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Scott Wedding – November 13, 2010

Megan and Derek were married in Troy on November 13, 2010. They picked one of the warmest and nicest days of the year to hold their wedding, a pretty odd fact considering it was two weeks before Thanksgiving. The couple said their vows in the chapel at the amazingly beautiful campus of Emma Willard. The architecture there is nothing short of breath taking, and the small church was a beautifully intimate spot for these two to join their lives together in front of all of the friends and family. From there the guests went on to Franklin Plaza where they were wined and dined and got their party on. The room was dressed in a crisp white and the super “now” color of taupe on the girls really kept the classy tone going throughout the event.

Although Megan and Derek hired me to coordinate their ceremony only I have to thank all of the vendors that helped them (and me!) out on their special day. Of course I have to give a super big shout out to the Elarios for taking such ridiculously delicious photos of these two. Sorry to all of you readers who are overwhelmed with the size of this post but when you have Joe and JP Elario shooting one of your weddings it makes the process of narrowing down the blog photos nearly impossible! Also joining me at this event was the lovely and talented Tina Barbato from Flawless by Tina who did Megan and the girls’ makeup, and Timeless Updos who I love to work with for beautiful bridal hair dos. Also want to say thank you to Lou Rizzo of House of Flowers for the stunning arrangements, Royal Limousine for the limo service and the fancy vintage Rolls Royce, Saratoga Photobooth for bringing in a fun photobooth for the reception, Coccadotts for making their cake, and Brett Wasserman of Silhouette Art on Video for the being the guy literally running around to get the best video shots throughout their day. Wait I’m not done with this awesome cast of characters – Thanks also to DJ Andy Pratt for packing their dance floor, and to Greg Cushman from Franklin Plaza and Nicole at Emma Willard for being joys to work with! Phew, I think that’s it!

Working with Megan and Derek was truly a pleasure! These two have their heads on straight and are good real people who have a lot of love, respect, and admiration for each other. My favorite kind of couple! My only regret on this event is that I didn’t get to stick with them through the end of the night, but from these photos you can see they were in great hands and seriously rocked their party out! Megan and Derek, you guys made it and had one of the most beautiful weddings I have seen! Congrats you two, and thank you so much for allowing me the chance to be a part of it! <3>
















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  1. megan & derek says:

    LOVE LOVE LOVE you shannon! thanks for making our entire wedding process a breeze and for giving us the opportunity to have an amazing wedding! also, a very special thank you from derek for keeping his wife sane and more bearable to around 😉 i only wish we could do it all over again! haha! lot of love, megan & derek

  2. jp elario says:

    shannon, thanks for the kind words. it's always a pleasure to work with you. you know my feelings on wedding coordination and that is all brides must have it! thanks for making my job easier!

  3. Shannon says:

    megan you and derek are the best! and it's no surprise that two people as special as you put together a wedding this fantastic. you rock and i look forward to hearing about your happy married life for years to come!

  4. Shannon says:

    and thank you jp! good wedding professionals make each others jobs easier. 🙂 great working with you again and super kudos on these amazing pics!!

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