Holly & Dan :: A Wedding at Salvage One

There are some weddings that are too beautiful to be real so when you are there taking all this beauty into your camera, you pinch yourself hard to be sure you are not dreaming. Holly & Dan’s wedding was one for the books. And more real then any wedding I have ever photographed. They love for each other is so big, you can feel it when you are around them… You can see it all the way inside Dan’s heart as he is embracing Holly, eyes closed, holding her tight. And if that weren’t enough, they sprinkled it onto every single detail of their magical day. Prepare yourselves to be left wanting more even after you see the longest “sneak peek” ever! Prepare to fall in love… Holly & Dan – a wedding at Salvage One.

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First look and portraits in the gardens at The Art Institute.

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Arrived at Salvage One early so we could enjoy their unique venue and shoot a little more film.

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Time for the ceremony!

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Are you ready to see the reception space? The incredible team at Soirée Weddings & Events, led by my sweet friend Tiffany Munster helped bring Holly’s vision to life and make sure the day was one to remember for guests and newlyweds alike. Tiffany was also the responsible for all of Holly’s amazing lineup of vendors, including myself. THANK YOU, Tiffany for sending this amazing couple my way! Photographing their wedding was pure art. I don’t think my feet touched the ground all day!

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They ran straight into each other’s arms and their first dance as husband and wife!

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Fun toasts and truly an unforgettable celebration!

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Guests were treated to homemade cookies and finger licking delicious Black Dog Gelato

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An entertaining thank you toast by the newly married couple!

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And lots, lots, lots of dancing!

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We wrapped up the evening outside with fun sparklers and a new approach to our nighttime shots – an entire bridal party nighttime portrait! SUCCESS!!!

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As always, no sneak peek is complete without a list of the amazing vendors that this beautiful couple selected to help make their day perfect:

Wedding Planner - Soirée Weddings & Events

DJ – Deejay Kareem

Catering – Jewel Events Catering

Cake - Jewel Events Catering

Makeup Artist – Shannon O’Brien

Hair Stylist – Kelly Cunningham, Jane Roberts Salon

Florist – Vale of Enna

Stationary – Wedding Paper Divas

Wedding Dress – Rivini (from Bella Bianca)

Bride’s Headpiece by élan couture

Bridesmaid Dresses – Joanna August 

Groomsmen Tuxes – Jos. A Bank