play on the swings and the groomsmen wanted to shoot some baskets. After being blown around for a while we went to the Hilton in Fairlawn and had a beautiful wind-free location to create a few more images of Bethany and Anthony. They had a lot of guests from out of town to help them celebrate the special occasion. The band Special Blend was fantastic as usual. They packed the dance floor and really got the crowd going!

Friday, May 16, 2008

Engagement Photographs

An engagement session is a great way to get to know the bride and groom before the wedding. I can spend an hour or so with just them and create some beautiful images. This helps them build confidence in my skills and lets them know they are going to look great! I have had the opportunity to work with some great couples lately and wanted to share some images with everyone.

Tuesday, May 13, 2008

Wyndham at Playhouse Square

Kristopher and Jessica met while working at the U.S. District Court in El Paso Texas. After a whirlwind romance, Kris flew to Cleveland to ask Jessica's father for her hand in marriage. He surprised her when she returned home that evening and found out the good news! They were married at Brooklyn Reformed Church and held the reception at the Wyndham Playhouse Square Hotel. We all got in the huge limo and stopped by the Art Museum and the Cultural Gardens for some photographs. Jessica and Kris were so animated and having such a good time I was able to capture some fantastic candid moments. I can't wait to create their album!

Saturday, May 3, 2008

2008 High School Seniors!

I've had the pleasure of working with some of the coolest seniors this past year and I wanted to share a slide show of what we created together. Congratulations and best of luck in the future!!