Niles, Michigan Wedding | South Bend, Indiana Reception

Tara and Josh Wedding in South Michigan

wedding in southern michigan at church and south bend reception

April 10, 2010 took me to Southern Michigan in the town of Niles for the Wedding of Tara and Josh.  I had captured Tara’s sister’s Wedding and Tara told me that I had to photograph her Wedding.  I was honored to be part of their Wedding day.

My day began early in the morning after staying the night in Grand Rapids.  This was my first time capturing images at
Wesley United Methodist in Niles, Michigan
www.wesleyumcniles.org
302 Cedar Street
Niles, MI 49120-2612
(269) 683-7250

Wesley Methodist is a beautiful church with a short isle and an overhanging balcony that sits real close to where the bride and groom stand.  It makes a nice shot from above.  I would recommend this church to future brides.  The officiant Edward is a hoot too.  He is a parrothead and a lot of fun.

I scouted the surrounding area and found a nice island with huge old growth trees that were kind of knarly and fun.  I figured that we could make one stop between the ceremony and reception.

We had about 1.5 hours to capture the bride and groom prior to the Wedding and only a short time between the ceremony and reception.  I had to really have my ideas planned in advance and work though the images as quickly as possible.

Everything ran on time during the day and we really rocked it out.  It was a fun Wedding party.

Prior to the ceremony I visited the Wedding reception location in South Bend, Indiana at

Waterford Estates Lodge
www.waterfordestateslodge.com
52890 Indiana State Route 933
South Bend, IN 46637-3294
(574) 272-5220

This is a nice location for a Wedding reception with a large venue area.   It is going through an ownership change right now but will have everything worked out soon.

The cakes was beautiful and tasty and was designed by

Arlene’s Wedding Cakes
www.arlenesweddingcakes.com
Phone: 269.683.3761
1605 Bell Road
Niles, MI 49120

Wedding Reception DJ was

Audiobahn Productions
www.audiobahnproductions.com
[email protected]
Phone: 574.273.3112
Speak to Matthew Cole

There was a photobooth at the Wedding reception by

Amusement Specialists
269.684.3702
The flower design by
The Flower Cart
www.theflowercartmi.com
1124 North 5th Street
Niles, MI 49120-1606
(269) 683-5454

All of the vendors rocked.  I would recommend all the vendors for your Wedding in the Niles, Michigan and South Bend, Indiana region.

Check out a few of the images from the day

Thank you to Tara and Josh, family, and friends for the good times.

Wedding Photographer in Niles, Michigan and South Bend, Indiana

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