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Meredith and Mike’s Wedding | Lakeview Resort | Morgantown, WV

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Meredith and Mike got married a couple weeks ago on Saturday, April 30th.  I drove to Morgantown, WV to photograph with a high school friend.  We go way back!  This wasn’t my gig!  Carrie of Carrie Leigh Photography was the primary photographer for this wedding!  She met Meredith at the Lakeview Golf Resort & Spa wedding show.  You can check out her work here!  I was her second shooter slave (as I like to call it).  There’s a lot of fun in being a second shooter.  I got to be hands on throughout the day as I fluffed dresses, pinned boutonnieres, fixed ties, chased flowers girls and ring bearers….and I kept checking the weather!  I think Carrie and I thought if we both checked the weather enough, the forecast for rain would magically go away! HA!  The forecast was a little nerve racking. Rain….rain….a little drizzle…and more rain!  It all turned out so magical though!  Meredith looked like a true princess!  Here’s some of the memories I captured!  I hope you enjoy!

 Lakeview Golf Resort & Spa, Morgantown Wedding Photo

The girls got their hair and makeup done at Spa Roma just down the street from Lakeview.  Meredith’s hair was a true masterpiece!

 Lakeview Golf Resort & Spa, Morgantown Wedding Photographer

 Lakeview Golf Resort & Spa, Morgantown Wedding Photographer

Some little details.

 Lakeview Golf Resort & Spa, Morgantown Wedding Photographer

Carrie styled this next photo.  I just snapped the picture.

 Lakeview Golf Resort & Spa, Morgantown Wedding Photo

Meredith and Mike exchanged gifts!  I must say, he did REALLY well!

 Lakeview Golf Resort & Spa, Morgantown Wedding Photographer

Let the last minute details commence!

 Lakeview Golf Resort & Spa, Morgantown Wedding Photo

A dress fit for a princess MUST be fluffed appropriately!  These girls were all wonderful!

 Lakeview Golf Resort & Spa, Morgantown Wedding Photo

Before we headed outside to attempt to catch some shots in between the bouts of rain, we stopped in the reception hall to see how things were coming along.

 Lakeview Golf Resort & Spa, Morgantown Wedding Photo

Meredith and Mike decided to do a first look prior to the ceremony. The rain held off for a minute! YAY!  Carrie shot the other angle.  Check out her site for those photos!

 Lakeview Golf Resort & Spa, Morgantown Wedding Photo

 Lakeview Golf Resort & Spa, Morgantown Wedding Photo

These two are just too stinkin’ cute together!

 Lakeview Golf Resort & Spa, Morgantown Wedding Photo

I love that photo below on the right! They’re MARRIED!

 Lakeview Golf Resort & Spa, Morgantown Wedding Photo

Isn’t she gorgeous?!

 Lakeview Golf Resort & Spa, Morgantown Wedding Photo

I was really loving this color scheme!

 Lakeview Golf Resort & Spa, Morgantown Wedding Photo

Seriously, could these two get any cuter?  They also did one of the most well executed dips I’ve seen!

 Lakeview Golf Resort & Spa, Morgantown Wedding Photo

This was one good looking bridal party! The rain held off too!!!  So, checking the forecast over and over must have worked to our advantage!

 Lakeview Golf Resort & Spa, Morgantown Wedding Photo

We snuck back in one more time to get a few last minute shots before the guests came in to the reception hall.

 Lakeview Golf Resort & Spa, Morgantown Wedding Photo

You know it’s going to be a good party when……….there’s a game of flip cup going on before announcements AND the girls whooped on the guys so the bride had to show her new husband how it’s done! 🙂

 Lakeview Golf Resort & Spa, Morgantown Wedding Photo

They were always laughing!

 Lakeview Golf Resort & Spa, Morgantown Wedding Photo

First dance as husband and wife!

 Lakeview Golf Resort & Spa, Morgantown Wedding Photo

By the end of the night, that beautiful dress was weighing her down, so she changed in to something more comfortable!  The party really got started after that!  Meredith and Mike, congrats to you both!  I’m so thrilled to have been a part of this day!  The love in that room was overwhelming!  You are both destined to have a very happy life together!

 Lakeview Golf Resort & Spa, Morgantown Wedding Photo

Thanks again to Carrie of Carrie Leigh Photography for letting me be your second shooter!  It was a great wedding!  I think we made a tremendous team!

i carry your heart with me(i carry it in my heart)i am never without it(anywhere
i go you go,my dear;and whatever is done by only me is your doing,my darling)

no fate(for you are my fate,my sweet)i want no world(for beautiful you are my world,my true) and it’s you are whatever a moon has always meant and whatever a s n will always sing is you

here is the deepest secret nobody knows (here is the root of the root and the bud of the bud
and the sky of the sky of a tree called life;which grows higher than soul can hope or mind can hide)
and this is the wonder that's keeping the stars apart

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