Amanda & Brandon at Salomon Farm :: Fort Wayne Wedding Photography

bride and groom portrait

Some of my favorite weddings are ones where everything takes place in one location. The bride and groom (and everyone else) always seem so much more laid back, and it gives us ample opportunity to duck away and take some great portraits.

Amanda and Brandon’s wedding had all that, plus some really great candid moments, like Amanda’s dad seeing her for the first time, the bridesmaids freaking out about the goats, and the groomsmen getting emotional during toasts.

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Ceremony & Reception: Salomon Farm in Fort Wayne, IN

Coordinator: Marry Me in Fort Wayne

Flowers: DIY Florist

Hair & Makeup: Red Stiletto

Catering: Calhoun Street Soups, Salads, and Spirits

Cake: For Goodness Cakes

Music: Alomar Entertainment

Rentals: A Party Apart

Kathryn & Matt at Joseph Decuis Farm :: Fort Wayne Wedding Photography

bride and groom embracing on bridge Kathryn and Matt had a picture-perfect day at one of the most amazing all-inclusive venues in the area, the Joseph Decuis Farm. From Kathryn getting ready at their quaint Bed & Breakfast, to the gorgeous ceremony overlooking the pond, followed by dinner at sunset, and dancing under the starts… each moment of the day brought a unique experience for the couples’ guests. We finished off the night with smores and a sparkler exit for the newlyweds.

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Ceremony & Reception: Joseph Decuis Farm in Fort Wayne, IN

Flowers: Kroger

Catering: Joseph Decuis

Cake: Proper Pastry

Dress: Wendy’s Bridal

Ceremony Music: A440 String Quartet

Reception Music: Quattro Systems

Officiant: Marry Me in Fort Wayne

Videography: Javier Mercedes

Hair: Amanda Shilling

Makeup: Blush Me Now

Decor/Rentals: A Party Apart

Shoes: Toms

Michelle & Ben at Sycamore Hills Country Club :: Fort Wayne Wedding Photography

bride and groom portrait

I honestly couldn’t have asked for a better wedding to end my 2015 wedding season on than Michelle and Ben’s. The weather was shockingly perfect for November, and the couple themselves were un-shockingly adorable. Michelle may have cried more than most of my brides, but there was no doubt their wedding day was filled with heaps of happiness and love.

brides dress, shoes, bouquet, and earrings

bridesmaids do their makeup

bride puts on her earrings

bride's mother helps her put on her dress

bride puts on her necklace

groom gets dressed

bride and groom's first look

bride smiles after seeing groom for the first time

bride and groom kiss during first look

bridal portrait

groom adjusts his bowtie

bride and groom portrait

bride and groom portrait

bride and groom on a bridge

wedding ceremony at first presbyterian church

bride walks down the aisle

wedding ceremony at First Presbyterian Church

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groomsmen toast with flasks

bridal party portraits

bride and bridesmaids laugh

bridal party

bride and groom portrait on a bridge with sunset

bride and groom enter reception

reception venue

groom watches best man give toast

bride and groom laugh during toasts

two tiered wedding cake

bride and groom cut cake

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groom smashes cake in bride's face

bride and groom's first dance

bride and groom's first dance

bride and groom's first dance

groom wipes tears from bride's face during dance

Groom dances with his mother at reception

mother of the bride watches the bride dance with her father

bride cries while dancing with her father

wedding guests dancing

backlit portrait of bridal party jumping

 

Ceremony: First Presbyterian Church in Fort Wayne, IN

Reception: Sycamore Hills Country Club in Fort Wayne, IN

Florist: Rose’s Bouquets

Dress: The Bride To Be

Cake: Leah’s Cakery

Music: RnB Sound

Hair: Adler J

Makeup: Adler J

Rentals: A Party Apart

Catering: Sycamore Hills Country Club