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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.

Sara is a brave woman. A few years ago, she traveled from Pittsburgh to visit her friends in South Carolina. Her friends had told her they had “met [her] future husband” and had set her up on a blind date. What’s the harm of going on a blind date in another city? If it doesn’t work out, you don’t have to see the other person. But, if it does, like it did for Sara and Nathan, then you’re instantly in a long distance relationship. For these two, things did more than work out…

Sara and Nathan were married at Saint Bonaventure Parish. Sara’s dad walked her down the aisle, then immediately changed clothes to serve as the Deacon in the service. His thoughtful words for the couple continued the waves of laughter and tears that had been sweeping over them all day. After the touching service, we all traveled to The University Club to celebrate their marriage with their many visiting family and friends.

Many thanks to Nicki for her hard work and photographs from this beautiful wedding day.

Congratulations, Sara and Nathan!

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Lauren and Jimmy were dating when they discovered they had both, individually purchased the same couch. While it is common for couples to disagree on furniture choices, they had independently selected the same piece for their apartments without knowing it. Even though it was a different color, it seemed like clear indication that they should be married!

Lauren and Jimmy were married in a ceremony in the Omni William Penn Hotel in downtown Pittsburgh. Lauren and Jimmy were excited to see all of their friends from different parts of their lives in one place–family and friends from childhood, college, graduate school, internships, and work! Prior to the ceremony, we took as many of the portraits as possible so Lauren and Jimmy could attend their cocktail hour. They celebrated their vows with their friends and family at the reception with help from DJ Sam Crawford.

Planning their wedding while living in Seattle wasn’t ideal, but they had some awesome vendors to help them out. Lauren’s makeup was done by Simone Jene Makeup and her flowers were by Sapphire and Lace Design. I had some help too! It was my pleasure to photograph this wedding with Christina.

Congratulations, Lauren and Jimmy!

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