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Congratulations Samantha & Jake | Nashville Wedding Photographer – Pennsylvania wedding

June 10, 2015

Samantha and Jake are two of the sweetest people I’ve ever met.  They are best friends that are so genuinely in love.  This was obvious to me during their engagement session on the North Shore in Pittsburgh (I just realized that I never blogged about that shoot – so I will soon!).  They are such happy people and I’m so glad I’ve had the chance to get to know them.  🙂  Their wedding was such a BLAST! I just adored her bridesmaids – they were stunning and classy in their coral gowns and blue sapphire jewelry.  The groomsmen were super handsome and a really great group of guys.  After their ceremony, we went to Washington and Jefferson’s college campus for portraits.  Sam and Jake are both alumnus, so it was very meaningful for them.  They danced the night away at the Hilton Doubletree in Washington, PA.    I loved seeing the groomsmen dancing with the little kids at the reception.  That melts my heart a little.  There are so many moments I can talk about and gush over, but I’ll just let the photos speak for themselves.  I hope you enjoy!

Thanks to my girl, Heather, from Heather Krah Photography for working with me on this wedding (awesome groomsmen portraits! ).

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An absolute beauty (inside and out)

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Cutie Pies

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Angelic.

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I’m so glad we ventured into Old Main.  These are some of my favorite wedding portraits ever.

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I’m obsessed with these bouquets!!

Malone’s Flower Shop

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The lovliest ladies in town

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Samantha – you are a vision!!

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This dip was spontaneous and AMAZING!  Go Jake!

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This cake! Holy moly!  It’s amazing!  Bethel Bakery
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Parent dances make me cry

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Toasts make me cry

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Grandma on the dance floor is MY FAVORITE!!

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…and just 2 behind the scenes shots  😉

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Thank you so much for having me!!  xoxo

  1. Ashley says:

    You captured this beautifully!!! She was absolutely stunning. Loved her bouquet too. Looks like the perfect day!

  2. Monica says:

    gorgeous wedding!

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