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Ottawa Hills, Ohio Wedding

Courtney and Jonathan were married Saturday in Ottawa Hills, Ohio in a beautiful backyard. I couldn’t believe these two had perfect weather for their day, especially when 90+ degree days bookended their wedding day. It was incredible to see their family and friends come together, witness their heartfelt vows, and hear their laughs and giggles….
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Nazareth Hall Outdoor Wedding

What an awesome day! Saturday at Nazareth Hall was Kayley and Steve’s wedding day, and it was so much fun! They had ballroom dancing and we had so much fun with the bridesmaids and groomsmen before the wedding being goofy and getting weird for pictures. I loved their wine bottle and floral centerpieces and dog…
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Sidecut Spring Engagement Photos

What a fun day! Back in late April, I got to spend the evening with Lexi and Zack and their puppy and capture some fun engagement photos at Side Cut Park in Maumee! I loved getting to know these two better, spending all kinds of fun with them and their dog, and adventuring through the…
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Jewish Wedding with Sunset Photos

Where do I even begin?! Sunday was an absolutely incredible day with Helen and Kris! Their Jewish wedding was held at a very important synagogue near and dear to their hearts and the location of the place Kris asked Helen to be his wife. The two went on a canoe trip there and Kris proposed…
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Wildwood Wedding at the Manor House

Megan and Tim first met during an internship at a company in Toledo, Betco Corporation, while they were both attending the University of Toledo. Megan actually filmed Tim for one of Betco’s promotional videos! As Megan put it, “as exhilarating as this shared experience was, we lost touch. However, a couple of months later we…
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Weddings – Who Pays for What?

While planning a lavish event such as a wedding, there are many different vendors and venues required in order to have all the special and perfect details. Finding THE dress, photographer, and Pinterest-worthy flowers all come with a price tag. Many couples accept the generous contributions of their parents or caregivers, but what are the…
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Spring Engagement Photos at BGSU

It was a windy weekend in April when Emily and Eric had their engagement photos taken. Let’s be real though – when ISN’T it windy at BGSU?! These two met on campus (at McDonald Hall) and became Falcon Flames. My little BGSU alumni heart flutters just thinking about it! We walked around campus and found…
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Oak Openings Pictures at The Spot

I had such a fun time with Brittany and Alex! I had a giveaway back in March on Instagram partnering with Something New Bridal Box and these two were my winners! They won an engagement session from me and Brittany got an adorable denim jacket and bridal sneakers! Brittany and Alex really loved the look…
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The Stables Winter Engagement Photos

I had such a blast with Mackenzie and Justin for their engagement photos at the Whitehouse Christmas Tree Farm, located across the street from The Stables. This gorgeous tree farm is a you-cut tree farm and provides a beautiful backdrop for that period in Ohio that’s wintery and not very snowy. I LOVE utilizing this…
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Whitehouse Christmas Tree Farm Photos

Alexis and Curtis had an incredible winter engagement session at the Whitehouse Christmas Tree Farm. I LOVE this location; located right next to the Butterfly House and The Stables, it’s a gorgeous location! I love coming here after the Christmas Tree Farm season is over for some wintery photos in an awesome location (you must…
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Who Attends a Bridal Shower

What is a bridal shower? A bridal shower is a party that typically includes the couple’s family and friends to celebrate the upcoming marriage. Who attends a bridal shower? Bridal showers are often hosted by others who are close with the couple or their families, including the bridesmaids, cousins, sisters, aunts, godmothers, and/or the mothers…
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Registry Bistro Wedding

Isabella and Keegan met back in high school and started dating when Isabella was only 16! Since the beginning of their relationship, one of their favorite date spots was Side Cut Metropark. Keegan and Isabella both moved away from Whitehouse for college, but would still make it a point to go back to carve marks…
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Duties of Bridesmaids

Do you know what it takes to be a bridesmaid? You might think that all you have to do is show up on the big day, but there are actually quite a few duties that come with being in this position. As one of the most important members of the wedding party, it’s your responsibility…
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Schedule for Wedding Reception

It’s important to plan ahead for a wedding reception. Here are some helpful tips on what to do the day of and how to prepare beforehand:  -Plan out your timeline, including when you should arrive at the venue, who will walk down the aisle with whom, what time dinner will be served, etc. Ask your…
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Ideas for Wedding Reception Food

If you are looking for food ideas for your wedding reception, this is the article for you! Here are some of our favorite non-traditional dishes that I think would be perfect for your wedding day! After the ceremony, it’s time to celebrate with your friends and family at the reception. What should you consider when…
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Entrance to Wedding Reception Songs

The first thing that comes to mind when you hear the words “wedding reception” is probably the music. Music plays a huge part in any wedding, and choosing the perfect songs for your entrance into the reception can be tricky! We at Luckybird Photography have gathered some of our favorite reception entrance songs so you…
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How to Have a Unique Winter Wedding

There’s something special and magical about winter. The snow, the thought of the Holidays/Christmas and a new year ahead, and the joy of seeing friends and family and celebrating with them. It also is a perfect time to get together with family and have your wedding, especially if you’re not scared of venturing out in…
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Findlay Fall Wedding

Ember and Ben had the best (and definitely the windiest haha) day ever on Saturday! The couple met while working together on the same team of a large shopping chain. Ember said, “Ben and I were fast friends as we were considered the quiet ones on the team. It took a few months before we…
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Roostertail Wedding

Morgan and Jake had an incredible wedding day after much waiting and uncertainty with COVID. I had a blast with these two for their Detroit engagement photos at Belle Isle and it felt like no time had passed between then and the wedding day! In a very fitting first date story for these two, their…
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