Archive for 'Weddings'

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“Katie first laid eyes on Derek in 1992 during Wheeling Park High School speech team tryouts. He was in the hallway doing impersonations. She thought it was cute. (Twenty-three years later, little has changed.)  “Shortly thereafter, Katie asked Derek to the Sadie Hawkins dance. The dance was in February. She asked in November. She wanted […]

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Thank you to WV Living magazine for featuring Justine and Chris’ beautiful wedding at Feisley Tree Farm in their Spring/Summer 2015 issue. Thank you to David Smith and Lisa Garrison for their assistance the day of the wedding.        Flowers by Bellisima, Simply Beautiful Flowers.

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Kelly and Damian live in Chicago but elected Wheeling, West Virginia as their destination wedding location.  They chose Wheeling because Kelly’s grandmother lives here, and Kelly didn’t want to take a chance of her not being part of the day.  Mrs. Carenbauer is her last living grandparent.  At the rehearsal, Kelly’s mother Anne reminded me that my […]

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“Oh Lovers, Where are you going? Who are you looking for? Your beloved is right here. She lives in your own neighborhood. Her face is veiled,  She hides behind screens calling for you,  while you search and lose yourself in the wilderness and the desert. Cease looking for flowers that are blooming in the garden […]

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Thank you to WV WEDDINGS for having me as a contributor to the magazine’s Spring/Summer 2014 feature article, which highlighted courthouses around the state.  I photographed the lovely Laura Fox at the Tyler County Courthouse in Middlebourne, West Virginia.

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How amazing to meet people like this in the world.  Megan and Scott are world travelers.  They’re arm in arm fighting the good fight.  They currently live in Palau, Scott working in legal justice and Megan in social health.   They found a common meeting place for their friends and family to gather for their […]

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Last year at this time, I was headed to The Greenbrier for Whitney Ray and Hampton Rose’s wedding.  One year prior to that, I had also headed south, spending New Year’s Eve photographing Caroline Rose and Greg Van Wie’s wedding.  Caroline is Hampton’s sister.  Part of the fortune of this work is getting to know […]

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Annie and Abhay met in college at Point Park in Pittsburgh. Abhay’s brother Halavah, who stood as his best man, introduced the two of them almost a decade ago. He and Annie were friends. Both Annie and Abhay have connections or roots to West Virginia, which is where they chose to return for a weekend of wedding celebration at Sandscrest Retreat Center in Wheeling.