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Emily & Brandon 9.8.17 The Oliver House/Maumee Bay Brewing Company

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Emily & Brandon could not have asked for more perfect weather for their wedding day! Surrounded by family and friends, these two were full of emotion the entire day and I was so lucky to be asked to be a part of it!

Emily chose jewel tones for her maids dresses and allowed them to choose any of those colors in a lace that they liked. I think they nailed it!

(this image below is shot through a mirror I held up for the reflection)

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And those handmade (with LOVE) boutonnières!! each one unique and personal!

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Can we just talk about this bouquet for a moment?? GAH!! Emily chose very special embellishments to adorn her flowers and each flower had a special piece of her heart attached!

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When I asked her to go stand by her dress for a moment she was overcome with emotion. Have I mentioned I LOVE emotion!

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Just before Emily’s father came in to see his youngest daughter for the first time in her dress, she let go of a few more tears..

 

 

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Pastor Chad (AKA PC) prayed with Emily just before heading out to get the guys in place, and Emily’s maids prayed again, as Arianna lead them all in words of peace, encouragement, and love.

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when Brandon saw his beautiful bride being walked towards him by her father he couldn’t hold back his feelings of joy.

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As PC prayed over the couple at the end, they realized Brandon hadn’t out his shoes and socks back on and they would be walking back up the aisle as husband and wife like ‘Shoeless Joe Jackson’! Laughter through tears is my favorite emotion!

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venue: The Oliver House (Maureen, coordinator)

Hair: Sarah Jones

Brides dress:  Atlas Bridal

Videographer: Bearded Wolf Productions

Flowers :Eco Flowers (maids)

Music : Calvary Church worship team

Photo Booth: Picture This!

Cupcakes: Cake In A Cup

 

JP’s assistant: Alaura

Bruce Family ~ Downtown~ Toledo, Ohio

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It’s always a treat to photograph friends! When they trust ME to preserve their family dynamics, precious moments in their lives when they only are together sparingly as everyone has their own agenda, their own lives.

Since the youngest. Bailey, was in need to senior photos, they called on me and made a family day of it! Driving an hour to come see, I feel so appreciative of their time!

Thanks Ron & Brenda Bruce, and Nick, Jake and Bailey! Much love!

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Ally & Nick {LOVE} Downtown Toledo

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I call my engagement sessions {LOVE} sessions and I’ve done so for years. WHY? because that’s what I’m capturing and preserving.. a couples’ LOVE. They could be engaged for months or even years, so that’s not what I’m photographing. I have always just wanted to show the LOVE between people whether it’s a couple, husband/wife, mother/child, father/son, family, sisters, brothers, you name it.

I never strive for perfection. I strive for emotion. Moments. Laughter. Tears. all of it. I want it all.

Even though this was an “engagement” session included with my wedding collections, these two adorable people have created another adorable human, their son Julian. A handful of a toddler with his own agenda, I couldn’t help but fall in love with him too! I did get some images of just mom and dad, but this guy stole the show, and I wanted to share their whole love story!

Allyson and Nick, I cannot wait to celebrate with you two and your families at your wedding in just six more months!

See you soon!

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Cheers to Jenelle Ahmad HMUA