Dorothy & Peter – Flint, MI Wedding Photography

April 5, 2010 |  by  |  Weddings  |  Share

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Happy Monday everyone!  I wanted to share some images from Dorothy & Peter’s winter wedding which took place this past Valentine’s Day.  It was a beautiful, elegant day, and Dorothy was a stunning bride.  :)  This couple was referred to us by one of our June grooms, thanks Jeff!  (If you’re a relative of Dorothy & Peter’s, you might want to check out Jeff & Amanda’s engagement session images as well!)

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I love how in the image on the right you can practically hear Dorothy saying “yay!”   icon smile Dorothy & Peter   Flint, MI Wedding Photography

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Here’s Peter getting all handsome.  He told us later in the day that this was the first wedding he’d ever been to.  His own wedding!  Crazy!

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Loved all the pretty details! Dorothy had great accessories!

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The church Dorothy & Peter originally wanted to get married in (Church #1) was booked for their wedding date, but luckily there was another beautiful church just across the street.  They were able to get ready at Church #1 and have an First Look in the chapel of Church #1 and receive a blessing before heading over to Church #2 for their actual ceremony.  It worked out great and allowed them to include their church in some way on their wedding day.  :)

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First look.  :)
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From there it was across the street to St. Paul’s Episcopal Church for the ceremony.  It was a stunning church!

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And….married!
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Did I mention that Dorothy is an officer in the Navy?  Yay, sword arch!  :)

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The reception immediately followed at the Flint Golf Club.

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The entire family was pretty photogenic!  Made our lives easy!  :)

As Dorothy is currently stationed overseas, we didn’t get to actually meet her and Peter until their rehearsal dinner the night before the wedding.   That’s a little unusual for us.  We like to photograph engagement sessions so we can kind of get a “sense” about each couple we work with.  But I was so charmed by how Dorothy & Peter interacted all evening.  They are so obviously in love and just so freaking cute together.  Case in point:

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They were like this the whole evening when they thought people weren’t watching them. Adorable.   icon smile Dorothy & Peter   Flint, MI Wedding Photography

Navy tradition is that the bride cuts the cake with her sword.  How awesome is that?!?

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First dance, still being all adorable.

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I sometimes leave the bouquet toss out of blog posts, because they tend to be fairly standard.  BUT, our June bride Amanda caught the bouquet!!!!    That’s a first for us.  :)

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These two images make me smile.
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I have a hard time picking a favorite here.  I love the look of joy on the little boy on the right’s face, but the suave & debonair pose the little guy on the left is striking just kills me.  What a little lady’s man.  OMG.

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Couldn’t pick my favorite ring shot either, so here’s three.  :)

Thanks again to Dorothy & Peter for allowing us to document this day for you.  Your wedding was absolutely beautiful and we had a great time.

If you’d like to help this couple win a print credit, please leave a comment below! icon smile Dorothy & Peter   Flint, MI Wedding Photography If you’re a guest and want to see all the proofs, click here! Or you can check out their slideshow here.