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Yager Wedding June 17, 2017

June 19, 2017

The wedding and reception was held at The Hilton Garden Inn on Carnegie Ave Cleveland Ohio.
Todd and melissa had a perfect sunny day for the event. The photos of the bride and bridesmaids were taken on the 10 floor overlooking Progressive Field.
The wedding was held in the banquet room on the first floor. The room looked great, low light with candles along the isle. The vows lasted 20 minutes then we headed over to the Progressive Field for photos with the bridal party.
We used the large arches on lakeside cemetery for other photos. The large old stone carvings are amazing.
The DJ for the evening was Billy James. Great DJ kept the guest dancing all night long.The reception was about 130 people but it was nice to have all the guest on the dance floor. The food was amazing, best food at a hall in years.
Congratulations to Todd and Melissa may your wedding photos bring back many memories of your special day.

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Van Horn Wedding June 9, 2017

June 19, 2017

The wedding and reception had taken place at The American Croation Lodge is Eastlake Ohio.
The bride and bridesmaid started getting ready at The Holiday Inn in Mentor.
We hopped on the limo bus and off to the ceremony. Kelly was all smile walking down the isle eager to see her future husband Kevin. The vows lasted about 20 minutes and then out the door with the exit with guest blowing bubbles. We wanted to go to Cleveland for the bridal party photos but the heavy rains started.
We went to Chagrin River Park in Willoughby and used the covered area for all the photos.
The reception was about 75 guest with the DJ Absolute Entertainment with Derek. I always enjoy working with him. He plays great music and keeps the guest dancing all night.
The couple did the cake cutting followed by the toast. The first dance,mother and son, and father daughter danced followed. The couple exited the wall with the guest holding 3 feet long sparklers. Great way to send the couple off for the night.

McAuley Wedding October 29, 2016

October 30, 2016

The couples fall wedding was at La Vera Party Center in Willoughby Hills. The couple chose the same location for the evening reception.
The bridal party and family portraits were taken at Steele Mansion in mentor as well as Coulby Park in Wickliffe.
The DJ for the evening was The Marino Brothers.

Powers Wedding October 1, 2016

October 8, 2016

Wedding and reception was held at the Holiday Inn in Mentor Ohio on route 306.
The bridal party photos were taken in Downtown Willoughby and Veterans Park in mentor. The food truck for lunch was Motor Mouth food truck. The DJ for the evening was Rock On with Gary Perl.

Cross Wedding September 30, 2016

October 8, 2016

The wedding was held at St. John Vianney in Mentor. Bridal party photos were taken at Coulby Park in Wickliffe. The wedding reception was held at La Malfa in mentor. The DJ for the wedding was Marino Brothers.

Sanders Wedding May 3, 2014

June 9, 2014

 

The Sanders wedding was held at The Henn Mansion in Euclid Ohio on May 03, 2014. The day started out ample sunshine and 65 degrees with rain on and off in the morning. I started the day with photos of Nancy with the girls of the bridal party in the upper parlor area of the mansion. The old hand carved woodwork and staircase was the perfect backdrop for the photos.

The photos of the groom Gary and the guys were then taken utilizing the staircase.

Nancy was escorted down the isle by her brother Gerald both smiling as they passed by the standing guest in awe of how beautiful she looked as she approached her waiting groom Gary. The vows lasted about 15 minutes with the placement of the wedding rings on each other’s fingers. The unity candle was lite by the couple.

The bridal party photos were taken on the back patio with the landscape and lake Erie as the backdrop. We concluded the family and bridal party photo then headed to Normandy party center in Wickliffe for the reception. The bridal party introductions began the evening followed by toast from the best man and maid of honor toast. The food was done to perfection with an amazing crew and staff that guided the guest through the buffet lines.

The next event was the cake cutting with no messy cake smashed in the couple’s face it was time for the first dance.

The dancing started the day off with the first dance followed by a dance with Nancy and her brother Gerald. Gary dedicated a song to his mother Viola and Nancy’s Aunt Dorthy.

The dance floor was then opened for the guest to enjoy the music and have a great time. The evening events concluded with the garter removal and the toss of the bouquet and garter.

Best wishes Nancy and Gary

 

 

Miele Wedding October 12, 2013

October 24, 2013

The Miele wedding was held at St. John Vianney in Mentor Ohio on October 12, 2013. The day started out with ample sun and a wonderful 75 degrees. I started with photos of Julie with the girls of the bridal party at her parents Richard and Darlene in Mentor . Followed by photos of the groom Shawn with the groomsman his parents Allan and Linda on the grounds of the church.Julie was escorted down the isle by her dad Richard both smiling as they passed by the standing guest in awe of how beautiful she looked as she approached her waiting groom Shawn. The vows lasted about 40 minutes with the minister Father Johns performing the vows and ring exchange. The couple made the grand exit from the church with the guest blowing bubbles as the couple walked through the bubble mass. The family photos and bridal party photographs were taken on the altar area then we were off to do the bridal party photos. The couple had selected Henn mansion in Euclid for the remaining photos, the park offers beach access and looked perfect as the photo backdrop.The reception was held at Manakiki County Club in Willoughby Hills the new catering staff was provided by Executive Caterers from Landerhaven. The guest were seated for dinner the tables looked amazing with floral arrangements on each centered so perfect. The DJ for the evening was Gary Wenner with Jerry Bruno Productions out of the greater Cleveland area. The bridal party introductions began the evening followed by toast from the best man and maid of honor and a short speech and toast from Julie’s dad.. The next event was the cake cutting with no messy cake smashed in the couple’s face it was time for the formal dances.The dancing started the evening off with the first dance followed by the father daughter then the mother son dance. The evening ended with the bouquet toss and garder removal and toss.The dance floor was open for the guest to enjoy the music and have a great time. Best Julie and Shawn

The Bergolc Wedding October 5, 2013

October 16, 2013

The Bergolc wedding was held at Thorn Creek Winery in Aurora Ohio on October 5, 2013. The day started out with clouds and off and rain showers. I started with photos of Bridget with the girls of the bridal party at her parents Mark and Bonnie at the Bertrium Inn in Aurora. Followed by photos of the groom Dan with the groomsman his parents Bill and Kathy on the grounds of the winery.

 The rain continued for the later part of the day so the wedding ceremony was held in the wine storage cellar. Bridget was escorted down the isle by her dad Mark both smiling as they passed by the standing guest in awe of how beautiful she looked as she approached her waiting groom Dan. The vows lasted about 20 minutes with the officiant Heidi Baumgart who was a personal friend of the couple performing the vows. The couple had a receiving line in the wine cellar where the guest had the opportunity to greet the couple. The family photos and bridal party photographs were taken on the beautifully manicured grounds of the winery. David Thorn the owner is also a professional landscaper so the flowers were perfectly taken care of and looked perfect as the photo backdrop.

 

The guest were seated for dinner the tables looked amazing with floral arrangements on each. The DJ for the evening was Jack Klisurick a friend of the family .The bridal party introductions began the evening followed by toast from the best man Devin and maid of honor Hillary. The next event was the cake cutting with no messy cake smashed in the couple’s face it was time for the formal dances.

  The dancing started the evening off with the first dance followed by the father daughter then the mother son dance.

 The dance floor was open for the guest to enjoy the music and have a great time.

  

Best wishes Dan and Bridget

Decembly Wedding September 14, 2013

September 17, 2013

 

The Decembly wedding was held on The Nautica Queen ship in Cleveland Ohio on September 14, 2013. The day started out ample sunshine and 72 degrees. I started with photos of Velma with the girls of the bridal party at the new A Loft Hotel on W 10 Th. Street in the heart of Cleveland.

 Velma was escorted down the isle by her dad Morris both smiling as they passed by the standing guest in awe of how beautiful she looked as she approached her waiting groom LeRoy. The vows lasted about 10 minutes with the vows and placement of the wedding rings.

The bridal party photos were taken at North Coast Harbor on East 9 Th. Street with the skyline as the backdrop. The bridal party introductions began the evening followed by toast from the bride’s dad Morris, followed the best man and maid of honor toast. The next event was the cake cutting with no messy cake smashed in the couple’s face it was time for dinner. The food was done to perfection with an amazing crew and staff that guided the guest through the buffet lines.

 The tables looked amazing white table clothes with floral arrangements with orange roses on the centers of all the tables. The DJ for the evening was Bill Morley Jr. with Abracadabra professional emcee & DJ services for the event. The dancing started the day off with the first dance followed

 the dance floor  opening for the guest to enjoy the music and have a great time. The day’s events concluded with the garter removal and the toss of the bouquet and garter from the deck of the ship to the guest on land. The family photos were taken at the landscaped grounds off of the ships docking area. 

  

Best wishes velma and LeRoy

Slocombe wedding August 3 , 2013

August 4, 2013

The Slocombe wedding was held St. Mary of the Assumption in Mentor Ohio on August 3, 2013. The day started out ample sunshine and 82 degrees. I started with photos of Kim with the girls of the bridal party at her parents John and Jennie home in Mentor. Followed by photos of the groom Chris with the groomsman his parents Mike and Carolyn at the church.

 Kim was escorted down the isle by her dad John both smiling as they passed by the standing guest in awe of how beautiful she looked as she approached her waiting groom Chris. The vows lasted about 45 minutes with the Reverend Thomas Elsasser performing the vows and placement of the wedding rings. The couple had a receiving line in the lobby where the guest had the opportunity to greet the couple. The family photos and bridal party photographs were taken on the altar area.

We then traveled over to Coulby Park in Wickliffe for the bridal party photos. The grass was green and the trees and flowerbeds were all in bloom, perfect for the photos. The bridal party then boarded the limo bus to attend the reception.

The reception hall at St. John’s in Mentor looked amazing white table clothes with floral arrangements on each table. The food is always a treat at the hall. . The DJ for the evening was Jessy Webb Entertainment .The bridal party introductions began the evening followed by toast from the brides dad John, followed the best man Tim and maid of honor Koleen toast. The next event was the cake cutting with no messy cake smashed in the couple’s face it was time for the formal dances.

  The dancing started the evening off with the first dance followed by the father daughter then the mother son dance.

 The dance floor was open for the guest to enjoy the music and have a great time. The evening concluded with the bouquet toss followed by the garter removal and toss to the single guys.  The reception was a wonderful time with the guest dancing till end of the reception.

  

Best wishes Chris and Kim