Melissa and Dan – {8/12/2011} Lyndonville, NY

August 16, 2011  •  Leave a Comment

Melissa and Dan got married at the White Birch Golf Course in Lyndonville, NY. Melissa is my niece so it was a pleasure witnessing and shooting the wedding. The day started early with the girls getting ready at Studio 11 in Albion, NY. It was a relaxing time and we had fun taking pictures while the bride and her bridesmaids were getting their hair done.

Here’s a shot of Melissa’s two sisters watching Lisa put on the finishing touches.

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The hair turned out exquisite!

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After all the hair was done we went outside in the alley and experimented with the camera and flash a little bit. I always love old alley ways and this one was no exception.

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Here’s another in the alley with a lot of special “grunge” processing. I like how it came out.

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From there we headed to the wedding venue at White Birch. They made a beautiful house available for the girls to finish getting ready in. It made for just the right setting for a shot of the wedding dress.

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Melissa got some finishing touches on her makeup.

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Then a kiss from Mom and Dad.

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The finished product! Melissa was a beautiful bride!

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Melissa and her sisters Heather and Beth.

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The men arrived on a fire truck so I grabbed a few shots. Here’s one of Dan and his groomsmen.

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And the girls.

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Of course no wedding shots at White Birch would be complete without a shot in the trees.

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Melissa and her flower girl Bailey look over the beautiful venue.

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Dan’s first peak at his Bride Melissa as the ceremony starts.

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Always tough for Dad when it comes time to give his daughter away.

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Did I say the venue was beautiful?

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Afterward we went into town for some quick shots with the Bride and Groom. This shot is humorous to me.

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A beautiful August evening in Upstate NY.

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Since we were at the golf course we snuck away for a few minutes during the reception to take advantage of the beauty of the place.

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I’ll finish off with the rings and the cake.

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Thanks Melissa and Dan for letting me be a part of your special day. I wish you the best in your future life together.


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