In late August, Rodney captured the wedding of Kathryn and Derek at Harvest View Barn at Hershey Farms in Elizabethtown, PA. Upon arrival we found the girls busy getting their hair and makeup done and the guys hanging out in a separate room joking and carrying on. After photographing the hustle and bustle of the morning we had a bit of time to photograph the details of the ceremony and reception site before the girls were finished. The groomsmen were ready first, so we took them outside to get a few photographs and then captured the ladies portraits. After these were taken we captured a first look with Kathryn and Derek.
After a few more detail shots of the bride it was time for the ceremony. All of the guests took their place and the family and bridal party made their way down the aisle. Kathryn was brought down the aisle by her father and given away to her groom, Derek. This couple had a wine box that they filled with a bottle of wine and letters that they would open at a later anniversary. The bride and groom then said their vows, exchanged rings, and shared their first kiss as husband and wife. After the ceremony we went on a tractor ride down to the barn with the bridal party to capture bridal party photos and portraits of the new couple. Once back up at the reception site we gathered all the family to capture some quick family formals that even included Kathryn and Derek’s labradors.
The reception area was inside the renovated barn and decorated with flowers and little country touches everywhere. Once the bridal party was announced in, the new couple went straight into their first dance. And after the Father- Daughter and Mother- Son dance and a few toasts dinner service began. Once Kathryn and Derek cut their cake and dancing began it gave us and the videographers a few minutes to slip the couple away to exchange their gifts and capture some sunset photos. This wedding was so much fun to capture and we wish Kathryn and Derek the best!
Photographer: Rodney from Aesthetic Life Studio
Videographer: Brennan Peirson
DJ: Occasions DJ
Officiant: Kelly Suddy
Wedding Planner: Stylish Occasions Wedding and Event Planning