Meagan and Cameron’s Buffalo wedding brought classic elegance to a backyard setting. Fixtures such as the personalized wooden ceremony backdrop, DIYed by the bride, and the huge white reception tent made this backyard wedding feel grander. Yet DIY details let the couple’s carefree and fun personalities and their unique styles show through. All together it created the exact blend the bride desired of traditional elements, like her dream wedding dress, and rustic elements of being outdoors and laid back.
The day was filled with laughter and smiles and it was a wonderful capturing sincere moments all day long. It was clear everyone was having a good time, it really showed.
Jennifer and RJ’s Buffalo wedding felt like a fairytale. All day long it was huge smiles and excitement. Beyond the happiness that felt like magic, the wedding was styled like a fairytale complete with a castle. The bride’s dress was a fit for a princess with sheer cap sleeves and a corseted back. The bride wore a tiara and beautiful pearl and crystal jewelry. The couple had their first dance to “Beauty and the Beast” from the Disney animated classic. The reception took place at Tonawanda Castle and we did their photos there as well, using many of the castle’s rooms and hallways. My favorite photos from the day were of the couple outside the castle at dusk.
Jennifer and RJ planned their whole fairytale castle wedding from Los Angeles with a couple of trips to Buffalo for in person meetings. An impressive feat! Jennifer’s hometown is Buffalo so it seemed the perfect location so they could be surrounded by family and friends.
I got to photograph Calvin every month of his first year! But instead of doing a portrait session for his third month, I captured his christening and took photos of him with his family. The christening took place at a relative’s home and we took photos outside in the backyard.
Stephanie and George had a beautiful and intimate winter wedding. The couple had a specific window of time to get married within so they opted for a Thursday evening wedding. A unique time made for a cozy winter gathering with close family and friends and gave the couple access to wedding vendors that were already booked up on the weekends. We had about an hour between the ceremony and reception to take the wedding photos so we shot at the same location and focused on getting portraits that captured the joy of the evening.