Tara & Jay // Wedding Day

Jun 4, 2015 Wedding
It doesn't take one long to notice the tremendous love that Tara & Jay share.
It is genuine, FULL, adoring & special in endless ways.
It makes you literally feel HAPPY. happy for them, & happy for a love that is so evident, even you & i can enjoy it.

You got to see a big 'glimse' of it from their fun engagement session, & now, finally, the story of their wedding day!!! I am beyond excited to share this spectacular & downright STUNNING day with you all.

Below are some of my top favorites from the day, however, as always
be sure to check out the slideshow at the end of this post for plenty more!

ps. They worked with the best to make this day THE BEST :

ceremony & reception // Westin Book Cadillac, Detroit
flowers // Parsonage Flowers
videography // Blue Racer Productions
band // Collision Six
wedding cake // Townsend Bakery

..& HUGE thanks to my awesome assistants, Angela & Heather, for rocking this day out with me!

Tara & Jay,,, I am usually effortlessly FULL of words, but when it comes to your wedding day, it literally left me speechless (which makes me glad I am able to 'speak' through my photographs ). Your day was truly one of a kind, as are the two of you together. I hope the images below place enormous smiles upon your hearts! with great gratitude & love, always, ksen

without further ado,
getting ready time!
oh the lovely details
droooooool. THAT dress!
could they be a more beautiful bunch?!
love, LOVE.
meanwhile, the boys were getting ready as well
HEART everything about this moment.
her Maid-of-Honor & sister-in-law, Marianna, literally speechless at how stunning Tara looked.
...and S T U N N I N G she was. absolutely breathtaking.
she has the BEST smile!
& a classic elegance, as well.
such a BEAUTY.
if you think Parsonage Flowers outdid themselves with the bouquet,
just you wait & see what they did with their reception!
ready to see her man
the handsome groom
definitely ready to see his bride!
just before their first look
eeeeeek!!! their first look.
can you see the heart they form?
this was not planned... it's just how they naturally fit.
a special moment between Tara & her father...
the awesome bridal party!
i adore the way Tara is looking at her brothers here.
Jay with his guys
Tara with her girls
cuteness overload!
i mean,,,, !
getting ready to sign the Ketubah!
surrounded by LOVE.
there is just something about this photo, this moment. LOVE.
ceremony time
can't you just feel the excitement?!
they wrote their own vows. they were INCREDIBLE.
sealed with a SMOOCH!!!
mr. & mrs. Hack
yes. yes. & yes!
the newlyweds
the attention to detail was beyond...
...and utterly breathtaking.
"You should be kissed
and often
and by someone who knows how."
their first dance
speaking of dancing, it was non-stop -- from the moment the doors opened until the very end.
during the incredible toasts
did i mention that the toasts were also hilarious?!
pure JOY.
"You are my sun, my moon, and all of my stars." - E.E. Cummings
Tara & Jay, it is quite apparent that you are each others' sun, moon & stars.
Wishing you endless kisses & adventures together!

to view the slideshow & see many more photographs from their wedding!

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