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The day was beautiful, the sun was shining, the temperature was perfect, and Stephanie & David were about to be married! As soon as Stephanie crested the top of the stairs, David’s face lit up! When their eyes locked it was like no one else existed. Stephanie seemed to float down the isle towards her groom.

Their ceremony was gentle and heartfelt. You could tell that it was a combination of Stephanie’s sweet spirit & David’s quiet strength. Every word spoken fit them perfectly!

The rest of the day was full of family, friends, good food, and great memories! Tim and I didn’t want to leave, we had such a wonderful time documenting it all! Thank you so much Stephanie & David! It was such an honor!


The Details

Hair: The Color Express

Makeup Artist: C.W. Gorgeous

Dress: Casablanca 1860 from NY Bride

Bridesmaids Dresses: After Six Style 6552

Tuxes: Men’s Wearhouse

Venue: Traditions at the Links, Erie Village

Florist: The Olive Branch in Chittenango

DJ: EJ Music

Caterer: Traditions at the Links, Erie Village

Cake: Trisha Virgadamo

Wedding Planner: My wonderful mother and me

Their Songs:

First Dance: Forever and For Always, Shania Twain

Father/Daughter: What a Wonderful World, Louis Armstrong

Mother/Son: What a Wonderful World, Louis Armstrong

About the day:

Bride & Groom:

What was the most memorable moment of your day?

Seeing each other for the first time walking down the aisle.

What was your favorite detail?

The cork placecards that we made ourselves, and what our whole wedding theme was based upon!

Any advice for future bride & grooms?

Hire Mabyn for your photos!

Funniest memory from your wedding day?

When David tried to put the wedding ring on my right ring finger, upside down.

If you had to do it all over, would you change anything?

No mosquitoes on the golf course! They ate us alive during pictures!!

What was your favorite wedding purchase?

The cards we purchased for each other to read before walking down the aisle….they ended up being the same exact card!

Where did you go on your honeymoon?

Couples Tower Isle in Ocho Rios, Jamaica

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Every move Stephanie makes is so elegant!

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The peanut gallery



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David accidentally put the ring on the wrong finger! WOOPS!

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A giant roar of approval from the peanut gallery accompanied them down the isle!


David’s in love with golf…notice a running theme?


Stephanie was a dream to photograph! Hello bridal magazine! Get in there already!

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My top 2 favorites!

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One of my brides, Trisha, from the 2009 season made the cakes! I don’t typically eat wedding cake, but I had to try some of hers. Seriously people, the BEST chocolate cake i’ve ever had! YUM! Trisha! Get a website! ;o)


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These kids were AMAZING dancers!

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Love you guys! <3


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An extra lil’ something.

My brides and I! xoxoxoxo

Stephanie & David’s Real Love Story : Syracuse, NY Wedding Photographer