Meet Mr. and Mrs. Lingner! These high school sweethearts waited a long time for this day! All the planning and prep were so worth it, because their Sacred Heart Catholic Church wedding was just stunning and their reception at The Alexander Hotel was such a celebration! The whole day was perfect from start to finish!
First let’s start with the ceremony! Let’s just say I was feeling some Royal Wedding vibes! Right when Kyle and I walked into the church we just looked up and all we could say was “wow!” You’ll understand why when you see the photos below! When we walked in Lisa’s dad told us the story of how Lisa had been at an event at the church years ago. She was just in awe of how beautiful it was and said, “This is where I’m getting married!” Fast forward a little bit and here we are! She did it!
One of the most fun parts of the day was riding around in the trolley that Lisa + Chris rented for their family and bridal party to transport to and from the wedding and reception! For the bride + groom and whole bridal party portraits we took the trolley downtown to the capitol and it was a blast! These are some of my favorite portraits to date! Between their sage green and navy color palette, to the gorgeous florals, the amazing capital backdrop, to how classic and timeliness Lisa + Chris looked, it was all breathtaking!
Now let’s get to the reception! It was at the Market Table in the Alexander Hotel! What a unique spot! There were so many fun details about this place – tons of art, really fun lantern lights all around the hotel, and lots of color! I just loved capturing it all! I knew this would be one heck of a party because Lisa + Chris are both dancers, along with a lot of their family and friends! Wow was I right! Lisa + Chris choreographed their own first dance and it was one of the sweetest dances I’ve ever seen! On top of that, Chris’s brother sang the song for Chris and his mom to dance to and it had us all in tears! The speeches were amazing, the setting was so unique, and to top it all off… the night ended with the most epic dance party ever, led by the live band – Poparazzi! Let’s just say when you put a bunch of professional dancers on a dance floor along with a live band – IT IS A PARTY!
Lisa + Chris, what a special day this was! Thank you so much for letting us be a part of it! We loved capturing these memories for you and we hope you look back on these photos in the years to come with such joy! Congratulations you guys!!! Enjoy some of my favorites below!
Thanks to this awesome team of vendors that helped make this celebration so special!
Videography: Unique Heart Productions
Florals: Union St Flowers and Gifts
Cake: Flying Cupcake
Hair + Makeup: Ashley Fatt
Wedding Dress Store: Marie Gabriel Couture
Wedding Dress Designer: Jim Hjelm by Hayley Paige
Bridesmaid Dresses: Bella Bridesmaids
Tuxes: DC Tux Shop