Last Saturday I joined the fabulous Randi Voss for Angie and Alex’s wedding day. We started the day at Angie’s grandmother’s house in Connoquenessing, which is a bit north of Pittsburgh. I think Connoquenessing is pretty fun to say and am eager for opportunities to drop it into conversation.
A couple days before the wedding I received a new grid spot I’d ordered, and was excited to try it out. So I used it on some of the very first images of the day, including the one below on the left of Angie’s dress. A grid spot is a light modifier that attaches to the flash head, and creates a narrow beam of directional light with soft-edged shadows. I love the dramatic effect.
Angie makes her way into her dress. She asked “remind me why I bought such a puffy dress?” Simple answer: because she looked stunning in it!
Angie’s flowers – gorgeous! (And I’m using the grid spot again.)
Right behind the church where Angie and Alex had their ceremony was a perfect area for some post-ceremony pictures. We were going to stop at Moraine State Park, but this place was perfect – there was no need.
Angie and Alex’s reception was at Scottish Rite Cathedral in New Castle, about an hour and a half from Pittsburgh.
Probably my favorite of the day… flower girl Emma.
It was a great pleasure to be able to capture this next series. This was not Angie and Alex’s first dance, but actually a little later in the evening. I’ve noticed that I very rarely see the bride and groom together on the dance floor after their first dance as they’re so busy visiting with friends and family. So I was touched to see Angie and Alex taking a moment for themselves and seeing how clearly wrapped up and enthralled with each other they are.
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