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Lynne and Aaron were married on May 28th, with a ceremony and reception at Lynne’s childhood home.

These two met 9 years ago in college on a special date that they believe showed the stars were all aligned: 06/07/08. When Lynne first saw Aaron, he was wearing a shirt that said “I (star of David) shiksas.” Shiksa, by the way, is a word for a non-Jewish woman. Lynne asked him for a lighter and told him that she was a shiksa, which got him laughing.

Later that same day, Lynne’s band ended up opening for Aaron’s, and they found themselves walking home together—to the same dorm! He asked for her number and left his guitar at her place because it was easier (and on the first floor). They ended up moving in together a few months later, during the summer between semesters.

Now, the two of them spend their time writing and playing music together. Lynne loves to practice yoga and study philosophy, and Aaron loves to code and produce electronic music.

The two of them have a bit of a hippie vibe, and that was apparent in the style of their wedding. It was a combination of Jewish and yoga philosophy influences, with plenty of music and celebrations of nature. Basically, they said, they wanted it to be a huge version of the parties they like to throw.

Lynne & Aaron’s Rustic Barn Wedding

When we arrived to document the “getting ready” pictures at the beginning of the day, we were floored by the beauty of Lynne’s childhood home. The house was full of antiques and vintage instruments, and there was plenty to photograph as Lynne got into her simple dress. She didn’t want to wear any shoes if the weather permitted, though we were a bit worried about the fact that the ground was so soggy after it had rained the day before. As for Aaron, he had a handsome tunic, complete with sandals look and an heirloom ring.

After a touching first look at the greenhouse, we headed out to the ceremony, where Lynne and Aaron had so many unique details incorporated into the day. Instead of walking down the center aisle, both of them walked around the pond, escorted by both of their parents as their friends played live music. They stood underneath a chuppah to be married and planted a small tree to signify their growing love. Aaron also broke a glass at the end of the ceremony.

We also loved that Lynne’s three nieces were able to be part of the ceremony. One was a bell ringer, ringing in the start of the ceremony, and the other two were the flower girl and the ringbearer.

After the ceremony, the two of them took some time just to themselves in the greenhouse, which we thought was a great idea. It’s so important to have time to soak in the feeling of the day after all.

During the reception, the guests sat under a big tent, with Moroccan-style floor seating on colorful pillows for half of the guests. Later on, they also had a ceremonial chair dance, though with the ground being as wet as it was, they had a few chairs sink in the mud!

Aaron & Lynne, thank you for the great experience of photographing your wedding. It was a blast being part of such a unique wedding, full of crazy fun dancing, unique outfits, and a location perfect for fun photography. But more importantly, we got to know your beautiful souls, and for that, we will always be grateful!

Lancaster Pennsylvania Barn wedding sanderson images

Lancaster Pennsylvania Barn wedding sanderson images

Lancaster Pennsylvania Barn wedding sanderson images

Lancaster Pennsylvania Barn wedding sanderson images

Lancaster Pennsylvania Barn wedding sanderson images

Lancaster Pennsylvania Barn wedding sanderson images

Lancaster Pennsylvania Barn wedding sanderson images

Lancaster Pennsylvania Barn wedding sanderson images

Lancaster Pennsylvania Barn wedding sanderson images

Lancaster Pennsylvania Barn wedding sanderson images

Lancaster Pennsylvania Barn wedding sanderson images

Lancaster Pennsylvania Barn wedding sanderson images

Lancaster Pennsylvania Barn wedding sanderson images

Lancaster Pennsylvania Barn wedding sanderson images

Lancaster Pennsylvania Barn wedding sanderson images

Lancaster Pennsylvania Barn wedding sanderson images

Lancaster Pennsylvania Barn wedding sanderson images

Lancaster Pennsylvania Barn wedding sanderson images

Lancaster Pennsylvania Barn wedding sanderson images

Lancaster Pennsylvania Barn wedding sanderson images

Lancaster Pennsylvania Barn wedding sanderson images

Lancaster Pennsylvania Barn wedding sanderson images

Lancaster Pennsylvania Barn wedding sanderson images

Lancaster Pennsylvania Barn wedding sanderson images

Lancaster Pennsylvania Barn wedding sanderson images

Lancaster Pennsylvania Barn wedding sanderson images

Lancaster Pennsylvania Barn wedding sanderson images

Lancaster Pennsylvania Barn wedding sanderson images

 

Lancaster Pennsylvania Barn wedding sanderson images

Lancaster Pennsylvania Barn wedding sanderson images

Lancaster Pennsylvania Barn wedding sanderson images

Lancaster Pennsylvania Barn wedding sanderson images

Lancaster Pennsylvania Barn wedding sanderson images

Lancaster Pennsylvania Barn wedding sanderson images

Lancaster Pennsylvania Barn wedding sanderson images

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Lancaster Pennsylvania Barn wedding sanderson images

Lancaster Pennsylvania Barn wedding sanderson images

Lancaster Pennsylvania Barn wedding sanderson images

Lancaster Pennsylvania Barn wedding sanderson images

Lancaster Pennsylvania Barn wedding sanderson images

Lancaster Pennsylvania Barn wedding sanderson images

Lancaster Pennsylvania Barn wedding sanderson images

Lancaster Pennsylvania Barn wedding sanderson images

Lancaster Pennsylvania Barn wedding sanderson images

Lancaster Pennsylvania Barn wedding sanderson images

Lancaster Pennsylvania Barn wedding sanderson images

Lancaster Pennsylvania Barn wedding sanderson images

Lancaster Pennsylvania Barn wedding sanderson images

Lancaster Pennsylvania Barn wedding sanderson images

Lancaster Pennsylvania Barn wedding sanderson images

Lancaster Pennsylvania Barn wedding sanderson images

Lancaster Pennsylvania Barn wedding sanderson images

Lancaster Pennsylvania Barn wedding sanderson images

Vendors:

Caterer and Wedding Planner: Seedling & Sage 

Vintage furniture rental: Maggpie 

 

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Michelle and Brandon were married on July 7th, with a ceremony and reception at the Farm at Eagles Ridge

The two of them met a few years ago on Christian Mingle and started texting and talking over the phone. A few days later, Brandon decided to meet Michelle at a Ruby Tuesday’s near her house, and the two of them fell in love with each other’s hearts and their amazing faith. Now, they love to go on picnics, dig into their Bible studies, and go on adventures outdoors.

Faith and family is incredibly important to both Michelle and Brandon, and that was obvious from the very start of their day. We were touched when Michelle’s father presented her with a bracelet that she had given him when she was just five years old. He had kept it her whole life to give back to her at that moment; it was such a sweet, tender gesture.

Michelle’s gown and veil from Posh were simply exquisite. The way the lace complimented her fair features in such an ethereal way was magical. And her bouquet from Petals with Style was stunning in the way it tied her ensemble together. The soft greenery provided such an elegant touch, reflecting the delicate floral pattern in her veil. When combined with the bridesmaids’ soft pink dresses and simple bouquets of baby’s breath these ladies were the perfect balance of elegance and simplicity.

Brandon and Michelle wanted their day to be God-centered, reflecting the fact that they owed everything to God and that they wanted him to be the center of their lives and their new family. And, of course, they wanted to share this with the friends and family, which meant there were so many moments with the bridal party and their family in general that made for amazing, emotional, beautiful pictures. When you have such genuine people, pictures come easily. The pictures of the bride and groom together and with the bridal party were some of our favorites. There’s so much love in every image. It’s clear that Michelle and Brandon have a lot of love in their lives.

We also loved the fact that there was a fire pit and s’mores bar for the guests out in the back of the barn. It added just the right amount of personality and fun to the wedding. Topped off by a sparkler exit, it was everything that you could ask for in a barn wedding.

Michelle & Brandon, thank you for asking us to be part of your day. Thanks also to the wonderful people at the Farm at Eagles Ridge. It was a pleasure to work with you again. farm at eagles ridge wedding sanderson images farm at eagles ridge wedding sanderson images farm at eagles ridge wedding sanderson images farm at eagles ridge wedding sanderson images farm at eagles ridge wedding sanderson images farm at eagles ridge wedding sanderson images farm at eagles ridge wedding sanderson images farm at eagles ridge wedding sanderson images farm at eagles ridge wedding sanderson images farm at eagles ridge wedding sanderson images farm at eagles ridge wedding sanderson images farm at eagles ridge wedding sanderson images farm at eagles ridge wedding sanderson images farm at eagles ridge wedding sanderson images farm at eagles ridge wedding sanderson images farm at eagles ridge wedding sanderson images farm at eagles ridge wedding sanderson images farm at eagles ridge wedding sanderson images farm at eagles ridge wedding sanderson images farm at eagles ridge wedding sanderson images farm at eagles ridge wedding sanderson images farm at eagles ridge wedding sanderson images farm at eagles ridge wedding sanderson images farm at eagles ridge wedding sanderson images farm at eagles ridge wedding sanderson images farm at eagles ridge wedding sanderson images farm at eagles ridge wedding sanderson images farm at eagles ridge wedding sanderson images farm at eagles ridge wedding sanderson images farm at eagles ridge wedding sanderson images farm at eagles ridge wedding sanderson images farm at eagles ridge wedding sanderson images farm at eagles ridge wedding sanderson images farm at eagles ridge wedding sanderson images farm at eagles ridge wedding sanderson images farm at eagles ridge wedding sanderson images farm at eagles ridge wedding sanderson images farm at eagles ridge wedding sanderson images farm at eagles ridge wedding sanderson images farm at eagles ridge wedding sanderson images farm at eagles ridge wedding sanderson images farm at eagles ridge wedding sanderson images farm at eagles ridge wedding sanderson images farm at eagles ridge wedding sanderson images farm at eagles ridge wedding sanderson images farm at eagles ridge wedding sanderson images farm at eagles ridge wedding sanderson images farm at eagles ridge wedding sanderson images farm at eagles ridge wedding sanderson images farm at eagles ridge wedding sanderson images farm at eagles ridge wedding sanderson images farm at eagles ridge wedding sanderson images farm at eagles ridge wedding sanderson images farm at eagles ridge wedding sanderson images farm at eagles ridge wedding sanderson images farm at eagles ridge wedding sanderson images farm at eagles ridge wedding sanderson images farm at eagles ridge wedding sanderson images farm at eagles ridge wedding sanderson images farm at eagles ridge wedding sanderson images farm at eagles ridge wedding sanderson images farm at eagles ridge wedding sanderson images farm at eagles ridge wedding sanderson images farm at eagles ridge wedding sanderson images farm at eagles ridge wedding sanderson images farm at eagles ridge wedding sanderson images farm at eagles ridge wedding sanderson images farm at eagles ridge wedding sanderson images farm at eagles ridge wedding sanderson images farm at eagles ridge wedding sanderson images

Vendors:

First Class Entertainment- DJ Richard Curtis

Petals with Style– Florist

Posh– Wedding Gown 

Rettew’s Catering

Shawn Fisher- Video

Simply Events’ Day of Coordinator

 

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Kristi and Rob were married on May 20th, with a ceremony and reception at the Barn at Silverstone.

These two met about 5 years ago through a mutual friend, but it wasn’t until about a year later that they happened to move in next door to one another. They quickly became best friends, growing closer and closer until they realized that they were in love—and that was it. Now, they love to be outdoors, especially at the beach, and spend as much time as they can together.

On the day of the wedding, Kimberly started out the day with Kristi at the Hotel Lancaster, while John was with Rob elsewhere in the hotel. Kristi was particularly excited about her dress because she loved the way she looked in it. Every bride should feel beautiful on her wedding day, of course, but Kristi’s confidence made her look even more stunning.

The whole feeling of the day was one of close comfort. The bridal party consisted entirely of a group of very close friends, which of course made them easy to photograph. They were always sharing genuine laughter and moments of pure love among a wild crowd of friends.

During the ceremony, one of our favorite moments was when Kristi’s nephew came down the aisle as the ringbearer. All of 15 months old, this cute little boy was a scene-stealer!

Of course, the portraits themselves were so much fun as well. We had some wonderful weather to work with—and on top of that, we actually found a baby rabbit while we were out and about. Our favorites would have to be the images of the two of them underneath the willow tree, perfectly capturing a moment of quiet in the middle of so much celebration.

The reception was a blast, too—so much dancing! Like we said, this group of friends really knew how to have fun. Kristi and Rob had also set up a chocolate table where guests could eat sweets and even take some home as favors.

Rob & Kristi, thank you for asking us to be your wedding photographers. We hope that you had an amazing honeymoon in Santorini, Greece, and we wish nothing but happiness for you in your lives together.

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Vendors:

Catering: The Greenfield Restaurant

Music: DJ Freeze Entertainment: www.freezentertainment.com 

Bakery: Bella Manse: www.bellamanse.com

Chocolate Table: RB’s Chocolate Revenge

Florist: Petals with Style: www.petalswithstyle.com/

Hair and Makeup: Cheers 2 U Events: www.cheers2uevents.com

Dress: Pronovias

Kirsten and Ben were married on May 13th, with a ceremony and reception at a private estate in Petersburg, Pennsylvania.

These two met in September of 2015 online and talked together for about a month before they decided to go to a Penn State game for their first date. Kirsten is a huge Penn State fan, so it was the perfect first date, even if Ben did have to drive 3.5 hours to get there! They met up one more time for a quick dinner at his place a week later before Ben had to go oversees for 6 weeks for his job. They kept emailing, and when he came back, they started dating, and the rest is history.

On the day of the wedding, John started out with Ben and his guys, while Kim was with Kirsten and the girls at the McBurney Manor, a B&B not far from where the ceremony would be. Before we brought the two of them together for a first look, Kirsten wanted to do a first look with her father, and Ben wanted a moment with his own dad and his brother to pray together before the big day. It was clear to see that family, and God, meant a lot to both of them.

Ben and Kirsten wrote notes to each other they could read before the first look. After they read these notes, finally, we had them walk around a building to see each other. That was one of our favorite moments of the whole day, because they were so genuinely in the moment.

Then, it was off to the cute little church for the ceremony. Again, family played a big role, as Kirsten’s mother sang during the ceremony. But it was the little doggy ring bearer who stole everyone’s hearts when he made his way down the aisle.

We were able to take plenty of pictures around the old farm buildings with the bride and groom, and we were so grateful they were willing to run with our suggestions. We love how so many of their images turned out, especially the ones with Kirsten’s shawl. And the sunset and dusk photos were the perfect way to end, capturing the mood of the evening.

Of course, we couldn’t blog about this wedding day without mentioning the amazing love and care poured into the details. So many of the details were DIY, including a bar the groom made himself! It totally fits with their personalities. Kirsten bakes cupcakes as a side business and hobby (though for the wedding they opted for a cookies and milk bar!), and both of them have been renovating their home and working in real estate.

Kirsten & Ben, thank you for asking us to be your wedding photographers. It was a beautiful day, and you were both so wonderful to work with. We loved the DIY work you put in and the way everyone came together to celebrate. We hope you had fun in Portugal!

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Vendors

Weir Events – Tables, chairs, lights, table runners

Hogs Galore – Caterer

Mowrer’s Flowers – Florist/Decorator

Sanderson Photography – Best photographers ever!

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