Ashley & Scott were so much fun to work with, from their first look at the Village of WestClay to their wedding ceremony at St. Luke’s United Methodist Church, and then on through their reception back at the Meeting House in WestClay. After capturing early preparations at Ashley’s house, photographer Pete Nagy and I headed over to the nearby gazebo for their first meeting and cute gift exchange. The ceremony at the church was followed by a getaway in a sweet ride, along with more fun photos at the Japanese Style Garden in Carmel. The reception was a blast, with service by Ritz Charles Catering and nonstop party music by DJs Direct, along with a fun photo booth. I only wish I could have stuck around to see Ashley & Scott’s reaction to their hilariously graffiti’d and ballooned getaway car!

Photo by Peter Jonathan Images

Sara & Matt’s gorgeous wedding day at the beautiful Mustard Seed Gardens was such a feast for the senses, with so many indelible moments to cherish. I met Sara seven years ago at a fun “trash the dress” shoot with Nathaniel Edmunds Photography, so knew what I’d be in for when I got the call about her wedding – lots of music & lots of fun.  Sara has music in her soul & simply couldn’t stop singing, whether it was to Matt during the ceremony (with the bridesmaids on backup) or at the end of the night, and the song she wrote & recorded for her father was a tearjerker during their dance.

The amazing details big & small probably deserve their own blog post, but my favorites were the keepsake hankie passed through the generations sine 1940, the wedding programs that doubled as popcorn bags, and pretty much everything inside the wedding barn.  Add a handsome groom who could hardly look at Sara without tearing up and a hilariously unpredictable little boy named Dex who just about stole the whole show, and you have a perfect wedding day that I wish I could film over & over.  Props to Design Group, A Cut Above Catering, Sound Advice along with so many others for making this day unique and special!

Image by Nathaniel Edmunds Photography

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It was such a pleasure to film Erin & Charlie’s wedding ceremony at St. Mary Catholic Church, followed by a fun stop at Holcomb Gardens with photographer Jon Brewer and our seventh reception of 2013 at the Scottish Rite Cathedral, who referred this wedding to us.  This was a wedding party that knew how to have a great time, and the Thomas Caterers team as well as Midwest Sound DJs did a fantastic job of keeping up with this crowd’s energy.  My favorite moment was a guest’s totally over the top Neil Diamond impression that got the party started on the dance floor!

Image by Jon Brewer Photography

Liz & Mitch’s epic wedding day started with a lovely ceremony at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, followed by a private cocktail hour for the bridal party at the Long Gallery inside the Conrad Indianapolis and a huge reception & after-party at the Scottish Rite Cathedral (who along with another recent client referred Liz & Mitch to us).

Everything looked magical, from Alan Thompson, AIFD‘s magnificent centerpieces to Evans Audio Visual‘s dramatic lighting. The superb dinner service by Thomas Caterers was topped off by a delicious creation from Classic Cakes. The whole Detail+Design team ran the day to perfection, and the great live music and fun crowd gave photographer Andrew Scalini and me many wonderful moments to capture on the dance floor.

Photo by Andrew Scalini