Steve and Kristen are the kindest, most deserving couple I know. I feel so honored to have been part of their day. If you missed their engagement session, check it out!
My trusty girl, Justina Roberts was with the guys in the morning so I got to hang with the ladies.
Talk about bridal beauty. WOAH, Kristen!
I LOVED this bridal party - LOVED.
The girls were hilarious, the guys were kind & laid back.
It was a pleasure to photograph this group.
One of my fav bridal party shots ever!
It was a rainy day in Cleveland. I love the mood rain gives to a photo from the dark skies to the puddles.
Colored lights, big smiles - this shot is my fav. :)
Lots of favorites at this wedding. One of my all time favorite cake shots. I can see their great-grandkids looking at the genuine smiles in this photo. It gives me all the feels!
Steve & Kristen, I will forever remember you as two of the sweetest people I've gotten to meet. Keep on smiling and loving each other so well. You are lovely inside and out.
Hair & Makeup: Zen Metro Spa
Florist: Hosanna Designs
DJ: Scott Loehrke, East Reed Entertainment
Cake: Wild Flour Bakery
Wedding Dress: Leonardo's Bridal Boutique
Bridesmaids Dresses: Catan's Fashions
Ceremony: St. James Catholic Church
Reception: Columbia Ballroom
What was the most memorable moment of your day?
Kristen: The most memorable part of my day was walking down the aisle and seeing Steve at the end of it. It was a long time coming, but so worth the wait! I also loved our first dance and hearing all the hilarious and heartfelt toasts from our family and friends.
Steve: Besides dancing with my family to Barry White in front of all of our guests, the most memorable moment of the day was watching my absolutely beautiful wife walking down the aisle and knowing that I am the luckiest man to be able to spend the rest of my life with her.
Any advice for future brides & grooms?
Just enjoy the process and try not to sweat the little things. Everything won't be perfect (it was 90 degrees with thunderstorms on our wedding day), but just remember the most important thing is you get to marry your best friend! The rest is just details.
Most hilarious moment?
The bridal party entrance into the reception was amazing. Everyone came up with very unique ways to enter the room including a piggy-back ride, "The Bernie" and an almost failed attempt at leap frog!
What is the best thing you did in preparation of your big day?
We gave ourselves plenty of time to plan our wedding (a year and a half). This made the planning process much less stressful and more fun. We were able to really enjoy the process together and incorporate everything we wanted at the same time.
Where did you honeymoon?
We went to Arenal Nayara and Secrets Papagayo in Costa Rica!