Ashley & Mike – 05.23.09

When I spoke to Ashley on the phone about a week ago to discuss her wedding day schedule, I could really tell that she and Mike had put a lot of time and effort into planning their wedding. And when Chris and I arrived at the Westfields Marriott yesterday to shoot their big day, we witnessed their vision fall into place! The details were fantastic, and we had a great time capturing everything for them.

We started out by grabbing a few shots of everyone getting ready:



And of course, I have to spend some time on the bride’s fabulous details:



How ridiculously good-looking are these two?!

Ashley’s dress was just exquisite.

The flower arrangements for both the ceremony and the reception, and for Ashley’s and Mike’s bridal party were so luxurious! Check out the huppah:


And these bouquets:


I love the expression on Ashley’s face!

Stunning, you two!

Okay, again with the flowers. I really had fun photographing these! And the lighting totally transformed the ballroom at the Marriott.


Ashley and Mike provided a few lounge areas around the dance floor for their guests.


Chris grabbed this beautiful moody shot of the first dance:

And then the dance floor was packed all night long:

Ashley and Mike – Chris and I are so happy for you two and we had a great time yesterday! We hope you have a wonderful time on your honeymoon!

  • TonyMay 25, 2009 - 12:34 am

    Beautiful wedding photos, I really like them!

  • AndreaMay 25, 2009 - 10:20 am

    Beeaaauuttiful shots!! What a gorgeous couple! My fav is that shoe shot with the earrings….perfect!!!

  • Eileen BroderickMay 25, 2009 - 9:55 pm

    Susan–these are great. As usual, you are The Detail Queen. I love ’em all. That couch for the bouquet was heaven sent, eh?! Their reception was amazing–crazy lighting and furniture–had a very cool, club-like feel. You nailed the lighting for those dance floor shots! Love the image of them exiting the ceremony , the emotion is perfect!

  • Terri HarrisMay 26, 2009 - 12:29 pm

    WOW! Absolutely stunning! And I expected nothing less from you guys. Looks like the party was on, too! Beautiful!

    Terri Harris

  • ArminMay 26, 2009 - 9:08 pm

    Nice wedding you captured Susan! Looked like a fun event!

  • Jaci ClarkMay 27, 2009 - 10:19 am

    Fantastic images, Susan! I am in love with her dress. Beautiful details, beautiful couple and beautiful pictures! Great job!

    Cheers,
    Jaci

  • cindyMay 27, 2009 - 12:02 pm

    Hey sus! What a lovely couple and venue! Great job!

  • Kristen GardnerMay 27, 2009 - 1:01 pm

    I love the details and lighting in all of these shots! What a beautiful couple. Wonderful job, Susan!! The bride and groom are going to LOVE these.

  • Amy MartinMay 27, 2009 - 6:15 pm

    Great job Susan! I love the reception lighting… I wish everyone would invest in that!! 🙂

  • emilyMay 28, 2009 - 11:19 am

    your detail shots are always amazing… I love that shoe shot!
    gorgeous job!

  • Chelsea NicoleMay 29, 2009 - 3:00 am

    Wow, gorgeous details. And I also love the dance floor shots at the reception! You do such beautiful work Susan. 🙂

  • BriMay 29, 2009 - 10:18 pm

    this is one of my favourites 🙂

  • Fabuluxe PhotosMay 30, 2009 - 5:22 pm

    Nice, Chic Wedding with lots of beautiful details. You did an amazing job!

  • pamela telgenhoffMay 31, 2009 - 2:53 pm

    Susan these are just beautiful! You captured the emotion of the day so well. Beautiful couple and GREAT photography!

  • Jeff BarkerMay 31, 2009 - 11:26 pm

    I love the use of red. Amazing. Very nice work.

  • leslie biggarJune 2, 2009 - 7:24 pm

    awesome work. I love all the details!

  • Karen (Mikols) BonarJune 20, 2009 - 6:27 pm

    wow.wow.wow.

    STUNNING locations! So beautiful!

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