Category: Weddings

Introducing Sam and Erin Hackenberg at Clarence Presbyterian Church and Samuel’s Grande Manor

Sam and Erin had a beautiful, unseasonably warm day for their December wedding.  The wedding ceremony was held at Clarence Presbyterian Church and their reception was just down the street at Samuel’s Grande Manor.   These first four images were taken during their “first look.”  I just love the raw emotion here! Then, we moved… Read more »

Mr. and Mrs. Joseph and Kari Root!

Being with this group feels like home.  And, after photographing most of their friends and family, it should!  Last fall, Joe surprised Kari with an engagement (disguised as a new home photo shoot) that I blogged about here!  This fall, it was time for their wedding. Kari prepared at her parents’ house. And the ceremony… Read more »

Andrew and Kristina ~ Married at the Buffalo History Museum!

On a rainy day like this, I am so grateful for a go-with-the-flow bridal couple!  It changes the atmosphere to expectancy – what can we try next?! Final garter adjustment in the hotel’s hallway: Fun ride with her girls:  Photos with just the two of them: I love this!  The symmetry, colors, and texture.  Beautiful!!… Read more »

Chris + Stacey = Married at Becker Farms!

Chris and Stacey’s country wedding was held right around the corner from our house at Becker Farms (but they came from North Carolina!)  We love it there! Their sweet program: Her flower girls admiring her dress.  And, check out theirs!! Getting ready: With help from the little girls: Just the guys: Just the girls:  Stacey,… Read more »

Evan + Aimee = Married!!

We just thought this couple was the sweetest!  Their wedding was held at the North Presbyterian Church in North Tonawanda. This was the view from the balcony: And, from the back of the church.  Don’t you just love lovebirds?  These guests are sweetly holding hands while watching the ceremony. This is why I love offering… Read more »

Pat and Sarah McGowan married in a beautiful backyard wedding!

Do you have one of those families that you just LOVE?!  Everyone in it, I mean.  Like, they’re all so fabulous you can’t pick just ONE?  For us, this bride’s family is one of them.  And they rolled out the red carpet to let over a hundred wedding guests come onto their property for this… Read more »

Jake and Dee = Meant to be!!

This past weekend, we traveled to The Woods at Bear Creek in Franklinville, NY for Jake and Dee’s amazing wedding.  What a treat! They met before the ceremony on opposite sides of a wall to pray together.  So emotional! Then, all of the guys prayed for Jacob (this is on a deck, overlooking the ceremony… Read more »

The new Mr. and Mrs. Tom and Kayla Stickler! In Cadillac, Michigan

At the beginning of June, we traveled to Cadillac, Michigan for a family wedding.  Tom, the groom, is my cousin.  And it was awesome!! This is his beautiful bride, Kayla: And, here’s Tom: The guys, with Tom’s truck:  Their first look: And, subsequent couple photos: At the altar: Her special bouquet: A kiss: Their rings:… Read more »