The Vue Columbus Wedding | Leah & Jack

I remember back when Leah, Jack, and I met for our very first meeting. We connected over mutual friends and instantly knew we would be a good fit for each other. The excitement Leah shared about having me as her photographer was so comforting and only made me even more excited to shoot their big day.

I always think there is something special about getting ready in the comfort of you own home. I met the girls at Leah's parents house, which had a gorgeous sun room that was perfect for getting ready photos and all of the little details. While Leah and her bridesmaids were finishing up their hair, I started off the day shooting some gorgeous details consisting of my all favorite pastel colors. The dusty blues and blush colors are one of my favorite wedding trends right now. 

I really do love shooting weddings in a new location. I love the challenge and excitement for finding a perfectly lit location for portraits. After shooting many weddings around Columbus, this is the first time I had the opportunity to photograph a reception at The Vue. This was a beautiful space filled with the perfect mix of rustic and modern decorations. It is also in a prime location downtown which allows the opportunity to take a variety of portraits and even sneak away in the evening for some gorgeous sunset photos.

Here are some of my favorites from Leah and Jack's big day! Below are the amazing vendors that all made this day come together.

Ceremony: St. John the Baptist Italian Catholic Church 

Venue: Vue Columbus

Dress: Bridal and Formal

Bridesmaid Dresses: Bridal and Formal

Veil: Bellissima Headpieces and Veils

Flowers: Old Slate Farm ,The Flowerman, and Aunt of the Bride, Cheryl Hoon

Cake: Resch’s Bakery

Hair and Makeup: Ellie Sargent, cousin of the Bride, and the bride

Invitations: Kate Otte, sister of the Groom

Cookies: Family

Second Photographer: Samantha Newman Photography

Videographer: Andy Erb, cousin of the Groom

 

 

 

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Pinnacle Golf Club Wedding | Kassi & Ben

Kassi and Ben found me back when I was first starting up my photography business about two years ago. We immediately knew we were a perfect fit for each other. They had a longer engagement which only made me even more excited for their wedding day, because I had grown to know them pretty well. I scheduled a few sessions with them, photographed their family photos in the fall, and even ran into Kassi at her Bachelorette Party! 

You might not be able to tell it in these photos, but man it was a warm one outside. We made time for sunset photos which worked out perfectly because once the sun set, it finally cooled down a little for us. There was also a surprise visitor at the reception for all of the Buckeye Fans. Brutus made an appearance and got the party started out on the dance floor. Everything about this day was planned out perfectly. These two were laughing all day and shared the sweetest moments together. You can tell how happy they make each other and you can see it in their eyes in these photos. Watching Ben have tears streaming down his face as his bride made her way down the aisle was almost too much to handle! I was teary eyed the whole ceremony and so happy to celebrate the evening with them!

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Church: Prince of Peace

Reception: Pinnacle Golf Club

Dress: Off White of Dublin

Florals: Maria Lynn Floral

Hair & Makeup: Spa at River Ridge - Erica Harrington

Second Shooter: Joshua Farr - Farrbetterphoto

 

Schiller Park Engagement Session

After a what seemed like a week straight of rain, we had the most beautiful evening for an engagement session. It seems so rare to have a night with almost no humidity here in Columbus, but when we have those nights, you can bet I'll be out with my camera somewhere. Turns out that I already had an engagement session scheduled at one of my favorite spots here in Columbus. Schiller Park is a great location to shoot at because there is such a variety of backdrops! These two were so much fun to work with and I can't wait for their wedding day right around the corner!

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Brookshire Columbus Wedding - Grant & Katelyn

My first and only double header of the year was so worth it! Sunday was another beautiful day for an outdoor wedding and I was so excited to be back at this gorgeous venue. Dusty blue seems to be a popular color this year and I can't say I'm mad about it. I absolutely loved the color scheme Katelyn and Grant picked out for their big day. These romantic tones are probably my favorite and having baby's breath bouquets was the perfect touch. These two were nothing but smiles all day and really made my job easy! Fun fact about Grant & Katelyn is they got married on their dating anniversary. 

Check out some of my favorites so far from their day!

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Venue: Brookshire

Second Shooter: Steph Parker Photography

Florals: It's Your Day Wedding Events

Cake: Enticing Icings

DJ: D&M DJ Entertainment

 

Worthington Hills Country Club Wedding - Rob & Kaleigh

My second wedding of the year was a success! Not only do I love getting to know my couples, but it is even more special sharing this day with people I already know. I was so honored when Rob & Kaleigh asked me to capture their wedding day, and let me tell you, we had a blast. I've know Rob & Kaleigh for a few years now through my best friend, who is the bride's sister.  Many laughs and happy tears were shed, from myself included, and we had a beautiful outdoor ceremony.  Although it was a bit toasty, we honestly could not have asked for a more perfect day! This was such as fun group to work with and I am so excited to share some of their photos! Check out a few of my favorites below and see the amazing vendors that made everything come together. 

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Second shooter : Inphinite Photo

Videographer: Marke Batke

Venue: Worthington Hills Country Club

Dress: LUXEredux Bridal

Bridesmaids: Azazie

Suits: Pursuit

Hair: Allison Capunay/ Crazy Mullets

Makeup: Makeup by January

Florals: Blooms by Amanda Griffin

DJ: Loren with Josh Staley Productions

Invitations: Swell & Grand (Etsy)

Cookie Buffet: Family (LOVE THIS IDEA)