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Dan and Lindsey had a beautiful fall wedding at the Cincinnati Oasis Golf Club this past weekend!! They spent a lot of time and energy planning and it was so clear as there were many intentional details and fun surprises throughout their special day (you’ll see what I mean below!!).
We spent majority of the day outside and in classic midwest weather fashion, it got cold really fast! Like winter coat cold. Even so, Lindsey, Dan, their friends and families were all champs and everyone still had an amazing day! By the end of the day we had a pretty efficient system down…Drew would take Lindsey’s hoop bouquet, I’d slip a coat on her backwards (can’t mess up that beautiful wedding hair!), everyone else would get in position around them, we’d slip the coat off, hand her the bouquet, and I clicked away on my camera. I’m sure it was a sight to see!
Lindsey and Dan are so fun, kind, and easy to be around! We had an absolute blast hanging out with them at their Ohio river engagement session last summer and throughout their engagement, they have become sweet friends! That is literally my FAVORITE part about being a wedding photographer- the friends we make along the way!
Also, shameless plug because Lindsey is a fellow photographer (go check out her website!!) and I’ve loved getting to share a passion for people and photography with her over the past year! She specializes in photography families, maternity and newborns/children in the Cincinnati area. I definitely recommend you check her out!
Now, without further ado, I hope you enjoy re-living Dan & Lindsey’s special day!!
Four of the flowers on Lindsey’s bouquet were hand made of our their mom’s and grandma’s wedding gowns. I LOVE these sweet and thoughtful details!!
After the ladies we all ready, we went onto the First Look with Lindsey’s dad. Tears and LOTS of laughter filled these next sweet moments!
Lindsey had a special surprise for Dan’s First Look 🙂
Then we did a “take two” haha. These two are so fun!
After the First Looks, everyone loaded up the party bus and off to Sharon Woods we went!
Their sweet pup Kimber made a special appearance 🙂
andd this is what happens when your siblings are in your bridal party haha
Now time to get them officially married!
Melting in a puddle over here with how cute Lindsey & Dan’s nieces & nephews are!!
After beautiful sunset portraits, we ran back (quite literally- it was SO cold!) to the reception to get the party started!
For their First Dance, Lindsey & Dan asked their parents to join them. Towards the end of the song they all switched partners!
Lindsey surprised her dad with a special song preformed by her uncle! This is SO sweet!
One more surprise left 🙂 Lindsey’s dad surprised her with a special song and her reaction was priceless!
When he finished singing, there was a standing ovation and not a dry eye in the room (myself included!)!
Venue and catering: Oasis Golf Club & Conference Center/ Dessert: Smores Bar/ Bridal Gown Boutique: Bridal and Formal/ Bride’s Shoes: Kate Spade- Keds/ Groom & Groomsmen Attire: Men’s Warehouse/ Bridesmaids Dresses: Azazie / Hair & Makeup: Blend Artistry/ Florals: The Flowerman/ Wooden Signs: Ivy Hill Rustic Creations/ Paper Goods: VistaPrint/ DJ: Jeff Heidelberg with Party Pleasers/ Party Bus: My Party Bus Cincinnati
Until next time friends!