Lisa and Nathan’s St. Catherine of Siena wedding and The Addison Event Center Reception

When Lisa’s mother called me to schedule a consultation to chat about her upcoming wedding, I was excited to finally get to know them.  Lisa and her family have lived down the street from me and go to my church; however, we have not actually been anything more than neighbors and acquaintances that wave and smile as we pass by.

Once they stepped foot into my studio and we began talking, I KNEW that I had been missing out on a great relationship. Lisa’s eyes lit up just talking about Nathan. I LOVE this family and I am SO happy that they are now part of our Texas Tradition Family. I’m also blessed to now call them MY FRIENDS instead of just neighbors.  Lisa has two sisters and a brother and they are all amazing! And… Nathan is the perfect addition!!

Lisa looked STUNNING in her dress and Nathan was MORE than handsome. They are such an amazing couple, and are such good loyal friends, it’s no wander they had ten wedding attendants! Yes, it was a big wedding party, but every one of them was a special part of this couple’s life. They were all invested in Lisa and Nathan’s relationship.

Take a peek at some of the images from the wedding and reception, you will have so much fun looking at them, you will feel like you were there.

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You can see by the expressions of their faces, the wedding was perfect.  We’d love to be your wedding photographer too! If you are getting married and would like more information on how we can become part of your wedding team, please fill out the contact form below and we will give you a call.

Perkins Chapel-The Adolphs Hotel Wedding

The secret to an amazing wedding is to plan your heart out, choose professionals that share your same creative vision, and then let go and enjoy your day. It’s okay if something doesn’t go as planned, just relax and trust that your professionals will take care of you.

Rachel and Eric’s wedding was elegant, traditional and simply romantic.  I caught myself tearing up a few times when I saw how sweetly he looked at her.  Rachel has a heart of gold and I felt that everyone at the wedding  knew it too.Perkins_Chapel_Wedding_1

Rachel and her mom did most of the planning. They did an amazing job picking two perfect locations and wedding professionals who shared her same style. Garden Gate Floral Design worked their magic to create a sea of elegant arrangements. Jr. even dressed their precious dog.

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Rachel and Eric’s amazing Professional Wedding Team

Hair: Amanda with Chad Rookstool Salon

Make up: Stormy Weather Make up

Florist: Garden Gate Floral and Design

DJ:  Uptown Sound

Video: LeVon Owens with Spinning Leaf Films

Dress: Mia Bridal Couture Houston

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Groom’s tux: J Hilburn

Ceremony: Perkins Chapel at SMU

Reception: The Adolphus Hotel

Photography: Lisa Manis and Tim McCord with Texas Tradition Photography

 

Open House at The Windsor at Hebron Park in Carrollton

The Windsor at Hebron Park Open house was SO much fun! Most of my favorite vendors were there.  It was more like a party than an open house.  Melissa and Hayley from Windsor did a fabulous job planning the event. As you can see by the pictures below, the floral arrangements that were designed by Dianne and Justine at Fleurs De France Floral in Carrollton were absolutely beautiful! Combined with the elegant white draping provided by Randy Roe, the room was Old Hollywood ready. Top that off with Old Hollywood style music by Jeff at Jay Fox Productions, cake by Elegant Cakery in Southlake, food by CN Catering and of course photography by yours truly, and you have a very successful open house. United Rental and Jason from Dream Driven Media were also part of the party.

And the party couldn’t have been complete without all the wonderful brides, grooms and their families that came to enjoy the evening “Hollywood Style”.

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Kelsi and Tonys’ Piazza in the Village Wedding

From my first meeting with Kelsi and Tony, I knew right away that I really wanted to photograph their wedding. Aside from the fact that they were/are both ADORABLE, their wedding was at Piazza in the Village.

Piazza in the Village is in Colleyville and it is SO beautiful! I have wanted to photograph there since it was built, but haven’t had the opportunity.

Kelsi and Tony did an amazing job planning their special day.  They thought of every detail. From the hanger holding the bride’s dress, to the groom and his mother’s dance, there always seemed to be one more thing to be excited about.  Who says you can’t have it all? Take a peek at some of their wedding photographs.

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Molly and Guy’s Frisco Heritage Museum Wedding

Molly and Guy had an amazing wedding day! It started with their creative vision to mix a historical location with a country vibe… and I love the color!Frisco Heritage Museum Wedding Even though it rained a little,  it didn’t slow us down. TexasTraditionPhotography_2 Molly’s dress was beautiful and a perfect fit.  Her blue shoes were a fun surprise.TexasTraditionPhotography_3 TexasTraditionPhotography_4 TexasTraditionPhotography_7 TexasTraditionPhotography_8 The bouquets and table centerpieces were designed by Kevin May of May Flowers and Memorable Gifts.TexasTraditionPhotography_9 Molly and Guy chose Nothing bundt cakes in Plano for their MANY wedding cakes. Each cake was a different flavor. The guests loved them.TexasTraditionPhotography_10 The first dance brought tears to our eyes.  This couple is truly in love.TexasTraditionPhotography_11 TexasTraditionPhotography_12_4689 Look at their faces! That is real happiness!TexasTraditionPhotography_13Thank you to all the vendors who helped make this wedding amazing.

Venue: Frisco Heritage Museum

Florist: Kevin May with May Flowers and Memorable Gifts

Cakes: Nothing Bundt Cakes

Coordinating: Dianne

Photography: Lisa and Tim with Texas Tradition Photograpy

It’s Wedding Season for this Dallas Wedding Photographer!

Wedding season has officially begun!  The New Year always brings newly engaged couples.  It’s SO exciting.  And it seems like this year brides are in a hurry to book early.  I certainly can’t complain about that.

So.. are you planning a wedding?  If so, come see me this Sunday (Jan. 4th, 2015) at the Signature Bridal Show at the Plano Center in Plano from 12-5.  I will have an awesome booking bonus.

If you can’t make it out this weekend, I will also be at the Signature Bridal Show in Dallas on Sunday, Jan. 18th and at The Windsor at Hebron Park’s open house on Thursday Jan. 29th. Or you can always call me and we can set up a time to meet here at my studio.

2015 is going to be a great year to get married!