Weddings: Franklin Commons, Phoenixville, PA

Y’all!  Fall is HERE!  Like in full swing, I drink Pumpkin Spice lattes for every meal, wear my riding boots over tights to work HERE!  My other favorite fall things — weddings!  I just love that October is the new June for my favorite life event!  That’s why today is the perfect day to share the beautiful, colorful, love-filled wedding of Allison and Daniel.

Let’s start with the details! I was absolutely blown away.  From the bride:

Dan and I collaborated with the florist so we are going to have some steel pieces intertwined with the floral arrangements (every other table). We also wanted a lot of pop and color – flowers, lights and artwork.

Pop of color indeed!


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Allison and Daniel were excited that their traditional church wedding would include special, meaningful touches:

[We are] using non traditional music in the church- having songs that have meaning behind them.  The flowers that are going to be up at the alter are in remembrance of family that had passed.  [The most important thing is] knowing that those who will be absent in the physical world are there in spirit when I marry my best friend

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Allison and Daniel — plus their gorgeous party — really blew me away with the portraits below.  I had a really hard time picking my favorites.

I’m a city girl at heart but holy cow (pun intended!!) these photos by the hay make me want to run to the nearest farm to have my photos taken in a wedding dress!

Ali, you don’t need me to tell you this but you are gorge, girlfriend.

Dan is clearly the type of dude I want to be friends with:  one that gives forehead kisses, jumps over hay bales and carries bouquets.  He is all sorts of win. Lancaster, PA Wedding photography industrial, artistic photos by a silo at franklin commons black and whiter wedding photos at Franklin Hall, Phoenixville, PA ‎ Industrial Wedding portraits at Franklin commons Franklin commons wedding pictures

Allison is an artist (!!) I hope she’s as obsessed with this super artistic shot as I am: flying bride

The champagne has been popped!  Let’s get over to that reception!! wedding at Franklin Hall at franklin commons Phoenixville, PA ‎

Allison and Daniel’s guests were clearly inspired by their love — so many great friend and family smooch pics!! wedding photojournalist at Franklin Hall at franklin commons Phoenixville, PA ‎

I’ve seen so many first dances in my day but these two looked like they had the most fun cutting a rug — like they were the only people in the room. bride and groom first dance wedding at Franklin Hall at franklin commons Phoenixville, PA ‎

Standing ovation — doesn’t get more perfect than that. 

We all need to have more point at the camera pics taken with our loved ones in these scary and uncertain times.

Food’s been served, dances are danced, toasts toasted — let’s get this party started!

The new Mr. and Mrs. had high hopes for enjoying their wedding reception:

I want to be able to enjoy our wedding without it flying by and have a chance to enjoy it. I have been to enough weddings where the bride and groom completely miss the day they had been planning together – I want to make sure we can.

I think you nailed it. dancing at a wedding at franklin commons Phoenixville, PA ‎

Allison and Dan — you are two of the most beautiful people I’ve seen on film.  Your day looked effortlessly filled with love and joy!  What a wonderful way to start your adventure as husband and wife.


Ceremony — Calvary Lutheran Church, West Chester, PA

Reception — Franklin Hall at Franklin Commons, Phoenixville, PA

Flowers — Eventricity, Glenside , PA

Cake — Doughmain Bakery, Rosemont, PA

Music — Ken Battista Band

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