Karly and Adam | Chapel Hill and Arbor Loft Wedding | Rochester, NY

 Chapel Hill Wedding | Rochester NY Wedding Photographer

Karly and Adam's Rochester wedding was my last one of the year, and a perfect way to wrap up 2017! I am in love with their burgundy and navy color palette, and the whole wedding party looks like they walked off the cover of a bridal magazine. The day started with everyone getting ready at The Strathallan, then heading down East Ave to the nearby Chapel Hill for their ceremony. We did photos at the gorgeous St. Joseph's Park, and then partied the rest of the night away at Arbor Loft for their reception!

 Burgundy Badgley Mischka wedding heels |The Strathallan wedding photography
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 Bride getting ready for the wedding day at The Strathallan Hotel | Rochester, NY
 Bride getting ready for the wedding day at The Strathallan Hotel | Rochester, NY
 Bride putting on her wedding dress | Megan Rei Photography | Rochester NY Photographer
 Bride putting on her wedding dress | Megan Rei Photography | Rochester NY Photographer
 Bride putting on her Badgley Mischka heels at The Strathallan Hotel | Rochester Wedding Photography
 Bride putting on her Badgley Mischka heels at The Strathallan Hotel | Rochester Wedding Photography
 Bride and her mother | Megan Rei Photography
 Bridal Portrait | Megan Rei Photography | Rochester, NY Wedding Photographer
 First look with the bride and bridesmaids | Wedding photography at The Strathallan Hotel, Rochester NY
 First look with the bride and bridesmaids | Wedding photography at The Strathallan Hotel, Rochester NY
 First look with the bride and bridesmaids | Wedding photography at The Strathallan Hotel, Rochester NY

Penelope - the world's cutest flower girl.

 Cute flower girl with the bride and bridesmaids
 Bride with her bridesmaids | Candid Wedding Photography in Rochester, NY | The Strathallan

Adam's little nephew was adorable! He was just playing with his trucks, hiding behind couch cushions, and hanging with the boys :)

 Groom hanging out with the ring bearer
 Groom getting ready at The Strathallan Hotel
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 Groom straightening his tie | Documentary Rochester NY Wedding Photography
 Candid photo of groomsmen hanging out before the wedding ceremony | Strathallan

Their ceremony was at one of my favorite Rochester churches - Chapel Hill. It's stunning both inside and out!

 Groom and groomsmen hanging out on the front steps of Chapel Hill | Rochester Wedding Photographer
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 Flower girls posing before the wedding ceremony | Chapel Hill | Candid Wedding Photographer
 Bride getting ready in the bridal suite at Chapel Hill | Rochester NY Wedding Photographer
 Groom anxiously waiting at the altar | Rochester Candid Wedding Photography
 Flower girls coming down the aisle at Chapel Hill | Rochester NY Wedding Venue
 Groomsmen watching the bride walk down the aisle | Chapel Hill Wedding Photos | Rochester NY
 Bride and her father walking down the aisle at Chapel Hill | Documentary Wedding Photography in Rochester NY | Megan Rei Photography
 Groom’s reaction as he watches the bride walk down the aisle | Candid Wedding Photography at Chapel Hill | Rochester New York Church Wedding
 Groom’s reaction as he watches the bride walk down the aisle | Candid Wedding Photography at Chapel Hill | Rochester New York Church Wedding
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 Bridesmaids during the wedding ceremony
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 Bride and groom portrait in front of Chapel Hill
 Full wedding party photo in of the church | Chapel Hill Wedding Photography | Navy and burgundy bridal party
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 Candid wedding photos | Navy and maroon wedding party in Rochester NY

 

Our next stop for pictures was St. Joseph's Park. This church was built in the 1800s but was destroyed in a fire. The walls were left standing and it's been converted into this beautiful park! When we got there, an impromptu dance party broke out among the wedding party - probably because they were as excited about this location as I was :)

 Fun wedding party photos at St. Joseph’s Park, Rochester NY
 Fun wedding party photos at St. Joseph’s Park, Rochester NY
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 Candid Wedding Photography in Rochester, NY | St. Joseph’s Park
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 Groomsmen goofing around and having fun | Photojournalistic Wedding Photography in Rochester New York
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This is one of my favorite series of pictures ever. The wind picked up and Karly's veil went after the bridesmaids!

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 Groom and groomsmen having fun during wedding photos at St. Joseph’s Park | Suits from Mens’ Wearhouse, Rochester NY
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 Bridal party bouquets from Wegmans Florals, Rochester, New York
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I told the guys we were going to a do a couple pictures in a Flying V. In true Mighty Ducks fashion, they immediately got into formation, started clapping, and chanted "quack, quack, quack."

 Funny groomsmen photo | Mighty Ducks and the Flying V | Candid Wedding Photographer in Rochester, NY | Suits by Joseph Abboud at Men’s Wearhouse
 Funny groomsmen photo | Mighty Ducks and the Flying V | Candid Wedding Photographer in Rochester, NY | Navy suits by Joseph Abboud at Men’s Wearhouse
 Bridal party photos at St. Joseph’s Park | Wedding dress from Pronovias at Silk Bridal Boutique | Maroon bridesmaid dresses from Vera Wang at David’s Bridal
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 Classic photo of bride and bridesmaids
 Groom and groomsmen in navy suits from Men’s Wearhouse, Rochester NY
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 Bridal portrait | Dress by Pronovias at Silk Bridal Boutique in Rochester, NY
 Groom portrait | Suit by Joseph Abboud from Men’s Wearhouse, Rochester, New York
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 Groom straightening his tie
 Bridal portrait at St. Joseph’s Park | Dress by Pronovias at Silk Bridal Boutique in Rochester, NY | Bridal Bouquet by Wegmans Florals
 Happy couple on their wedding day | St. Joseph’s Park | Best Wedding Photo Locations in Rochester, NY | Wedding hair and makeup by Polished Salon
 Happy couple on their wedding day | St. Joseph’s Park | Best Wedding Photo Locations in Rochester, NY
 Burgundy and white bridal bouquet by Wegmans Florals | Best Wedding Florists in Rochester, NY
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 Bride and groom dancing at St. Joseph’s Park | Documentary Wedding Photography in Western New York

Karly and Adam's dog Jack wasn't able to come to the wedding, but they made sure he was a part of the day by having him as the centerpiece of every table! They also donated to the SPCA in place of favors ❤  (If you need your puppy fix, go check out their engagement photos because Jack was adorable that day).

 Wedding dog décor at Arbor Loft | Rochester, NY Wedding Photographer
 Wedding dog centerpieces | Wedding dog photography in Rochester, NY
 Donation to SPCA in lieu of wedding favors | Arbor Loft Wedding

The string lights are one of my favorite things about the reception space at Arbor Loft. I love how they twinkle in the background of all the dance floor photos.

 First dance with twinkle lights at Arbor Loft | Best Rochester Wedding Venues | Megan Rei Photography
 Wedding reception at The Arbor Loft | Bride and groom on the dance floor | Rochester NY Wedding Photographer
 Wedding reception at The Arbor Loft | Bride and groom on the dance floor | Rochester NY Wedding Photographer
 Maid of honor toast at Arbor Loft | Candid Rochester NY Wedding Photography
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 Best man toast at Arbor Loft | Rochester, NY Wedding
 Wedding couple laughing during the reception at Arbor Loft, Rochester NY | Documentary Wedding Photography
 Wedding guests laughing during the toasts | Fun Wedding Photographer in Rochester, New York
 Wedding couple giving a speech at the reception
 Father-daughter dance at Rochester, NY Wedding reception | Arbor Loft | Megan Rei Photography
 Father-daughter dance at Rochester, NY Wedding reception | Arbor Loft | Megan Rei Photography
 Mother-son dance at The Arbor Loft | Rochester NY Candid Wedding Photographer

Adam's mother-son dance turned into an entire Durst family dance ❤

 Mother-son dance at The Arbor Loft | Rochester NY Candid Wedding Photographer

As a big fan of donuts myself, I love that they skipped the cake and went a non-traditional route.

 Donuts instead of wedding cake | Ridge Donut Café in Rochester, NY
 Donuts instead of wedding cake | Ridge Donut Café in Rochester, NY

Jack also made an appearance at the photobooth!

 Wedding photobooth props, including the wedding couple’s dog! | Rochester Wedding Photographer
 Wedding photobooth photos with the wedding dog | Rochester NY Wedding at Arbor Loft

Amazing dancers, all of them. The dance floor was packed the whole night!

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 Wedding candids | Fun dance floor photos | Rochester, NY Wedding
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 Having fun on the dance floor at Arbor Loft | DJ Hogan with Breakthrough Entertainment | Fun Wedding Venues in Rochester, NY
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 Colorful uplighting at Arbor Loft | Breakthrough Entertainment | Rochester NY Wedding Photographer
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 Bouquet toss at Arbor Loft | Documentary Wedding Photography
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 Fun dancing photos at Rochester Wedding | Western New York Candid Wedding Photographer
 Fun dancing photos at Rochester Wedding | Western New York Candid Wedding Photographer

Venue: The Arbor Loft
Getting Ready: The Strathallan
Church: Chapel Hill
Portrait Location: St. Joseph's Park
Hair and Makeup: Polished Salon
Flowers: Wegmans
Officiant: Laquan Hounshell
DJ: Breakthrough Entertainment
Rentals: McCarthy Tents & Events
Donuts: Ridge Donut Cafe
Transportation: Elite Limousine
Invitations: Basic Invite
Wedding Dress: Pronovias from Silk Bridal Boutique 
Bridesmaid Dresses: Vera Wang from David's Bridal
Groom's Attire: Joseph Abboud from Men's Wearhouse