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There is something SO rewarding about your clients really GETTING what you’re trying to do with your business. The goal of my business isn’t to sell a bunch of marked up stuff and then move on to the next wedding… the goal is to form relationships with my couples and give them an amazing experience that blesses them and leaves them with awesome images of their wedding day! To me, having awesome friendships with my clients is 100x more valuable than any package price. So when we saw Andrew and Katie at Huey and Natalie’s wedding and Andrew said that he couldn’t wait to see us in a week because we felt like old friends, I melted! That’s the goal! That’s why Michael and I absolutely love doing what we do! We have the privilege of meeting the most amazing couples and then we get to celebrate their wedding day with them AND be the ones capturing precious moments! It’s quite an honor!!!

Andrew and Katie are such perfect examples of couples that we adore working with. Their energy and excitement is contagious and their love is so genuine. Their wedding day was so perfect… despite the torrential downpour that happened right as we were walking out of the door for the First Look! I told Katie, like I tell all brides, “It’s going to pass over and be totally ok!”.  Do I really know that it’s going to be ok? No. But in this case, I was right!! The storm passed just in time to give us AWESOME light and dark blue clouds. So perfect!!

Andrew and Katie were married on a family friend’s property overlooking a quaint lake. The photo opts were endless and as the toasts were wrapping up, I noticed a patch of light behind the tent and a strange MIST coming from the creek! It looked magical! I anxiously waited for the toasts to finish and then I told Andrew and Katie that if we didn’t take portraits over there, I would never forgive myself! It was just too beautiful! So they very willingly snuck out of the reception for about 15 minutes for some “glowy light” portraits and I love them for it! Katie is a photographer and so I KNOW she cares about her portraits! They turned out beautifully! Their whole DAY turned out beautifully! The random rain gave us a scare but it was nothing short of perfection.

Andrew and Katie, we just love you two! Thank you for allowing us to come all the way to the mountains of PA for your amazing wedding! We are honored that we were the ones you chose to be there! I hope you’re enjoying your awesome CRUISE on the Breakaway!! (We’re slightly jealous… ok we’re really jealous!). Enjoy reliving your day through this post!!

Ok, if you already loved Katie’s dress, you’re about to love it even more! It was custom made by one of her talented bridesmaids!!! Not only was this dress custom made but her second dress was custom made as well! Madeline Gruen you are amazing!!!

This is her grandma’s necklace and each stone represents a grandchild! 

So lovely!!!

Stunning!!!!!

Please notice Andrews hands! I think he was excited!! :)

The light was AWESOME because of the rain! 

Love!

Gorgeous Katie, just gorgeous! 

This is a sweet moment but Katie’s face is the BEST!! So happy! 

Married!! 

A favorite!!

And then there was an impromptu Lion King singalong initiated from the groomsmen! AWESOME!

And then there was the MIST!!!! AH!! Love these! 

Love! 

Headed to the party!!!

That sun! Just perfect! 

They are just too much fun! :)

Root Beer floats!!

Dress | Madeline Gruen, New York 
Florals | Dingman’s Flowers

Venue | Wind Swept Farm
DJ | DJ Vulkan, brides brother
Videography | Birdhouse Productions, Natalie Wallace
Cakes | Cinderellie’s Sweets
Catering | Pamela’s Traveling Feast
Bridesmaids |  j. crew, mod cloth, express & Madeline Gruen: New York
Groom Attire | US Navy & Jos. A. Bank
Invitations | Dave Fauvell
 
 
 
 
xoxo, Katelyn
29 Comments Weddings
  1. Sabrina reply

    AHHHH!!!! Katelyn! Michael! Katie!! Andrew!! What an amazing day!! The images are gorgeous and I can’t stop looking at them! Katie, I’m so excited for you guys and this next adventure you’re going on. The best part is that you get to go TOGETHER! Congrats, friend!!

  2. rachel reply

    GORGEOUS GORGEOUS GORGEOUS!!!!! 3 dresses love it! love them all and love the photos of course Katelyn!

  3. Natalie reply

    This is seriously one of the most beautiful weddings that I’ve ever seen! Katie and Andrew – You both look AMAZING! So radiant, so in love! And those dresses… Took my breath away! LOVE!!!!!

  4. Kristina w. reply

    The bride had three dresses! (Or maybe two plus a skirt?) and they’re all fantastic! the mist pictures are sooooo great katelyn! I love them!

  5. Anna K. reply

    and I cried!!! Every single one of these photos is stunning! Katie you couldn’t have looked prettier, I’m obsessed with your short hair and birdcage veil, you and Andrew look SO happy!!! I am just so excited for you two!!! Xoxo! Katelyn- AMAZING job as always!!!

  6. Rebekah Carter reply

    Ahh, her dress is just so perfect! And those mist pictures are to-die-for! Both the bride & groom have the cutest facial expressions in all of these pictures. Looks like a really fun wedding!

  7. Kat reply

    I love the picture where she is wearing his hat!!! So cute :)

  8. Gail reply

    What I love about this wedding is that, while all the fun details are there, what this day appears to be about most is love.

  9. Stephen reply

    Crazy, Craziness, Insane, AWESOMENESS~~~~!!!!!!!!!!

  10. Allie reply

    Gorgeous! LOVE THAT MIST! Can I have some, please :)

  11. Christy Tyler reply

    Those sunset images in the mist are killing me!!! OH WOW. So beautiful! Katie you’re a stunning bride!! Congrats you guys!!

  12. Elizabeth reply

    wow her dresses reminded me something from the 1950’s she has such a beautiful look from that era. you did an awesome job — way to many favorites to pick from!!!!

  13. Beth reply

    SO SO SO SO BEAUTIFUL!!!! Congrats Katie!!!!! :)

  14. Lena reply

    The mist pictures are absolutely to die for!

  15. Kathryn Grace reply

    THE MIST PICTURES. L.O.V.E.

  16. Rebekah Hoyt reply

    Gorgeous! Those shots in the mist are amazing!! Katie, you look beautiful! Congratulations! :)

  17. molly stillman reply

    these are just amazing!

  18. jamie reply

    those mist images are amazing!! and the detail shots just to die for. my fav detail shots of yours to date. Well done! :)

  19. Carrie logan reply

    100% completely and utterly gorgeous. start to finish beautiful :) so so so so x 10000 happy for you katie!!!!! i LOVE these katelyn :) you’re amazing.

  20. Dajuan reply

    The misty bride & groom images amazing!

  21. Katie reply

    Katelyn & Michael… Words cannot describe how amazing these are! You two made our day even more incredible than we could have ever imagined! We love these images and we love you two!!!!!!!!!!

  22. Brittany reply

    I literally gasped on those portraits Katelyn! Absolutely gorgeous!!!!! Congrats to a beautiful couple.

  23. Kimber Wassenberg reply

    Oh my goodness I almost missed this post! This is amazing! Their portraits in the mist are absolutely s.t.u.n.n.i.n.g!!!!!!!! I love how happy Katie and Andrew are together…the love just flows through every picture! And the bride’s first dress…wow! I love it!

  24. Sarah Adams reply

    a favorite, FOR SURE!!!!! Katelyn, Your eye for beauty is just amazing. I love those shots in the mist. Incredible!!!

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