The Le Mont Pittsburgh Wedding – Lauren & Justin

I am so excited to share Justin & Lauren’s wedding with you. Justin & I went to Ambridge high school together. (Go Bridgers!) He and Lauren are also photographers so I was very humbled to have them ask us to photograph their wedding.

These two met through Lauren’s maid of honor at a Penn State hockey game. Following which Lauren left to study abroad. Justin didn’t let that deter him. He waited until she got back to take her on an official date.

The boys got ready for the wedding at the Sheraton Station Square. It is one of my favorite spots for prep photos. The backdrop of the city is great!

Sheraton Station Square WeddingGroom prep Sheraton Station Square

Justin & Lauren have the cutest Yorkie pup. She was present to help her momma get ready for the wedding.

I love this photo. Amidst all the hustle and bustle Lauren and I caught eyes before she walked into the chapel.Chapel of the Holy Spirit at Duquesne UniversityJustin waited anxiously to see his bride.Chapel of the Holy Spirit WeddingLook at that smile. Duquesne University ChapelChapel of the Holy Spirit at Duquesne UniversityChapel of the Holy Spirit CeremonyThe Chapel of the Holy Spirit at Duquesne University is so pretty. Wedding at Chapel of the Holy Spirit at Duquesne University

Chapel of the Holy Spirit at Duquesne UniversityCeremony at Chapel of the Holy Spirit at Duquesne UniversityChapel of the Holy Spirit at Duquesne University Wedding Ceremony at Chapel of the Holy Spirit at Duquesne University

Justin’s niece was seriously the cutest flower girl!Wedding photos Duquesne University

We utilized Duquesne University campus as the first location for the portraits.Wedding photos at Duquesne UniversityThese two… I could literally photograph them all day!Duquesne University Wedding PhotosI LOVE that Lauren chose two shades of purple for the bridesmaids. Bridesmaids in Purple at Duquesne University Posies by Patti delivered GORGEOUS bouquets for the girls. Posies by PattiPosies by PattiBride at Duquesne University Lauren was a stunning bride. Her David Tutera gown fit like a glove!Bride with Posies by Patti BouquetPosies by PattiJT had a handsome group of guys stand by him on his big day!Groomsmen photos at Duquesne University

Duquesne University Campus Wedding Photos

What a beautiful day we had for photographs. The light was amazing.Duquesne University
Wedding photos at Duquesne University

Duquesne University Wedding Pics

Always up for a little fun!

We stopped at Mt. Washington before heading into the Le Mont to grab some photos of this majestic Pittsburgh backdrop.Mt. Washington Wedding Photos

All the pretty details.

From the Couple: ” One of the biggest inspirations for us was adventure. Adventure and our love for stories. Jt & his movies.. Lauren & her books. We wanted to include the things we loved within our wedding. Simply because we loved them. We both come from heartaches. We both found our way to each other despite these hardships. We have our story. We have our adventure.”

Le Mont Reception DetailsLe Mont ReceptionLe Mont WeddingDan’s best man speech will go down as one of the best I’ve seen. Wedding at Le MontAnyone who knows Justin, knows his love of Harry Potter. So Dan brought HP to the wedding. Reception at Lemont

It was hilarious!Le Mont WeddingLauren’s maid of honor recounted how she introduced the couple.the Le Mont pittsburghLauren’s father passed away when she was a young girl. So for the traditional father daughter dance she shared it with 5 special men in her life who took on a fatherly role after she lost her dad. They danced to Tale as old as Time from Beauty & the Beast. Le Mont Pittsburgh Wedding

It definitely brought the feels!

Pittsburgh Wedding Reception Le MontJT also shared a special dance with his Aunt as his father & sister watched on. It was such a sweet moment.

After all the emotions of those special traditional dances were flowing DJ Travis Chickness took care of lightening the mood with some great music!And of course I had to jump in the Ambridge group photo!! Good times!

We hope you two have many wonderful years together! We had such a wonderful time sharing in your wedding day!

Vendors.

Ceremony: Chapel of the Holy Spirit at Duquesne University
Reception Venue: The Lemont
DJ: DJ Travis Chickness
Hair & Makeup: Identity Salon
Florist: Posies by Patti
Wedding Photographer: Weddings by Sal & Bella

Weddings by Sal & Bella : Pittsburgh Wedding Photographers : The Le Mont Pittsburgh Wedding

Mt. Washington Wedding Pictures

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