Rebecca and Jason: Pittsburgh Wedding photographer

I had the pleasure of second shooting a wedding with David Burke a few weeks ago, and while i know that he posted some photos, I wanted to include my favorites from the day.

David, thanks for the opportunity to shoot with you. As always, I think we rocked it.

Rebecca, Jason, you guys were awesome. I hope your marriage is blessed.

On to the photos.

Jason looking sharp!
Rebecca and Jason

I love these of Rebecca! Stunning!
For Photographers: These next photos of Rebecca were all taken at ISO 2500 with a NIkon D700!
I cant believe how clean the images are! Its is amazing! Most of the photos are shot at the lens widest aperture! Goodtimes!
Rebecca and Jason

Rebecca and Jason

Rebecca and Jason

Its really hard for me to pick a favorite portrait, but this is definitely my favorite bridal portrait!
Rebecca and Jason

Rebecca and Jason

Rebecca and Jason

Rebecca and Jason

Rebecca and Jason

Rebecca and Jason

Rebecca and Jason

I love the bridesmaids, J. Crew does an amazing job with their wedding collection!
Rebecca and Jason

These next few are really hard for me to choose a favorite. Whats yours?
Rebecca and Jason

Rebecca and Jason

Rebecca and Jason

Rebecca and Jason

During the toast! ISO 4000, Can you believe it? Nikon D700, dont leave home without it! Goodtimes
Rebecca and Jason
Father/daughter dance!
Rebecca and Jason

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Maria and BJ: Pittsburgh Wedding Photographer

I met Maria and BJ the day of their wedding. We had talked a few times on the phone, but it wasnt until that day, that we actually met. Guys thanks for making me feel so welcome!

They were married over Memorial Day Weekend at Old St. Luke’s: a cute historical church that held a nice intimate setting for a very cool wedding.

Then we headed to Mt. Washington for some formal photos, and as our luck had it, it rained during the ceremony, and after just a little bit, but when we got to the overlook, the skies were beautiful.

Then the three of us headed down to Station Square to shoot some fun photos of just Maria and BJ.

The reception was on the Gateway Clipper, and they danced the night away.

Thank you for letting me be a part of your day. Here are some of your much awaited photos.

Maria and BJ

Maria and BJ

Maria and BJ

Maria and BJ

Maria and BJ

Maria’s father recently passed away, and she wanted to make sure that he walked her down the isle with her mom.
Maria and BJ

BJ’s first glance of Maria,
Maria and BJ

And a moment later.
Maria and BJ

Maria and BJ

We’re married!
Maria and BJ

Maria and BJ

This was totally the guys idea. Fortunately no one fell!
Maria and BJ

Maria and BJ

Maria and BJ

Maria and BJ

Maria and BJ

Maria and BJ

Maria and BJ

I love this shot on the boat to end, there are many more, but you’ll have to wait to see those.
Maria and BJ

Again, Maria, BJ, thank you and blessings.

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Jamie and Adam: Pittsburgh Wedding Photographer

Jamie and Adam were united with each other in front of God and Family in mid May.

They met each other years ago at a Steelers game: now years later, they are in Canada as Adam works with the Olympic committee to help coordinate the Torch Relay across Canada.

Good luck guys, I wish you the best and I may have to come visit this winter to shoot some more photos for you, and maybe take a trip up to the ski slope!

Enjoy a preview of your day.

I love this dress!

Jamie and Adam

Jamie and her sister!
Jamie and Adam

And the girls who influenced her life
Jamie and Adam

Jamie made such a beautiful bride
Jamie and Adam

I love this shot of her father walking her into the church!
Jamie and Adam

I walked in to see Adam, and this is the first look I got when I brought my camera up to shoot!
Jamie and Adam

A few Ceremony shots
Jamie and Adam

Jamie and Adam

The church was beautiful, so I had to post a portrait from inside the church!
Jamie and Adam

Adam and the guys!
Jamie and Adam

The wedding party
Jamie and Adam

This is probably my favorite group shot so far this year!
Jamie and Adam

Now onto the awesome couple:

Jamie and Adam

Jamie and Adam

Jamie and Adam

Jamie and Adam

The cake was awesome! and tasted SOOoooo Good!
Jamie and Adam

Jamie and Adam

I love this shot at the end of the night!
Jamie and Adam

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Tina and Carmen: Pittsburgh Wedding Photographer

Tina and Carmen were married in early May. They both have traditional Italian families ( I mean conversations were going on around me, and I would only catch a few words at a time!) so the food, the music, and the dancing was awesome.

Without further ado: Tina and Carmen’s wedding!

Here is one of the flower girl waiting for Tina to get ready.
Tina and Carmen

The wedding was at St. Bernards Church in Mt. Lebanon. It was beautiful!

Carmens father/best man looking over the wedding schedule.
Tina and Carmen

I love this photo of Tina and her father. It turns out that her father was a photographer back in Italy, so during the reception we talked about how much photography has changed over the years.
Tina and Carmen

Tina and Carmen

Then we headed over to Valley Brook Country Club for the reception.

Some nice relaxed portraits of Tina and Carmen.
Tina and Carmen

Tina and Carmen

Tina and Carmen

Tina and Carmen

Tina and Carmen

Tina and Carmen

Here are some of the cool details.
Tina and Carmen

Tina and Carmen

Tina and Carmen

Tina surprised Carmen with a Frank Sinatra impersonator, and they danced their first dance to Old Blue Eyes!
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One last photo to end the night.
Dan Speicher, Dan Speicher Photography,,Pittsburgh wedding photographer

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Kelly and Matt

Kelly and Matt were married back in April on the Gateway Clipper Princess.

Kelly and Matt met while in college, and their relationship has developed into an awesome love.

Here are some of my favorites from their wedding.

Kelly started the day getting ready at the Station Square Sheraton and then moved the party onto the boat.

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It was an emotional ceremony with the beautiful city skyline in the background.

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A nice quiet moment between Kelly and her brother.

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What awesome dancing!

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Im truly blessed to get to shoot in this awesome city I call home. I really love Pittsburgh.
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More weddings coming soon, I promise I’ll catch up soon, until then, enjoy these.

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Check out my photos on KISS ONLINE and Paul Stanley’s Website!

So today I was in Boogie Street Guitars and I found out that the newest photos that I shot of the Washburn PS5 Racing Red Guitar is on the front page of the Kiss Website, as well as on Paul Stanley’s Website!

BooYah! It’s always exciting to see my photos on a huge website like that! And the guitar really is SIIIIICK!

This past Tuesday I hosted a get together for a few local photographers out at my families farm in Ligonier. I brought out two kick ass models Rachel, and Nikkie, and along with Walt Urbina, Don Merz of Ovation Images, Leeann Golish of Diem Photography, and Dana Scheller I tromped them over the country side and into barns and fields. This was just a chance to get out of the office and shoot and hang with other photographers and help eachother out. Guys, I hope you had as much fun as I did. Goodtimes.

Now for the goodness!


I have some wedding images coming soon from the past two weddings, and am super excited to blog them, Im just gonna wait till the couples are jumping outta their skin a lil bit more (j/k). They’ll be up real soon. Promise!

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Meet Nikkie

Nikkie contacted me a while back about shooting some lifestyle photos! So after going back and forth for a while, we finally nailed down a date and went out for some fun.

Nikkie is vivacious, funny, and a great person. It also turns out that she is the event coordinator for Heinz Field and does all the club level events during the Steelers games, and from everything that I’ve heard and seen, does an awesome job.

I hope you enjoy these as much as I do!

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I love this green dress against the green door.

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I love the fashion feel of these next two!

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I love this photo. Its definitely one of my favorites from the day.

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“They call her bubbles!” (Thanks Nikki, I totally watched Zach and Miri when I got home)

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