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Ss. Robert and William Catholic Church & Normandy Wedding – Rachel + Bill

Rachel and Bill were married on a lovely Saturday in June. The day started out at Deanne's Hair & Spa where the girls got their hair and makeup done. Then it was off to Ss. Robert and William Catholic Church in Euclid for the "I Do's." The bridal party then made their way to our studio courtesy of A1 Mr. Limo for some wedding day portraits. The bridal party made an eye-catching entrance to reception at Normandy Party Center with bottle sparklers. Later in the even the bride's father sang a special song that left many in tears. Congratulations Rachel and Bill! Photography: Christopher Norris Photographers Dress: Demetrios Ceremony Venue: Ss. Robert and William Catholic Church Reception Venue: Normandy Party Center Flowers: Plant Magic Transportation: A1 Mr. Limo Cake: Cakes by Maria & Joe Videography: Direct Entertainment Entertainment: Nyte Flyte

Squaw Creek Country Club Wedding – Natasha + Travis

Natasha & Travis's big day actually started about a month earlier when Natasha came to our studio for a private pre-bridal session in her wedding dress. She had a hair & makeup trial run at her salon and scheduled her pre-bridal session for the same day. The wedding day at Squaw Creek Country Club started with an emotional first look on the golf course and then some wedding day portraits with families and the bridal party. The "I Do's" were held outside in a covered pavilion and then the party moved inside where friends and family danced the night away. Congratulations Natasha & Travis! Photography: Christopher Norris Photographers Venue: Squaw Creek Country Club Dress: Demetrio's Florist: Connellys' Flowers Transportation: Jubilee Limousine Entertainment: Raise the Roof Entertainment

Windows on the River Wedding – Sara + Tom

Sara and Tom's wedding day started at our studio with some preparation pictures and a private "first Look" moment. We then got started with lots of formal portraits and some fun outdoor shots including a recreation of the "Bridesmaids" movie promo shot. We then traveled downtown to North Coast Harbor with a quick stop at First Energy Stadium and then down to The Flats for some pictures before the ceremony. That is if they can get past the scary sharks in the aquarium! The ceremony and reception took place at the historic FirstEnergy Powerhouse which was built in 1892 with gorgeous views of the Cleveland skyline and bridges. Sara and Tom danced to Muse's "Madness" and then escaped for a few night shots with guests partied inside. Congratulations Sara & Tom! Photography: Christopher Norris Photographers Dress: Catan Fashion's Florist: Mai-Ly Nguyen Venue: Windows on the River Transportation: First Class Limos Cake: Wild Flour Entertainment: Jerry Bruno Productions

St. Patrick’s Church & Tudor Arms Wedding – Sarah + Kevin

Black tie/vintage was the theme Sarah and Kevin chose for their fall wedding.  The day started with preparation and a first look at the historic Tudor Arms Hotel.  The hotel was built in 1933 has been painstakingly restored to in order to preserve its status as a historical landmark.  The couple and their bridal party then headed to the Palace Theater and to East 4th St. for some portraits. The ceremony was held at another historical landmark, St. Patrick's Church, Bridge Avenue; which was founded July 2, 1853.   Sarah's bouquet was adorned with several brooches and she wore jewelry all given to her by family members.  The ceremony ended with a bagpipe recessional and then it was back to the Tudor Arms for dinner and dancing! Congratulations Sarah and Kevin! Photography: Christopher Norris Photographers Ceremony:  St. Patrick's Church, Bridge Avenue Reception:  Tudor Arms Hotel Dress: Atlas Bridal Flowers: Prestige Floral Cake: Wild Flour Entertainment: TKO Transportation: A1 Limo

Perry, Ohio Wedding – Tara + Matt

Tara and Matt who have been friends since 2006, tied the knot on September 26th. The couple got married in Perry, Ohio and had an emotional first look at a local park. Tara wore earrings and a necklace given to her by Matt and her maid-of-honor's veil. The ceremony and reception were held at Perry Senior Center. After the "I Do's" the couple took a stroll along the lake to watch the sunset. Congratulations Tara and Matt!!! Photography: Christopher Norris Photographers Venue: Perry Senior Center Dress: Expressions Bridal

Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist & Renaissance Cleveland Hotel Wedding – Amanda + Kevin

Amanda and Kevin were married on September 27, 2014. The day started at the Renaissance Cleveland Hotel where everyone got ready. Amanda shared an emotional moment with her father as he saw her in her wedding dress for the first time. Then it was off to Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist to say their "I Do's!" After the ceremony, the bridal party traveled to Severance Hall for formal portraits with a quick stop for some pictures under the “GE Chandelier,” the world’s largest, permanent outdoor chandelier at Playhouse Square. Once pictures were done, it was back to the gorgeous Grand Ballroom at the Renaissance Cleveland Hotel to party! Congratulations Amanda & Kevin! Photography: Christopher Norris Photographers Dress: Catan Fashions Wedding Planner: Brenda Kucinski Florist: Stephen Tokar Venues: Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist & Renaissance Cleveland Hotel Transportation: A1 Limo Cake: Michael Angelo's Bakery Entertainment: Jerry Bruno Production's

Tom’s Country Place Wedding – Lisa + John

A match made online - Lisa & John were married on August 16, 2014. Lisa chose to do a pre-bridal session at our studio prior to the wedding day to test out her hair and makeup. The ceremony & reception were held at Tom's Country Place in Avon. Lisa's crafty mom made all of the wedding decor including the bouquets. Lisa's even lit up! The happy couple wanted a simple wedding celebrating with family and friends. Lisa was especially excited that her 94 year old Grandparents were able to attend! At the reception, Lisa and John had danced to Bryan Adams' Heaven and later in the evening Lisa and her bridemaids danced in their cowboy boots to Shania Twain's "Any Man of Mine. John planned their honeymoon to a surprise location, we hope you went somewhere fabulous! Congratulations!!! Dress: David's Bridal Photography: Christopher Norris Photographers Venue: Tom's Country Place Cake: Cakes by Nadine Entertainment: A Bride's DJ Transportation: American Limousine Service

Michaud’s Town ‘N’ Country Wedding – Sarah + Ben

Sarah and Ben who met while in the OSU Marching Band were married this past Saturday, August 9th. The happy couple and their families chose to their wedding day portraits at our studio, prior to their Michaud's ceremony. Sarah chose to be comfortable on her wedding day by sporting TOM'S shoes that were hand painted with sunflowers by her sister. The sunflower theme continued in the bridesmaids bouquets and wedding decor. Ceremony and reception were both held at Michaud's Town 'N' Country in Strongsville. The ceremony ended with a Jewish tradition of Ben "breaking a glass" to honor his faith. Sarah and Ben danced to "Stolen" by Dashboard Confessional and guessed had fun in the photo booth. Congrats Sarah & Ben!!! Dress: Joan's Bridal Couture Venue: Michaud's Town 'N' Country Photography: Christopher Norris Photographers Entertainment: Freddie James Cake: Gina Branch

Valley View Wedding – Lindsay + Wayne

Lindsay & Wayne who met back in 2008 were married on a lovely August afternoon.    The couple chose to get all of their wedding day portraits done prior to the ceremony, so the day started with preparations at our studio.  Lindsay made all of the bouquets out of paper and hers included pages from her favorite book "Pride and Prejudice."    Her gorgeous engagement ring and wedding band were both family heirlooms.  In keeping with the casual & fun vibe of this outdoor wedding, the bridal party all wore Converse.  No aching feet at the end of the night!  The ceremony was held at Valley View Woods Park and the reception took place at the bride and groom's home.  Prior to getting the festivities started, Lindsay and Wayne planted a Sycamore tree in honor of their big day.  Guests dined on BBQ & cupcakes and partied under the stars.  Congratulations Lindsay & Wayne! Dress: David's Bridal Photography: Christopher Norris Photographers Entertainment: Good Vibrations Food: Old Carolina Barbecue Company Cake: Save Room

Friend’s Church & Brennan’s Wedding – Jennifer + Michael

It was a lovely July afternoon for Jennifer & Michael's wedding. Friends and family gathered at North Olmsted Evangelical Friends Church where the couple said their "I Do's!" After the nuptials everyone in attendance celebrated with a group shot outside of the church. The bridal party traveled back to our studio for some formal studio portraits and fun outdoor wedding portraits that showed off the bold wedding colors and colorful daisy bouquets. The fun continued at Brennan's Banquet Center where guests dined and danced the night away. Congratulations Jennifer and Michael! Dress: David's Bridal Church: North Olmsted Evangelical Friends Church Reception: Brennan's Banquet Center Florist: Brown & Pleasance Photography: Christopher Norris Photographers Entertainment: Audio Extreme