It was a labor of love for a few months, collaborating on this shoot with Aimee of Modernly Events. I photographed Aimee & Matthew’s wedding in September of 2012 & we shared a common love of mid century modern design, architecture & furnishings. I recall leaving their wedding & saying to them: ‘It’s totally normal to want to start doing weddings’ (or something to that affect). I think in the back of my head, I saw that she excelled at completing a cohesive vision for a large event. If you peek through their wedding, you’ll see just how true this is. I was thrilled when I heard of her new venture into event design & furniture rental! She came up with the initial concept based on artist Alexander Girard’s sun imagery & we went bananas from there bringing that vision to life. It was a total blast, stressful, but I am so so happy with how everything came together!
Big thanks to all the professionals involved…
Venue The Secor Building Gallery
Concept design & furniture by Modernly Events
Florals & linens by Elite Events
Cake by Cherry Lane Custom Cakes
Dress by Robert Bullock
Dress provided by The Dress Bridal Boutique
Suit by ASOS
Macarons by Sugar Macaron Patisserie
Invitation Suite & custom signage by Alisa Bobzein Design
Calligraphy by Rebecca Bischoff
Makeup by Carl Graf
Hair by Sarah Miller Sandford
Bracelet by Nicole Miller Accessories
Earrings by Badgley Mischka Jewelry
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Married on Put in Bay Island, I had a feeling Faith and Jeff’s modern nautical wedding would get some attention in the area. Elite Events executed the preppy theme perfectly! I was blown away with their reception decor at Put in Bay Yacht Club!
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Hard to believe another year has flown by & I’m pulling my favourite images from the year! 2013 was a year full of growth… photographing births, small businesses, commercial campaigns & of course weddings. Each of those so different from one another on the surface, but really when looking through the photos as a whole, they all feel so similar. People having fun, great energy! We have a ton of fun while on shoots, connecting with the people who photograph, no matter what the subject matter. Always humbling to look back & see the moments we were able to capture for the people who trusted us to be there for the biggest moments in their lives. THANK YOU!
Cheers to 2013!
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Photography: Mary Wyar & Gregg Hart
Ceremony: Epworth Toledo, Ohio
Reception: 5th 3rd Field Toledo, Ohio
Invitations: Designed by the groom!
Bride’s Dress: Galina
Bride’s Shoes: Calvin Klein
Hair + Makeup: Chelsea Sparks & Monica Cogswell for David Broadway Salon & Spa
Bridesmaids Dresses: Ann Taylor
Florist: Emery Flowers
Event Coordinator: Jennifer Drew
Band: The Dan & Don Show Cake: Eston’s
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Photography: Mary Wyar, Kerri Varner, Aimee Perry
Ceremony: Toledo Botanical Gardens
Reception: Toledo Club
Bride’s Dress: Ellis
Bride’s Shoes: Kate Spade
Bride’s Makeup: Carl @ Face Junky
Bridesmaids Dresses: Dessy
Flowers: Glendale Flowers
DJ: Decorative Sound
Megan and Stu’s wedding was one I had been looking forward to since their engagement session. They are such a warm, lovely couple, inside and out, their friends and family were much the same. Their wedding in Cuyahoga Falls has a serene feel… Megan dressed with the sound of the falls in the background. Their first look was lovely, as usual. Megan & Stu beamed as we did portraits through the Cuyahoga Falls area which we thought had such amazing potential to be a buzzing part of the city. Dance floor at their reception was energetic & such a blast to shoot. Adore this couple!! Enjoy their photos!
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Ceremony: United Presbyterian Church, Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio
Reception: Sheraton Suites, Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio
Bride’s Dress: Casablanca
Flowers:The Budding Tree- Erin Manaska
Bridesmaids Dresses: Alfred Angelo
Hair & Makeup: MC Hair Consultants
DJ & Lighting: Beach Boyz Entertainment
Cake: West Side Bakery
Jaclynn + Justin embraced Maumee Bay’s beachy vibe opting for a laid back, relaxed wedding on he Lake Erie coastline. Their First Look was one of the most touching experiences to photograph. They were both overwhelmed with the joy of the day. Jaclynn could not have looked lovelier. The skies were blue and the lake certainly gave us her best that day… could have fooled us that it wasn’t a Caribbean destination. Such a delightful day. Enjoy their photos!
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