James & Nancy~ Ballantyne Country Club Wedding

Here is part I of James and Nancy’s beautiful wedding at Ballantyne Country Club on Saturday, May 18, 2013.  The original plan was to have everything outside but since there was a 90% chance of rain, the hard decision was made to move the wedding and reception inside.  Thankfully it only sprinkled off and on and we were able to take some pictures outside.  Despite the threatening weather, the wedding was absolutely beautiful.   So many sentimental and religious details!  I especially loved the Jewish tradition of signing the Ketubah~ a written contract that is signed by the couple, parents and witnesses.  What a beautiful symbol of their covenant which can be displayed in their home forever.  Congratulations, James and Nancy!  Mazel Tov!

Venue and catering:  Ballantyne Country Club

Florist:  The Place for Flowers

Cake:  Cakes by Mary Ann

Band:  Mo’ Money

Makeup:  Bethany Gregory

Photography:  Whitney Gray Photography

Second shooter:  Susan Kelly Photography.   Many thanks to Susan Kelly Photography for second shooting for me.  She did a fantastic job and I really appreciate her help.

 

James and his best man, David

Cuff links- Nancy’s wedding gift to James

The Kiddish cups: The smaller one belongs to Nancy’s grandparents who have been married for 71 years! The larger cup was a wedding gift from her sister.

Nancy and her twin sister, Allison

Nancy and her best friends

Nancy and her mother-in-law, Delois

Nancy and her stepmother, Fran

James and his brother-in-law, Aaron

James and his father-in-law, Jeff

We decided to go on a golf cart photo adventure, zipping around, dodging raindrops and the groom. Fran is a great driver. It was fast and furious~ a highlight of the day.

This is Nancy’s sister, Kyle and her boyfriend.

The Ketubah

The moment that her grandmother saw her was one of my all-time favorites!

Nancy’s grandfather

Coming up next is Part II:  The Reception!

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