Remember Melissa and Jonathon from their sweet Lakeside Rose Gardens engagement session? Well if not, you can click here to see all of those sweet pictures and learn a little bit more about these two! They were a blast to work with, both during their engagement session and their wedding! Keep reading for some sweet details about this Pine Valley Country Club wedding and see some highlights from their big day!
The day started with these two getting ready at Pine Valley! Melissa had her hair and makeup done and got in her dress while surrounded by her favorite ladies! After getting all ready and adding final details, Melissa had a sweet first look with her dad! We also headed outside for some portraits of Melissa, her two bridesmaids, and her three adorable flower girls! It was all smiles with this sweet group. The best part about this day was the excitement of everyone involved. Whether they were family, friends, bridesmaids, or groomsmen, everyone was so joyful for Melissa and Jonathon on their wedding day! And so were we!
These two got married on the beautiful patio at Pine Valley Country Club. This ceremony location was perfect because it overlooked the gorgeous greens of the golf course and trees below. After these two said their vows and kissed, they strolled back down the aisle as husband and wife! And yes, it was exciting! After family portraits at one of the many locations available at Pine Valley, we went out by the trees and paths for some wedding party portraits and photos of just the newlyweds! It was hot, but it was very worthwhile capturing this fun group of people!
Once portraits were wrapped up, we headed back up to the reception where there were grand entrances, toasts, and a lot of dancing! This Pine Valley Country Club wedding was a blast. Melissa and Jonathon are so sweet together – We loved getting to capture this amazing couple on their wedding day! We hope you enjoy your photos for years to come. Happy marriage!
– Dustin & Corynn
How gorgeous are these flowers? Rose’s Bouquets always creates the most beautiful floral arrangement for wedding! Cheers! Break time after the ceremony and before portraits!
If these highlights weren’t enough awesomeness for you, you can view the rest of their wedding day photos here (CLICK ME)!
Molly and Nick are married! Feels like we were photographing their engagement session just yesterday. This Union 12 wedding was a blast! The people, the venue, and this awesome couple made every aspect of this wedding so fun. Before you read about their wedding day though, you have to read about their sweet engagement session with us. You can view all of their photos and read about their session here (CLICK ME)! Now that you’ve their engagement session, you can read all their wedding details. Get ready…
The day started with Molly and Nick getting ready with their wedding party; Molly with her bridesmaids and Nick with his groomsmen. Union 12 offers a beautiful getting ready location to all their brides and grooms! It has several getting ready areas, lots of windows for natural light, and is conveniently located on the property. After Molly and her bridesmaids popped some champagne and added final getting ready details, it was ceremony time!
Union 12 has a beautiful covered patio for the ceremony location. One by one, groups of bridesmaids and groomsmen walked down the aisle as Nick anxiously waited to see Molly. Once everyone was in place, Molly’s mom walked her down the aisle. As soon as their eyes met, both Molly and Nick were beaming with happiness! Their ceremony had a lot of laughs and funny moments – It was a fun celebration! After braiding the cord of three strands, Molly and Nick were pronounced husband and wife! They kissed, and with joy walked back down the aisle. This time as husband and wife!
After their ceremony, guests headed inside to the reception. Once family portraits were completed, we took the wedding part outside for some portraits! It was really hot and humid during this time, so we worked as quickly as possible to capture the moment and get everyone back in to the air conditioning! After portraits, there were toasts, cake cutting, dancing, photo booth action, and more! At the end of the night, we took some epic sunset photos – Just wait until you see the photos! We loved every bit of this Union 12 wedding. Working with this group of people was a blast – We loved getting to know Molly and Nick through the awesome process of getting married. We hope you enjoy your wedding photos for years to come! Best wishes to you both!
– Dustin & Corynn
Ceremony time! Look at Nick’s face when he sees Molly for the first time! Northeast Indiana weather could not make up it’s mind on Molly & Nick’s wedding day. It would be sunny one minute, and storming the next! Luckily, the majority of the day was blue skies and sunshine. We snapped the photo above right after a storm had passed. If you think this sky is epic, just wait until you see the sunset photo from the end of the night… See what we mean? This sunset was EPIC. Blue skies, to stormy skies, to gorgeous sunset skies. Molly and Nick had it all on their wedding day! (Also, Dustin was laying down on the soaking wet ground to get this epic shot – so worth it.) In case you would like to see some of our other recent weddings, check out the links below!
Heather & Mark – Empyrean Wedding Fort Wayne
Chelsea & Cory – Destination Wedding in Mexico
Lindsey & Josh – Joseph Decuis Farmstead Wedding
Molly and Nick also wanted a photobooth at their reception. We offer an additional service for our brides and grooms who are looking for a fun way to get their guest more involved in their wedding photos. We provide an awesome backdrop, additional staff to manage the booth, immediate printing of the photos, and fun props for the guests to use! You can see below how much fun Molly and Nick’s guests had with the photobooth add on.
Heather and Mark are married! We loved getting to capture all the love and celebration of these two awesome people on their wedding day. Heather and Mark chose Empyrean Events and Catering for all of their wedding day needs: food, flowers, ceremony, reception, and more! This gorgeous venue in downtown Fort Wayne offers wrap-around floor to ceiling windows, plenty of room to entertain, and sits at the top of one of the tallest buildings in the city. With beautiful views of the city and evening views of the sunset, this place is hard to beat!
Heather and Mark’s day began with getting ready at the Empyrean. Heather got ready in the bridal suite with her two daughters who were also her bridesmaids. They all helped each other get ready for the big day! Once heather was in her dress and after her daughters helped her with the final details, it was time for Heather and Mark’s first look! Heather walked into the room where they would be married soon, taped on Mark’s shoulder. His reaction was so sweet! These could not stop smiling.
After their first look concluded, we took Heather, Mark, and their wedding party to the streets below! Of course, we took these guys to some of our favorite locations downtown: in front of the golden doors of the Lincoln Bank Tower, outside of the beautiful Allen County Courthouse, and in front of the Empyrean itself! After capturing some awesome portraits outside, it was ceremony time!
Everyone headed upstairs to the ceremony room! Something we found really unique about Heather and Mark’s ceremony was how they chose to set up the seating for guests! They had the chairs set up in a half-circle around the alter – It felt so personal! These two said their vows, exchanged rings, and were married! After their first kiss as husband and wife, it was time to head into the reception and celebrate!
The Empyrean provided an amazing spread of food and dessert. All of Heather and Mark’s friends and family were dancing, eating, and celebrating all evening long! We loved having the opportunity to capture your big day. Best wishes to you both as you start this new journey together.
-Dustin & Corynn
Aren’t these flowers gorgeous? All provided by the amazing floral crew at Empyrean Events and Catering. Love all the colors and variety! Doesn’t this food look scrumptious? It absolutely was. Thanks to Empyrean Events and Empyrean, Heather and Mark had a beautiful spread of food and dessert for their friends and family! A large spread of gourmet popcorn and milk and cookies for a small evening snack. How cool is that?
Chelsea and Cori are married! From getting to know these girls at their engagement session last winter to seeing them tie the knot on the gorgeous beaches of Mexico, we loved every part of working with these two! Chelsea and Cori chose the beautiful Hotel Riu Palace Cabo San Lucas as the location for their destination wedding. Infinite pools, gorgeous views of the ocean, hot sunny days – this location could not have been more awesome! Before we get too far into the details of Chelsea and Cori’s big day, you have to check out their engagement session! Click here to see all of those chilly, winter engagement photos (CLICK ME)!
We loved getting to know these two in paradise! This was our first time shooting a wedding on the pacific side of the continent – It was fantastic. This resort was incredible! Enough gushing about the resort, let’s talk about how amazing Chelsea and Cori looked! Each of them channeled their unique styles in their dresses. The day started with family and friends close by, each of them getting ready with their friends, sisters, and mom’s! After hair and makeup, these two got dressed and headed to the beach for an epic first look! You can just imagine… oh wait, you can see it! You can just SEE how sweet it was! Also, could these two have looked more beautiful? Nope!
After some photos on the beach, it was time for their intimate beach ceremony with family. Behind them was a gorgeous backdrop of teal-colored oceans and the beautiful playa el medano cliffs. It was seriously the most beautiful scene you could ever imagine! One of our favorite parts of Chelsea and Cori’s wedding day, aside from the atmosphere and witnessing these two tie the knot, was how they handled the heat! It was HOT out, but they didn’t let it bother them one bit – It was awesome.
The morning before their wedding, we did a sunrise session on the beach! The waves were pretty intense in the morning, so we stuck to taking pictures on the beach and the resort, including the awesome infinite pools. This session went so beautifully and we were so happy to capture these two in paradise.
After the wedding ceremony, we did some portraits on the beach with family and friends! Cori’s dad tried to get them both to ride a horse. Let’s just say that didn’t go over too well, but hey, we still got some pictures and captured MANY laughs from these two.
We had so much capturing Chelsea and Cori say “I do” in paradise. We are so excited for you both and hope that you enjoy the memories from your wedding for years to come. Enjoy married life! It’s awesome!
– Dustin & Corynn
Lindsey and Josh tied the knot (on one of the hottest Saturdays of the year thus far)! Despite the crazy heat, these two had a beautiful wedding day at the Joseph Decuis Farmstead. This venue was breathtaking. With a wide variety of locations and beautiful backdrops of barns, gardens, and woods, this venue was one of the most fun we’ve photographed! This was our first time shooting at this venue – We can’t wait to photograph here again! If the highlight photos below aren’t satisfying your wedding photo appetite, you can check out all of their photos here (CLICK ME)! But before you see their wedding photos and read about all the sweet details, you should learn a little more about these two and their engagement session with us (CLICK ME)!
Lindsey’s day started with getting ready at the Hilton Garden Inn Hotel in Fort Wayne with her bridesmaids and Andrew. That’s where we met up with them and captured all of the getting ready details! It was a very fun morning. Everyone was so energetic and excited for the big day – so much personality in one awesome group of people. We knew that we had a super fun day to look forward to with this bunch! After capturing some photos of Lindsey, we headed over to Lindsey and Josh’s home to capture Josh and his groomsmen getting ready. We had the chance to capture some really tender moments between Josh and his son. Isn’t he just a little ham?
Once these guys were done getting ready, we headed over to the Joseph Decuis Farmstead. This is where Lindsey put on her beautiful wedding dress, surrounded by her mom and all of her best friends! The heat changed up the wedding day timeline a little, but the changes didn’t bother Lindsey and Josh one bit! After Lindsey added her final wedding look details, we headed outside for her first look with Josh. These two met under the covered walkway leading to the outdoor patio at the Farmstead – It was a very sweet moment. After their first look and some portraits, Lindsey had a first look with her dad. Let’s just say some happy tears and lots of smiles may have occurred! After some portraits of the bride and groom, we gathered the wedding party and family outside for family and group photos! We worked quickly so everyone could relax and cool off in the air conditioning before the ceremony! Once portraits were captured, it was ceremony time! The ceremony was inside one the beautiful stables on the Joseph Decuis Farmstead. The rustic look of the space provided a beautiful atmosphere for the ceremony. After Lindsey’s dad walked her down the aisle, she and Josh made lifelong promises and tied the knot! After a sweet first kiss, these guys were officially married!
The reception was in another of the awesome facilities on the farmstead. The ceiling was draped in white fabric and string lights. The tables were decorated with an assortment of candles and greenery. It was stunning. After a sweet prayer, hilarious toasts, and cake cutting, these two played the wedding shoe game! Josh’s son even participated (Yes, it was so cute). We also got to see Hailey and David, a past couple of ours! If you’d like to check out their wedding photos, click here (CLICK ME)! It was a pleasure getting to capture Lindsey and Josh’s wedding day. Everyone was so kind and so fun to work with! We couldn’t have asked to work with a better group of people! These two ended the night by dancing the night away with all of their favorite people. What a fun day! We hope you enjoy married life and enjoy your wedding photos for years to come. Best wishes!!!
– Dustin & Corynn
If you’d like to see more, here are some of our recent weddings to hit the blog!
Abby and Westin – This wedding had all the farm details, from cowgirl boots to a John Deere Tractor! It was a fun day, a fun group of people, and a very fun wedding!
Sam and Paul – This sweet couple got married in Fort Wayne, Indiana and had their reception at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum. These two had a rockin’ day from beginning to end despite some spotty weather! Smiles never left their faces.
Kelly and Brandon – These two got married in Ohio on their family farm. Despite some rain, Kelly and Brandon loved their big day and being surround by friends and family.
Abby and Weston are married! Wow, what a fun wedding. You know those weddings where everyone is super relaxed, and just happy to be around those they love? Well, that was exactly how these two were! We had a blast photographing this wedding, but before you read on and see their wedding photos, you have to read about their awesome engagement session with us! You can see all of their engagement photos, learn a little bit about these two, learn how they met, and how we met them all right here on our blog! Click here to see for yourself (CLICK ME)!
Abby and Weston’s day began by getting ready with their friends and family at the Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Fort Wayne. The church had awesome getting ready rooms, perfect for wedding day prep! When it was time, Abby’s mom and super awesome bridesmaids helped her into her wedding dress and added all the final details: veil, jewelry, and garters! Before the ceremony, we took some photos outside of the church: Abby with her bridesmaids and Weston with his groomsmen. Not at the same time, however, because these two wanted to wait until the ceremony to see each other. How sweet! After capturing some photos of this awesome group of people, it was ceremony time!
These two had a very joyous wedding – There were lots of laughs, smiles, and a lighthearted fun in the room during the ceremony. It was really a celebration! After these two tied the knot, it was time for more photos – yay! We took photos with, you guessed it, a shiny, new, John Deere Tractor! We absolutely adored using it in Abby and Weston’s photos – It just fit their personalities and roots so much! After photos, everyone hopped on the party bus and headed to the reception!
The reception was at the Mirage Banquet Hall, a large venue in Decatur, Indiana equipped with a full bar, in-house catering, and an awesome atmosphere. Abby and Weston danced with friends and family, laughed at several toasts, and enjoyed their wedding day to the fullest. We’re so excited to share this awesome couple and their wedding photos. Congratulations, you two! We wish you a happy marriage!
– Dustin & Corynn
P.s. A John Deere Tractor is the perfect accessory for any bride on her wedding day!