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A Gorgeous Wedding at Riverdale Manor – Brittani & Ben

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Brittani & Ben’s Sunday wedding at Riverdale Manor was just gorgeous. The weather was perfect and the details made everything uniquely them. Brittani went to school for film and photography and Ben is a chemist, so they mixed their two passions to create some fun centerpieces and other details scattered throughout the day. They opted to wait to ‘see’ each other until the ceremony, but they did have a few moments together beforehand with Ben blindfolded :)

I have to say that I really enjoy seeing these two together. You can tell right away the love and respect they have for one another. That they truly love the other for who they are and want to live this crazy life together. Even though many aspects of their day were DIY there was no feelings of stress or being rushed around them. They were so calm and ready to be married that it made the whole day slow down just enough to enjoy each and every moment. It was a pleasure being a part of their wedding!

Riverdale Manor on a beautiful August day.

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Ben proposed to Brittani with the camera, so it was fun to have it be a part of the decor :)

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Brittani’s beautiful dress.

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The rings! Notice the chemistry symbols??

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For the ceremony Ben wore a plain bow tie, but for the reception he spiced it up and rocked the chemistry symbols!

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Her blue accessories, and something borrowed from her grandmother. Florals by Floral Designs by Heather Ann.

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All the pretty flowers.

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Getting ready to ‘see’ his bride.

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Look how joyful she is!

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Gorgeous Brittani :)

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The bridesmaids.

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A few shots of the bride before she has a moment alone with her groom.

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Blindfolded and ready to ‘see’ his bride ;)

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They spent just a few moments saying hello and talking about their soon-to-be ceremony.

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Then it was time for pics with just the guys.

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And the ladies.

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Details.

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Special picture of a bride and her father.

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Cutest little ring bearer!!

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That moment every bride hopes for.

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Giving her away.

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I don’t know what was being said right at this moment, but Brittani looks a little suspicious.

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They chose a different place for the ceremony on the grounds at Riverdale and it was lovely!

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During the ceremony.

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Props to Matt for always getting a great shot of ‘the whole picture’ of the ceremony!

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Sharing some laughs.

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The vows.

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Rings and kisses.

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After the ceremony we took just the two of them for pictures first.

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Love this little area.

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B + B

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Seriously gorgeous day at Riverdale.

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The new Mr & Mrs.

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Happiness.

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Yep, they love each other!

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Just hanging out a bit.

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Then we brought in the bridal party for a few pics before the reception.

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They were a fun bunch ;)

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We couldn’t pass up a couple more pics at Riverdale’s signature tree, believed to be over 300 years old!

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This bring us to the reception details. Chemistry and Photography combined and we love it!

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Cupcakes by Berries & Butter.

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A little cake smashing to get the party started!

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Their first dance.

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Father/daughter and mother/son dances.

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Titus Touch Music rocking the house!

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This brings us to the end of their wedding day, but they have a pretty amazing start to the rest of their lives!

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