It’s Fall, one of my favorite times to be out photographing weddings. This past Saturday we had another chance to photograph at Saratoga National Golf Club and the day could not have been more perfect. There was not a cloud in the sky, the leaves were turning orange and golden brown and the air was crisp. Katie and Ryan had the perfect condition for a great wedding. Meeting with them almost a year ago, they told us that photography was very important to them and because of their large bridal party, they wanted to make sure that everything would be done according to their dreams. At Imagine! Photography & Design, we work had at not only creating all of our couple’s images but helping them organize their day as well. From the Engagement Session to the 90 Day Time Line Meeting, we will help organize the photography and explain how the day will unfold in detail.
I personally loved the passion that Katie and Ryan showed to each other all day, that is true love and cannot be faked. We often get the privilege to watch couples as they see each other for the first time on their wedding day and it never ceases to amaze me when a tear falls from the Groom’s eyes. Emotions will get the best of you, no matter how tough you think you are. The photographs and the time flew by all day, it was hard to believe that we worked 12 hours that day… it went by so fast!
We LOVE working at Saratoga National Golf Club, the employees and staff are so friendly and helpful to our Bride and Groom, we would recommend them to anyone. Katie learned that first hand as Mary helped with her dress and Shannon was always there for Ryan and the bridal party. Whenever we are photographing there, we know that everything will be completed in a professional manner.
We started the day at the Gideon Hotel in the Saratoga State Park, which is where Katie and ALL the girls were getting ready. 1,2,3,… I lost count a couple of times as we were preparing to photograph the biggest Bridal Party of the Year! A total of 30 is what we were working with , which included those adorable flower girls and the handsome ring bearer. The following are just a few of our favorite images from their wedding day. Enjoy!
Katie was so excited that day and could not wait to get ready.
Her wedding bouquet and bridesmaid’s flowers were so beautiful and had a great Fall feel to them.
An elegant photo of all the Bridesmaids at the Hotel.
Katie was so beautiful, here she is style n with a little attitude… and that smile is to die for!
Ryan getting ready to see his “Soon to be Bride” at their first look meeting at SNGC. Here he is “G.Q ing” for the camera. Great job Ryan!
One of my most favorite moments of the whole day. The “First Look.”
Here they are, the whole gang… all 30 of them.
Ryan and Katie, taking a moment alone… except for the photographers.
My favorite image of the “Bridge Photos,” I felt I captured “True Romance” here.
Getting ready for the Ceremony and noticed the two flower girls being so cute!
Check out the look Ryan is giving Katie, I believe it says it all.
How lucky were we, just in time for Sunset photographs, it’s all about timing and Katie and Ryan wanted to take the time to capture some great images.
Sunsets at SNGC… how perfect!
The Wedding Reception will soon be starting, we stopped and took some time for some detail photos. When they look back in 20 years everything will bring the memories back as if it was yesterday.
Katie and Ryan definitely did not let us down, their first dance was very romantic.
Katie’s Mom welcomed Ryan into her family with open arms.
Katie sneaks a kiss while cutting the cake, how cute!
The night was so perfect at SNGC that I could not resist taking some night photos of the venue.
There was plenty of dancing going on this evening and the band rocked the house all night long. Everyone did not want the night to end because they were all having a great time. However, we managed to take five minutes from the party for these ending photographs of the two love birds.
We had a great time being apart of your day and hope you enjoyed sharing it with us. You guys are great and can’t wait to show you all of the images when you return from your honeymoon. Enjoy!