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Tartan Fields Wedding

OK YES! I’m so excited to be writing about this wedding today. You might remember these two from their amazing engagement shoot posted earlier last year here. Holy heck that was a fun day. These two have killer personalities and I feel so lucky to have spent their wedding day with them among family and friends.

The entire wedding and reception took place at Tartan Fields, a stunning country club with landscapes that would make you weep. Ok, not really- but it was really quite perfect.

Their ceremony took place indoors in a beautiful room that had lots of natural light and towering ceilings. It felt like the room was giving you a hug. The front altar was adorned with white sheer drapes that were uplit a soft pink. Colleen’s Trousseau gown had layers and layers of magical perfection that floated away from her as she walked. My favorite part of the service was their commitment ceremony. Instead of just lighting a unity candle, they had everyone hold an individual candle- a beautiful way to include the guests in their commitment to one another.

The reception was held in a grand tent on the back lawn. When you walked in, the first thing you would probably notice was the opulent flower chandelier hanging from the ceiling. Petals & Leaves florist really outdid themselves with this one. The cake table was a site for sore eyes if you’re either a Michigan or an Ohio State fan, as this is a house divided and both were represented in their full glory with cakes from Alice’s Piece of Cake. As speeches were given, there wasn’t a dry eye in the house. And then the real fun started- what an amazing party this was, including but not limited to Andy’s incredible garter lap-dance. Lol! I wish I could have just moved my stuff into this tent Billy Madison style and lived in it- it was SO beautiful. Colleen and Andy, a heartfelt thank you for having me with you on your wedding day. XO Jess


Columbus Photography- Andrew & Jessica

Andrew and Jess are officially married! You might remember this couple from their engagement shoot that I posted on here late last year. In May, my wedding season officially ramped up with their wedding.

This was also the first wedding I’ve shot since getting back from WPPI earlier this year (Wedding & Portrait Photography International). WPPI was a three-day intensive convention with over 15,000 of the world’s best photographers who gathered to learn, experiment, and see the latest and greatest products that are now on the market. I’ve wanted to go to this convention for over three years now, but have always found excuses as to why I couldn’t go. This year I promised myself there would be no more excuses. It definitely changed my life and I’ll be forever grateful to my travel mates and the great speakers I was able to learn from and meet. Needles to say, when I returned I was excited to get back to shooting. And with wedding season now in full swing, I love looking back at Jess and Andrews’ wedding day photos.

It was a picture perfect Ohio day. Cool, crisp, beautiful lighting and colorful backdrops everywhere I turned. Jessica’s dress also happened to be drop dead gorgeous. We were able to shoot photos at that magic hour when the sun cuts itsĀ  rays through the trees and leaves everything glowing in its warm light. The trees at the reception venue, The Lakes Golf & Country Club, created the perfect backdrop for the evening. Dinner and dancing was held under a large flowing fabric canopy tent.

I am so honored to have shared this incredible day of love with them and get to know them better over the past year. Andrew and Jess love photography, traveling, and they don’t take themselves too seriously so it was definitely no surprise I love them both. Enjoy! XO Jess