Grand Rapids Wedding Photographers // Newlyweds – David & Mary!


January 29, 2015


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Grand Rapids Wedding Photographers // Newlyweds – David & Mary!

Name:  David & Mary  Wedding Date:  May 10, 2013  Wedding Location:  Lincoln Country Club – Grand Rapids, MI

View all their wedding photos here!

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1 – How do you like being married?  Does it feel any different than before?
Since we were already living together, it feels about the same.

2 – Was there anything that you would have done differently on your wedding day or did it go exactly as planned?

I wish we would have taken more time to enjoy each little moment. People kept telling us the day would FLY by, but we didn’t really understand how true that would be until the next morning.

3 – Did anything crazy or funny happen that we may not know about?

When it was time for the father/daughter dance, my dad was NO WHERE to be found! Turns out he was on his way home with my brother so he could grab some more comfortable shoes…luckily they lived close and made it back before too many people noticed!
Also, during set up, our florist saw the garters sitting out and thought they were stray materials of hers, so she took them! Dave ended up using my mom’s corsage for the garter toss.  (That is so funny!  I didn’t even know that is what happened with the garters!)

4 – Did you have a favorite vendor and/or any favorite details from the day? 

We DIY’ed a lot of the wedding, so there weren’t many vendors involved. That being said-we LOVED working with Hetler Photography! My husband (who is NOT into having his picture taken) even enjoyed it. And now that the photos are one of the best ways we have to remember the day, we are so so SO happy with them 🙂

5 – What were your favorite images from your day?  Was there any special meaning behind any of them?

Hands down, my husband’s favorite image of us the two of us was taken right after the ceremony. Dave had set it up with Joe that he would dip me for a big kiss when everyone was outside and Joe captured it PERFECTLY! Dave says it’s a photo we’ll show our grand kids someday 🙂
Some of my favorites were of the ring bearer and flower girl, they both have so much personality and it definitely came through in the pictures! Also, some of the unplanned shots from the reception of our guests having a good time!
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6 – Do you have any advice for brides that are currently planning their weddings?  

Get an early start! Because we created so many of the details ourselves, it took a lot longer than if we’d hired someone to take care of them. Also, make sure you have someone to keep you on track and help you see the big picture, rather than getting caught up in the details.

7 – Last one…..where did you spend your honeymoon?  Tell us about it!  Do you have any photos that you would like to share?

We stayed at the Viva Wyndham Resort in Riviera Maya. We loved it! We were right on the ocean, so we spent a lot of time either at the beach or at the swim up bar in the pool 😉 (Thanks for sharing the photos Mary!)

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And one more fun thing!  Since their wedding, David & Mary have added a little guy, Landon, to their family.  Isn’t he the cutest?!!

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