Erie Wedding Photography: Renee and Randy

Many have waited for the right moment to be married. If waiting was the reward, Renee and Randy have reached the perfect moment for marriage.

Renee and her ladies prepared at Coventina Day Spa. It was a peaceful snowy day in late December.

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The wedding was held at Holy Rosary church on 28th and East Avenue. Lots of on-site preparation was completed before the ceremony.

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A lovely wedding ceremony, and formal photographs followed:

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And a very nice reception followed, at Union Station, with a chilly stop in Perry SquareIMG_0848 IMG_0942 IMG_0582 IMG_0590 IMG_0600 IMG_0602 IMG_0680 IMG_0684 IMG_0701 IMG_0771 for the bridal couple!

Congratulations Randy and Renee!

Erie Weddings: Lucia and Brandon at Mercyhurst University

I have had the honor of photographing many weddings for graduates of Mercyhurst College (now University!). Lucia and Brandon’s wedding was held in late September of 2012.

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Many Mercyhurst graduates have had their ceremonies at the chapel on the campus of the University. Lucia and Brandon chose to have their ceremony in Mercyhurst’s Christ the King Chapel:

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We captured some very nice images on the Mercyhurst campus as well:

 

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A lovely reception followed at the Hemingway Room at the Courtyard Marriott.

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Congratulations, Lucia and Brandon!

Erie Weddings: Danielle and Charles

Weatherwise, September 22nd was an “iffy” day. Part of it was sunny. Some was windy. Most of it was cloudy with the threat of precipitation. Danielle, our bride, was not about to be put off by a bit of rain!

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The ceremony and reception were held at the historic Sunset Inn in Erie. Famous for its amazing views of the lake at sunset, this day did not have quite the sunset appeal for Danielle and Charles. But that did not stop them from having their ceremony outdoors!

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A delightful indoor reception followed:

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After the reception ended, I still wanted to capture the “Sunset” moment that they wished for and had missed, owing to the rainy weather. So a couple of days later, we ventured out and captured these memorable moments:

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Congratulations, Danielle and Charles! You did get your “Sunset” wedding!

Erie Weddings: Photographing Christine and Matthew

Christine and Matt had a lovely September day for their outdoor wedding at Peek ‘N Peak resort in western New York. Here are some “getting ready” images:

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Ladies, before the ceremony

A short outdoor ceremony followed:

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We stayed on the resort property for some great outdoor images:

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A great, fun reception followed!

 


Congratulations Matt and Christine!

Erie Wedding Photography: Courtney and Jeff

Another lovely August day dawned for Courtney and Jeff’s wedding. Here are some early images of Courtney and her ladies, and the gentlemen getting ready:

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A lovely ceremony followed in the Penn State Behrend Chapel:

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Next, we moved outdoors for some interesting images:

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You can see that we can capture images in shade and the brightest of sunny days!

A wonderful cake table was just a small part of the great decor at their Capers reception.

A lovely evening, but some of the girls were tired out!

Erie Wedding Photography: Shanna and David

August 4th was a great day for Shanna and David’s wedding. Although it was a bit warm and humid, the rain stayed away and we had some great images to capture.

Toby, my second photographer, was on hand to capture multiple angles of the wedding experience.

The bride and groom had a sneaker thing going on. Here are Shanna’s wedding shoes – color coordinated to the attendant’s colors of course!

A lovely ceremony at Blessed Sacrament was followed by outdoor portraits in several locations.

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The reception was at the Siebenbuerger club in Erie. A packed crowd was ready to rock and roll!

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Wonderful wedding, guys! Thanks for letting us be part of your day!

Erie Wedding Photography: Carlye and Brian

Carlye and Brian had a wonderful small wedding in the country at Carlye’s parents’ amazing house. Though the weather was a bit cloudy (and perfect for photography), there was no rain to be seen.

Calye was stunning in her dress and veil. Jasmine sweetened the air. The ceremony was unique and happy. Exchanging personal vows, the bride and groom shared wine from a flask filled by their mothers.

We captured some great formal images before a wonderful dinner, catered by Johnny B’s restaurant in North East, PA.

 

Congratulations Carlye and Brian!