Handing It Over
June 8, 2009
Sometimes the best way to introduce a set of photographs is to let the guy behind the lens do it…
Andree & Bryan are such an awesome couple. They are weaved into the fabric of Philadelphia. They both work and play in the area so it was perfect that they held their wedding at the Four Seasons downtown. I’ll never forget the tears that came to Andree’s eyes as we did the “reveal” in the courtyard and the words Bryan described Andree when he first saw her – beautiful and stunning. Andree was wearing a dress by Badgley Mischka and her shoes had a custom light blue color added to them directly from Christian Loubouton in Paris. The ceremony room was completely decked out in flowers and the hoopa they were married under was covered in crystal strings and flowers. There was also a period of time where we got to ride around in a Rolls Royce and grab some pictures around Philly … which was pretty wicked. They are a wonderful couple … deeply in love … and I am happy to call them friends.
Video was provided by my good friend Sharrone at Fiore Films (Yey, we love her at Rock n Roll Bride!)
The flowers and planner were provided by Evantine Design
The dress was provided by Bridals by Danielle
The band was UGO (Urban Gorilla Orchestra)
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