Jennifer and Matt

January 31, 2019

Jennifer and Matt were putting a wedding together quickly, or at least they thought it was quick. However we have worked with other couples that planned a wedding in only 1 month! They both came into the office to discuss package options for their December wedding. It worked out that the best option was our package that has one photographer for 8 hours and the second there 4 hours. Since everything would basically be taking place in on spot it made sense that after the ceremony one photographer could get what was needed. We started at the hotel with Jen who was having a great morning. It is so fun to have the opportunity to spend with the bride as she prepares for the wedding. She was trying to keep everyone on time because she knew Matt would start wondering what was going on as he waited in the lobby for the first look. After an emotional first look we headed to city hall for photos. Since it was around 30 degrees outside it wasn’t in the plan to spend a bunch of time outside. Jennifer used our suggestion and got a permit for photos in city hall. Although we did talk get a few photos of them outside with the arch in the background. Everyone headed to the Patty Long Catering 9th Street Abbey, both the ceremony and reception were in this location. There was plenty of time to get all the family photos done before the guest arrived and even time for the couple to relax before the big moment. A beautiful ceremony complete with personal vows written by Jennifer and Matt. This venue has a cocktail area upstairs that they use while they flip the room to the reception, in about 45 minutes the room was totally transformed into something different. From the isle chairs and altar decorations to tables decorated perfectly with a winter theme. It was great to see the families laugh during the toast and then get out on the dance floor together. Such a pleasure to work with this couple for their amazing winter wedding!

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