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Nicole and Chris – September 22, 2012

Niki and Chris were married in Lake George on September 22, 2012.  They held their ceremony at the Diamond Point Community Church and their reception lakeside at the Inn at Erlowest.  These two came to me a year before their big day looking for day-of wedding coordination help.  After talking with them and getting to hear their story and feel their love I was hooked and became one of their biggest fans.
Niki and Chris first met at college at RPI and currently work and live downstate.  Niki’s family has a home in Lake George and the couple comes up to the lake frequently to spend time with family and to just get away and have fun.  So their choice of being married in this area was a no brainer decision for them, and they built a wedding vision of elegance, sophistication, and good ol’ celebratory fun.
These two are beautiful people inside and out, and their wedding matched their warm energy perfectly. I am a huge fan of doing a bubble send off from the church and with the large guest count and the wonderfully still air these guys had one of the best bubble send offs I’ve ever seen.  Then they took a ride in a vintage 1937 Rolls Royce back to Erlowest to get their party started.  Not even a little rain got them down, and luckily the weather held off until everyone was back and safely inside the Erlowest reception room.  
There were so many special moments during this wedding that all came from the deep love that everyone in these families has for one another.  It was so heart warming to see Niki’s dad get emotional when talking about his little girl, and to see how truly in love Niki and Chris are and how happy they were to be joining each other in marriage.  Of course all of this emotion was captured so beautifully by photographer Tracey Buyce, as you can see in all of her images below.  Also joining me for this wedding was the always fabulous floral designer David Michael Schmidt of Renaissance Floral Design.  I loved the centerpieces, David, and I’ve honestly never seen the Erlowest ballroom look so beautiful!  The video talent from Niki Rossi documented all of the action of the day, and the wildly talented band New York Players kept the party rocking all night.  The girls were made beautiful by the Amy Elizabeth Makeup and Sidney’s Hair Salon, and the sweet Rolls Royce and limo transportation was provided by Advantage Transportation Group.
I hope you enjoy going through the images from Niki and Chris’ wedding day.  It’s so fun for me to look back at them and remember this fabulous wedding and this beautiful couple!

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  1. Tracey Buyce says:

    Niki and Chris are amazing and I miss them! It was great working with you Shan and I look forward to our 2013 wedding season!

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