Alissa and Mike found the perfect location for their outdoor ceremony and wedding reception. Just south of Akron, Springlake Party Center is in Lakemore, Ohio. Springlake provides a lovely backdrop with beautiful lakeside views, a the gazebo for the ceremony and landscaped manicured grounds for portraits. Even with rain threatening overhead, Alissa’s sweet personality and Mike’s good sense of humor, they had the perfect wedding day. It was a pleasure to document the moments and watch the day unfold.
Amy and Taryn selected a wedding venue with the most fantastic countryside view in Ohio. Mapleside Farm is a small apple farm located just south of Cleveland. With a picturesque views of the orchards in the valley below, the ceremony took place on the sunny hilltop next to the barn.
The Barn at Mapleside was designed with wedding receptions in mind so it had wonderful rustic charm, but a great seating for dinner and dancing. With such a lovely view outside of the barn, we stepped away from the reception for a few moments to get a sunset portrait of the bride and groom.
Elizabeth Glorioso | Cleveland Wedding Photographer
When I met with Kyle and Nick at their wedding consultation, I knew their casual and fun wedding with a bit of vintage style at BayArts would be a blast to photograph. BayArts was founded in Bay Village in 1948 by local crafters as an art community. The 124-year-old Fuller House on the property serves as the reception site for weddings with the front yard as the location for Kyle and Nick’s outdoor ceremony.
As I edit the beautiful photographs from Judith and Aaron’s wedding for their custom album, I realized that I hadn’t shared this gorgeous outdoor wedding on my blog. Lake Forest Country Club in Hudson is a unique wedding venue with a beautiful Tudor-style club house for the bride and groom to get ready with wooded landscaped grounds for a first look.
With a light breeze, the weather was beautiful for their lake side ceremony at Lake Forest Country Club.
Plantscaping did elegant centerpeices with florals in corals and pinks for the tables for the indoor reception. Koko bakery created a really tasty wedding cake! With the sunset behind venue with the reception in full swing. Judith and snuck outside for an evening portrait with red and purple skies.Elizabeth Glorioso | Cleveland Wedding Photographer
From the bridal bouquet to a the bubble exit, Erin and Gary had every detail planned for their wedding at Olmsted Community Church in Olmsted Falls.
Wedding Coordination: Meredith Masaveg, http://www.rainweddingplanning.com
Bridal Flowers: Sherri Swann, Blossoms and Bouquets by Sheri
Cake: Sweet Blessings Baking, https://sweetblessingsbaking.com
Donuts: Becker’s Donuts, http://www.beckers-donutsandbakery.com
Hair and Makeup: Bareface to Bombshell
Event Caterer: Verbas
Wedding Videography: Chris Tran, Chris Tran Productions, https://www.smartshoot.com/chris-tran
DJ: Jake Schwendiman, Flash and Sound Events, http://flashandsoundevents.com
When couples decide not to do a first look, it is wonderful to do an exchange of personal letters to each other on the wedding day before the ceremony. It is a moment I love to capture as a photographer.
We began their portraits just outside of the church after the ceremony. Olmsted Falls has so many beautiful spots to choose from for wedding photographs.
The reception at St Elias Church in Cleveland was the perfect venue for Erin and Gary’s celebration. Lovely uplighting filled the room along details of vintage dinnerware, custom etched toasting flutes and a yummy traditional wedding cake with some non-traditional donut touches. Mmmmm…donuts!
I am not going to lie. It was hot. The heat did not seem matter to any one at Jordan and Nick’s wedding( me included!) The sky was blue and it was a perfectly sunny day for an outdoor wedding ceremony at the Blair Center in Westfield, Ohio. I loved photographing at the Blair Center with its lush green golf course, stone bridges and a bride and groom with gorgeous smiles.
Elizabeth Glorioso | Cleveland Wedding Photographer
Amanda and Ryan were both beaming. The wedding day had finally arrived and they were super excited to kick off their celebration. Every corner of their ceremony and reception space was filled with details that were so “them”. From Ryan’s love of the Cleveland Browns to Amanda’s love for pinball, every element was added to reflect their personalities and the life they will share together. It was a blast to photograph their wedding story.
Venue: Hilton Doubletree Cleveland, OH
Even though my first wedding of this year was back in February, when spring FINALLY arrives to Cleveland it feels like the big kick off to the wedding photography season. I was very excited to document Anna and Tim’s wedding day that began at St. Patrick’s in Ohio City.
Anna and Tim’s reception was held at Windows by the River. I love capturing an evening of celebration and dancing.
Mike asked to Erica to marry him on the 9th Street Pier in downtown Cleveland. The months of wedding planning went quickly and the big day arrived. Almost 400 guests, from as far as Italy, were to attend the ceremony at St. Francis of Assisi in Gates Mills on a beautiful day in June. A lovely wedding filled with family and faith.
Ceremony: St. Francis of Assisi, Gates Mills, Ohio
Reception: Hilton Double Tree, Beachwood, Ohio
Florist: Miklus Florist, Mayfield Hts, Ohio
DJ: Nick D’Bella, Cleveland, Ohio
Second Camera: Ryan Durdella
After the wedding ceremony, we took a drive to Cleveland Cultural Gardens and Cleveland Museum of Art’s Wade Oval for some creative photos before kicking off the reception.