erika & luke: hall of springs

Two weddings in one weekend are always fun! Erika & Luke’s was great. It’s fun when you know half the guest at the wedding. Why you ask? Well collectively we’ve shot three other weddings for these families. To be honest thats what keeps us busy. It’s all about doing a great job and being asked back to shoot again for their siblings or cousins. When we arrived at the house to start with Erika and the girls it was a very calm and relaxed scene. The ladies we’re ready to go and Erika looked stunning. Then it was off to St Jude’s Church for a nice mass and some nuptials as well. Luke being track fan wanted to stop off in front of Saratoga Race Track to snap a quick bridal party. It was one of those quick shots that took all of three minutes. We don’t believe in jeopardizing the whole day with formal photos and dragging around bridal parties to the point that they become annoyed. Don’t get me wrong we do take formal photos because they are important we just don’t take all day doing them. We’ve had wedding parties come up and personally thank us, true story. But back to the blog… We then arrived at the Hall of Springs and shot some of those fun shots for a couple minutes. Erika and Luke delayed the start of the cocktail hour for about an hour so for their guests to take their time getting to the hall. This wasn’t a game day decision, it was planned. It also allowed for photos and them to enjoy every single minute of that sweet Glen Sanders cocktail hour. The party was fun and City Rhythm held it down for the evening. The Hall of Springs also busted out some sliders and grilled cheese sandwiches later in the evening. Everyones belly was full! All and all another great one in the books. Congrats to Erika & Luke and thanks for having us around to capture your day!

Enjoy, leave love.

I told you she looked stunning…

I always love this shot.

Since the track did just open for their 2009 season this week…

Totally candid and real… Look at Luke playing with that ring.

Two Elario angles of the same scene here:

Probably my favorite of the day.

Classic b&w style.

Luke & the guys..

Erika & the girls..

Those blue minutes of the night.

My favorite of the night.

The photo booth is rocking! A huge success here. The guests were loving it. How bout that sweet damask print backdrop?

How many JEP brides and grooms can you count?

next one

sherry & stephen tie the knot at home