Laurie + Scott
June 11, 2006
After a great wedding near Charlottesville in the Virginia countryside on June 10, I traveled up to Wrightsville, Pa (near York) for a wonderful wedding overlooking the Susquehanna River with Laurie and Scott on June 11. Itâ€™s been a busy, fun spring season for me and this was the end of a stretch of 3 weekends of weddings on both Saturday and Sunday. At first I looked at this schedule and thought I was nuts for doing it, but actually I enjoy shooting frequently and made some really nice images during this time. I often think I am at my best when I stay busy shooting frequently.
Laurie and Scottâ€™s wedding was at a horsefarm about 20 miles east of York named Lauxmont Farms. Lauxmont is situated up on a hillside with a spectacular view of the Susquehanna River. Itâ€™s one of the nicest, most scenic settings I have photographed a wedding in. The folks up at Lauxmont are as nice as can be and tremendously easy to work with. I canâ€™t recommend this location enough if youâ€™re looking for an outdoor venue in the country.
From the first time I met Laurie she stressed how important pictures were to them. Laurie did her homework in researching photographers and I was honored to be chosen alongside my good friends at Blue Sky Films, who did the video work. Laurie did most of the planning by herself and she did a fantastic job bringing together all the details. She and Scott even brewed up their own home-made beer complete with custom labels commemorating their event.
Associate photographer Ned Bonzi assisted on this wedding.
Take a look!
Custom brewed beer complete with custom labels:
This is one way not to forget the ring:
Laurie had all the bridesmaids sign her shoe:
One advantage of having a wedding on a horse farm is that Laurie and her dad arrived for the ceremony in a horse drawn carriage.
Was I right about this scenery?
Sometimes ya gotta get dirty to get the picture:
It was worth it!
Rosepetal shower during the recessional.
Couple also gets a carriage ride after the wedding!
The horse is thinking they should get a room!
Not a bad place for a stroll!
See, itâ€™s not just the river that is beautiful. It just kept betting better into the evening.
Still beautiful even into the night.
Dramatic first dance.
Can you tell I liked the roof of the rotunda?
You know I canâ€™t let a good full moon go to waste, especially when it rises over a river!