Gina and Travis by Kelly Pratt Photography in St. Louis, MO

PHOTOGRAPHER: Kelly and Ian Kreidich of Kelly Pratt Photography in St. Louis, MO VENUE: The Fox Theatre, St. Louis, MO HOURS AT WEDDING: 12 CHALLENGES: Kelly: “The biggest challenge we had was working with the Fox Theatre itself. The Fox Theatre is one of, if not the, most difficult spaces to photograph in St. Louis. While beautiful and very grand …

laurenGina and Travis by Kelly Pratt Photography in St. Louis, MO

Alyshia and Caleb by Maria Sharp Photography in Cleveland, OH

PHOTOGRAPHER: Maria Sharp of Maria Sharp Photography in Cleveland, OH VENUE: Elyria Country Club, Cleveland, OH HOURS AT WEDDING: 10 CHALLENGES: Maria: “None worth mentioning.” POSITIVES: Maria: “Doing a first look allowed for a very relaxed schedule. The dance floor was also going nonstop, sometimes overflowing onto the carpet.”

laurenAlyshia and Caleb by Maria Sharp Photography in Cleveland, OH

Cassandra and Eric by Christian Lee Photography in Ottawa, Ont.

PHOTOGRAPHER: Christian Lee of Christian Lee Photography in Ottawa, Ont. VENUE: Billings Estate / Prinzo Hall, Ottawa, Ont. HOURS AT WEDDING: 12 CHALLENGES: Christian: “One of the big challenges with this wedding was weather. It POURED all day. I usually tell clients that this is where a wedding photographer earns their stripes. You can’t take the easy, warm back-lit photos …

laurenCassandra and Eric by Christian Lee Photography in Ottawa, Ont.

Breanne and Daniel by Dennis Crider Photography in Cleveland, OH

PHOTOGRAPHER: Dennis Crider of Dennis Crider Photography in Cleveland, OH VENUE: The Union Club, Cleveland, OH HOURS AT WEDDING: 10 CHALLENGES: Dennis: “The challenge I faced that day was the rain which was quickly made into a positive because it stopped the posed moments from happening and gave me real ones to work with.” POSITIVES: Dennis: “The bride and groom …

laurenBreanne and Daniel by Dennis Crider Photography in Cleveland, OH

Jasmine and Jeff by Jerry Yoon Photography in San Francisco, CA

PHOTOGRAPHERS: Jerry Yoon and Katharine of Jerry Yoon Photography in San Francisco, CA VENUE: St. Ignatius Church, San Francisco, CA HOURS AT WEDDING: 11 CHALLENGES: Jerry: “It was a looong day and at the end, we barely even got to capture dancing because our time was over. It can also be challenging to share portrait time with a lot of …

laurenJasmine and Jeff by Jerry Yoon Photography in San Francisco, CA

Katie and Kyler by Alexandra Knight Photography in Snohomish, WA

PHOTOGRAPHER: Alexandra Knight of Alexandra Knight Photography in Seattle, WA VENUE: A Chapel on Swan’s Trail, Snohomish, WA HOURS AT WEDDING: 8 CHALLENGES: Alexandra: “I committed to shooting this wedding exclusively with my Hasselblad film cameras, which are my favorite, but in doing so, knew I’d need to be able to shoot in very low light conditions after the sun …

laurenKatie and Kyler by Alexandra Knight Photography in Snohomish, WA

Erin and Vince by Aaron Varga Photography in Pittsburgh, PA

PHOTOGRAPHER: Aaron Varga of Aaron Varga Photography in Pittsburgh, PA VENUE: Omni William Penn Hotel, Pittsburgh, PA HOURS AT WEDDING: 10 CHALLENGES: Aaron: “The biggest challenge was making sure to really showcase the hotel, specifically its lobby and the mezzanine” POSITIVES: Aaron: “Their venue is a gorgeous historic hotel in the heart of downtown Pittsburgh.”

laurenErin and Vince by Aaron Varga Photography in Pittsburgh, PA

Lindsay and TJ by Abby Fox Photography in Grand Rapids, MI

PHOTOGRAPHER: Abby Matthews of Abby Fox Photography in Grand Rapids, MI VENUE: Windmill Island, Holland, MI HOURS AT WEDDING: 10 CHALLENGES: Abby: “My second photographer and two videographers were documenting the day. In certain instances, it was difficult to avoid having them in the frame.” POSITIVES: Abby: “Lindsay and TJ felt like instant friends – they are the sweetest couple …

laurenLindsay and TJ by Abby Fox Photography in Grand Rapids, MI

Hattie and Will by Sara Lincoln Photography in Wiltshire, United Kingdom

PHOTOGRAPHER: Sara Lincoln of Sara Lincoln Photography in London, UK VENUE: Figheldean Village Hall, Wiltshire, UK HOURS AT WEDDING: 9 CHALLENGES: Sara: “In terms of challenges, these were minimal. The reception venue was actually a local community hall that perhaps was not the most photogenic of venues from the outside but Hattie and Will had completely transformed the inside beautifully.” …

laurenHattie and Will by Sara Lincoln Photography in Wiltshire, United Kingdom

Maya and Mark by Ronnie Lee Hill Photography in Ontario, Canada

PHOTOGRAPHER: Ronnie Lee Hill of Ronnie Lee Hill Photography in Vancouver, BC VENUE: Steamwhistle Brewery, Toronto, Ont. HOURS AT WEDDING: 8 CHALLENGES: Ronnie: “Time. I’m from Vancouver so I flew out for this wedding and kept hearing that there were tons of great locations near the brewery to shoot at, but time constraints meant that we had to stay on …

laurenMaya and Mark by Ronnie Lee Hill Photography in Ontario, Canada