Chelsea + Andrew, Seven Oaks Country Club Wedding

Sometimes, when you swipe right, you meet someone special. In Chelsea and Andrew’s case, swiping right on Tinder brought them together. And Andrew’s “Elf” reference on their first date sealed the deal for Christmas-obsessed Chelsea.

Andrew had been a groomsman in a wedding I photographed a few years ago (before Chelsea). Chelsea had seen the pictures and loved everything about the wedding: the venue and the photographer especially, so when Andrew popped the question, I was one of the first calls! So awesome and very flattering!

The wedding was the Sunday of Memorial Day weekend and it was a hot one! Upper 80’s and 100% humidity made being outdoors less than comfortable, but we all put on our game faces and made the magic happen!

Chelsea and her girls got ready at the MOH’s house and Andrew and his men dressed in the church nursery. The ceremony took place at Four Mile Church in Brighton, Township, which is a great location if your reception is at Seven Oaks Country Club, just a short 5 minute drive away. Even better: on this 5-minute drive is an absolutely stunning replica church that gets perfect light…the perfect place for portraits.

The reception was full of fun, fireman, and frisky unicorns (I’m not sure either, but it made for some hilarious pictures!). Thank you so much, Andrew and Chelsea, for allowing Diana and I to be a part of your special day!

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Tyler + Emily, Seven Oaks Country Club

Tyler and Emily were married in July on the hottest day of the year so far. Seriously — it was over 100 degrees and 100% humidity on their wedding day. Not typical for western PA weather!! Very uncomfortable…and I wasn’t even the one wearing a suit or heavy gown! They were married in Emily’s church, Four Mile Church in Brighton Township and had their reception at the Seven Oaks Country Club, which was right down the road. Luckily, the church and the reception venue had amazing AC so we really limited our time outside to less than 5 minutes. Even then, I forced them to sweat on each other for the sake of a photo…it turned out great.:) Congratulations, Tyler and Emily!

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Kim + Chris — Seven Oaks Country Club — Beaver County PA Photographer — Part 3

All I gotta say is this reception was way TOO fun! There were so many crazy dance moves going on at Kim and Chris’s wedding at Seven Oaks Country Club, I had a hard time picking the best ones to show you! When you and your DJ work together to pick the music, the dance floor will be rockin’ all night all!:) Continue reading → Kim + Chris — Seven Oaks Country Club — Beaver County PA Photographer — Part 3

Kim + Chris — Seven Oaks Country Club Wedding — Beaver County PA Photographer — Part 2

I love fall weddings because the light is SO amazing! We took the group pictures on the golf course at Seven Oaks Country Club – the site of the ceremony and reception. And then, my second shooter and I kidnapped Kim and Chris for a quick minute and drove them to this beautiful blue-ish gray church down the road from the country club. Chris joked that Kim had it planned all along since the door of the church perfectly matched her dress.:) Either way, I LOVE the images we got at the church! Continue reading → Kim + Chris — Seven Oaks Country Club Wedding — Beaver County PA Photographer — Part 2

Kim + Chris — Seven Oaks Country Club Wedding — Beaver County PA Photographer — Part 1

Kim and Chris are the sweetest two people you’ll ever meet and I felt so honored to be a part of their big day. So much love from everyone involved, it truly was a beautiful wedding. They had their ceremony and reception at Seven Oaks Country Club in Brighton Township, PA. While it’s fun to cruise around in a limo, having everyone at one location makes things so much easier and you have way more time for pictures. Continue reading → Kim + Chris — Seven Oaks Country Club Wedding — Beaver County PA Photographer — Part 1