Lee and Carolyn's St. Ambrose Catholic Church, Mapleside Farms Wedding | Cleveland Wedding Photographer
We kicked off the 2017 wedding season with Lee and Carolyn's beautiful Cleveland Wedding. We started the day at St. Ambrose Catholic Church for the wedding ceremony. It's a great location, with natural light streaming in through the many skylights. Once the happy couple was hitched, it was off to Mapleside Farms for portraits and the reception. We lucked out with the weather, and were able to capture some amazing images on the grounds (check out that view!). Everyone had a blast, Lee and Carolyn even hand made ceramic bowls as gifts for their guests (be sure to take a look at the photo below)! Congratulations and thanks to a great couple for having us as their wedding photographers.
We started a beautiful Friday wedding with Richard and Noelle at the villas at Gervasi Vineyard. After everyone was ready, it was time for a gorgeous ceremony at St. Peter's Church in Canton. Once the bride and groom had tied the knot, it was back to Gervassi for photos in the vineyard and also along the lake. Gervassi has to be one of the most beautiful locations for wedding photography in our area, and it didn't dissappoint! The pavilion on the lake was gorgeous, with everyone have a blast into the evening. Thanks to Richard and Noelle for having us as their wedding photographers!
Becky and Jenn chose the Exploration Gateway at Sippo Lake for their summer wedding, and it's an awesome location! Sippo Lake creates a beautiful backdrop, and the staircase made for quite a grand entrance. After the ceremony, we took advantage of the grounds around the park for portraits. Once we wrapped up the portraits, it was time to move inside for the party. It's always fun to see how happy our couples are on their wedidng day, but these two ladies kicked it up a notch! Congratulations and thank you for having us as your wedding photographers.
Drew and Brittany's Lakewood United Methodist, Columbia Ballroom Wedding | Cleveland Wedding Photographer
It was a perfect Friday for a Cleveland wedding. We started the day at Lakewood United Methodist church with the ladies getting ready. After some beautiful photos of the wedding dress, it was time for the wedding ceremony. The church is a gorgeous Cleveland Wedding location. We even shot a photo of all of the guests who attended the wedding! From there, it was off to the Cultural Gardens in University Circle (another Cleveland Wedding classic) for portraits of the bride and groom with the wedding party. It's one of our favorite Cleveland wedding photography locations, and it didn't disappoint. Once the portraits were finished, it was time for the party at the Columbia Ballroom. We even managed to time up some sunset photos perfectly. Thanks so much to Drew and Brittany for having us as their wedding photographers!
We had another great wedding Saturday at a few of our favorite Akron Wedding venues. We started the day at First United Methodist Church in Cuyahoga Falls with the ladies getting ready. The parlor is a wonderful place for photographs! Once all the finishing touches were put on, we headed to the sanctuary for the wedding ceremony. After the I Do's it was time for the wedding photography. We absolutely love the third floor of Greystone Hall as a location for wedding portraits, it's so classic! Something New Entertainment really got the party going, with all of the guests partying into the night. Thanks so much to one of the nicest couples for having us as your wedding photographers!
We had an awesome Memorial Day weekend, and hope everyone else had fun spending time with family. Before we got to the grill and parades, we had a fantastic day photographing Jake and Kristin's Akron Wedding. The ladies got ready at Greystone Hall (Greystone is one of our favorite Akron Wedding locations, hit the link to check it out), before Jake and Kristin did their first look in the parlor. After some portraits at the hall, we walked up the street to Zion Lutheran Church for the ceremony. It's such a classic church, the photos look beautiful. After a few quick photos outside (it was hot!), it was back to Greystone for the reception. Beach Boyz DJ service kept the dance floor rocking into the night! Thanks so much to a really fun Bride and Groom for having us as their wedding photographers!
Ryan & Ashley
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PPS. Ryan rocked out some ribs and pork shoulder in the smoker for our memorial day picnic. What's your favorite BBQ? Tell us in the comments below.
It's Bailey's (the Black Dog himself) birthday! Our old man is celebrating his sixteenth birthday, and we feel like celebrating. How do a couple of Akron Wedding Photographers celebrate a big time birthday? By offering an amazing deal to our amazing wedding clients. Check out the details above, if you book by the end of the month we are offering 16% off of your wedding photography package! We have never offered a deal like this, so make sure and take advantage of this opportunity. We can't wait to hear all about your wedding!
Ryan and Ashley
Happy New Year, and if you got engaged over the holiday season, congratulations! It's bridal show season, and we're excited to meet a bunch of cool brides and grooms. Posted below is our bridal show special for 2016. Book Black Dog Photo Co. as your wedding photographer by February 29th, 2016 and receive the copyrights to your engagement session photos at no extra charge. That's a $200 value! Engagement photos aren't your thing? No worries, you can add a 16x20 wall print instead! Come by and see us at the Today's Bride Show to take a look at more of our wedding photography. We're looking forward to saying hi.
We dodged a few raindrops, but still had a beautiful wedding day with Greg and Monica. The day started at St. Patrick's in Kent for the ceremony. Ashley photographed the ladies getting ready downstairs at the church. After a pretty ceremony, we took advantage of the pretty location for some wedding photos. Then it was off to Crystal Brook Farm for the reception. It's an amazing venue, with awesome wedding photography locations at every turn. The groom even rocked out the reception with his band! Thanks to a fun couple for having us as their wedding photographers.
We spent a beautiful day with an awesome couple in Kent. Haley and Jim are not only our clients, but also our good friends, so their wedding was extra special. We started off with photos of Haley and the ladies getting ready at the bride's parent's house. Once everyone was looking their best, it was off to Kent for a first look and wedding portraits with the bridal party. Kent is an awesome town for wedding photography, with great character (and drinks for the bridal party at Ray's Place, that's awesome too). After a touching first look, along with some fantastic photos, it was time to head to Roses Run Country Club for the wedding ceremony. Jim and Haley wrote their own vows and left everyone with leaky eyes, thank goodness for autofocus... Once the couple was officially wed, it was time for a rockin' party. All in all, it was a fantastic wedding. Congratulations Haley and Jim!
Ryan & Ashley
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