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It is easy for me to write about Dana and DJ’s wedding. I had the best time getting to know them over the last year. We had a great relationship since Nicki and I photographed weddings for each of Dana’s two sisters, Sara and Casey, over the last few years. We had a mutual respect for each other and appreciation for great photography during the busy wedding day schedule.

Dana and DJ were married at St John Capistran Catholic Church in Pittsburgh. After the ceremony, we all traveled to the shaded tunnel under the David L. Lawrence Convention Center for some bridal portraits. I appreciated the shaded area to beat the heat, and it seemed as though the lights were tinted pink just to match the bridesmaids dresses. Everyone had a great time at the reception at  The Westin Convention Center with lots and lots of dancing and celebrating.

Many thanks to Nicki for her help in photographing this wonderful family on three different, very important days.

Congratulations, Dana and DJ!!!

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  • Casey R.August 22, 2016 - 13:04

    Randi– these are great per the usual!

  • MeganAugust 23, 2016 - 16:00

    Beautiful pictures, wedding and a wonderful couple!

  • diane j fowlerAugust 24, 2016 - 13:39

    GREAT PHOTOS . SO AWESOME . WISH I WAS THERE .

  • Diane FowlerAugust 24, 2016 - 13:42

    LOVE THE PHOTOS BEAUTIFUL AWESOME

  • TamaAugust 25, 2016 - 08:37

    Looks like you had a wonderful wedding. Dj you look so handsome and Dana you looked so beautiful. Enjoy every minute of everyday together. Dj remember happy wife, happy life! Congratulations to the both of you.

Julie and Brian were married at The University Club at the University of Pittsburgh. At their unplugged ceremony, it was a treat to see the guests enjoying the procession and the ceremony without obstructed faces. I particularly enjoyed seeing some guests turning around to see Brian’s face as Julie walked down the aisle.

Following a short portrait session just outside of the club, Julie and Brian entered the reception hall to huge applause as they shared their choreographed first dance. After dinner, everyone (myself included) enjoyed wonderful entertainment by The Company Band. They kept the dance floor full all evening until Julie and Brian made their getaway!

Thank you, Nicki, for all of your help photographing this beautiful wedding.

Congratulations, Julie and Brian!

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Kara and Brandon had a fairy tale for a wedding day. Kara looked like a princess as she walked down the aisle at St Mary of the Mount. Together, the newlyweds posed for portraits in sunny Schenley Park before celebrating at the reception at The Grand Concourse.

Planner Natasha Brody of Hello Productions brought everything together beautifully!

Thanks to Ryan for his hard work and photographs at this wonderful wedding.

Congratulations, Kara and Brandon!

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I’ve known Ryan for almost fifteen years. As I transitioned into my work as a wedding photographer, he always said he would hire me to photograph his own wedding. “I already have the photographer, I just need the bride,” and now he has both! I couldn’t have felt more honored to photograph the wedding of such wonderful friends!

Ashley and Ryan were married at Calvary United Methodist Church on Pittsburgh’s North Side. They wisely opted for portraits outside of the church before traveling to their reception. Upon making their entrance into their reception, Ryan and Ashley cut the cake. Ryan surprised Ashley by cutting it with the power saw that he uses often in his work as a contractor. Hilarious! I had a great time at this wedding seeing the joyful faces of people I’ve known for many years.

Many, many thanks to Nicki for helping me to capture this day.

Congratulations, Ashley and Ryan!!

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Kelly and Tim have already moved to new cities together, traveled a lot, and now they are planning their wedding for next April. Now they’re living in Baltimore, but I met them at Mellon Park during a weekend visit to Pittsburgh to take their engagement photos.

I am always humbled and honored when I’m chosen to be the wedding photographer for the same family. I’m already excited to see Kristen and John and Ashely and Justin at their wedding. Hopefully, it is as close to I get to a repeat customer.

Congratulations, Kelly and Tim!

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  • Christina MontemurroJune 15, 2016 - 13:40

    Mellon Park and the North Shore, my two favorite locations! Beautiful photos of this lovely couple.

  • Ken M.June 21, 2016 - 20:19

    It’s great that you were able to capture such candid, unplanned shots of Tim and Kelly using a hidden camera. Don’t understand why they were showing affection in the middle of a bridge though. Seems pretty dangerous to me! I hope no cars were damaged as the drivers attempted to dodge the couple in the middle of the bridge.

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