Chimney Rock Farm Coral and Navy Wedding | Christa + Ian

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This wedding was one-of-a-kind... the sort of celebration that is crafted by fate. Christa and Ian met online but strangely and uniquely, I know them both from two different parts of my life. Christa and I went to high school together and I know Ian from our time at Penn State and his battle with cancer. Yep, cancer.

At 22 months old, Ian was diagnosed with neuroblastoma, an aggressive form of childhood cancer. In 2011, Ian and I both stood on our feet, awake for 46 hours to raise money for childhood cancer awareness and research through Penn State THON along with 700+ other students and supported by more than 15,000 student volunteers. At the time of his diagnosis, Ian was given just a 15% chance at a normal life. But you know what is totally normal and such a blessing?! GETTING MARRIED!

On Saturday, he and Christa shared their marriage vows and promised each other forever. Christa is a radiant, kind and thoughtful woman (Ian, you're a lucky guy!). She wore a stunning gown with a peach toned underlay and gorgeous lace detailing. They were so excited to be married that they literally RAN back down the aisle at the end of their ceremony. RAN. Like 100 mph at me while cheering and beaming. It was so fun!

Ian and Christa are a perfect match and I am just so excited for these two. They deserve the world. I wish them all the blessings that life has to offer as they take on many new adventures together. Enjoy some of my favorite shots from their wedding day!

WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY: Savannah Smith Photography | PHOTOGRAPHER’S ASSISTANT: Kristin Buckley | VENUE: Chimney Rock Farms | FLORALS: Everyone Deserves Flowers. | HAIR STYING: Hair by Kelsey Laird | MAKEUP ARTISTRY: Lauren Rusnak | VIDEOGRAPHY: Cole Brungart | CATERING: Mission BBQ | COCKTAIL HOUR ITALIAN ICE: Rita’s | OFFICIANT: Pastor Carlos Kelly | DJ: Rockin’ Rich

Pink and Gold, Glamorous Lancaster Wedding | Meg + Logan

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I'm so excited to share this wedding with all of you! As a pink-obsessed photographer, this was a day sent from heaven for me! Meg and Logan shared their vows on 08.18.18 with their families and closest friends and it was such a lovely day. 

Meg and Logan are both clearly very thoughtful people. There were so many meaningful gift exchanges throughout their day, she shared a really special dance with her uncle and he put a lot of time into the lighting and sound (his specialty!) for their celebration. This wedding was glamorous with lots of little, meaningful design touches like the photos of the couple on each dinner table. Meg was very emotional throughout the day and you could tell this was a dream-come-true moment for both of them. 

I could gush all day about the bridesmaids dresses, Meg's gorgeous wedding gown and the bouquets that my friend and florist crush, Amanda of everyone deserves flowers., crafted. How can you not be filled with joy when looking at these incredible peonies!? I'm so excited to share some of my favorite shots from Meg and Logan's wedding day with all of you. 

 

SECOND PHOTOGRAPHER: Cait Kramer Photography | DAY OF COORDINATION: Staci Stayer | FLORALS: everyone deserves flowers. | CEREMONY VENUE: Holy Trinity Catholic Church | RECEPTION VENUE: The Ware Center | RECEPTION COORDINATION: Wes Bullock | CATERING: SEI Catering | BRIDESMAIDS DRESSES: Christina Wu from Blush Bridal | GROOM AND GROOMSMEN ATTIRE: Central PA Tuxedo | BRIDAL GOWN: Morilee by Madeline Gardner from Bella Rose Bridal Boutique (formerly Weddings By Paulette) | HAIR AND MAKEUP: Bombshell Brides | WELCOME SIGN: Pink Posies and Pearls | BRIDAL SHOES: Blue by Betsey Johnson