OK!! I hope you all survived the hurricane / tropical storm! I really hope all is well with my blog readers and no one was seriously effected by it. We actually shot a wedding that day but thats a whole other blog post! Today I’m sharing Julia and Greg’s Albany Country Club Wedding with you all!

It was August 20th 2011, one of the most beautiful days of the all summer Saturdays. For some reason this was the most requested date of the year aside from the obvious 9/10/11. Julia and Greg were the first to inquire about the date and they locked it down with the quickness. I counted how many times I wrote “sorry but we’re no longer available for your date” to other couples interested and it was 32! Thats crazy! Anyway I could not be happier I got to spend the day with these two. You might remember from their engagement session I was stoked to be shooting their wedding. Julia is always smiling and Greg knows what to do to keep her smiling. As I mentioned the day was perfect! My good pal and talented videographer Al Woodard was on the scene. Makeup artist Amy Elizabeth was in the house as well. All the ladies looked pretty darn fly! Julia hooked her bridesmaids up with these awesome bathrobes from Lacoste. Thats a smart gift, it’s something practical and stylish people will use. Way to use your head Julia! Onto Greg, or as Julia’s father likes to call him “Greggy”. I loved my mans look. A nice purchased suit for not only him but the rest of the guys. I like this look, I think it vibes great with the country club wedding. Onto decor, the flowers were provided by Surroundings Floral Studio and they looked awesome. Shout out to Kim at Albany Country Club who not only runs a tight ship but treats us vendors as if we’re members of the club. I love working there! Last but not least the Karen Lawrence Band was in the house and did their thing! I know their were a lot of other places we could have worked on August 20th 2011 but I’d take this wedding any day again! Not only was Julia and Greg a blast to work with but their family and friends were all pretty awesome as well. I hope you two love birds are enjoying Alaska and this blog post reaches you!


Their engagement session from last fall.

Some details..

Julia, so fun!

Amy Elizabeth finishing..

A nice gift from Julia to her girls.

The light that comes in this room is just wonderful.

Julia, you’re stunning.

The bouquet by Surroundings Floral Studio

Hey ladies.

A couple more of Julia..

Looking good man! Greg will return his suit to his closet in their new condo, not the rental shop 😉

Love the tie.


Time to see Julia…

Love it.

Albany Country Club classic right here.

I love this one.

My facebook teaser.

I caught Dad in thought moments before the ceremony.

Love this.

Their ceremony out back of the club..

The best moment of the ceremony.

Mr & Mrs..

The room.

First dance favorite shot right here..

Out in the last minutes of light..

The Elario Configuration.

This place has the best flowers.. What a spot!

I like this one.

The just before kiss 😉

and I’ll leave you with their rings… Congrats guys!!

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  1. What a beautiful couple. Congratulations!
    Gorgeous Bride and great pictures – thanks for sharing 🙂

  2. We finally got to view the post on a full size computer! Honestly JP, these are amazing and we love them! Thank you so much! We are so so so happy with them (and also so so so cold in Alaska right now!)! Thank you again!!!!

  3. What a beautiful , happy couple!! Love the black and whites but that sunset picture, wow. Julie is radiant!

  4. I have to say that Julia is one of the most beautiful brides, and Joe you of course made everyone aware of that with your amazing photography… Congrats to the newlyweds!

  5. Oh I love these!!!! Totally remember their e-shot of course 🙂
    Love the little details and the blue woven in through the day. 🙂 The robes, ties, linens… dresses of course!
    Shots I love – the first look, always. The look on Julia’s face says it all. So sweet and touching. “Dad on deck” is always great. The shot just before Mr and mrs, again, such feeling. And you know i love the mr and mrs – always the first moment of “YAY we’re MARRIED!!!!”
    I love the shots as the sun sets with the pseudo silhouettes against the colorful sky. And the first dance – again, such heart. Congratulations you guys!!!!

    Big Joe and JP – what a beautiful day you had!!!! Beautifully done as usual!!

  6. Stunning photos! You have a gift for telling a story in your photos, not to mention the superior quality of your work!!! Was great to work with you again.

    Julia & Greg – Congratulations! I hope your wedding day was all you dreamed it to be. I wish you all the best!

  7. WOW! The colors are absolutely amazing! The flowers, the girls dresses… shoot, even the green grass! Loved the brides hair, stunning! Congrats!

  8. Beautiful pictures…loved all the colors at the wedding, great choices…Congratulations!

  9. fan-freakin’-tastic! love the b&ws-dad and the first dance especially; LOVE the flowers!!! the hydrangeas are gorgeous!! and the sunset backdrop shot, great great great 😀 and I love Julia’s hair, absolutely gorgeous curls 🙂 Wonderful blog JP! Thanks for delivering another gorgeous session, and CONGRATS JULIA AND GREG!!!!!

  10. That black & white pic ……. magazine material tells the whole story ! just beautiful , all of them

  11. These photos are unreal! I knew Julia (Julie) back when we were in middle school…and to see these photos of her now is so great. She is still as beautiful as always. The emotion is literally leaping right off of the screen. I love it!

  12. Beautiful pictures!!! Absolutely loved the teary-eyed first look 🙂 And we’ll be seeing the lacoste robes again…I got the same gift for my bridesmaids, but in all different colors!