Byron Center, MI Wedding | Holland, Michigan Wedding Reception

Byron Center CRC Wedding | Doubletree Reception

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This weekend I had the privilege of telling the story of Christy and Scott’s Wedding day.  The bride wore a gorgeous Allure Wedding Gown and the bridesmaids were dressed in Bill Levkoff Wedding bridal dresses.

The Wedding Ceremony was located at

Second Byron CRC
7588 Byron Center Avenue SW
Byron Center, Michigan  49315

This church is the bride’s home church and is a very nice Wedding location in Byron Center, Michigan, just south of Grand Rapids, Michigan.  The Wedding went perfectly.  I had my doubts when just 5 minutes until the bride was to walk down the isle the junior bride lost a front tooth!  Yup, and it was a bit touch and go for a moment but she smiled her whole way down the isle.:-)

The Grandma of the bride made an unexpected showing for the Wedding.  She is 95 years young.  She was having a wonderful time laughing at the Wedding.  It was nice to be in the presence of such wisdom.

We had a wonderful day working together.  The sun was out but it was a bit brisk and windy but that didn’t slow us down.

We stopped at a beautiful park right near the Doubletree Hotel where the Wedding reception was being held.  When we first arrived a runner was passing by and mentioned something about the beer that a groomsman was holding.  As it ended up the runner stopped and took a beer from the bride, and headed off with beer in hand.  First time for that happening.

Wedding Reception location

Doubletree Hotel
650 East 24th Street
Holland, MI 49423
Phone: 616.394.0111
Wedding Coordinator : Margaret
Here are the vendors from the day:

Wedding Photographer

Paul Retherford Wedding Photography
Phone: 231.445.1793

Wedding Transportation

Grand Rapids Trolley Company
2640 Hall Street Southeast
Grand Rapids, MI 49506-3508
(616) 954-7000

Wedding DJ

Extreme DJ’s ~ DJ Rob
Phone: 616.696.1004

Wedding Flowers

Marcy Arnold
Phone: 616.822.8803
Thank you to the master and mistresses of ceremony and reception.  Your help was appreciated!

Wedding in Southwest Michigan slideshow ~

Thank you for checking out my blog!  If you are looking for a Wedding Photographer in Southwest Michigan in Grand Rapids, Holland, or Byron Center be sure to check out my Wedding Photography at Southwest Michigan Wedding Photographer.

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  • David A Van Ee - Paul:

    Once again I want to thank you for your work this weekend. Really appreciate you staying longer on Sat. and capturing so many great moments. You did such a great job not only with your pictures and capturing great moments but your professionl manner in which all of it was done. Another great quality is your people skills, really enjoyed how you worked with people to be able to get the shots you want and also capturing those un-posed moments. Thanks for the video above, of course I could,’t get thru that without tears of joy, I can’t wait to see all the pictures! Thanks again and I will be refering your name to others.

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    • Paul Retherford - Thank you David! It is nice to know when people recognize what my business is all about. I had a wonderful time with your family, and your daughter was/is truly stunning. Any time you need some photography pointers be sure to email or call. Thanks again.ReplyCancel

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