Wedding | Michael and Lawren | Kirtland Country Club

•  Sorry for the delay in blogging, I was in Connecticut for a wedding this past weekend and took a couple extra days to see the sights!  So pretty!

•  This couple came to me from a referral from one of my favorite family portrait sessions with The Sparkers.

•  I had so much fun with these two, they were such an absolute blast.  Michael is a stand up comic so I should have expected that they would be awesome but still, it was a great day.

•  I love, love, loved all the details they had!  My favorite has to be the maypole inspired decor in the dancing room.

•  I have to give mad props to the Maid of Honor who MADE THE BRIDESMAID DRESSES!  How awesome is that!?!?

•  One of the funny things that happened was before the wedding I met up with these two at the country club to scout for locations to shoot the day of.  We got so lost it’s not even funny.  How we got lost in a golf course is beyond me but we did.  We were all laughing so hard.  The day of though Michael’s brother came along and he knew the course so there was no one getting lost!

Wedding Vendors

Band:  Special Request
Cake: Casa Dulce
Ceremony/Catering/Reception:  Kirtland Country Club
Florist:  P.F. Designs

details from wedding at kirtland country club

Just some of the amazing details from the wedding day.


gold bangle bracelet from antropologie

I loved Lawren’s choice of wedding jewelry.  So pretty.


bride putting shoe on

Her shoes were also adorable and comfy to boot!


bride getting ready at kirtland country club

She was a bit nervous while getting ready!


bride walking down the aisle at ceremony at kirtland country club


Outdoor ceremony at kirtland country club

Such a gorgeous ceremony!


Outdoor ceremony in september at kirtland country club

The leaves were just starting to change, the pop of color was so pretty.


bride and groom laughing during ceremony

I love laughs during the ceremony!


blue and cream bridal party

Such a pretty bridal party.  I love how all of the colors combine so well!


bridesmaids in blue with multi colored bouquets

The pretty girls in their dresses!


groomsman with blue ties

The guys looked dapper in their suits.


bride and groom in a field of goldenrod

As we were driving around the course, I saw the light hitting this hillside of goldenrod and screeched STOP!!!  I’m still quite enamored with how gorgeous the light and setting was here.


bride and groom with hay in their mouths

See why I loved them?  FUN!


groom dipping bride on suspension bridge at kirtland country club

This suspension bridge was really neat visually but to walk on it… not so much.  I loved Michael’s expression here.  The bridge bounced when he dipped her.


groom kissing bride after wedding at kirtland country club

One of my favorite images from the day.


bride and groom sitting on the ground

This was another spot that had amazing light.  It’s rare I get to take wedding images during the magic hour (as photographers call it) before sunset so I was in heaven when I got to do it!


bride and groom laugh during toasts at reception at kirtland country club

Back to the reception we started the night off with amazing toasts from both fathers and the Best Man and Maid of Honor.  All were lovely and sweet.


wedding rings on menu



wedding rings on streamer

Of COURSE I had to play with the rings on the streamers in the dance room.  One of the band members is giving me a hand here to help and while I was taking this shot a few other vendors from the night were wandering by wondering what the heck I was doing.  When they saw the shot they decided that despite what they thought, I was not totally crazy 😉


bride and groom cut the cake at kirtland country club

A bit of a smash is always fun!


dip during the first dance at kirtland country club

This image got a ton of comments on Facebook from their friends.  Do you like me on Facebook?  If so you get first looks at the weddings before I blog them.


bride and groom spin during first dance

Here you get a good look at the awesome maypole look in the dancing room.  So awesome.


bride and father dace at reception at Kirtland Country Club

Lawren and her Dad boogied to their song and had such a great time.


father of groom looking on during father daughter dance

This image almost made me tear up when editing.  This is the father of the groom watching Lawren and her Dad dance.  SO sweet and it gives you a glimpse into just how special these families are.


groom dipping his mom during mother son dance

Nothing like an energetic dip!


groom dancing at reception at Kirtland Country Club

Michael had a blast tearing up the dance floor.


limbo during reception at Kirtland Country Club in Ohio

Nothing like an impromptu game of limbo to spice things up!


Thank you both for hiring me!  What a fun fun fun day!  You guys were a joy to work with!


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