If you happened to be driving along River Road the Saturday of Independence Day weekend, you would have noticed an exuberant celebration coming from the Niawanda Park Pavilion that evening. That's where Victoria and Nate and a bunch of happy guests spent the day celebrating their Tonawanda wedding event. Their wedding was just one big party along the riverside all evening long--and we just happened to be there to photograph it all!
We met Victoria at the Pavilion getting glammed up and decked out! In her dress, styled with a black sash to accent her style, she looked just stunning.
Victoria insisted on seeing Nate before the wedding ceremony, just to calm her nerves. She literally came running out to see him--we managed to hold her back just long enough to ready our cameras to capture his expression. The look on his face says it all. Besides, if we used the exact words he said to describe her, we'd have to sensor the post. :)
Nate was all smiles to see both his daughter Emma and his bride Victoria walk down that aisle.
Victoria was so excited during the ring exchange that she almost put the ring on the wrong hand!
Victoria was really happy that the dogs could be there -- in coordinating teal leashes -- just long enough to make a photo appearance!
We were so happy to find a piece of shade for these next few shots. Love them!
Photo bomb! :)
Nate's daughter Emma was almost as central to this day as the bride and groom. She made this sign herself to make sure everyone knew this was her family. So cute!
After the father of the groom said a few words, Emma brought everyone in the house to tears as she read her speech about how happy she was that her daddy had found her "Mamma Deuce"--it was a beautiful and touching moment!
Nate and Victoria started off their first dance together, and then brought in Emma to join them. And then...there was this! Go Nate!
And who knew the band would be a family affair?
Victoria and Nate - congratulations on your wedding day! We wish you two every happiness in your marriage together!