Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Wedding Story: Melissa and Michael

Melissa and Michael came to us later in the year but wow, we are so glad they found us :)! What a sweet couple that came with sweet friends and family. These two had the privilege of being the first ceremony and reception in the Grande Marquise Ballroom in Garner (if you contact them, tell them we sent you their way). The decorations were festive and dramatic and the staff seemed easy to work with.


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Flower girls need pretty hair too :)

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Mom giving the bride her shoes

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It was REALLY cold that day so I was proud
that the girls braved the chilly winds and smiled!

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Sweet ring bearer and flower girl moment...

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The ballroom is housed in the same building as a jeweler and a spa. The girls and the family were held in the jewelry store as they waited to process into the ceremony. The flower girl was in awe of all the shiny things and asked if we were in a toy store. One of the grown up girls immediately said "Well, this is a big girl toy store"

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It's time!

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MARRIED! And Happy :)

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A regal entrance to the reception...

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When I saw this shot that David captured from the first Daddy Daughter dance,
it made me want to make out with him. Seriously.

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What a lucky girl! Melissa got to dance with her Dad and her StepDad.


The kids dominated the dance floor...

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The flower girl strikes again with being SODARNCUTE!
She found Melissa's shoes and was on her way outta there :)

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I LOVE the affect here...
my off camera lights dropped a flash and it makes this image so much more dramatic.

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My view:

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David's view:

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Michael and Melissa: Thank you so much for trusting us to tell your story! We loved braving the cold with you guys and enjoying all the wonderful people, food and memories that happened on your wedding day!!


the.indie.image said...

awwwwww great job Ashley and David! I sooo wish I could have been there too! What a cool place.. love the red lights!

Melissa and Michael said...

You both are soooo awesome!! I am so glad Rebecca told us about you. We couldn't be happier with the pictures you have posted!! We can't thank you enough for all you both did.