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

Gedeon Wedding May 26, 2013

May 30, 2013

The Gedeon wedding was held at Bethel Church in Willowick on Sunday May 26, 2013. The day started out ample sunshine and 65 degrees. I started with photos of Marci the girls with the bridal party at her parents Mike and Nancy residence in Eastlake. Followed by photos of the groom Mike with the groomsman his mom Lucille. Marci was escorted down the isle by her dad Mike both smiling as they passed by the standing guest in awe of how beautiful she looked as she approached her waiting groom Mike. The vows lasted about 30 minutes with the Rev. Donald P. Faraguna performing the vows and placement of the wedding rings. The couple had a small receiving line at the ends of each row where the guest had the opportunity to greet the couple.

We then traveled over to Coulby Park in Wickliffe for the bridal party photos. The grass was green and the trees and flower beds were all in bloom, perfect for the photos. The bridal party then boarded the limo bus to conclude the photos at Henn Mansion in Euclid. We then headed to the hall for the bridal party introductions followed by the cake cutting and toasts.

 The reception hall looked amazing white table clothes with floral arrangements with red roses high off the table. The food is always a treat with amazing food prepared fresh by the hall. . The DJ for the evening was The Marino Brothers Mike was the DJ for the entire night. 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 Mike and Marci

Cirrero Wedding may 18, 2013

May 20, 2013

The Ciccero wedding was held at LaVera Party Center in Willoughby Hills on Saturday May 18, 2013. The day started out ample sunshine and 74 degrees. I started with photos of Kristen the girls with the bridal party and her parents Debbie and Jim at the Courtyard Marriott in Willoughby. Followed by photos of the groom Derek with the groomsman his mom Angela and step dad Tommy. Kristen was escorted down the isle by her dad Jim both smiling as they passed by the standing guest in awe of how beautiful she looked as she approached her waiting groom Derek. The vows lasted about 20 minutes with the pouring of sand in the couples keepsake container. The couple had a small receiving line where the guest had the opportunity to greet the couple.

We then traveled over to Coulby Park in Wickliffe for the bridal party photos. The grass was green and the trees and flower beds were all in bloom, perfect for the photos. We then headed back to the hall for the bridal party introductions followed by the cake cutting and toasts. Family photos were taken at the hall after dinner with extended aunts and uncles. The couples boarded the limo and headed to Pine Ridge County Club for the wedding reception.

 The reception hall looked amazing white table clothes with floral arrangements in the center with Led lights that dimly lit the vases. The food is always a treat with amazing food prepared fresh by the hall. . The DJ D&D productions started the evening off with the first dance followed by the father daughter then the mother son dance ending with the bride Kristen dancing with her brother Jason. The night concluded with the boquet toss and garter removal.

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

  

Best wishes Derek and Kristen

Luarde Wedding May 17, 2013

May 19, 2013

The Luarde wedding was held at Independence Presbyterian Chapel in Independence Ohio on Friday May 17, 2013. The day started out with ample sunshine and 71 degrees. I started with photos of Lauren and her parents George and Margret at the church in the bridal room. Followed by photos of the groom Joe with his parents Frank and Jane utilizing the beautiful courtyard for the backdrop. Laura was escorted down the isle by her dad George both smiling as they passed by the standing guest in awe of how beautiful she looked as she approached her waiting groom Joe. The vows lasted about 30 minutes including the unity candle lighting. A few family photos were taken at the alter followed by photos of the best man and maid of honor. The remaining photos of the bride and groom and best man and maid of honor were taken in the courtyard of the church. The reception was held at The Tudor Arms Hotel in Cleveland on Carnegie Ave.
The reception hall looked amazing with the filtered sunlight saturating the room with the hydrangea flowers on all the tables. The pianist entertained the guest with beautiful music that was relaxing and classic. The food is always a treat with guest having a choice of entrees from the banquet caterers. The best man and maid of honors completed the toast followed by the cake cutting and family photos.

Best wishes Joe and Laura Luarde

Falvey Wedding April 26, 2013

April 29, 2013

The Falvey wedding was held at St. Mary of the Assumption in Mentor Ohio on Friday April 26, 2013. The day started out ample sunshine and 65 degrees. I started with photos of Erin and her parents Denny and Barbra at their home in Concord. Followed by photos of the groom Kevin with his parents Jim and Judy utilizing the beautiful stained glass windows for the backdrop. Erin was escorted down the isle by her dad Denny both smiling as they passed by the standing guest in awe of how beautiful she looked as she approached her waiting groom Kevin. The vows lasted about 45 minutes with father Tom  who married the couple. Family photos were taken at the alter followed by photos of the best man and maid of honor. The couples boarded the limo and headed to Pine Ridge County Club for the wedding reception. The reception hall looked amazing with the filtered sunlight saturating the room with the hydrangea flowers on all the tables. The band for the evening was Tony Quarles and The Discovery Band. The food is always a treat with Dino’s as the banquet caterers. The couples were all introduced followed by the cake cutting and the best man and maid of honor speaches . The band 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 Kevin and Erin Falvey

Gabriel Wedding march 1, 2013

March 3, 2013

Gabriel wedding was held at The Word Church in Cleveland Ohio on Friday March 1, 2013. The day started out with a light snow and a chilly 28 degrees unusual cold for the first day of March. I started with photos of the groom Michael and the guys while Tamina and the girls were getting ready. I had the pleasure to work with Tony Ezzo from Pixer Video Production as well as Celina Lacey the planner from Queen Planning Events. The groomsman and bridesmaids headed down the isle before Tamina made her grand entrance with the guest having all eyes on her as she walked down the isle to her waiting husband to be Michael. The vows lasted about 45 minutes with the officiant Elder Will Patton marring the couple. After the wedding vows the couple had a receiving line for the guest to congratulate them followed by family and bridal party photos. We then boarded the limo bus from A 1 Mr. Limo for additional photos at the Cleveland Clinic Atrium on Richmond road in Highland Heights. The Euclid fire department had driven one of the fire trucks up to the church for photos with the bridal party. I included some of the beautiful one of a kind oversized oil painting as some of the backdrops for the bridal photos as well as the staircases and planter beds.
The reception was held at Windows On The River in Downtown Cleveland. The banquet hall was beautifully decorated with an elegant feel with the lights dimly lit. The DJ for the evening started the evening off with the bridal party entrance followed by the couples first dance. The food was a delicious choice of chicken, salmon, or beef.
The dinner was followed by the cake cutting and then the dance floor was open for the guest to cut lose and have a great time.
The DJ did an amazing job keeping the request going for the dancers for entire evening. The wedding was a great time and the guest has a wonderful night.

The Burnette Wedding November 9, 2012

November 20, 2012

Burnette wedding was held at Ss. Robert and Williams Parrish Church in Euclid Ohio on Friday November 9, 2012. The day started out with sun and 55 degrees unusual for November. I started with photos of Tammy with his family at the house in Willowick. Followed by photos of JJ getting ready at the church with family. The groomsman and bridesmaids headed down the isle before Tammy and her father Bill walked down the isle to her waiting husband to be JJ. The vows lasted about 45 minutes with the pastor marring the couple. Then we processed to do the exit from the church with the entire guest blowing bubbles as the couple headed out the door to the limo bus. Family photos as well as the bridal party photos were taken on the altar of the church. The Euclid fire department had driven one of the fire trucks up to the church for photos with the bridal party. The remaining bridal party photos at Manakikki County Cub in Willoughby Hills.  The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame was the additional backdrop for the photos.The reception was held at The Croatian Ballroom in Eastlake. The banquet hall was beautifully decorated with an elegant feel with the lights dimly lit. The food was a delicious choice of chicken, roast beef, mixed vegetable, pasta, salad, and rolls.The DJ for the evening Joe with Starlight Productions was a good friend of the couple. The couple did the entrance followed by the first dance followed by dinner. The father daughter dance then mother son dance followed by the cake cutting. The Joe did an amazing job keeping the request going for the dancers for entire evening. The night concluded with the bouquet toss and garter toss followed by the remount. The wedding was a great time and the guest has a wonderful night.Best wishes JJ and Tammy

Schwan Wedding July 28, 2012

August 14, 2012

Schwan wedding was held at Royal Redeemer Luther Church in North Royalton Ohio on Saturday July 28, 2012. The day started out with rain and sun and with a small amount of cloud cover. I started with photos of Brian with his family at the church. Followed by Kim getting ready for her big day with the maid of honor and the bridesmaids at her parents home in the brides room at the church. The groomsman and bridesmaids headed down the isle before Kim and her father Alan walked down the isle to her waiting husband to be Brian. The vows lasted about 30 minutes with the  pastor Jim Martin marring the couple. Then we processed to do the exit from the church with the entire guest blowing bubbles as the couple headed out the door to the limo bus. Family photos as well as the bridal party photos were taken on the altar of the church. I had photographed the bridal party photos at The Cleveland Browns Stadium. The bride and groom are huge Browns fans and wanted the stadium as part of their memories and photos. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame was the additional backdrop for the photos. We then headed to Henn Mansion in Euclid for photos on the beach. The weather was perfect sunny with a gentle lake breeze.

 The reception was held at St. Vladimirs Grand Hall in Parma. The banquet hall was beautifully decorated with an elegant feel with the flowers on the tables and the lights dimly lit. The food was a delicious choice of chicken, pork chops, mixed vegetable, salad, and rolls 

The DJ for the evening was Jose a good friend of the couple. I had the honor of photographing Jose wedding 5 years ago. The couple did the first dance followed by the cake cutting. Jose did an amazing job keeping the request going for the dancers for entire evening. Later that evening Brian and Kim started the father daughter dance concluded by the mother son dance. The night concluded with the bouquet toss and garter toss followed by the remount. The wedding was a great time and the guest has a wonderful night. 

Best wishes Brian and Kim