Ohemgeee! There is nothing better for a creative than to photograph another creative, let alone TWO creatives! Pam and Joe are into everything… art, music, photography, painting… everything- so it’s only natural to incorporate their two favorite things, music and photography, into their wedding theme.
Our day started with getting ready, first look and creatives to be photographed at Historic Acres of Hershey (if you’ve never been.. go! It’s gorgeous). The groomsmen had a spirited game of Cards Against Humanity going on downstairs while the ladies primped upstairs. After the first look, the insanity continued with the crazy awesome bridal party who kept everyone laughing and we were even able to steal a few sweet moments with the couple by themselves.
The reception is where the decor magic came to life with records to be signed by guests, cassette tapes used as table cards, and old cameras shown off on the tables and entry way, some handed down from past generations in both families. Pam and Joe opted for a traditional Thanksgiving style meal, family served of course, with Joe offering a few words of thanks then cutting into the holiday “beast”. DJ Scooter (Ryan Willard) was hands down the best mixing DJ we’ve ever seen killing the dance floor all night!
One of my favorite moments was the couple’s introductions which DJ Scooter and DJ Tom Stank ramped up the crowd with a little Justin Timberlake “Senorita” mixed into some other sort of awesome! Congratulations Pam and Joe!
Check out more images here from Pam and Joe’s wedding!
Getting Ready Location: Historic Acres of Hershey
Church: St Marks Lutheran Church
Reception: Blue Ridge Country Club
Catering: The Uncommon Caterer
Entertainment: DJ Scooter/DJ Tom Stank
Stationary/Details: Made To Keep
Cake: Couture Cakery
Damn! I picked one hell of an amazing wedding to make my first back from maternity leave. First off, I adore Fall and everything that goes with it (except for the pumpkin spice craze… what gives). The weather was simply magical on Sarah and Thomas’ wedding day! The sun was shining but there was that cool brisk breeze, marking the start of really good fishing weather:)
Sarah and Thomas celebrated their vows at St Elizabeth Ann Seton Church in Mechanicsburg– a beautiful natural light sanctuary with a semi-round pew setting and a nice long aisle from which Sarah’s father led her down. We had a blast capturing natural emotions as Sarah looked to Thomas with a beaming smile filled with love.
Couple creatives were captured back at Blue Ridge Country Club which boast stunning views at the base of the Blue Mountain line. Although most leaves hadn’t quite turned yet, we were able to do some creative editing to bring out some fall vibrance. Back inside guests feasted on a traditional (and OMG tasty) Pittsburgh style cookie table after dinner. Seriously every wedding should have a cookie table! Sarah and Thomas’ night was filled with a kick ass dance floor and some good ol’ Pennstate love including a crazy awesome dance off, passing the viking hat, and tasty dollar dance shots.
Although there were so many amazing moments, the nearest and dearest moment was watching Thomas’s parents give hugs and kisses before he walked down the aisle. I blame the I-have-a-newborn-and-my-hormones-are-still-awol but it was beyond touching and I may have had a mommy moment tearing up and trying to see through the smudging mascara as the processional started.
Congratulations Sarah and Thomas! You guys had such a fun event and I know you’ll both keep each other laughing through many years of married bliss!
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Ceremony: St Elizabeth Ann Seton Church
Reception/Catering: Blue Ridge Country Club
Hair/Makeup: Changes Salon
Entertainment: Ryan Miller Entertainment
Flowers: Weddings and Blooms