Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Main Line Wedding Photographer | Chester Valley Golf Club | Andrea + John

Andrea scrunches her nose when she laughs hard and John can’t keeps his eyes off of Andrea when she walks into the room. This all began in 6th grade when Andrea called dibs on the new guy. John asked her out in the parking lot of St. Norbert’s in 8th grade and it was there that they married a few weeks ago. Check out more of the back story of their courtship and engagement session pictures here.

Andrea and her bridesmaids got ready at her parents’ house in Malvern. Her mother’s garter was her something borrowed and her grandmother’s handkerchief was her old and blue. Her incredible satin gown was the first one she tried on at the third shop.

Chester Valley Golf Club wedding photography
Chester Valley Golf Club wedding photography
Chester Valley Golf Club wedding photography
Chester Valley Golf Club wedding photography
Chester Valley Golf Club wedding photography
Chester Valley Golf Club wedding photography
Chester Valley Golf Club wedding photography

Meanwhile, the guys were doing their thing at John’s parents’ house in Berwyn.

Chester Valley Golf Club wedding photography
Chester Valley Golf Club wedding photography

I loved the stained glass windows in this beautiful Catholic church in Paoli.

Chester Valley Golf Club wedding photography
Chester Valley Golf Club wedding photography
Chester Valley Golf Club wedding photography

The priest likened marriage to SCUBA diving, a pastime that they share.

Chester Valley Golf Club wedding photography
Chester Valley Golf Club wedding photography
Chester Valley Golf Club wedding photography
Chester Valley Golf Club wedding photography

The day was a little warm but the grounds of Chester Valley Golf Club were lush and gorgeous and perfect for formals (used loosely here) and pictures of the newlyweds.

Chester Valley Golf Club wedding photography
Chester Valley Golf Club wedding photography
Chester Valley Golf Club wedding photography
Chester Valley Golf Club wedding photography
Chester Valley Golf Club wedding photography
Chester Valley Golf Club wedding photography
Chester Valley Golf Club wedding photography

The bridal party was a hoot.

Chester Valley Golf Club wedding photography
Chester Valley Golf Club wedding photography
Chester Valley Golf Club wedding photography

Andrea and John danced their first song together to “Then” by Brad Paisley. I really don’t think they could have picked a more perfect song.

Chester Valley Golf Club wedding photography
Chester Valley Golf Club wedding photography
Chester Valley Golf Club wedding photography

And then John’s younger brother, Truett, stole the show with an awesome speech that had everyone laughing and crying. I’ve heard a lot of speeches. This one was one of the best!

Chester Valley Golf Club wedding photography
Chester Valley Golf Club wedding photography
Chester Valley Golf Club wedding photography

Andrea had warned me that John’s side comprised of serious partiers. How right she was. The dancefloor was bumping all through the reception.

Chester Valley Golf Club wedding photography
Chester Valley Golf Club wedding photography

Sometime during the reception, I took this picture of Andrea and John (both hardcore blinkers). I thought it was so hilariously unattractive and told them not to worry, that I’d delete it. Their response: No way, you have to keep it! I love these two!

Chester Valley Golf Club wedding photography
Chester Valley Golf Club wedding photography
Chester Valley Golf Club wedding photography
Chester Valley Golf Club wedding photography
Chester Valley Golf Club wedding photography
Chester Valley Golf Club wedding photography


Andrea and John, congratulations on a beautiful wedding and here’s to many, many, many more years together!

Chester Valley Golf Club wedding photography

Now you're my whole life
Now you're my whole world
I just can't believe
The way I feel about you girl
Like a river meets the sea
Stronger than it’s ever been
We've come so far since that day
And I thought I loved you then
~ Brad Paisley, “Then”


Wedding Ceremony: St. Norbert's Catholic Church, Paoli
Wedding Reception: Chester Valley Golf Club, Malvern
Wedding Photographer: Lindsay Docherty Photography
Dress Designer: Private Label by G
Dress Shop: Forever Formals
Wedding Cake: Sandy Watson
Invitations: Little House Shop
Ring Shop: Robert Perlman Jewelers



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