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Pittsburgh Wedding Photographer | Madeline and Jonathan – Part 2

Posted on November 26th, 2014

If you missed the first half of this wedding, make sure to head over here first! There were just too many favorites to fit into one post! On a rainy day of wedding vows, friends, dancing, and a breathtaking sunset to finish it, this wedding was stunning and heartfelt all the way through.

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There were so many details to celebrate the new shared last name, Peace! The bridal party had to get in on the fun :-)

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Since the heavy downpour had forced the ceremony inside, we stopped by the pond, the original ceremony location, for a few shots. All the bottles hanging (and on the tables at the reception) had all been found and collected by the Peace family over the years.

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This tree, which blew over in a storm just before the wedding, was a favorite of Jonathan’s growing up. There were still apples hanging from the branches though and the sweeping limbs across the grass were beautiful.
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All the grandchildren with the grandfather.  These photos are so important.
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When Jonathan and Madeline first met me, they talked about getting a sunset picture in a field across the road from the family farm. They had spent many evenings together in this field watching the sunset and hoped to get a picture at a place that was so meaningful for them. After a steady downpour and full cloudy skies all day, it seemed the sunset picture just wouldn’t happen. But after a quick trip outside for some kid-related activities, I glanced over the tent to see these fiery reflections on the wet pavement and we ran to the field. Can you believe this sunset?!

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~ Pittsburgh Wedding Photographer ~

Pittsburgh Wedding Photography | Jonathan and Madeline

Posted on November 25th, 2014

This. This day and this wedding. Decorated with very personal DIY details, held on a farm in Punxsutawney, filled to the brim with laughter, and wrapped in prayer, this wedding was beautiful from start to finish and I was honored to be a part of it. I fell in love with marriage, faith, and photography all over again. And shooting in the rain. Because, did I mention it POURED? Plans had to change and things rearranged but as a result, the guests became so much more part of this at-home wedding and celebration. There are so many favorite images that I can’t fit them all into one post! You will just have to stop by again tomorrow to see more :-)

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Madeline got ready in the house on the property, Jonathan’s grandparents’ home where he spent a lot of time as a kid.

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The boys took the “getting ready” with a bit of humor.

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Yes, Madeline was up for ANYTHING including wanting to climb into a field for the perfect shot! (She is a fellow wedding photographer and was as excited as I was about the perfect shots!) Can you believe this location? And the sky??

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Jonathan and Madeline shared a “first prayer” instead of a first look, wrapped around the corner of his grandparents’ home.
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Just after the prayer, the rain started in full force. The original plan to be married down by the pond had to change and everyone jumped into action to get the back-up location, the reception tent, ready for the ceremony. They started a chair brigade, passing the seating down the line and into the tent. M & J had already set up the tent just in case of rain and it was a beautiful backdrop for the ceremony!

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Watching the storm tracker

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Like I said, there are just so many wonderful moments from this wedding, I can’t fit it into one blog post! Check back tomorrow for more!

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~ Pittsburgh Wedding Photographer ~

Southpointe Golf Club Wedding Photography | Kim and Craig

Posted on October 13th, 2014

Kim and Craig are married! On a warm, almost Fall day at Southpointe Golf Club, their wedding had so many beautiful personal touches from their Irish heritage, conflicting sports teams :-) , and the both funny and touching toasts.

 

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Kim and Craig chose to have a few minutes together before the ceremony without actually seeing each other.

 

 

 

 

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They walked down the isle led by a bagpiper!

 

 

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Right as Kim appeared, Craig whispered an audible “Wow”

 

 

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~Southpointe Golf Club Wedding Photography~