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Ashley + Tuan Married | Erie Warner Theatre | Erie Wedding Photographer

Ashley’s Story…

One day my mom came to me with a very serious concern, she couldn’t stop biting her nails! She tried everything to stop but she felt that the only thing that would work is if she got acrylic nails to help deter her from the nasty habit! Now being in the beauty industry myself, I have always heard what nail salons in Erie were good, just okay, and what salons needed to be condemned as soon as possible. Everyone always seemed to talk about one place in particular, describing it as the most magical place in the Millcreek Mall (Magical Nails), and everyone seemed to talk about one person there in particular, Tuan. Number eight, the hot, spiky haired one in the back corner that does amazing designs.
So off to the mall we went. We went into the salon and both of us decided to get our nails done that day. I wish I could say that it was love at first sight but neither of us felt like that. I always thought he was cute and fun but I never thought in a million years he would ever think of me like that. I continued to go to him and we always seemed like we got along, we would laugh and talk from the moment I walked into the salon until the moment I walked out. He was a great guy and so caring about everything, I knew he was special. As the years passed, life seemed to happen to the both of us. Some good and some bad, but because the bad happened it seemed to bring us closer and closer together. We started talking more and more and soon we became inseparable.
Now, we are closer then ever and we still share that fun bond that I’ve never had with anyone else ever before. Anyone who knows the both of us, always says that we make a great couple. We both care so much about others that it’s no surprise we are as close as we are. Whenever I know I’m going to see Tuan, I know I’m going to be laughing. I could literally go on and on about how amazing he is but if you are here with us today, you already know what I am talking about. He is genuinely an amazing, caring, creative, passionate human being and I consider myself very lucky to be in his presence everyday!

Tuan’s Story…

I had 1 rule, “Never talk about Fight Club” I mean…”Never date a client of mine.” I made this rule up over 11 years ago. Ashley was a client of mine, therefor Ashley is a rule breaker. Now this is where I could go into telling you about our serendipitous love story but I’d quickly run out room on this page. For anyone willing to read through all of that, the book will be available soon. So to make a long story slightly less long… Like any great relationship, ours was first built on a strong foundation of friendship. It took us several years for our love to blossom, or perhaps for us to realize what was already there. When I learned how passionate and caring Ashley was, and how much fun I had just talking to her, I knew I needed her in my life.
(I know, cliche right?) After we started dating it was quite clear she was even more than I could ever imagine. I always knew she was beautiful and fun, but she also treats me like a prince. Even now, years later I can genuinely tell that she wakes up everyday with the intention of making my life easier and better. (You know, the little things.) We all know it’s easy to love when you’re happy, but she has shown me she loves me even when we are not.

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October 8, 2014 - 7:12 pm

Debbie Karmazin - One amazing day captured by beautiful pictures and great memories,most beautiful pictures I’ve ever seen

October 8, 2014 - 11:52 pm

Cheri Corvaglia - Truely Amazing !!

October 9, 2014 - 5:26 pm

Shari Rosa - It’s was beautiful! Congrats Tuan #8! Great pics too!

Elizabeth + Peter | Longue Vue Club | Pittsburgh Wedding

Liz grew up in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. After graduating from high school, she attended Haverford College in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. During her sophomore year, she met Peter and they bonded over movies with friends, despite his pink polo shirt.Liz returned to Pittsburgh to work, and then relocated to Atlanta, Georgia to attend graduate school at Emory University. Peter followed shortly after. Liz is currently an Environmental Epidemiologist for a health department in Atlanta, and practices photography in her free time.

Pete grew up in Bethesda, Maryland, and lived in Kansas City, Kansas during high school. After high school he also attended Haverford College, where he played lacrosse. Between all of the practices and games, Pete and Liz started dating eight years ago. After college, Pete returned to the DC area to work, and then moved abroad to the UK. Pete attended graduate school at Durham University and continued to play lacrosse. Peter now works as a technology insurance underwriter in Atlanta, and coaches lacrosse at a local high school.

In the summer of 2013, Peter and Liz joined Liz’s extended family for their annual vacation at Surfside Beach, South Carolina. Pete mentioned wanting to get up early to watch the sunrise one morning, and Liz was suspicious at the time.

At 5:30 in the morning, Liz pulled on her most comfy beach clothes and tried to keep her eyes open. Her not-a-morning-person brain wasn’t awake enough to be the least bit suspicious. When Peter started talking about their lives together and got down on one knee, it still took Liz a minute to realize what was happening. She may have said “Really?” at first, but once she realized Pete asked her to marry him, of course she said “Yes!”

They spent the day in the sun celebrating with their family and sharing the news with our other family members and friends.

Videographer: Elite Film Productions 
Officiant: Rev. Renee Waun 
Petit Four Bakery: Potomac Bakery 
Dress: Watters 
Dress Purchased At: Le Dress Boutique 
Shoes: Coach 
Bridal Jewelry: J.Crew 
Groom’s suit: custom by Sid Mashburn 
Bridesmaid Dresses: Ann Taylor 
Bridesmaid Jewelry: For the Maids 
Engagement Ring: Ascot Diamonds
Wedding Bands: Solomon Brothers 
Wedding Invitations: Coppia Creativa 
Other Paper Products: Paper Source  & Paper Presentation

 

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Catherine + Jon Married | Erie Pilot House | Erie Wedding Photographer

Catherine Moore and Jon O’Camb met for the first time on a blustery winter evening in 1999.  They were both in elementary school at the time.  Catherine remembers Jon and his sister Jamie coming to the door as the Moore family pulled up in the O’Cambs’ driveway.  Their parents had known each other long before this particular evening; prior to Catherine and Jon being born.

The Moores and O’Cambs became close family friends.  They spent weekends, holidays, and summer trips together.  Catherine and Jon became extremely close friends in childhood, which blossomed into a young romance.

Catherine and Jon became “girlfriend and boyfriend” for the first time on April Fool’s Day in 2002.  They enjoyed dinner and movie dates, school dances, family vacations, and much more together.  Catherine and Jon fell in love.

After high school, Catherine and Jon went their separate ways for college.  They ended their romantic relationship, but remained friends.  The college years passed, and they found their way back to one another near the end of college in the summer of 2010.

Catherine and Jon quickly picked up where they left off, falling back in love, and enjoying each other to the fullest again.  They knew they wanted to be together and planned an adventure to start a new life in Chicago, IL.  They moved to Elmhurst, IL in the summer of 2011 to start their careers and to continue their educations together.

Catherine and Jon have been in the Chicagoland area since then, exploring the city, restaurants, food, music, concerts, shows, Chicago sports teams, and neighboring cities in the Midwest.  They have made many mutual friends who are enjoying their wedding day with them as well.

The couple had a romantic and elaborate engagement on August 10th, 2012.  Jon said to Catherine that afternoon,

“We have done some awesome and incredible things since we have been together.  We have moved to a new city, explored other cities and towns, eaten remarkable food, enjoyed amazing drinks, met new people, and have started a new life!  Let’s do something crazy tonight.  Let’s do something that we will always remember…  Will you marry me?”

The complete story of the engagement evening is a bit too intricate to tell here, just know that it involved a helicopter!

Catherine and Jon have been busy with progressing in their careers, looking for their first home, and planning their wedding.  They cannot wait to start the next chapter in their lives together and look forward to whatever comes their way.

 

Ceremony- St. Andrew’s Church

Reception- Pilot House

DJ- Henry GQ

Jazz Trio- Dick Thompson/ Nova Free Jazz Trio

Floral- Floral Fantasy, Potratz Floral 

Cake- Confessions Of A Cake Lady

Catering- Zem-Zem

Transportation- Coach Bus

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September 20, 2014 - 9:10 pm

Danyele M Caldwell Litz - Beautiful! Looks like it was amazing. Congratulations Catherine and Jon! Wish you many years of happiness!

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